Crater Lake, home of the most beautiful blue water you will ever see.
Meteors light up the night sky over Mt. Hood and Trillium Lake in Oregon. This is a composite of 6 exposures with each capturing a single meteor during the Perseid Meteor Shower.
The Milky Way rises over Crater Lake. The Galactic Center is visible in this photo.
Blue skies and bluer than blue water bring out the beauty of Cratyer Lake in Oregon.
The Galactic Center of the Milky Way is framed by beautiful pine trees.
Sunset over the Crater Lake rim. Crater Lake is nearly 5 miles across and 2000 feet deep. There are no rivers or streams that feed it. All the water comes from the 500 inches of snow it gets each year!
The famous Crater Lake Lodge is located right at the end of the Milky Way. The Milky Way contains around 400 billion stars.
Early morning for and mist results in a wondrous rainbow. Deep in the forests of northwest Oregon along a logging road.
My beautiful Milky Way rising over the forested landscape of Oregon. I hope gives you some sense of the beauty of our world.
I never tire of visiting South Lake in the Tillamook State Forest. The trodden paths wind between the pines.
I can only imagine the size of this beauty. The early morning sun warms the scene.
The Oregon Coast near the city of Yachats. Every restaurant we went to had wonderful hallibut entrees.
Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach in northwest Oregon. Sunrise looking west. The color can be beautiful behind you at sunrise and sunset.
Morning fog near Silver Falls State Park in Oregon. There are a series of falls at the park that are well worth seeing.
View from Ecola State Park just north of Cannon Beach in northwest Oregon.
Clatsop State Forest in the foreground and Mt. St. Helens in the distance. Early morning fog adds a bit of mystery in my mind's eye.
The lower part of Multnomah Falls along Old Route 30 in northwest Oregon. This area has several spectacular falls that are easily accessed.
A single leaf watches the water cascade downstream from Bridal Veil Falls along Old Route 30 in northwest Oregon. This truly beautiful area is well worth being on your bucket list if you have not yet been there.
The full splendor of Multnomah Falls. You can hike to the top of the falls...note the bridge. You can get really wet there depending on the wind.
An Oregon waterfalls. I think this is Wahkeena Falls but my notes are not good. Along the Old Route 30 area in northwest Oregon.
From underneath the North Falls in Silver Falls State Park outside of Salem, Oregon.
Middle North Falls in Silver Falls State Park outside of Salem, Oregon.
The Columbia River on fire from a brilliant sunrise. My viewpoint is Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint.
The view downstream from South Falls in the Silver Falls State Park outside of Salem, Oregon.