Sunday, December 12, 2010

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Autumn evening

A few more additions to a previous post:

 One magic evening in magic city

 Sorry for a similar shot, just can't pick between these two.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Leaf absract

Canna lily is beautiful and exotic looking plant, but place the sun behind its leaves and use a long focal lens - and magic happens.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Oregon Coast

Freakishly big rock:

Freakishly steep drop-off:

Sea Lions Cave (yes, freakishly big):

One of the most picturesque lighthouses in the world:

Just rocks:

Sand dunes:

Rocks and birds:

Wave action:

More rocks:

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Shore walk

A few shots from recent walk on the shore, near Ogden Point.

Thought these two below had some dreamy quality about them:

Monday, July 12, 2010

Whales and other mostly swimming things

Little report from a nice ocean trip over the weekend.

First, some views:

At some point this thing swam by us before taking off and flying away:
Then pod of killer whales came to look if there was anything edible on our boat:
These are resident orcas, mostly eating salmon. Now, when transient orcas are in town, they take these guys right off the rocks:
That would a photo to take! Well, no such luck. Instead we found this grey whale swimming right near the shore. Residents of this house can do whale watching right from their windows:
Thing is a bit lazy, that was all it showed us. As a consolation, bald eagle came closer and let me take a shot: