Sunday, September 27, 2009

Columbian Black Tail Deer

We recently have started a 4.5-mile walk starting from our house through Ray Nash Valley, past Kopachuck State Park and back to our house. We continue to see Columbian Black Tail Deer along our walk. I actually used to bow hunt for Blacktail back in California near Lake Tahoe. The Black-tailed deer’s range is from northern California through Oregon, Washington, British Columbia to the Alaskan panhandle.

Here are some pictures from this past week..

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Fall 2009

Wow, it is already Fall! What happened to Summer? Before you know it, Costco will have Christmas merchandise up in their stores (they actually already do).

Fall is probably my favorite season of the year. The colors are absolutely amazing. I also like the fact that Fall leads us into the holiday season (not to mention football until January).

Here are some pictures from around Gig Harbor over the last couple of years...

Saturday, September 19, 2009


I have always loved sunsets. Fortunately, we live in a place where beautiful sunsets are fairly common. Here are some shots from around Gig Harbor...

Sunset over the Key Peninsula
Sunset in our backyard
Sunset over Fox Island
Jamaican Sunset (OK, not really near Gig Harbor)
Sunset from Eagle Crest (Gig Harbor)

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Back to reality

OK, back to reality….no more impressionistic pictures…

Here are some shots from the last couple of days…

Blue Heron with Perch entree

Ray Nash Valley sights...
Cattails in Ray Nash Valley
Summer Rain....

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Art Photography

I am not much of a fan of abstract or art photography. Shoot, my favorite photo magazine is Outdoor Photography not Photography Art. That being said, I read a cool article the other day on how to take "Monet" like pictures with a digital camera. I thought I would give it a try….here you go….(I would rather take a picture of a Bald Eagle catching a duck on the Puget Sound, but it is still kind of fun).

Aspens in Sepia
Fall Colors