I’m starting this thread to consolidate information on night photography for the upcoming trip to the Palouse in Washington. It will include links to relevant sites and specific information about the planned trip. These are just my ramblings and a
The Bobby Socks trees are dead Lodgepole Pines near hydrothermal areas and look as if they are wearing “bobby socks”. The dead trees soak up the mineral laden water and when the water evaporates, the minerals are left behind, turning
The peculiar and picturesque silt dunes which characterize the Palouse Prairie were formed during the ice age. Blown in from the glacial outwash plains to the west and south, the Palouse hills consist of more or less random humps and
This image was made in Yellowstone National Park. The tree had been killed by the intrusion of hot mineral waters coming from Mammoth Hot Springs. The trees are slow to decay and may stand for years after dying.
While photographing in the Columbia Gorge we had three days of rain. There were times when we couldn’t keep the cameras dry. During the three days of shooting in rain, I had one incident that scared me. My camera quit
Part of the joy of photography is having friends who share the same passion. They are willing to get up early to be on location for that sunrise shot and to forego dinner in order to photograph during the “golden