Rime Ice

We’ve been walking every day, despite the brisk temperatures. This photo shows the rime ice on the trees just northeast of Priest River. To learn more about rime ice, click on the link above. We haven’t had much snow so far this fall…some years it starts in early November. Are we in for more drought?

Photography vs. Digital Art

Photography vs. Digital Art Occasionally I find that one of my photographs seems to demand wild and intricate manipulation, resulting in a work that differs greatly from the original image. Is this fun? Yes! Is it reality? Certainly not. With the introduction of complex photo editing software like Photoshop, Lightroom, Luminar and many others, images…

Eagle Photographs

Cindy and I went out to Higgins Point on Coeur d’Alene Lake for the first time yesterday. I was intrigued by all the eagle photographs on Facebook. We were amazed at the number of folks with humongous lenses! I was lucky to capture this shot with my very humble Sony a6400/18-200mm.

The Wolf Trail

The Wolf Trail is actually a series of short trails just outside of Newport, Washington. We’ve been on all the trails, some with a nice view of Ashenfelter Bay and the Pend Oreille River. It was a chilly day, but the uphill sections of the hike warmed us up in a hurry!