Posts Tagged ‘Glow’

Foggy Falls

Foggy light at Big Springs Creek Falls (Philip A. Knouf)

This foggy falls is one of the levels at Big Springs Creek Falls in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington state.  My friend Ron and I were on on way to check out conditions higher up on Mt. Adams along FR 23.  It had been raining from a summer thunderstorm but stopped just before […]


Alpine Glow

Alpine Glow On Mt. Hood Oregon

The lovely alpine glow of Mt. Hood presented itself on the last day of August 2012.  Later in the evening the alpine glow gave way to a new moon which, because it was the second moon of the month, became the ‘Blue Moon’ .  This image was made up along the Lolo Pass Road in […]


Sunrise Fish Creek Aspen

Sunrise over colorful Aspen trees in the Fish Creek drainage on Steens Mountain

  This sunrise was taken above the Fish Creek drainage on Steens Mountain.  Aspen rarely make an appearance in Oregon and to find such a large colorful stand was outstanding to say the least.  The Aspen here only occur in a narrow elevation range of between 6,500 to 8,000 feet.  My friend Ron and I […]


Bridge at Wahkeena Falls Waterfall

A side view of one section of Wahkeena Falls waterfall from the stone bridge over Wahkeena Creek.

  Wahkeena Falls is a 210 foot waterfall that is unlike many of the waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area .  The falls does not drop into a plunge pool like nearby Multnomah Falls but instead cascades down a narrow chasm to its base.  It then flows 100 feet down an alluvial […]


Enchanted Forest

Enchanted Forest Light

The light for ‘Enchanted Forest’ didn’t last for more than one or two minutes.  I was already set up to photograph with my Canon 5D MKII and my 24mm TS lens.  I was waiting for this beautiful fog light to reappear that I had seen a couple of minutes earlier.  This type of light provides […]


Vine Maple in Big Lava Flow

Glowing beauty of Vine Maple set against the dark flow of ʻaʻā lava.

  The Big Lava Flow is in the Giford Pinchot National Forest in Washington state.  In the fall of 2011 I was fortunate to have ideal cloudy and misty conditions for photographing this fiery red Vine Maple bush growing out of the lava.  The fall color of Vine Maple tends to be quite reddish and […]