Stennis Arriving 111617

The USS John C. Stennis arrived back home this afternoon, completing a cruise in the Pacific. As you can see it was an overcast, starting to rain kind of day. I had been scouting locations last summer for just such an event. However, due to the lack of good light, I headed down to Bachmann…

Posted by -  on Nov 16, 2017
Read More ...

Black and White

A brief history: A century and a half ago, when the process of photography was in its infancy, there was only monochrome. There were some browns and blues, it wasn’t until much later that the process of black and white moved to the forefront. ¬†As you can imagine, the earliest versions didn’t have the contrast…

Posted by -  on Nov 10, 2017
Read More ...

The Rainbow

I was doing my usual trip around the town when I saw a rainbow over the Port Washington Narrows. So I headed down to the boat launch in Tracyton. I had the 24-70 on the camera but it wasn’t wide enough. So I quickly swapped it for the 14-24 and snapped this photo before the…

Posted by -  on Nov 2, 2017
Read More ...

Manchester Beach 100817

This was particularly gray day in the Pacific Northwest. So black and white is the theme. The boat launch at Manchester Beach has a spectacular view of downtown Seattle. Truth be told, clouds are better than a bare sky. The water was much calmer than normal for an October day.

Posted by -  on Oct 8, 2017
Read More ...

Manchester Boat Launch BW

There is a boat launch over at Manchester Beach that has a great view of downtown Seatte. However, the sunrise was obscured by the clouds and the scene was colorless. So, what do you do? Black and white conversion of course.

Posted by -  on Oct 8, 2017
Read More ...

Marina Seagull

After I had captured the Sunrise Over the Marina photos, I wandered around the Bremerton Waterfront just looking around when I saw this seagull perched on a post. I had to get a bit lower to put it in the right frame. Then I converted to black and white for a silhouette effect.

Posted by -  on Oct 6, 2017
Read More ...