Tag Archives: Cape Disappointment

~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #50: Trees ~

Recently, during a very low tide, I explored the beach and cliffs of Beard’s Hollow. This image of the promontory above Beard’s Hollow, shows the lush forested lands that are part of Cape Disappointment State Park. The name, conferred by … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #31: Landscapes ~

Looking northeast, toward a Bonneville Power Administration wind farm on the crest of the Columbia River Gorge. On this fascinating and beautiful drive, the terrain changes from dry grassy slopes in the photo above, to steppes hosting evergreen trees and shrubs. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #25: Reflections I ~

*”Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788-1827), was a French Civil engineer and physicist whose research in optics led to the almost unanimous acceptance of the wave theory of light…he is perhaps better known for inventing the reflective/refractive Fresnel lens…  …and for pioneering the … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #12: Path ~

Back from the beach with fresh photos of trails and paths we explored. Every morning (and usually afternoon too!), Jello and I take the path maintained by The Breakers, to and from the beach. The weather was so lovely this visit, … Continue reading

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~ View From Inside North Head Lighthouse ~

In the many years I’ve enjoyed seeing this lighthouse from the outside, yesterday, for the first time I was on the inside. Now open for visitors, the structure is being restored to it’s original condition. After entering at ground level, … Continue reading

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