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The many phases of a lunar eclipse

By on August 29, 2017 in Articles, Landscapes with 0 Comments
The many phases of a lunar eclipse

By Dan Fitting I took the picture of Wenatchee from Skyline Drive as well as the moon when we had the full lunar eclipse Sept. 27, 2015. I spent half the night taking shots of the different stages of the … Continue reading

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A cool day in the Benson Vineyards

By on July 25, 2017 in Landscapes with 0 Comments
A cool day in the Benson Vineyards

By Dan Fitting In the late 1970s, my younger brother Jim and a good friend of mine got me interested in photography. I replaced my point-and-shoot Kodak with a “real” camera, a Nikon FE, which I still have. After puttering … Continue reading

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Raptor

By on June 28, 2017 in Landscapes with 0 Comments
Raptor

By Marc Dilley Because of the rapidly changing appearance of moving water, exposures on our mountain rivers taken seconds apart can appear startlingly different. Such was the case this August 2013 day in the Icicle Canyon above Leavenworth. My goal … Continue reading

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Ethereal Chill

By on February 22, 2017 in Landscapes with 0 Comments
Ethereal Chill

By Brad Brisbine Interesting photographs are often the result of special lighting effects. Keep a camera close, because a scene you see every day may suddenly be a “Wow moment.” Move fast, knowing that a spectacular lighting display may not … Continue reading

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A new day begins in Wenatchee

By on January 25, 2017 in Articles, Landscapes with 0 Comments
A new day begins in Wenatchee

By Brian Mitchell Most mornings start slow. I often take my time getting out of bed, slowly dragging myself towards the coffee pot. Not on this morning. On this morning I arose with vigor and determination. I had decided the … Continue reading

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A ‘dynamic’ way to view the sleeping lady

By on December 28, 2016 in Landscapes, Photos, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
A ‘dynamic’ way  to view the  sleeping lady

By Zane Brewer I am a longtime photographer/printer living in Wenatchee, and working in East Wenatchee since the winter of 2000. For me, the Leavenworth area is a winter wonderland, with something for everyone. I am drawn to the scenic … Continue reading

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Flying Crow

By on November 30, 2016 in Articles, Landscapes with 0 Comments
Flying Crow

By Brian Mitchell I took this photo three years ago while hiking with a friend. We were just off of Mad River Road and had stopped to take a break for lunch. Photography was still incredibly new to me and … Continue reading

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Paragliding Saddle Rock on Memorial Day

Paragliding Saddle Rock on Memorial Day

By Joe Gluzinski  Paraglider, harness, reserve, helmet, flight suit, gloves, flight instruments, first-aid kit and water totaling 55 pounds. With 26 years in the sport, this will be my first flight of the 2016 flying season. During the hike up … Continue reading

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Art meets life on the loop trail

Art meets life on the loop trail

By Cameron Wood Reader Susan Droz Rankin sent in this photo of “a mixture of crack repair and paint” which she snapped while on one of her daily walks on the loop. “On previous walks, I had noticed the odd … Continue reading

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A jump day at Lake Wenatchee Park

A jump day at Lake Wenatchee Park

By Amanda Fisher The photo of our new Park Ranger, Paul Tomas, was taken by his girlfriend, Louise Regan, shortly after they moved here from Minnesota by driving cross country. The couple have settled into a nice cabin on the … Continue reading

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Lilies in the canyon

By on March 30, 2016 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoor Fun, Photos with 0 Comments
Lilies in the canyon

By Marc Dilley Famously, the first Leavenworth Glacier Lilies appear at the Ski Hill, followed by south facing slopes above the city, then more shaded slopes and so forth. The Ski Hill remains a popular destination for wildflower photographers but … Continue reading

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Dainty deer in the snow

By on January 27, 2016 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments
Dainty deer in the snow

By Dale Blair I really enjoy snowshoe hiking around the Saddle Rock area. A few years ago I was in this area and I spotted a group of deer just below me on the trail. I made my way down … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing in the sunshine

By Dale Blair I have loved photography since I picked up a Brownie box camera as a child. Some of my photos were a bit crooked but I always loved shooting. I have shot film with everything from a 110, … Continue reading

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3 friends, 3 days: A nature fix

By Molly Steere On a mid-October morning I found myself waiting in a dirt parking lot directly across from the Nason Creek rest stop on Highway Two. A fellow camper wandered over to introduce herself and, discovering my friends and … Continue reading

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Ed’s boat

By on August 26, 2015 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoor Fun with 2 Comments

  By Doug Lewis Has a natural object — a raw piece of nature ever caught your eye and caused you to wonder what it could become — with a little help? Add something here, reshape it there, polish it… … Continue reading

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Iceland — An odyssey of delight

By on August 26, 2015 in Articles, Landscapes, Travel with 0 Comments

  By Lisa Therrell The couple spoke German. I couldn’t follow what the woman was saying as she first came up onto the viewing platform to behold thousands of Atlantic puffins in front of their burrows. But shared elation is … Continue reading

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A firefighter’s photographer

By on July 29, 2015 in Articles, Arts, Landscapes, Photos with 0 Comments
A firefighter’s photographer

By Susan Lagsdin Wenatchee photographer Cary Ulrich said he sees no irony, neither correlation nor disconnect, in his last two full-time occupations. For almost 40 years he created by hand exquisitely detailed scale-model buildings for architects’ clients on the West … Continue reading

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Solitude found at Lichtenwasser Lake

Solitude found at Lichtenwasser Lake

By Brad Brisbine The first lake north of Stevens Pass on the Pacific Crest Trail is popular Lake Valhalla, a fitting picture of its Norse namesake, Heaven. It is particularly lovely in autumn with its surrounding patchwork quilt of red … Continue reading

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Steven Gnam – A photographer’s tale

Steven Gnam – A photographer’s tale

By Andy Dappen Steven Gnam, a professional photographer and videographer, moved to Wenatchee in November 2014 because of his wife’s work at Northwest Justice Project. His magazine work, videos and his book Crown of the Continent: The Wildest Rockies all … Continue reading

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Blooms under a morning light

By on June 24, 2015 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoor Fun, Photos with 0 Comments
Blooms under a morning light

By Brian Mitchell John Muir said, “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” The same could be said of photography. It can be unpredictable and always provides one with far more, and sometimes less than … Continue reading

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An eye for the smiling and soulful sides of life

By on January 27, 2015 in Articles, Arts, Landscapes, Photos with 0 Comments
An eye for the  smiling and soulful sides of life

by Susan Lagsdin “I think most photographers learn to look at the world in a special way. There might be a dead tree that looks ugly to other people, but when I look at it I see beauty — line, … Continue reading

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A fine morning to praise the sky

By on January 27, 2015 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoor Fun, Photos with 0 Comments
A fine morning to praise the sky

by Michael Bendtsen This image was taken in the upgraded and beautiful Entiat Park that the PUD has been working on the past year or so. Although this being the offseason and my time there brief because the park is … Continue reading

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All is still on a cold morning in Wenatchee

By on December 31, 2014 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoor Fun, Photos with 0 Comments
All is still on a cold morning in Wenatchee

By Lynette Smith I love the Wenatchee Valley and the four seasons we are fortunate enough to experience. Throughout the year I enjoy taking photos of our local valley and our four seasons. Last year, about this time, I was … Continue reading

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Pretty enough for a nature calendar

Pretty enough for a nature calendar

A photo contest to show the beauty of the Wenatchee River valley has resulted in 12 photos that will be displayed on the  2015 Picture the Wenatchee Watershed Stewardship calendar. The Picture the Wenatchee Watershed Stewardship Campaign was a collaborative … Continue reading

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Saddle Rock under a starry night

By on November 25, 2014 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoor Fun, Photos with 0 Comments
Saddle Rock under a starry night

By Brian Mitchell Saddle Rock is easily one of the best places to get great photos in the Wenatchee Valley. Now finding a good location is one thing, but it is how a person frames and composes the shot that … Continue reading

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Where have all the pioneers gone?

By on October 29, 2014 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoor Fun, Photos with 0 Comments
Where have all the pioneers gone?

By Joel Lhamon I have enjoyed photography ever since I was in high school. In college (late ‘60s and early ‘70s) a very good friend inspired me to keep taking pictures. One of his memorable insights: “One of the major … Continue reading

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Taking a family into the wilds of Vancouver Island

Taking a family into the wilds of Vancouver Island

STORY by Marlene Farrell Photos by Kevin Farrell We broke through the forest edge to the welcoming sight of the ocean. The expanse of white sand was crisscrossed with tracks. The wolf and bear tracks went our way, down the … Continue reading

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Buck Creek Pass blister

Buck Creek  Pass blister

By Brad Brisbine This was a repeat of a place I had been to in 1978. I’m happy to say that it was better than I remember. Len Lamb, Justin Weedman and I left town after work Thursday prior to … Continue reading

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Autumn in Tumwater Canyon

By on September 23, 2014 in Landscapes, Outdoor Fun, Photos with 0 Comments
Autumn in Tumwater Canyon

Bob Burrows of Leavenworth sent us this photo he calls Still Water. “The picture was taken up Tumwater Canyon just upstream from the dam near the Alps store,” said Bob. “I always take pictures in the fall and I hardly … Continue reading

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Shooter in the wild

By on August 26, 2014 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoor Fun, Photos with 0 Comments
Shooter in the wild

  By Susan Lagsdin   John Marshall’s high Sunnyslope patio faces west into the soft green of the Wenatchee River Valley and the mountains beyond. He uses it well. “Any time of day, I can come out here, look in … Continue reading

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