What do you see?

In symbolic terms, the bird is a symbol of the human soul So what we see depends on whether we take things literally or metaphorically. Do you see a Great Blue Heron soaring through the foliage, or Psyche’s ascent to light?
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Half a wink?

With one eye open and one leg tucked in, is this Great Blue Heron taking a nap or… only half a wink?
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Japanese / Portland Fall Color

Another rainy day in late Winter prompted me to revisit a scene from a more colorful time at our (Portland) Japanese gardens.  There is more to see there than one, world-famous, Maple (http://bit.ly/2nus7bt)
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Highway to Heaven

A somewhat dreamy interpretation of a road that leads to the “Indian Heaven Wilderness” near Mt. Adams, in South-central Washington State. Fall colors dominate this early October scene.
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A Natural Abstract

Abstract shapes seen through an ice-covered window on a frosty early February morning, in Camas, SW Washington State.
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Camas, WA

Photomontage inspired by my hometown of Camas, in Southwestern Washington State on the banks of the Columbia river, and the flower that names it.
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Elk Meadows: a Fall diorama

Elk Meadows near Mt. Adams in South-central Washington State is a popular Winter grazing spot for Elk.
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Nectar on Ice

Time for a cold one
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The Anointing

The white seagull in the sky (Jonathan Livingston?) emerges through storm clouds at sunset, over the Oregon coast to give a nod to his successor.
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Summer Dream

Abstract interpretation of a Summer scene at Indian Beach (Ecola State Park), Oregon
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