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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Lone wolf, Oregon’s high desert, mid-November sunset…
Familiar elements on the Oregon coast. A passing storm, the setting sun painting the scene in warm tones, the sound of rushing water where a small creek meets the big ocean…
(More images from the Coast here )
The way the setting sun touched the top of the sea stack, and the light patterns it generated, made me think of… the Statue of Liberty. Except this was on our (West) coast. Hence the title…
North Head lighthouse, near where the mighty Columbia flows into the Pacific.
The location is “Cape Disappointment” named so by a British fur trader in the late 18th century. I was lucky enough –certainly not disappointed– to encounter a dramatic but otherwise clear sunset when I was there for the making of this image. [...]
End of another Summer’s day off the Oregon Coast. The fog rises over the ocean as the sun sets, painting the scene in a warm, orange glow. Still visible, fishing boats arrive at the South Jetty of the Columbia river while a flock of Pelicans provide aerial escort. A dreamy, mesmerizing scene.
And then the rain stopped, and everything became crystal clear once again, just in time for the sunset. No fog of uncertainty, comforting though it may often feel. No seemingly endless rainfall compelling a downward, earth-bound orientation. The old things are gone, replaced by a fresh, purified perception of reality, worthy of [...]
Sometimes the sunset light show over Columbia’s shores can be downright mesmerizing
The knee-jerk response among photographers when, at the end of the day, they discover an image that isn’t sharp, is to a. see if it can be sharpened and b. if not, toss it. Which is what I almost did with this image, when I first saw the raw file from which it came…
Not just any day, but Saturday, March 19 — the last full day of Winter. Sunset at Pacific City / Cape Kiwanda, Oregon. Good bye Winter of 2011