Posted in Nature, Oregon, Pacific Northwest, photography

Astoria Mood

Last week I was fortunate to spend some time in Astoria, Oregon.  It’s a small port town on the Columbia River, near the Pacific Ocean.  It’s a great place for great views, and here are a few that caught my eye:

May you enjoy the sights around you this week!

Carol

Posted in Nature, Oregon, Pacific Northwest, photography, Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge: Cherry on Top

Little Marina 3 (1280x913)

The Challenge:

Show us the detail that made a good experience a truly transcendent one —

~Michelle W.  The Daily Post

One November day while wandering near Cascade Locks, the light was perfect and the views divine. The Bridge of the Gods was breathtaking, as were the locks, to say nothing of the spectacular fall color. When it was nearly time to leave, I came upon a tiny marina. Not only was finding this marina a treasure, but the serene calm of the water with its beautiful reflective quality was the detail that made my heart sing.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Cherry on Top