The second cemetery on our Spaulding Site stop is "The Cemetery." It is still an active cemetery and that leads to some beautiful contrasts. I was trying to play with depth of focus more, but failed. But some of the photos taken with more simple camera settings captured the beauty of these monuments trying to…Read more Historical Cemeteries – Part Two
The Spaulding Site in the Nez Perce National Historical Park was a big part of my life growing up. We used to go down to the site quite often during the summer to have picnics and spend the day by the river. So every time we go up north for a gymnastics event, I like…Read more Historical Cemeteries – Part One
So MMWO stands for Missy Marlowe's Wasatch Open. Our coach has sent the travel compulsory girls to this meet for a few years but this is the first time he had the optional girls go. In case this is your first time reading my posts, USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic program has levels 1-10. At level…Read more MMWO – January 20, 2017 (with video)
What would a trip to Portland be without a stop at Multnomah Falls. I am getting the hang of my digital camera a little more and I was actually able to get the blurry water affect I like to use with waterfalls without getting totally over-exposed. It took a few tries. What I like here…Read more Multnomah Falls
It was still winter when we drove to Portland, not good for sightseeing due to wind and rain, but good for photos. This summer this tree will probably look like an ordinary tree but in the winter you can see all the beautiful green moss that is growing on it making it a very striking…Read more The Beauty of Nature
I don't know what I expected to get out of this... I took a shot of the train that rushed over us when we were walking over to Multnomah Falls. It happened so fast, if I'd been thinking more, maybe I could have set my camera to have the train rushing by in a blur,…Read more Random Photo
My mom says this isn't the Bridge of the Gods but it's what the highway signs were directing us to and it was a toll bridge, maybe next year we'll pay the toll to go across it and see if there is a different "Bridge of the Gods" to find.