Layers of Cold
Low clouds move through the valleys of snow-covered mountains in British Columbia.
The sun rises through a foggy atmosphere above some nearby ridges.
The sun's rays penetrate light fog on this cold December morning.
With the sun low on the horizon, its warm rays penetrate thick sea spray produced by the pounding surf at Olympic National Park's Point of Arches.
Noctiluca is a dinoflagellate, that when disturbed, has the ability to bioluminesce. This bloom was large enough for an easily visible indigo-blue color to be produced in the waves rolling ashore at Shi Shi Beach.
Window to the Sound
The Cascade Range is seen to the east, beyond Puget Sound.
A display of crepuscular rays over the rural Palouse region of Washington.
A black bear makes its way through the forest in Mt. Rainier National Park.
An elk stares on as snow lightly falls on this early spring morning in Yellowstone National Park.
Floating in the Clouds
The Space Needle makes an appearance as the rest of the city below is shrouded in heavy pre-dawn fog.
Kings of the Hill
A group of bighorn sheep pose for an early-morning photo.
Mt. St. Helens can be seen beyond the Tatoosh Range at sunrise from Mt. Rainier National Park.
Mountains are shrouded in morning mist at Mount Rainier National Park.
Shadows form among the Palouse's rolling hills briefly after sunrise.
The Olympic Mountains serve as a backdrop to the skyscrapers of downtown Seattle.
The Lunar Solstice moonrise as seen from Kerry Park.
The moon sinks in the sky between two sea stacks shortly after sunset.
Mt. Hood at sunset.