Category Archives: Physical Environment

Winter Moods

I think the interaction of mountains, clouds, snow, and light have many different moods, but some recur in such a way that they become familiar and recognizable. Last week I had that feeling of recognition which caused me to stop … Continue reading

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Low Tide and first Moths

Today was the first low tide that seemed like a good spring tide. It wasn’t all that low at a predicted -1.2 or so, but it occurred in daylight hours in the morning. Rowan likes to search for things at … Continue reading

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Photographing the Setting Sun

(if the image above doesn’t show a short looping animation, try clicking on it) Winter is the best for me to try and catch a green flash as the sun drops below the horizon. Most of the year, the sun … Continue reading

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Cumulus Clouds and Gavan Trees

Another day of active cloud formation over the mountains. They were not really moving fast enough for me to observer directly, but I suspect there was more motion than I realized and decided to do a time lapse sequence of … Continue reading

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Cumulus Clouds over Mountains

As the day went on, mostly cloudy skies morning gave way to mostly sunny skies, at least in the downtown area. Over the mountains was a different story, with large cumulus clouds forming and/or building over most of the peaks … Continue reading

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Eroding Ice

As I walked by Swan Lake while it was still mostly frozen in mid-March, I was struck by the interesting texture. From the Halibut Point Road side of things, I couldn’t really see it too closely, but thought I might … Continue reading

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