View from Steptoe Butts
For any of you who can get over to Eastern Washington and the Palouse Region… it’s now prime time to do so. The greens are at its richest hue and the temperatures are still comfortable. I stay in the town of Colfax centrally located with easy access to Steptoe Butte and the rest of the Palouse region.
Get creative with the barns
The old barns make great subjects. be sure to ask permission if you want to go on private property
Thy staying in the Siesta Motel. (and tell the owners I recommended them). It’s clean, homy and cost effective.
Explore the primitive as well as the seasonal roads. Take a GPS.
Crop dusting near Oakesdale
You’ll love everything about this place. As a photographer, its a never ending area of possibilities.
Send me a shot!
Yes, it can be cold, Windy and uncomfortable if you’re not dressed for it, but snow in the Columbia River Gorge is wonderful. The curvy roads are sometimes tough to navigate but if you’re careful you’ll be fine.
Snow is now on the ground starting east of Cascade Locks ( about 20 miles west
Old Grain Mill in Winter
of Hood River) For those of you out of the area Interstate 84 runs from Portland East along the Columbia River for about 100+ miles before heading south then eventually east toward Boise.
More snow is coming tonight and we might get some a little close to Portland. Tis’ the season.
This HDR image was made yesterday SE of the Dalles (East of Hood River). The fairly remote area is much like the Palouse, but on a smaller scale.