Landscape and Panoramic Photography

Posts tagged “erosion

Ghost Ship and Fog in Elliott Bay, WA

Ships appear likes ghosts out of the fog in Elliott Bay, WA.

GhostShip_Fog_WestSeattleGhost Ship and Fog, West Seattle, WA (9″x18″)

Pylons_GhostShipPylons, Ghost Ship, and Fog, West Seattle, WA (12″x18″)

 

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Pylons and Fog in Elliott Bay, WA

I’ve been waiting for thick fog to obscure the Seattle skyline so I could shoot some bulb exposure of the structures along Elliott Bay- I got what I was wishing for in late October. This is probably one of my favorite abstract photos that I’ve taken in the last few months.

 

Pylons_Thin_Fog_WestSeattlePylons and Fog, West Seattle, WA (12″x18″)


Don Armeni Boat Ramp Long Exposures

Bulb exposure of the Seattle skyline shot from the Don Armeni Boat Ramp lanch in West Seattle. I tried getting this shot to be symmetrical, but it was slightly off.

 

DonArmeniLaunch_BW_BulbExposure_BWDon Armeni Launch and Seattle Skyline, West Seattle, WA (9″x18″)


Eroding Docks from Alki Beach

Bulb exposure of the Seattle skyline from a grey, rainy day back in early October.

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Reflections and Seattle Skyline, West Seattle, WA (12″x18″)


Pier at Salty’s

While photographing the Seattle skyline back in August, I walked around to Salty’s along Alki Beach and took a few photos of this pier poking out into the Bay.

SaltyPier_Bulbexposure_WestSeattle

Pier and Seattle Skyline, West Seattle, WA (12″x16″)


House, Field and Clouds near Zillah, WA

Approaching storm clouds and darkening skies behind a lone building near Zillah, Washington.

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Lone House in Field and Approaching Rain Clouds, near Zillah, WA (16″x32″)


Westfjords Beach, Iceland

The Garðar BA 64, a steel fishing vessel that was retired in the 1980’s, was run aground in Skápadalur Valley in the Westfjords, where it sits rusting on the beach as clouds and storms roll in off the Atlantic and Arctic. I wish I would have stopped here for longer to photograph the century-old vessel- a great example of how time, wind, and water slowly eat away at the human creation.

GarðarBA64_WestFjords_IcelandGarðar BA 64, Skápadalur Valley in the Westfjords, Iceland (12″x18″)

 


Mountains and Beaches in Northern Mexico

I recently photographed a series of sunrises and mountain ranges between Sonoyta and Puerto Peñasco, Mexico. Here are two of my favorite panoramas from the area.

MountainsoutsidePuertoPenascoMountains outside Puerto Peñasco, near Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (16″x59″)

PlayaEncantoSunrisePlaya Encanto Sunrise, near Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (16″x67″)


Structures in the Sonoran Desert

Abandoned and decaying structures fascinate me. These types of buildings are scattered across the landscape along the road from Sonoyta to Puerto Peñasco, Mexico. While driving through the area a few weeks ago, I stopped to photograph a few of these structures.

CementStructureAndColumnsCement Structure and Columns in Desert, near Sonoyta, Mexico (16″x50″)

BuckledBillboardBuckled Billboard in Desert, near Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (12″x18″)


Plaza Blanca Light and Shadows

After hiking up the slot canyon in Plaza Blanca, I turned around and headed back to the car around sunset. I took this panorama as the setting sun cast a bright light on this fin of rock jutting up out of the river bed.

PlazaBlancaFininLightPlaza Blanca Fin of Rock in Light, near Abiquiu, NM (16″x41″)