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The Quinault Rain Forest is located in the Southwest portion of the Olympic National Park and is home to Lake Quinault. I had the pleasure of staying at the historic Lake Quinault Lodge for a few nights last month. During my stay I was able to drive around the lake, which isn’t always possible in the winter, and hiked a few of the many trails to see some of the waterfalls in… Read More

A few months ago I had the opportunity to take photos of my nephew (Jake) surfing. I don’t think you can tell from the photos, but I was shooting in the rain. Actually, to say it was raining is an understatement. It was pouring. I had the camera and lens covered with a rainsleeve (www.optechusa.com) and my camera bag inside a garbage bag. Thankfully everything stayed nice and dry. This was a… Read More

It looks like summer is coming to an end in the Pacific Northwest. Blue skies are few and far between and the leaves are starting to fall off the trees. These photos are of an approaching storm, which dumped about 5 inches of rain in two days.  Yep, there’s a reason it’s called the rain forest. I was fortunate that the tide was low and the rain didn’t start until I was done taking these… Read More