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About northwestphotos

A long time resident of Washington State, located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest USA. I am retired and enjoy regional travel, exploring all the wondrous, natural settings that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. If you get a chance, visit my Northwestphotos Zazzle store,

Autumn Impressions

Autumn is the time of year that I like to wander around gardens, parks, and nature trails to “paint” with my camera. I love to capture nature as it is changing from one season to another, specifically summer to autumn. … Continue reading

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Purple, the New Autumn Color!

Colchicum autumnale Well, not exactly new! But in my area of the world, these lovely, purple flowers are commonly grown in local gardens. They are the Autumn Crocus, also called Meadow Saffron and Naked Lady. The Latin name is Colchicum … Continue reading

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Autumn Splendor in the Mountains

Wow! I can’t believe how fast time flies! It’s already October! Where did September go? Seems like Old Man Winter is getting a head start on us, here in the Pacific Northwest. The snow has already been flying in the … Continue reading

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Colorful August Gardens

It’s August! And flower gardens are blooming in delicious colors! One of my favorites is the Black Eyed Susan. They radiant so much warmth and cheer with their golden yellow color! I love how the blue Salvia are mixed in … Continue reading

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Adventure on the Olympic Peninsula

It’s been a picture perfect summer so far, here in Western Washington State. No rain for a month and mild temperatures make for perfect vacation weather. I gave myself a mini-vacation over the weekend and decided to head for the … Continue reading

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