A photographer takes a photo of his shadow in the middle of a Brocken Specter, a somewhat rare optical phenomenon created when the sun is behind you and fog in front. Cone Peak, Old Cascades, Oregon.
The last rays of pink and purple light slip behind the ridges of the McKenzie Valley, from Four-in-One-Cone, Three Sisters Wlderness, Oregon Cascades.
The beautiful Mount Bachelor, unfortunately host to a ski resort, from atop a large lava flow eminating from nearby South Sister. Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.
Bigleaf maple (Acer macrophyllum) leaves along the mossy banks of Fall Creek, Willamette National Forest, Oregon
Cluster of old western red cedar (Thuja plicata) trees near Proxy Falls, Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon Cascades
Distant view of a boy running in with the waves along the central Oregon Coast, the waters of the Pacific sparkling silver in the afternoon sun.
The tip of a tent mixes with the jagges summits of several Cascades snopeaks in pre-dawn light, Oregon Cascades
The spectacular central Oregon coast, looking south from Cape Perpetua, highest point on the coastline at 1.100 feet.
A cloud bank stretches for 100 miles north over the Cascades, from the summit of Black Butte, Oregon. From left to right are Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Hood, and a faint Mt. Adams in Washington.
The shadows of several spectators sit suspended in the center of a Brocken Spectre, a rare optical phenomenon. On the summit of Spencers Butte, Eugene, Oregon.
Incense-cedar (Libocedrus decurrens) atop the rocky summit of Spencer's Butte, Willamette Valley, Oregon
Salt Creek Falls and the Upper Salt Creek Canyon, Oregon Cascades. It's the second highest waterfall in Oregon at 286 feet.
Winter snow graces the jumbled wildness of a swamp along the Coast Fork Willamette River near Eugene, Oregon.
A hiker rests on a footbridge (in the distance) across Silver Creek, Silver Falls State Park, Oregon.
A fairy tale scene in the winter at Silver Falls State Park in Oregon. A distant South Falls (93 feet tall) sits in a snowy forested basin set against a wall of basalt.
A beautiful Winter scene in the snowy subalpine forests along Salt Creek, Willamette Pass, Oregon Cascades.
Abstract super-telephoto view of water crashing off of rocks in Proxy Falls, Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.
Water droplets on vine maple (Acer circinatum) leaves near Burnt Ridge, Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon
Forested wilderness stretches in all directions in the eastern portion of Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon Cascades
Snowy old-growth forest of fir and incense-cedar (Libocedrus decurrens) near Moon Point in the Umpqua National Forest, Oregon
Hikers in the snow along a tributary to Winberry Creek, with massive Douglas-fir forest in the background. Willamette national forest, Oregon.
A wintery scene in Silver Falls State Park, Oregon. Eight major falls dot the canyon. This view captures the distant viewpoint of South Falls, from South Falls itself.
Macro view of raindrops on a blade of grass, with a single Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) needle, Cummins Creek Wilderness, Oregon Coast
Mountain Sage on the summit of Horsepasture Mountain at sunset, with Three Sisters in the background, Oregon Cascades.
Silhouetted trees against an orange sunset over the Pacific. From Cape Perpetua Bluff, highest point on the Oregon coastline.