Dawn on the Bay

It has been hot and dry in the Pacific Northwest, as you may have heard (or experienced). And we’ve had some great sunrises and sunsets. So when I woke up this morning before 6am, I grabbed my little mirrorless camera and a couple lenses, and zipped down to the bay for a dawn walk. The sunrise color wasn’t terribly dramatic, but I still found some things to occupy my lens, including quite a few herons. A few highlights for you…

Port of Olympia and Mt. Rainier

Port of Olympia and Mt. Rainier

Rocky Beach & Big Leaf Maple Leaf

Rocky Beach & Big Leaf Maple Leaf

Heron with crow reflection

Great blue heron with crow reflection

crow on sign

crow on sign

Great blue herons seeking breakfast

Great blue herons seeking breakfast

Abandoned train tracks and madrona trees

Abandoned train tracks and madrona trees

Great Blue Heron at dawn

Great Blue Heron at dawn

Great Blue Heron with colorful grasses, Capitol Lake

Great Blue Heron with colorful grasses, Capitol Lake

Horse chestnut

Horse chestnut



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