This carved coyote stands guard at the entrance to a farmstand on Northern Whidbey Island.
ADMIRALTY HEAD LIGHTHOUSE
The lighthouse at Fort Casey sits on a bluff overlooking the entrance to Puget Sound.
The Washington State Ferry Kennewick approaches the dock at Keystone Landing, after making the crossing from Port Townsend.
PENN COVE HAYROLL
sunrise illuminates the fields north of Penn Cove on Whidbey Island.
The Motor Yacht Linmar visits Coupeville.
Ebey's Landing is a popular spot to visit on Whidbey Island, and here the road makes a sharp U-turn from the beach to climb to the prairie above.
This beautiful home was once occupied by the Colonel commanding the troops at Fort Casey. This image was taken just before dawn as a storm was clearing.
The Admiralty Head Lighthouse is reflected in a rainwater puddle.
A classic view from central Whidbey Island at Sunset, overlooking Ebey's landing.
The Lavender Wind Farm explodes with color in the summer when the Lavender is blooming.
MIDNIGHT ON THE WHARF
Boaters rest under the stars while moored to Coupeville's wharf for the night.
The century old Ferry House seems to be emanating spirits on the prairie in the late afternoon.
Central Whidbey Island is known for farming, and this crop of Barley is nearly ready for harvest.
MOUNT BAKER RISES
Mount Baker looms over the Oak Harbor Marina and Seaplane Base as the morning fog clears.
BY DAWN'S EARLY LIGHT
The rising sun mimics the firing of a gun at Fort Casey, built to defend the entrance to Puget Sound.
The rising sun sends shafts of light through the clouds, illuminating these boats on Penn Cove.
This church in Langley emerges from the morning mist.
The dawning day silhouettes this Great Blue Heron on his perch watching over the anchored sailboats in Penn Cove.
COUPEVILLE SUNRISE - FULL FRAME
My hometown of Coupeville slowly awakens to a beautiful dawn, reflected in the still waters of Penn Cove.
My hometown is reflected in the peaceful waters of Penn Cove. This image looks great as a metalprint, or printed on canvas.
Finely crafted hammers rest between the strings of a Hammered Dulcimer, awaiting the music's return.
I was photographing Sunflowers in my garden when I found this little guy clambering around on one of the blossoms.
The Washington State Ferry Kennewick approaches Whidbey Island on one of the final runs of the day.
Several different kinds of garlic are offered at this farmer's market.
A sailor on the Hawaiian Chieftain secures the boat after an evening cruise on Penn Cove.
Down the Barrel
The guns at Fort Casey once protected the entrance to Puget Sound. These 10" rifles actually swiveled below the surrounding parapet when fired.
Oak Harbor's Windmill is one of the city's most iconic sights. Here a young woman sits on the swimming dock while waiting for sunset.
Dancing in the Field
This brightly colored dancer is seen at Greenbank Farm.
Follow the Parasosl
A group of musicians from all over the world climb to the ridge at Greenbank Farm for an evening concert. The event was the Brass Band Picnic, an after-party for Honk Fest
Fishing Boat at Dawn
On this particular morning the color in the sky lasted only a few moments before he sun was swallowed up by clouds. I found this fishing boat in Keystone Harbor on Central Whidbey Island. You'll see that the boat ramp on the opposite side already has a lineup of fishermen waiting their turn to launch for a day on the water.
The Ferry Kennewick is ready to load cars and trucks for the morning's first trip across Admiralty Inlet, connecting Keystone on Whidbey Island to Port Townsend on the Olympic Peninsula.
North Penn Cove Wharf
A hazy dawn breaks over the north side of Penn Cove
A single feather floats on the surface of Penn Cove
Knead and Feed Restaurant
One of the more popular local restaurants and bakeries on the island.
Coupeville Wharf at Dawn
This historic wharf is iconic of the little town of Coupeville on Whidbey Island.
Prowler on Display
An EA-6B is mounted as a permanent display outside Naval Air Station Whidbey in Oak Harbor, Washington
A parasailer at Fort Ebey State Park enjoys the sunset from a slightly different angle.
Parade Ground Flooded
After a series of storms, the parade ground at Fort Casey becomes a bit of a lake, reflecting the evening sky as the storm is clearing.
A River of Fog
As the sun rises, a river of fog flows off the Central Whidbey Prairie.
Fog on the Prairie
Dawn illuminates the fog on Ebey's Prairie in Central Whidbey.
Ebey's Landing Beach
A recent storm left the beach at Ebey's landing covered with fresh driftwood.
Deception Pass Bridge frames a magnificent Sunset as winter comes to an end in 2016.
Water Polo or Tennis?
Rcent rains filled the tennis court at Camp Casey, making it more suitable for a game of water polo
A seagull rests on the old lamp-post next to the Coupeville Wharf just before dawn on a cold January morning
Penn Cove Moonset
The Wolf Moon (1st full moon of the new year) sets over Penn Cove. January 2017