items tagged with Baker

August 18, 2011

Sitting it out

Wednesday evening drew many crews for racing on Fidalgo Bay, but at least one sailboat decided to sit this one out.

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August 17, 2011

Brilliant sunrise

I know there’s a good reason that it doesn’t happen, but I sometime think I should get up at 5:30 a.m. more often. Rewards can be great, as evidenced by this dawn image of Mount Baker and environs.

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August 2, 2011

Spectacular sunrise

I was rewarded this morning for being up at 5:30. I got to the kitchen window and my eye was immediately drawn to the sky. I grabbed my camera and headed for the front porch, where I shot a series … Continue reading

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February 20, 2011

A Baker day

It’s what I like to call “a Baker day.” Too few of them this winter, but we’ll take them when they come. I got this shot Thursday from my front porch with a telephoto lens a friend lent me. Still … Continue reading

December 30, 2010

Afternoon beauty

It is so nice to see Mt. Baker again after a series of gray winter days. I got this shot at 4:15 p.m. Thursday afternoon from the front porch.

December 20, 2010

Brief appearance

Making a brief appearance over the weekend was Mt. Baker, my favorite Northwest landmark. Photographers love this mountain year-round, but images are particularly striking in cold, clean air with a full snowcap.

October 28, 2010

Baker peeks

Mt. Baker peeked out from the clouds Wednesday, providing photo opportunities like this one on the shoreline of Fidalgo Bay. Pictured here is a crew from Pacific Pile & Marine, working for the Port of Anacortes on a soil stockpile … Continue reading

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September 4, 2010

Popular view

This image of Mt. Baker was taken from the stairway leading to a popular viewpoint on top of Mt. Erie. Visible at the bottom of the image are tanks at Tesoro and Shell refineries on March’s Point.

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August 26, 2010

Itchy Feet

Boaters throughout the Northwest are scrambling to maximize time on water as Summer 2010 comes to a close. Pictured here is the crew of “Itchy Feet,” motoring quietly on Fidalgo Bay with a Mt. Baker backdrop.

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April 18, 2010

Fortuitous detour

Sunday afternoon Tulip Festival traffic pushed us to old Highway 99 and this shot of Mt. Baker from J Benson Road.

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May 30, 2009

Pacific Challenge

The long boat “Tuvaaq” and crew are silouetted against a Mt. Baker backdrop Saturday morning before the start of a Pacific Challenge ship’s boats competition in Anacortes. See Activities section for more photos.

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April 7, 2009

Sea level

What might at first glance appear to be an island is actually a seaweed-covered rock at water’s edge at the end of 5th Street, near Cap Sante. Visible in the distance is a small boat sailing in front of Mt. … Continue reading

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