> This brief video clip represents an experiment on my part following a recent adventure on the shoreline of Fidalgo Bay. Noise in the background is traffic on nearby Highway 20. Next step is to successfully eliminate unwanted tree frames at tail end of video. Fun to learn on the fly (no pun intended).
>In a joint statement issued Monday, October 26, the City of Anacortes and Samish Indian Nation stated in regard to the fire-damaged Tommy Thompson Trail trestle: “We sincerely appreciate the outpouring of support that has been received from our community. Thank you to everyone that has taken the time to express your feelings of loss […]
>In partnership with my friends at How It Works, I just received a collection of 20 ready-to-hang photographs like this shot of Indian Paintbrush blossoms at Deception Pass. A “Pro Lam” treatment results in a wood-mounted, laminated enlargement that is ready to hang. Eliminated from the picture (no pun intended) are the expensive, time-intensive elements […]
> It’s hard to see detail on a photo this size, but even so, changes on waterfront property owned by the Port of Anacortes are obvious. I got some help from Harbormaster Dale Fowler, who scanned this late 80’s photo and recalled the Anacortes of yesteryear. In this photo taken from Cap Sante, you’ll note […]
> As a photographer friend recently noted after sending me an “edited” wildlife image, you can’t necessarily believe what you see in today’s high-tech/digital world. This photo of a U.S. Navy A6 aircraft is a case in point. The “retired” jet is part of an eye-grabbing static display on Highway 20 in Oak Harbor, just […]
>A Labor Day treat for me was an hour and a half spent watching “Park Row” on the Turner Classic Station with my mom. At age 12, film director Samuel Fuller got his first job as a copyboy on the New York Journal. At 17, he was a crime reporter for the San Diego Sun. […]
> It’s a lousy copy of a newspaper article, but the headline is clear, and the story’s a great one. It was 70 years ago this season that the Anacortes High School Seahawks football team came through with a season-ending “upset,” tying Sedro-Woolley 6-6 for the Skagit County football championship. My dad, Buehl Berentson, served […]