Photos by Tag: berentson

June 12th, 2021

Cherry Cherry: July 2013

Those were the days! Among Summer Concerts sponsored by the Port of Anacortes at Seafarers’ Memorial Park was this July 2013 performance by Cherry Cherry, a Neil Diamond tribute band. Lead singer Steve Kelly. Maybe again some day…

June 8th, 2021

Kayakers prep for Pass run

A group of kayakers takes a breather on the beach just before pushing off toward Canoe Pass on the south shore of Fidalgo Island.

May 17th, 2021

Life in the outdoors: Bowman Bay

Fog and kayakers dominated my attention on a Sunday morning visit to Bowman Bay, but there were many others headed for beach and trails as I returned at midday. I am happy to share this beautiful Northwest “neighborhood” with so many who have suffered from travel restrictions over the past months. Here’s to the Spring/Summer […]

May 17th, 2021

Kayakers near Deception Pass

Kayakers round corner at Lighthouse Point, headed for Canoe Pass in the distance. South Fidalgo Island.

May 16th, 2021

Misty morning hike

Hikers walk from beach toward forest as mist wafts in from the water at Bowman Bay. Canada geese in foreground.

May 16th, 2021

Native American dancer: 1985

This boy was part of a native American dancing group that took part in the summer celebration of the Deception Pass Bridge’s 50th anniversary in 1985. The anniversary event featured a brief ceremony at the bridge, with a program afterward at Deception Pass State Park.

May 15th, 2021

Downtown ‘Seahawk’

This osprey, or seahawk, caught my eye the other day. He was perched on a power pole not too far from the street. I watched him for a few minutes, changed positions just in time to see him fly away to one of two nearby towers. Both towers feature large osprey nests. I have been […]

May 14th, 2021

Fishing Pass Lake: 2013

My notes show that this trip went well for this Pass Lake fisherman, whose stand-up technique brought in at least one catch.

May 13th, 2021

At play on the bay

Cap Sante is always an interesting place to be, but particularly on Spring and Summer nights when boating activity is heavy. My Wednesday evening visit included opportunity to photograph sailors participating in a race. The skippers likely would have preferred more wind, but for this observe, the weather was perfect!

May 11th, 2021

Turkey vultures: 2018

I can’t tell you how many times I have looked to the sky, initially mistaking a turkey vulture for a bald eagle. I was reminded by a long distance viewing last week at Deception Pass that I had this “up close and personal” experience with a few turkey vultures in 2018. They were perched on […]

May 10th, 2021

Anacortes draws artists

Anacortes attracts artists like butterflies to blossoms. Among many people attracted to a Cap Sante sunset view Sunday was Kirkland artist Min Zhong, pictured here. Zhong, an instructor at Kirkland Art Center, writes on her website: “I have always been passionate about drawing since I was a small child. After high school I took a […]

May 10th, 2021

Oystercatcher on beach

An oystercatcher steps from surf to beach at Bowman Bay, illuminated by morning sun. Southwest Fidalgo Island.

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