Photos by Tag: kayaker

August 17th, 2023

Kayaking Bowman Bay

This kayaker moves from the shadows of south Fidalgo Island bluffs into the open waters of Bowman Bay.

September 19th, 2022

Kayaking solo, south Fidalgo

With summer vacation in the rear view mirror traffic is lighter again on local waters, beaches and trails. This is a south Fidalgo scene.

August 28th, 2022

Solo at Rosario

Solo kayaker strokes through kelp patch on smooth waters below Rosario Head.

June 28th, 2022

It’s the water

Whether it’s a solo kayak trip or a San Juan Islands ferry adventure, summertime in the Northwest draws many to the water.

February 1st, 2022

Playing catch-up

A kayaker paddles to join his friends at Bowman Bay, Fidalgo Island. Rosario Head in the distance.

April 29th, 2021

From kayaking to Kasakhstan

I encountered this kayaker at Cranberry Lake this morning. I asked him if I could take his photo, and he said yes. He then identified himself as John O’Connell, a retired teacher in Washington State, now on his way to teach in Kasakhstan (central Asia, formerly a Soviet republic). Too early to retire, he said. […]

April 21st, 2021

From shadows into light

A weekend kayaker moves from shadows into light under Canoe Pass Bridge at Deception Pass.

April 19th, 2021

Kayaker, Pass Island bluff

A solo kayaker approaches the northwest bluff of Pass Island, which lies between Whidbey and Fidalgo islands. His plan was to pause for a few minutes to pump out water taken on during exercises in the Canoe Pass currents.

April 6th, 2021

That summer feelin’

What a day! A visit to Rosario Beach felt just like a summer excursion. Lots of folks, from hikers and kayakers to picnickers and beach walkers. Sun on the face, clear blue skies. Bring it on!

March 31st, 2021

Kayaker photographs eagle

I spotted the eagle first, and then a few minutes later noticed a kayaker approaching the rocks where it was perched. Kayaking and wildlife photography … a great combination! Gull Rock near Rosario.

August 18th, 2020

One-on-one with waves

This kayaker was interested in more than a quiet shoreline cruise. He paddled parallel to the waves and then abruptly turned into them. Up, and over! Then do it again. West Beach, Deception Pass State Park.

August 18th, 2020

Modes of transportation

This was a fun shot. Could be a setup for a joke: “A sailboat skipper, a kayaker and a family of three on a paddleboard meet on the bay …” Bowman Bay, midday Monday.

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