Early morning light and shadows on the rolling wheat fields of the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.

June Morning at Kamiak Butte

This is a typical spring morning in the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.  It is a very peaceful place to live.  This photo was taken about 15 minutes from my home in Pullman, Washington,  the location of Washington State University.

Peaceful Palouse Morning

This photo is a Spring memory from a couple of years ago.  I'm getting impatient for Spring to arrive again in the peaceful Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.  This view, near Kamiak Butte County Park, is less than 15 minutes from my home in

Spring Morning

This is photo 1 of 3 taken from the same position.  Photo 1 is in June; Photo 2 is in August; Photo 3 is in January.  This series illustrates the incredible color changes throughout the year in the Palouse country of southeastern Washington State.

Seasons of the Palouse II: June

Another version of a triptych showing the  varying seasonal colors in the rolling wheat fields of the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.  These images were taken from exactly the same position in January, June, and August.

Palouse Seasons

Standing alone can be a beautiful thing.

The Tree on Steptoe Butte

View from Steptoe Butte in the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.

Lonely Tree in the Palouse

The Palouse region of Southeastern Washington State is a beautiful place to experience the colors of Spring.

Spring on Steptoe Butte

Early morning light and shadows in the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.

Early Morning Rim Light in the Palouse

Early morning in June in the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.  This was taken near Kamiak Butte County Park north of Pullman, Washington.

Palouse: Early Spring Morning

This scene is only 15 minutes from my home in Pullman, Washington.  The Palouse region in southeastern Washington State is a peaceful place, so very beautiful in the Spring.

Peaceful Palouse Hills

This scene is only 15 minutes from my home in Pullman, Washington.  The Palouse region in southeastern Washington State is a peaceful place, so very beautiful in the Spring.

Another Morning in Paradise

Early morning light and shadows on the rolling wheat fields.  Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.  A peaceful place to wake up!

Spring Morning at Kamiak Butte

Country Road

Farm Art

View of Steptoe Butte from Kamiak Butte in the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.  The dust in the air due to spring plowing in the wheat fields lends a dreamy atmosphere to the scene.

Lazy April Afternoon in the Palouse

Another peaceful evening atop Steptoe Butte, located in the Palouse country in Southeast Washington State.

Springtime Colors & Shadows

This is Aeschliman Barn, one of my favorite agricultural buildings in the Palouse. Spring has arrived!

Aeschliman Barn in April

This is Aeschliman Barn, one of my favorite agricultural buildings in the Palouse. Spring has arrived!

Aeschliman Barn: Early Spring

This nice collection of retired farm trucks is located on Almota Road in Whitman County.

Truck Collection

This nice collection of retired farm trucks is located on Almota Road in Whitman County.

Farm Trucks

Keifer Barn

Wind turbines seen from Steptoe Butte.

Wind and Waves

 (Panorama)

This image illustrates the conflict between the visual environment and the imposition of new renewable resource technology.

Wind Power vs. the Visual Environment

Kamiak Butte, a Whitman County Park in southeastern Washington State, offers beautiful views of the surrounding Palouse region.

April Evening on Kamiak Butte

May afternoon on Steptoe Butte, located in southeastern Washington State.

Spring Wheat on Steptoe Butte

Morning Shadows

Spring view from the slopes of Steptoe Butte.

The Hills are Alive

Spring view from the slopes of Steptoe Butte.

The Hills are Alive

 (Panorama)

This is a view from Steptoe Butte which overlooks the uniquely beautiful Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.  Spring colors are especially magnificent.

Spring in Paradise

Steptoe Butte is a State Park in Southeast Washington State. The Butte rises above the Palouse Country, with its unique rolling wheat fields.  The color changes during the seasons offer wonderful 360-degree views throughout the year.

Wildflowers on Steptoe Butte

Wildflowers on Steptoe Butte.

Steptoe Butte Wildflowers

Our warm, wet Spring in the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State has produced a beautiful display of wildflowers on Steptoe Butte.

Spring on Steptoe Butte

Spring on the slopes of Steptoe Butte, overlooking the rolling wheat fields of the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.

Happy to Be Alive!

Wildflowers on Kamiak Butte.  The yellow flower is Balsamroot, a native species belonging to the Sunflower family.  In the foreground is my favorite wildflower, Indian Paintbrush (or Prairie Fire.)

Colors of Spring

Whelan Pioneer Cemetery

Wheat fields, Palouse country, southeast Washington State

Faith in the harvest

Spring brings many shades of green to the Palouse region of Southeast Washington State--the promise of harvest in the Fall.

Palouse Spring

Spring has arrived in Palouse Country.  The views from Steptoe Butte are glorious.  The promise of another bountiful wheat harvest is in the air.

Spring!!

Spring evening in the Palouse, from the top of Steptoe Butte.

Palouse Spring Morning


Steptoe Butte offers a 360-degree view of the rolling wheat fields of the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.

May Morning on Steptoe Butte

Waves of Green

A Morning in May

Springtime in the Palouse

Abandoned multiple arch concrete railroad bridge at Rosalia, a small town in the Palouse country of southeastern Washington State.

Bridge at Rosalia, Washington

 (Panorama)

Fall scene on a farm in the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.

Palouse Hay Harvest

This historic barn is located in the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.

One More Harvest

This abandoned farmhouse is located in the Palouse region of southeastern Washington State.  What stories it could tell of the pioneer families who lived and farmed here!

Once Upon a Time

Lower Granite Dam and Locks is located on the Snake River south of Colfax, Washington.

Lower Granite Dam, Snake River

Spring sunset at Palouse Falls.  Spring is a great time to visit.  Things get hot, dry, and brown in the summer here.  There is a fantastic (and scary) hike to the bottom of the canyon.

Palouse Falls: Early Spring Sunset

This canyon below Palouse Falls in Washington State is beautiful in the early Spring.  Later the scene is very dry and brown.

Palouse River Canyon: Below the Falls

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