Another smoky sunrise view toward the Cascades (Mt. Pilchuck) from above my house in Lake Stevens. Hopefully the winds are changing to blow the smoke east so this should be the last such sunrise of the season.
For the first time in a while I was able to see the mountains through the wildfire smoke this morning. After the hottest and driest Oct. on record we are desperate for our normal fall rains to douse the fires, hopefully this coming Friday.
Thunderheads were building over the Cascades near my house yesterday evening. By the time I got the drone up they had shrunk a lot, but still looked good behind Whitehorse and Three Fingers. 3 shot pano with the tele lens, shot RAW, processed and stitched in ACR, converted to B&W with Silver FX Pro.
My wife called me up from the basement last night to see the sunset that was starting. I barely had time to get the drone out and up to capture this.
Skyline L-R: Cascades, Mt. Rainier, Olympic Mountains, Puget Sound
I hiked up to Lake Serene below Mt. Index off of Hwy 2 in WA last week. Not a spectacular sunrise I was hoping for but got some good shots of the dramatic north and east faces of this incredible mountain. All drone shots are RAW panos processed and stitched in computer.
Here is the typical...