Northwest Moments

We’ve all booked a vacation or jumped in the car for a roadtrip based on a single iconic photo. Here’s our collection of the best Northwest moments captured in photos.

Ellensburg, Washington

Photo of the week: A peaceful, serene pond in Autumn near Ellensburg taken by Jim Choate. Can you hear the quiet?  

Barn near Cashmere, Washington

Barn near Cashmere, Washington

Photo of the week: A country Autumn scene captured by photographer Jim Choate of a barn north of Cashmere, Washington in Chelan County.  Peaceful!

Swan Island Dahlias

Now is the time to visit the beautiful fields of dahlias at Swan Island Dahlias before Autumn rains arrive! This sunny, warm long summer has extended their bloom season. The fields are free to visit and photograph (just don’t walk in the rows as they can break easily.) Located on… Read More

Field of Dreams in Moses Lake

Field of Dreams in Moses Lake

Sometimes you are just in the right place, at the right time. Photographer Jim Choate  definitely was, as he found a field of sunflowers in Moses Lake, Washington begging to be photographed.  As the late summer sun begins to sit lower in the sky, keep your camera nearby and you… Read More

Crockets Knob Wildfire

This spectacular photo was taken by Eric Miller of the U.S. Forest Service on August 25, 2022.  The fire retardant drop was over the Crockets Knob wildfire, in remote, steep terrain near John Day, in the Malheur National Forest located in Eastern Oregon.  The fire was started by lightning and… Read More

Ruby Beach, Washington

Photo of the week: Ruby Beach, Washington Located on the western edge of the Olympic National Park where rainforest meets ocean. Truly a magical place at sunset!