Deciding to hike the PCT and getting ready in a short period of time.
The Chiwaukum Creek Fire near my home in Plain WA This fire has been burning for a few days now and I have been able to watch the show just by stepping out my back door. The wind has kept the smoke and fire moving south, away from my home, but smoke is choking Leavenworth […]
Hiking the Middle Leg of the W – French Valley Make no mistake, if you are going to hike to the end of the trail into French Valley (the middle leg of the W hike in Torres del Paine) you will need joints that can take a pounding. The trek from Refugio Paine Grande, up […]
Grey Glacier – The first leg of our hike in Torres del Paine. (Patagonia) Grey glacier in Torres del Paine national park is much more spectacular than its somewhat dreary name. The glacier turned out to be the most incredible blue color and the viewpoint along the trail to Refugio Grey was a great spot […]
Hiking the W – Taking the Ferry across Lago Pehoe By Dominic Urbano (Patagonia) – Our ‘W’ hike in Torres del Paine National Park began with a ferry ride across Lago Pehoe to Refugio Paine Grande. It was a beautiful way to get a broad view of the mountain peaks and valleys through which we […]
Hiking Laguna de los Tres from El Chalten with Mirador del Fitz Roy and Laguna Capri. By Dominic Urbano (Patagonia) – If I had to choose just one hike to recommend from our time in Patagonia it would have to be the trek that includes Mirador del Fitz Roy, Laguna de los Tres, and Laguna […]
Photographs of your own back yard might be more interesting than you ever imagined. When I opened my gallery in Leavenworth WA I had to sift through 100’s of potential images and select the few that I would print and display. In the end I decided to go with a variety of shots that I […]
2013 NCAA Division II National Cross Country Championships Spokane WA. – At 20 minutes and 40 seconds into the NCAA II national championships Tabor Stevens of Adams State made a decision to win the race. It was a strong pass on Michael Biwot of American International who had made an early break at 13:15. Biwot’s […]
Photography of waterfalls on cloudy days. Photographer Dominic Urbano reflects on shooting at Metlako Falls Oregon.
Shooting Landscapes It is pretty rare that I feel very excited about what I might have captured on any given landscape photo shoot. My wife will routinely ask, “How did it go?” when I return from a photography trip. My reply… usually a shrug and a “I don’t think I have much from that one.” […]