Pacific Northwest

Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Bellevue, Washington 2011

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This is the magnificent LDS Temple near Seattle set against a stormy sky.

Canon 5D MKII 24-105 mm Zoom Lens set to 50 mm  1/250 sec at f10 ISO 100  No Filter

Snoqualmie Falls near Seattle, Washington

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Snoqualmie Falls is a popular tourist destination about 25 miles east of Seattle, Washington.  Its popularity is based on its height (higher than Niagara) and the volume of water that pours over its rim in the Spring.  It is also the location of one of the first hydroelectric dams in the Northwest.

On the day of the Summer Equinox, the sun shines directly up to Snoqualmie river from the west and provides a gorgeous setting from which to view the Falls.  This is a 5-panel panorama made with the Canon 5D MKII 1/60 sec f5.0 ISO 100 no filter.