collapse
Double U Hunting Supply Advertise on Hunting-Washington

Author Topic: Landscapes (pics)  (Read 5359 times)

Offline hunting4sanity

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2011
  • Posts: 913
  • Location: eastern WA
Landscapes (pics)
« on: December 01, 2017, 10:13:52 PM »
These aren't hunting pics, but since big-game hunting was a bust for me this year this is what I have. I'm hoping to go hunting with the camera soon, but until then .....
Smith Rock near Terrebonne, OR
If you've ever had a wild game roast in your airport carry-on, you might be a redneck.

Offline hunting4sanity

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2011
  • Posts: 913
  • Location: eastern WA
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2017, 10:15:11 PM »
This past Wednesday I went looking for a waterfall I’ve heard about but never seen, Panther Creek Falls, near Carson, WA. I did come across about 15 elk, cows and calves, on my way in to the falls, but it was still too dark to get pics. Also, a few other pics near Panther Creek Falls. Again, not hunting pics, but enjoy anyway.
If you've ever had a wild game roast in your airport carry-on, you might be a redneck.

Offline NOCK NOCK

  • TimberDog
  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2013
  • Posts: 3503
  • Location: E. Wenatchee
    • https://www.facebook.com/pages/Willys-Custom-Log-Furniture/244267748959697
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2017, 11:29:47 PM »
Nice shots  :tup:

Beds, Dressers, Tables, Chairs, Custom signs, Décor, Cedar fencing w/artwork cutting
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Willys-Custom-Log-Furniture/244267748959697

Offline X-Force

  • Solo Hunter
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+7)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2007
  • Posts: 4282
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2017, 01:53:03 PM »
Keep them coming. Great photos!
Groupie:                         Podcast:
RMEF                              Gritty
NRA                                Western bowhunter
SCI                                 The Hunt Backcountry
BHA                                MeatEater
SAB                                Hunt Talk Radio

Offline hunting4sanity

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2011
  • Posts: 913
  • Location: eastern WA
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2017, 07:11:26 PM »
A few from yesterday's trip in the Gifford Pinchot forest. Did you know they close some of the roads on December 1st? After driving 3 hours I found out I wasn't going to be going where I planned. :bash: It was still very much worth the drive.
If you've ever had a wild game roast in your airport carry-on, you might be a redneck.

Offline Boss .300 winmag

  • Best Biggie Blogger
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+7)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 10403
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • DAN-O CAN'T TAKE BIGGIE PICS
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2017, 07:20:51 PM »
Nice pics h4s.  :tup:

Which roads did they close?
"Just because I like granola, and I have stretched my arms around a few trees, doesn't mean I'm a tree hugger!
Hi I'm 8156, our leader is Bearpaw.
YOU CANNOT REASON WITH A TIGER WHEN YOUR HEAD IS IN ITS MOUTH! Winston Churchill

Keep Calm And Duc On!

Offline Watimberghost

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2008
  • Posts: 1815
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2017, 07:28:29 PM »
Great pics!

Offline hunting4sanity

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2011
  • Posts: 913
  • Location: eastern WA
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2017, 07:50:52 PM »
Nice pics h4s.  :tup:

Which roads did they close?
It was my first time in that area and I've already forgotten the road number. I was trying to go into Falls Creek Falls and came to a gate/closed road. Between time constraints and a back that's been having problems lately, I wimped out on the hike and went for easier access pics.
If you've ever had a wild game roast in your airport carry-on, you might be a redneck.

Offline colersu22

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Aug 2016
  • Posts: 83
  • Location: Carnation
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2017, 08:11:47 PM »
Great pics,  what kind of camera are you using?  I just picked up a sony A6000 and was trying to get the same water effect that you have this weekend but couldn't figure it out.  Any tips on what to adjust?

Offline hunting4sanity

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2011
  • Posts: 913
  • Location: eastern WA
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2017, 08:27:02 PM »
Great pics,  what kind of camera are you using?  I just picked up a sony A6000 and was trying to get the same water effect that you have this weekend but couldn't figure it out.  Any tips on what to adjust?
Thanks colersu22. I'm using a Nikon D810, the camera far exceeds my abilities, but it's a lot of fun. I'm not familiar with the Sony, but if you put it in shutter priority mode or manual mode and then use a shutter speed of 1/2 second to several seconds (depending on how fast/rough the water is) you'll get the smoothed out look on the water. Obviously with the slow shutter speeds you'll have to be on a tripod as well. YouTube tutorial videos can be very helpful too.
If you've ever had a wild game roast in your airport carry-on, you might be a redneck.

Offline nitroelk

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Aug 2017
  • Posts: 172
  • Location: maple valley, wa.
  • Groups: R.M.E.F.
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2017, 06:53:16 AM »
sunset on rattlesnake creek a few years ago

Offline boneaddict

  • Site Sponsor
  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 43460
  • Location: Selah, Washington
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2017, 07:15:14 AM »
Great photos!

Offline lee

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 416
  • Location: Lacey
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2017, 08:33:09 AM »
Bumping Lake

Offline baldopepper

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2010
  • Posts: 1140
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #13 on: December 13, 2017, 10:24:34 AM »
Backyard view of Lake Roosevelt

Offline Cylvertip

  • Conservative Heathen
  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 1181
  • Location: Granite Falls by way of Rainier/ Tenino
Re: Landscapes (pics)
« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2017, 11:36:43 AM »
Nice pics h4s.  :tup:

Which roads did they close?
It was my first time in that area and I've already forgotten the road number. I was trying to go into Falls Creek Falls and came to a gate/closed road. Between time constraints and a back that's been having problems lately, I wimped out on the hike and went for easier access pics.

They get closed for snow recreation usually.  Snowmobiles, snow shoes, and Klik-Kliks   :rolleyes:.   Ranger district will have info on which roads.  99 is usually closed and Norway pass up at Ryan lake could be closed too.  I think the upper portion of the Spirit Lake Hwy too.  The elk are migrating out of the snow too.  They can get pretty thick in the drainages heading out of the blast zone.  Used to be great late season hunting.  Not open anymore after they changed the unit boundaries.  Still would be pretty easy to go find elk if you just wanted to see some.
« Last Edit: December 16, 2017, 10:46:14 AM by Cylvertip »
May that for which I prepare never come to pass.
Don't Tread On Me!

 

* Recent Topics

FS ~ 1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4x4 by PlateauNDN
[Today at 12:00:24 AM]


HB 1046 Would Ban WDFW and Other Agencies from Using Dogs to Take Bear & Cougar by Humptulips
[Yesterday at 11:29:20 PM]


Best day this season! by Pete112288
[Yesterday at 10:56:22 PM]


Mature Two Point Mule Deer Challenge by Jonathan_S
[Yesterday at 10:51:59 PM]


2018, ELK, Post them here! by Furee65
[Yesterday at 10:37:22 PM]


Blacktail rut's not *quite* over... by Mallardmasher
[Yesterday at 10:35:05 PM]


NE whitetail strategy by Jonathan_S
[Yesterday at 10:34:04 PM]


Please post your life size cougar mount... by huntnnw
[Yesterday at 10:29:52 PM]


Antler Poll Number ONE by Mallardmasher
[Yesterday at 10:29:24 PM]


Video off my camera I forgot about from elk hunt. by huntnnw
[Yesterday at 10:24:45 PM]


OTC Idaho Elk tags by Magnum_Willys
[Yesterday at 10:22:13 PM]


Mule Deer Poaching - Fur Fish Game Magazine by Thehowler
[Yesterday at 10:18:02 PM]


Duck hunting above little goose on the Snake by RookieBow1967
[Yesterday at 10:09:53 PM]


Any pointing Labs? by bornhunter
[Yesterday at 09:46:12 PM]


Crink by outdooraddict
[Yesterday at 09:23:13 PM]


New Rock Island 1911 9mm for sale by actionshooter
[Yesterday at 09:21:13 PM]


WATER by Brute
[Yesterday at 09:00:11 PM]


Stateland by Lumpy Taters
[Yesterday at 08:50:28 PM]


Optics advice by reelamin
[Yesterday at 08:45:38 PM]


3nails trapping 2018-19 by Machias
[Yesterday at 08:41:47 PM]