December 19, 2008

Bird's eye view

Photos of the High Desert of Central Oregon taken from the viewpoint of an ultra-light aircraft. (I received these via E-mail; the photographer is unknown.)

North Twin Lake
(I love the sky's reflection in the lake)

Lava Butte

Mt. Bachelor

Tumalo Falls

Smith Rock State Park
Beauty surrounds us.
(Now...imagine it all covered with snow.)

"We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts."

~ William Hazlett

19 comments:

moxylyn said...

What an unbelievably beautiful area! The first pic especially, it took me a minute to figure it out.

RocketScienceShop said...

What a beautiful place to live!

A Cuban In London said...

Wow! Could Mr Photographer please stand up:-)?

Thanks.

Greetings from London.

Lisa B. said...

Thoses are absolutely amazing!! Such a beautiful state!!!

Rosebud Collection said...

Oh my, what beautiful pictures..They are just gorgeous..

Nicole R.J. said...

Wow - stunning photos! What a variety of scenery - you're so lucky!

The Grandpa said...

Thanks for sharing those pictures. It's quite a sight.

Barry said...

Beautiful shots of an area I've never had the pleasure of visiting.

Thanks for the post.

Edi Style said...

supercalifragilistic

littlebyrd said...

Wow, wow. WOW! Everything looks so different from above - very cool.

Fog and Thistle said...

Pretty spectacular!

Sweet Repose said...

Wow...such ancient beauty to behold, the lake is magical. If only all would see the raw beauty in Nature and stop the senseless destruction to her timeless form...and yes I can see the snow-covered splendor!

fly tie said...

amazing! i'd love to experience that waterfall in person.

nature's phenomenal.

Jenn said...

Seriously, just when I thought it couldn't get any more beautiful where you live...wow that picture of Tumalo Falls in particular is amazing!

Yolanda said...

It is just as beautiful from on high as eye level. It is a winter wonderland on the west side of the cascades.

315thomas said...

wow, north twin lake is amazing!

Hey Harriet said...

Wow! You sure do live in a beautiful location!

Couture de Papier said...

Wow beautiful so is your home,blog and creations!

Sacred Herbals said...

Beautiful photos!