Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Adams

Description: Timing is everything with photography. And that timing often relates to light. In this case, I have flown and photographed this scene probably a hundred times over the last decade, Continue Reading →

Whidbey Sandbar Patterns

Description: Just beneath the surface at low tide, sandbars reveal Nature’s idea of beauty with waves and sand. Location: Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America Camera: CDJI Mavic 2 Photograph Copyright Peter West Continue Reading →

I Like My Aerial Panoramas Vertical And I Can Not Lie

Description: My drones have a mode I don’t use enough, but always love the results. It’s the vertical panorama mode that takes three vertical pictures automatically and then stitches them together Continue Reading →

Koosah Falls Rainbow

Description: If the angle isn’t right for a nice waterfall rainbow, get a little higher. Koosah Falls and the waterfall trail are worth the effort when you’re in Oregon’s Cascade Mountains. Continue Reading →

The Washington State Capitol Dome And Mt. Rainier

Description: Some days the air quality and visibility is sublime. Location: Olympia, Washington, USA, North America Camera: DJI Mavic 3 Cine Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey. Image Available For Commercial Licensing (email) Learn Continue Reading →

Drone Brocken Spectre And Glory Above The Hoback River

Description: Is it a Brocken Spectre if it is only the drone’s shadow (and some trees)? Location: Hoback River, Wyoming, USA, North America Camera: DJI Mavic 3 Cine Photograph Copyright Peter West Continue Reading →

This River, That Freeway, That Other Freeway

Description: The junction of Interstate 105 and Interstate 710 (The 105 and The 710) along with the LA River below is one huge amount of concrete. Location: Los Angeles, California, USA, North Continue Reading →

Yosemite Valley And Mono Lake From The Sky

Description: Filtering through old photos brings me to favorites from years past, like this ever-pleasing view of Yosemite Valley and Mono Lake from a commercial airplane. How many geographic and geologic Continue Reading →

Mount Rainier And Mount Saint Helens In The Haze

Description: This year’s wildfires all along the West Coast, including British Columbia, left a haze for months on end. The view I love so much when returning to Washington, Mounts Rainier Continue Reading →

Aerial Footage That Sold In Quarter 1 Of 2021

For those curious about flying drones and making money…..I’m not fully onboard with releasing actual sales figures. BUT!! I will tell you what has sold in the first three months Continue Reading →

The Coliseum And Downtown LA

Description: Unlike yesterday’s photo of the sunrise behind LA, I didn’t have to get up so early for this one. Thanks to the lower and less intense light in the Continue Reading →