Gene Coulon Park, Renton, Washington, USA

Thank you for visiting and welcome to Susan Marks Photography as I share new posts, stories and great places to explore!!! Not sure where to start?  Please see the links below for great photographs, travels and the stories behind the … Read more

Washington Pass – Mazama, Washington, USA

Washington Pass - Mazama, Washington, USA

In September, we drove the North Cascade Loop (Washington, USA) on a rare sunny day. On this loop, approximately one mile south of Washington Pass, is Liberty Bell Mountain. As we came around the corner, this magnificent mountain came into … Read more

Red Tail Hawk – Washington, USA

Red Tail Hawk - Washington, USA

During the warmer months, we get up early and have coffee in our backyard.  Recently we have had a new visitor swooping in. During one of our coffee mornings, a huge bird flew just over us. I ditched the coffee, … Read more

Yellow Rhododendron Close-up – Washington, USA

Yellow Rhododendron Close-up - Washington, USA

I couldn’t resist sharing one more amazing flower close-up I captured from the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, in Washington, USA. This beauty was barely visible when walking on the path and was almost hidden deep under brush.  Isn’t this a … Read more

Rhododendron Flower, Washington, USA

Rhododendron Flower, Washington, USA

I captured this Rhododendron flower close-up at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden in Federal Way, Washington.  This Botanical Garden is an amazing place to visit – and is home to one of the largest collections of species of rhododendrons in … Read more

Spring Crocus

Spring Crocus, Washington, USA

I just love springtime!  The weather here in Washington has been exceptional this year.  Here is a beautiful close-up I captured recently of a Crocus hidden in our rockery. This little flower just makes me smile. Isn’t this a magnificent … Read more

Papanalahoa Point Shoreline, Maui, Hawaii, USA

Papanalahoa Point Shoreline, Maui, Hawaii, USA

Another great scenic road in Maui, Hawaii (USA), is Papanalahoa Point Shoreline heading towards the north/northeast of Maui. During one of our many stops, I captured this breathtaking landscape.  This is an absolutely beautiful drive, and although not quite as … Read more

Wave Crash – Road to Hana, Maui, USA

Wave Crash - Road to Hana, Maui, USA

If you ever travel to Maui, Hawaii, USA, please make time to travel The Road to Hana.  This is a winding, sometimes treacherous drive on the North to North East side of Maui. In spite of some difficult driving, this … Read more

Snow Spiral

Snow Spiral, Renton Washington, USA

Just back from Maui, Hawaii, USA, I had great plans to share Hawaiian island photographs with you.  But we were in for a surprise when we returned home.  Seattle has had record snowfall since our arrival – we have received … Read more