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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

Stanza dell’Incendio di Borgo, Rome, Italy

Stanza dell'Incendio di Borgo, Rome, Italy

I thought you would enjoy some of my favorite photographs I captured when we were traveling in Europe a few years ago! I captured this breath taking close-up while we were at the Vatican, Rome, Italy. This artwork is one … Read more

Red Amaryllis – Renton, Washington, USA

Red Amaryllis - Renton, Washington, USA

In the Pacific Northwest (Washington, USA), the days are getting darker much earlier, and we are in our typical rainy, cloudy, cooler November. So to bring a bit of happiness and brightness to the clouds, here is a beautiful red … Read more

Bald Eagle, Cape Flattery, Washington, USA

Bald Eagle, Cape Flattery, Washington, USA

While driving on a back road near Cape Flattery, Washington, USA we saw several bald eagles perched high in the trees. There really wasn’t a spot to stop to take pictures, and large 18 wheeler log trucks were whizzing by! … Read more

Icicle Gorge, Leavenworth, Washington, USA

Icicle Gorge, Leavenworth, Washington, USA

Near Leavenworth, Washington, USA is a beautiful trailhead called Icicle Gorge Trailhead. Skip and I were fortunate enough to hit the trail on a beautiful fall day earlier this month. The trailhead is about 4 miles long and winds gracefully … Read more

Renton Blog Section

Gene Coulon Park, Renton, Washington, USA

I have just set up a new section on Susan Marks Photography that will be devoted to everything about Renton, Washington, USA.  Please check back as I build out this new section that will include posts, events and things to … 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

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