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

Welcome!

Grape Hyacinths, Washington

Thank you for visiting and welcome to SusanMarksPhotography.com as I share new posts, stories and great places to explore!!! Want to learn more behind the photographs?  Please visit our new website Skip and Susan Adventures – where we share our … 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

Happy New Year!

The BIG Snow - Renton, Washington, USA

Happy New Year and welcome to SusanMarksPhotography.com as I share new posts, stories and great places to explore!! This year Skip and I have great trips planned and I can’t wait to share our experiences with you throughout the year. … Read more

Sunset, Mount St. Helens, Washington, USA

Sunset, Mount St. Helens, Washington, USA

I captured this great photo of Mount St. Helens, Washington USA at sunset!  When I took this picture, the wind was blowing and it was bitter cold – I could hardly move my fingers!!  My amazing husband helped anchor down … Read more

Sunrise, Mt. Rainier, Washington – Up Close!

Sunrise, Mount Rainier, Washington, USA

Sunrise, Mt. Rainier, Washington, USA has an elevation of 6,400 feet, and is the highest point that can be reached by vehicles at Mount Rainier National Park.  We were fortunate to drive up, on a beautiful sunny day, just before … Read more

Fall Colors, Gene Coulon Park, Washington, USA

Fall Colors, Gene Coulon Park, Washington, USA

In Renton, Washington (USA), we are having an exceptionally mild fall with temperatures reaching near 70 degrees F (21 C).  With extra cool nights, the trees at Gene Coulon park are displaying incredible colors.  Aren’t these colors beautiful?!?!?!  

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