A week ago I took a photo trip to Astoria, Oregon, led by my teacher, Carol Leigh. This is a sampling of some of the good photos from Day One. Above is the Columbia Pier Hotel with reflection and pilings.
An architectural abstract at Maritime Memorial Park under the Astoria Bridge.
Astoria Bridge in cloudy, blue morning light.
Pilings in the Columbia River with ripples. A slight wind combined with fast shutter speed makes them look frozen in ice.
Ducks in a row made into a watercolor using Topaz Simplify.
Her majesty, the John Jacob Astor Hotel in downtown Astoria.