Fall

Floris van Breugel on September 29th, 2017

Sometimes it’s hard to know what season it is these days. One moment there’s huge fires burning and ash is falling on Seattle, the next day it’s snowing in the mountains before the end of September, and then it’s back to 80 degrees! Well, at some point winter will truly come. In the meantime, here’s …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on October 12th, 2013

Thanks to everyone who pre-ordered my 2014 calendars through Kickstarter! If you missed out, you can now order on my website: 2014 Calendars ~ ~ ~ Winter has arrived a little early this year, and already the mountains are covered in several feet of snow! Maybe we will be skiing by the end of the …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on December 19th, 2012

After a busy two months I finally have some time to share a few new images! Life has been busy with my research, getting all my calendar orders out (thank you everyone who ordered one!), and moving to a new apartment, but things have finally started to settle down a little. Click image for larger …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on October 12th, 2012

The air is crisp, the sun warm, the mosquitoes have passed, and the hillsides are painted in colors of gold, red, and orange. There cannot possibly be a better time to be out in the mountains! To take advantage of this delightful time, my girlfriend, Aubrey, and I hiked among the golden larches for a …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on October 6th, 2012

Thank you to everyone who has put in their orders for my 2013 Calendars! I’ve exceeded my goal by about 50% so far, which is hopefully an indication that I will be able to make this an annual project! There’s still one last week to get your orders in: Order a 2013 Art in Nature …Read the Rest…

Continue reading about Berry Heaven – Autumn in the North Cascades

Floris van Breugel on October 15th, 2011

One of the most beautiful areas in Washington’s Cascade mountain range is the Enchantment Lakes region in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. This area is so far removed and hidden that it wasn’t even discovered (by European Americans) until the early 1900’s by A. H. Sylvester, and mountaineers didn’t start climbing and naming the peaks until …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on September 25th, 2011

On a recent trip to Mt. Rainier National Park I was amazed to find fresh and healthy wildflowers at around 6,000 feet, and the beginnings of fall colors just one thousand feet higher! Perhaps the two seasons will meet sometime in the next few weeks? That sure would be a special treat. Anyways, this trip …Read the Rest…

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