They dot our Palouse landscape, colorful ornaments set in relief against a backdrop of green, brown, and blond, identifying the farms to which they belong. Some stand as ancient witnesses to the first Palouse settlers, whose horse-drawn plows were the first to break up the fertile ground surrounding their new homesteads. Others, maintained and preserved … More Barns of the Palouse
Crop dusters. It’s always a treat to see these aerial artists at work, especially up close. Another good reason to carry your camera whenever you’re driving through the Palouse in springtime.
The Palouse is a photographer’s paradise. Each year thousands of amateur and professional photographers visit our region to capture its beauty through their lenses. On nearly everyone’s short list is a drive to the top of iconic Steptoe Butte. It’s not uncommon to see numerous vehicles pulled over at various vantage points on the way up, … More Photographing the Palouse
“CAUTION: PRIMITIVE ROAD” When you see one of these warning signs in your travels through the Palouse, better take that “Caution” seriously. The road will look something like the ones pictured here: dry Palouse clay dirt, often rutted and not infrequently littered with chunks of basalt large enough to tear up the bottom of a low-riding … More Driving the Back Roads of Whitman County