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Admiralty Head Lighthouse

Admiralty Head Lighthouse at Fort Casey State Park on Whidbey Island links us to a simpler, but sometimes more dangerous time.

Bart Rulon: Whales

If you’re hoping to see wildlife, Whidbey and Camano Islands are the place to go. Just ask wildlife photographer and painter Bart Rulon. He travels the world photographing and painting wildlife.

Zip Lining on Camano Part 1

Zipline through the trees at the 100 year old Kristoferson Farm. Hear the stories of stewardship as you discover the forest and wildlife!

Denis Hill: Island Textures

A visitor to Whidbey and Camano Islands is often dazzled by the range of textures, both human and natural, to be found here, and this is not lost on Coupeville photographer M. Denis Hill.  He says that, “One of the things that I’m always looking for is the texture in the scene,” when he hunts for the perfect landscape photograph. “Sometimes … Read More

Michael Stadler: Island Backdrops

For photographer Michael Stadler, Whidbey and Camano islands are full of great backdrops for his specialty – photographing people. “I specialize in life; capturing life,” explains Stadler, who owns a studio in Langley. He often takes his subjects on location to capture images with a myriad of natural settings. Stadler knows the best places to take photographs because he grew … Read More

John Pendleton: Family Moments

Photographer John Pendleton finds that working on Whidbey and Camano Islands photographing kids or people falling in love is, itself, a labor of love.

Craig Johnson: Birds

Watercolor artist and photographer Craig Johnson shows and explains how he uses hand-held cameras to capture moments among the birds on Whidbey and Camano Islands.

Penn Cove Mussels & Musselfest

Penn Cove mussels are so unique, they have their own festival. But, why are these mussels so special? We take a look.

Two people walk among cabins built in the 1940's.

Cama Beach State Park

Cama Beach State Park on Camano Island offers a family friendly waterfront experience reminiscent of those found on Puget Sound in the 1950’s and 60’s.