It was just before the sun rose... it was dark with the hint of light beyond the mountains. And then there was light. Painted on-site as quickly as I could to capture the drama of a new day beginning. Mt Adams in the distance, Columbia River in the foreground. Click to see a larger image.
EN PLEIN AIR From Wikipedia: En plein air (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃ plɛn ɛʁ]) is a French expression which means "in the open air" and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors.