Wahkeena Exposures Photography







Cari Gesch

Wahkeena Exposures Photography

Welches, OR


I am a photographer, travel writer, and bacon enthusiast living in the foothills of Mount Hood. I spend my free time traveling the scenic byways and hiking trails of Oregon and beyond with my camera capturing the natural beauty of the region.

Wahkeena means “most beautiful” in Yakima, the local Native American language. It also happens to be the name of one of my favorite waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge, a region of Oregon where I can often be found on a hiking trail.

Follow my photography adventures on my blog: www.wahkeenaexposures.com



The Phantom Ship


Balsamroot Reaching for the Sky


Quadrillium - A Four Petaled Trillium


Sunrise on Bogue Sound


Fun with Fungi


Along Ridge Road


Wine Glasses Filled With Mount Hood


Timberline Trail


Zebra Striped Butterflies


Mount Hood in a Wine Glass


Sunset on the Columbia


Lenticular Sunset on Mount Hood


Trillium in Black and White


Sunset in the Orchard


Looking Up at Crown Point


Mount Hood in the Clouds


Rainbow Trout


Columbia Gorge Sunset


Fall Foliage on the Highway


View from Cape Horn


Wahkeena Falls


Mount Hood from Buzzard Point


Waiting Ski Lifts


Blooming Tulip