Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest

Oregon Tulip Festival SP17-27

Around the beginning of spring to the end of April, the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, nearby Woodburn, Oregon, holds its annual Tulip Fest, where several large fields of tulips greet the visitor. On the last day of March, 2017, I visited the farm to photograph the tulips. In the morning, clouds covered the sky and blocked the view of the Cascade mountains toward the east. Nevertheless, a balloon was launching:

Cloud covered persisted until noon:

In the evening, the sun peaked through the clouds and the light was beautiful: