September 16th, 2015
September 12th, 2014
My second Downbeat cover of the year was of Brian Blade and his Fellowship band. They played and Earshot jazz concert at the Seattle Art Museum and I had them in the studio for a portrait session the day before. They were wonderful to photograph and I loved hearing their music.
Brian is an exceptional musician Here are a couple of pictures from the concert.
April 8th, 2013
Last month. Lacrosse Magazine, assigned me to make some photographs for an upcoming profile of a local student athlete. It was an inspiring story of high school lacrosse attackman Cooper Woolston, who plays with a prosthetic leg for Seattle’s Division II Nathan Hale High School
Cooper is a junior at University Prep and has been playing at the highest level for years despite having to play with a prosthetic leg. He was wonderful to photograph and has committed to play NCAA Div. III lacrosse at Swarthmore College. I wish him the best of luck in his college career on the field and in the classroom.
March 18th, 2013
Saturday night I photographed a group of Lakeside students as they were about to leave for the annual OLOT dance. They assembled at the home of Kurt and Mary on Queen Anne , parents of Philip
and the above picture was taken on the back deck of their home as the sun was setting. Click here for a link to a web gallery of the entire set of images I collected.
Here are a couple more images.
March 15th, 2013
Bill Frisell performed the music he composed for the film THE GREAT FLOOD by Bill Morrison at the Moore Theatre on March 2. Bill Morrison’s new film is about an event that happened 86 years ago. The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 was the most destructive river flood in the history of the United States. It inundated 27,000 square miles and displaced more than a million people and caused over $400 million in damages and killed 246 people in seven states.
Bill Frisell composed some quartet music for the film and was accompanied by trumpeter Ron Miles, bassist Tony Scherr and drummer Kenny Wollesen. It would be something not to miss if they ever do it again in Seattle.
February 13th, 2013
Claire was smiling and ready right after she cleared the security checkpoints at Seattle Seatac Airport. She is heading off by herself on her first solo trip on a jetplane all the way across the country to Orlando FL to visit family there.
Below she was trying to pick out her Alaska Airlines plane. It going to be quite the adventure.
April 9th, 2012
December 20th, 2011
Another recent assignment this time to photograph George Carofino and his wife Dianne. We were fortunate to have a beautiful sunny day so we headed out to the beach at Carkeek Park. It turned out to be very clear so we got the Olympic Mountains to show up behind them. Also made a few images of their son Brad and his family on the beach
October 9th, 2011
I had the honor of making a portrait of a couple, Namita and Gauhar on their wedding day at the Golf Club at Newcastle over the weekend.
The golf club sits on a high point overlooking Lake Washington and the City of Seattle and the distant Olympic Mountains.
Their beautiful wedding garments enhanced the exotic of the portrait in the context of the setting. Especially the long wheat grass surrounding them.