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Urban Portraits – Behind-the-Scenes Video

Note: If you’re a photographer, I invite you to take a look at a two part guide I wrote on capturing urban portraits. Watch the “Least of These” Companion Video This 7-minute behind-the-scenes...

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Urban Portrait Street Photography with Darwin

Darwin is the kind of guy that is always talking about something, but doesn’t really say much. Do you know what I mean? I made my way into Seattle early one spring morning. My friend and I planned to...

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Urban Portrait Street Photography with Cowboy

I made my way into Seattle early one spring morning. My friend and I were intent on contacting some of the homeless men and women in the city as part of the urban portrait street photography project called the...

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“Break Away” – Landscape Image

I obtained permission to photograph this beautiful old barn as the summer sun slowly set behind it. The farmer planted wheat around the barn and it was nearly ready to harvest. The wheat grass was nearly up to my...

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“My Purpose” – Landscape Image

Lake 22 is a beautiful mountain lake located in the Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington State. This image is made up of multiple exposures blended by hand (old fashioned HDR) and a little...

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“Give Me Faith” – Landscape Image

I sat on this landscape image for at least six months. I knew what I wanted to do with it, but just never had the time (or patience) to get there. It’s a composite made from several frames and was quite a...

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Street Photography Urban Portrait with Arthur

I set out to make contact with some of the homeless in Seattle (and for general street photography) just after dawn on Thanksgiving Day. I began making contact with homeless men and women about a block from the...

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“Growing Up” – Landscape Image

I love urban decay so I am always on the lookout for old buildings and cars. In 2007 I stumbled across this amazing rundown house hidden in plain sight on farmland in Skagit County, Washington. I say it was in...

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“Blackness May Overwhelm the Light” – Landscape Image

I stumbled across this old barn while driving through a farming community early one morning near La Conner, Washington. A storm had just swept through and the morning sun was fighting to pierce the darkness. I...

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Street Photography Urban Portrait with Debra

My friend and I spotted Debra in a wheelchair near Pioneer Square. Seattle Police officers were just clearing from a disturbance at a nearby bar. After the police finished handling their call, we followed Debra...

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