Thursday, August 26, 2010

Snoqualmie Falls

A recent trip was taken to the Snoqualmie Falls with my parents with hopes of hiking to the bottom of the falls to check out the falls a bit more up close. Little did we know was that the whole hiking trail is now closed, and will remain closed for the next three years.....THREE YEARS!!! I understand a lot of things take time, but that seems a bit lengthy...who knows, though, it could be a more extreme project than I know! Anyways, the falls were nice, minus the cranes and general garbage at the top of them. I definitely want to go back here at winter once the mist has frozen onto the stone walls...that will be awesome!
Photo 1 - f/16 1 second ISO 100 @ 31mm - combo of ND filters used
Photo 2 - f/11 1/100 ISO 100 @ 70mm
Photo 3 - f/5 1/250 ISO 100 @ 157mm

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Twin Harbors Camping

Recently a group of men went out to a campground for another installment of what we like to call 'ManCamp'. Twin Harbors was our destination, where such events as surfing, eating, and general manliness occurred. These photos were taken at our campsite through the implementation of some very long exposures, coupled with several headlamps and flashlights for added effect. Great weekend!

Monday, August 9, 2010


So I didn't have to really 'wander' anywhere for these photos, except to the local grocery store for some food and props and then to my kitchen table for the actual shooting. These images are for an assignment revolving around the them of 'opposites and their common ground'. Sure there are some issues that I could have delved deeper into metaphorically, but with minimal time and overall resources, I decided to pursue a more humorous route, and thus the emergence of the food-related battles came to mind: Mustard vs. Ketchup, Peanut Butter vs. Jelly, and Spoon vs. Fork. Feras and I had quite a bit of fun with all of them!
All images used an off-camera flash for lighting support.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

San Diego

I recently took a trip to San Diego, and though it isn't technically part of the Northwest, I am still going to upload a few images! I went to visit my best friend, Adam, for a short vacation and to lounge around on the beaches for a couple of days. The weather and the company was great, not to mention the California burritos which I can never seem to eat enough of. That, and the In-n-Out Burger!
Photo 1 - f/8.0 1/800 ISO 100 @ 70mm
Photo 2 - f/6.0 1/1600 ISO 100 @ 300mm
Photo 3 - f/8.0 1/160 ISO 100 @ 15mm w/polariser