Category Archives: Pacific Northwest

Wild Bites

Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle was holding a fundraising event this summer.  It was called Wild Bites.  Taking place in the evening, it consisted of a bunch of Seattle restauranteurs having food stands throughout the zoo along with some drinks … Continue reading

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Videoing the Hummingbirds

Sometimes you just forget what you have tucked in the garage.  I have been trying to get shots of the hummingbirds in our back yard and more recently shot a little video with the DSLR.  Then it occurred to me … Continue reading

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Ryanair Max Jets in Storage

Ryanair is the launch customer for the Max 200 version of the 737-8 Max.  The Max 200 name is going away I believe since it is a high density version of the -8.  With the grounding of the Max fleet … Continue reading

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Ferries and Freighters from Above

Our aerial adventure with Kenmore Air included a lot of time over the waters of Puget Sound.  Very little time was spent over land.  The waters were not very busy but there was enough boat traffic to see as we … Continue reading

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Veteran Tribute Extends to the Embraer

Alaska Airlines has a 737 flying in a special scheme as a Salute to Veterans.  I have shot that in the past and it appeared on the blog in this post.  I wasn’t aware until recently that they had painted … Continue reading

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Filming a Car Scene in Vancouver

Walking through the streets of Vancouver one weekend, we came up to an intersection.  There was a Porsche sitting on a trailer with two people in it.  It quickly became apparent that they were doing some filming.  The woman was … Continue reading

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Oso Slide

During our return from the North Cascades Highway earlier this year, we drove past Oso, the site of a terrible landslide.  At the time, I didn’t realize where a good place to stop would be but, on a more recent … Continue reading

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More Luck With Hummers/Iridescence at the Right Angle

My obsession/interest in photographing the hummingbirds in our back garden has continued.  I mentioned my poor early attempts in this post but things have gradually been improving.  I have decided to compromise on quality a bit by shooting from indoors.  … Continue reading

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1500th EJet

An Alaska Airlines Embraer E175-E1 might not normally get a post but this one was operating a flight from Paine Field when I shot it.  I saw there was some sort of graphic on the fuselage but I hadn’t worked … Continue reading

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The Caravans on Floats Come Close

The Caravan’s of Seair seemed to delight in making their departures closer to Stanley Park than the Harbour Air flights.  This meant the long lens was way too much at their closest point but it did provide some nice angles … Continue reading

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