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A trip to the 70-s

February 28, 2017 - In 1974 city of Spokane hosted Expo '74 was the first environmentally themed world's fair. The heart of the fair park gr...
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Photos from the Women's March in Seattle

February 25, 2017 - I have huge amount of respect for photojournalists of the past. imagine being in the midst of moving crowd and changing...
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Imprisoned for profit: The Northwest Detention Center

January 30, 2017 - Imprisoned for Profit: The Northwest Detention Center - our latest video in collaboration with Andrew Elizaga. We went...
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The Perfect Strangers

January 23, 2017 - I want to say Thank You to all the people who marched on January 21st, women, men, young and wise. Sea of pink feels ver...
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An early start on democracy

January 22, 2017 - Frederick Douglass once noted, “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” For me as an educator...
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Photography without lens

January 20, 2017 - I've never made a camera before. But I always wanted to. And for my Middle School students I decided to offer a pinhole...
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A Hospital in the Pines

January 14, 2017 - When our movie A Hospital in the Pines received an award, it brought back so many memories from three years ago. Andrew...
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"Photo Booth"

January 14, 2017 - We combined two December birthdays for Liza, my daughter, and Andrew, my partner. Celebration took place at CameWorks in...
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American girls

January 11, 2017 - Nothing takes me down the memory lane like my own negatives and scans I dig out of old boxes. Years ago I did a photo se...
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Gray day in Point Defiance Park

January 06, 2017 - Point Defiance in Tacoma is a wonderful place. There's beach, marina, zoo, scenic drive, flower garden and miles of trai...
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Winter light

January 04, 2017 - I took my camera for a quick walk around the campus of Open Window School in Bellevue to capture the gorgeous winter lig...
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One Seattle family

January 03, 2017 - Motherhood. Love.Trust.Real life. Every time I photograph this family I feel very happy!
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Colors in the snow

January 01, 2017 - First day of 2017! And snow on the streets of Issaquah. Colors appear more saturated, white creates an amazing graphic,...
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Double exposure in BC

December 09, 2016 - This October Andrew and I were very fortunate to see the works of Harry Callahan at Vancouver Art Gallery. I've seen som...
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Denny's Paint Party

August 05, 2016 - Denny Croston is an artist who sees turtles in old war helmets, totems in empty gas canisters and dragonflies in mismatc...
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Vintage camera with color film at Fremont Solstice Parade

June 28, 2016 - For the first time in seven years photographing Fremont Solstice parade I brought film camera with me. Vintage Rolleifle...
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We are born to fly! (or flutter)!

June 28, 2016 - This year's Fremont Solstice Parade participants seem to grow a lot of wings!
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Seattle Pride Parade 2016

June 28, 2016 - Love, sun and rainbows! I am so fortunate to call Washington State my home, the place where all people are treated equa...
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Solstice Parade through the twin lens reflex vintage Rolleiflex

June 25, 2016 - Stop. Look. See. Think. Measure exposure value. Compose. Focus. Press shutter. Advance film. Repeat 12 times. Rewind. Ch...
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Colors of Solstice

June 25, 2016 - Fremont Solstice Parade is always a feast for the eyes and this year I felt like there was a full rainbow of colors - fr...
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The 34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and March in Seattle

January 18, 2016 - Rain stopped for a day. Perfect weather for The 34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and March in Seattle from...
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An Old Fashioned Christmas

December 24, 2015 - Nostalgia is a sentimentality for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations. Just a qu...
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Issaquah Salmon Days Parade, October 3rd 2015

October 03, 2015 - Fog blankets forests, leaves cover the ground, apples hide in caramel.. October is here! Time for Salmon Days in Issaqua...
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Tacoma stroll with camera and high school senior.

September 22, 2015 - These dozen images Gillian picked for me out of the session as her favorites. I used different edits on all of them, fro...
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Road trip Seattle-San Francisco with 12 year old. 2005.

July 26, 2015 - Road trip..Music to my ears! It requires some planning and patience, flexibility and resources. In July 2005 Lena and I...
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2015 Tacoma Art On the Ave or Everything Is Temporary.

July 13, 2015 - Tacoma. Street. 6th Ave. The AVE. Art. Festival. Hot. July. Children. Tattoos. Santa. Bull.
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Winter paddles

December 29, 2014 - There's nothing better than to spend Christmas day on the water. Kayaking in Pacific Northwest is a year-round thing, yo...
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Sunday on Granville Island

November 20, 2014 - After excitement of our documentary A Hospital in the Pines premiere we were invited to join Natalia and Judy on the ren...
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Gold Fronts and Dragon Lounge

August 28, 2014 - On a very warm late August evening my daughter Lena played with the Gold Fronts band at Dragon Lounge, it is an intimate...
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Bamfield

July 30, 2014 - Small fishing village with population about 300. Boardwalk on a west side is pretty amazing and people don't lock doors.
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Brady's Beach

July 29, 2014 - After returning from five days kayaking trip to Deer Group Islands we had half day to explore Bamfield, small fishing vi...
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Fog, rocks and water of Ross Islets

July 20, 2014 - This tiny group of rocks is part of a Deer Group Islands, in Barkley Sound, West Vancouver Island. Overlooking Trevor...
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Swim, run, bike or Issaquah Tri 2014

June 10, 2014 - June 7th 2014 started early for volunteers and athletes. Lake Sammamish State Park once again hosted Issaquah Triathlon,...
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A Child on a Bus

March 03, 2014 - I love public transportation. Growing up without a family car all I knew were buses, trains, subway cars, trams and trol...
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GO-MED in Baguio, Philippines, 2013

March 02, 2014 - My first experience of going abroad to volunteer with medical organisation GO-MED. Andrew Elizaga went as anesthesiologi...
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Issaquah Salmon Days Parade 2013

October 19, 2013 - Located in the foothills of North Cascades Mountains historical town of Issaquah hosts it's annual Salmon days Festival...
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The Best Type of Hunting

September 29, 2013 - First King Boletes found in US! After living in Pacific Northwest for more than a decade I finally got to go mushroom hu...
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Tokyo people

September 29, 2013 - I was patiently waiting for the moment, woman was looking away from me, and I was photographing beautiful back of her ki...
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Luminata Lantern Parade 2013

September 23, 2013 - This is Green Lake in Seattle, quiet gem in the city with wide walkway around it. Every year Fremont Art Council puts to...
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Piglets of Pyallup Fair

September 22, 2013 - Pyallup Fair now has a different name - Washington State Fair. Sounds important. But I liked Pyallup Fair better, it for...
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Yellow, orange, red, blue and "Impatient Virgin"

September 17, 2013 - Nothing warmth one's hear as ability to see something writteng in one's native tongue. Here I read "Save" in Russian on...
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2013 Ring Around The Needle Pub Crawl, Seattle, WA.

August 25, 2013 - On June 24th 2013 Seattle was full of happy people wearing bright T-shirts with letters RATN on them. They were part of...
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2013 Issaquah Montessori Kindergarten Graduation

June 25, 2013 - I love the excitement of graduation, especially when graduates are 6years old! School director Chelle Downey-Mage...
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