Steel Diamonds

A few weeks ago, Seattle brought to gridlock by a few inches of snow. While in most places that would not yield a mention, with the incline of the hills and the rare occurrence, the city was woefully unprepared. After being trapped in the house for a few days, I needed to get out and into the city.

For some reason, I tend to start trips to Downtown by heading down to Pike Place Market, and this trip was no different. After walking around the market, I headed up to the Seattle Central Library. The mid-day light was flat and overcast, so I wanted to head inside and check out the modern structure.

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Safe Harbor

Growing up in South Louisiana, I spent a lot of time on the water. While the Pacific Northwest is many miles away from where I grew up, it is the water that keeps me close to my roots.

I recently drove past the Shilshole Marina in Seattle on my way to Golden Gardens Park. While I was in the park to photograph the sunrise, I kept looking at the way the rough waters of the sound calmed when they hit the jetty. I took a few images from the shore but was never satisfied with the pictures.

I went home a slept on it a few nights. After a few nights, I realized I needed a change in perspective. There is no better way to change perspective than go up in the air.

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