“Black Lives Matter” signage is appearing all over the City of Seattle. Question: “Why is the movement suddenly resonating with everybody *this time*?”
When America and the world look back at the Year 2020 a year from now, or a decade from now, we may collectively wonder how we persevered. In the first … Read More
TIA’s enchanting images of the moon are the only remaining evidence of a once engrossed interest in outer space intersecting with professional photography.
In response to clients and customers who have expressed that their current budgets have been restricted on account of the coronavirus pandemic, TIA is offering a 20% discount on all … Read More
A TIA original photograph of San Francisco won Digital PhotoPro Magazine’s “Tell Us Your Story” contest and has been printed in the April 2020 edition.
This is Part III of my photo essay that features different neighborhoods and landmarks of Seattle, notably areas that are typically very busy and filled with the hustle and bustle … Read More
This is Part II of my photo essay that features different neighborhoods and landmarks of Seattle, notably areas that are typically very busy and filled with the hustle and bustle … Read More
If you’re reading this article, you are probably fully aware of the ongoing global health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). What commenced as a rash of respiratory illnesses … Read More
Some people drink. Some do drugs. Some overeat. We often need *something* to compensate for bad news or situations. Can photography be viewed as a vice?
So far, 2020 has commenced on a very unexpected and positive note for TIA International Photography! It involves two first-time achievements in regards to photography competitions. Digital Photo Magazine (www.dpmag.com) … Read More
Why are people adverse to capturing images when the weather is not ideal or agreeable? This is the precise time to engage in photography!
Many people have inquired how I was able to achieve a photograph of one firecracker emanating from the Space Needle when we all know the show was canceled. Here’s how!
After 10 years in business, TIA reveals in this thoughtful retrospective how it came into existence with an interminable objective to deliver atypical and indelible photographs of our world’s cities.
A tale about my first 24 hours in Buenos Aires, in which my plane battled Mother Nature’s wrath and how I became the latest statistic of skilled pick-pocketing.
The months of September and October 2019 have been extremely hectic, but very productive. This is why I have not been able to publish another blog entry until now. I … Read More
“Rhythm Nation 1814” was released when the world was in a political state of revolution and evolution. This article examines the legacy and personal impact of Janet Jackson’s remarkable fourth studio album.
A tribute, via photography, to New York City, a modern day example of the resilience of the human spirit.
A retrospective regarding the discovery of a sudden death and the unexpected opportunity of directing air control traffic over a major American city.
Sometimes it takes two minutes — instead of one — to fall in love.
Is it possible that Paris might just not be that special to Parisians?
One of the most inspirational, challenging, momentous and, occasionally, disappointing years in my life occurred between May 2014 and May 2015. Even though I was a sole proprietor and had … Read More
Why is Seattle called “The Emerald City”? What’s the story?
The image above was one of the very romantic and memorable views of San Diego from my hotel captured on my last night in the city. Due to the fact … Read More
As much as I love the art and science of photography, a part of my psyche cannot help but wonder in which direction photography – specifically, digital photography – is … Read More
There is no doubt that Las Vegas is probably one of the most fascinating, spectacular, hyper, and quizzical cities in the world. “Las Vegas” actually means “The Meadows” or “Fertile … Read More
SEATTLE FACTOID #7 So far, in July 2019, Seattle has had a relatively healthy amount of rainfall interspersing the warm sunshine, much to the consternation of so many residents — … Read More
Let’s talk about Calgary for a few minutes! Calgary’s nickname is “Cowtown” because it has a history associated with the Canadian “Wild West” of the late 19th and early 20th … Read More
I have an episode in aerial photography that was so peculiar that I felt it deserved to be described with readers. Prepare a cup of coffee, tea, cocoa – whatever … Read More
July 4th of this year commemorates the United States’ 243rd birthday — its Day of Independence from the United Kingdom. For the past nine years, I have challenged myself to … Read More
Enjoy some colorful, festive photos from Seattle’s PrideFest that took place at Seattle Center on June 30, 2019. Out of the several photos I captured, these six were my favorites … Read More