Read the first official review of a TIA timelapse video!
TIA kicked off the new year with a fake client who tried to defraud my small business of 13 years. Here's the entire story.
Security guards capture T.J. in the act of photography at a parking garage in Philadelphia and summarily kick him out -- but not for the reason one might assume.
TIA will have two original images published in the hardcover coffee table book, "The Year Time Stopped", set for release on June 21, 2022.
This is a tale about gratitude for the people who understand what I'm trying to do with my photography.
This is a tale about one of the worst photographs I have ever captured as a professional photographer. Let the delirium ensue.
Please enjoy a very entertaining timelapse video of the Chittenden Locks (whose local moniker is the Ballard Locks), which is an essential part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal serving thousands of vessels throughout the Seattle metropolitan area. Constructed between 1911 and 1917, the Ballard Locks’ principal function enables access for boats and ships to... Continue Reading →
As my timelapse photography mission continues, this past weekend took me to the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle, home of Kerry Park. If you are a resident of Seattle, Kerry Park truly needs no introduction. For previous visitors, chances are you have been to Kerry Park but did not know "Kerry" was the park's name.... Continue Reading →
Seattle has been experiencing some exceptional summertime weather even though we're only a month into Spring. In my experience, Aprils in Seattle have often been rainy, wet, and relatively cold. Every few years, for a period of a few days, we find ourselves as the recipients of an anomaly in the "usual" weather patterns or... Continue Reading →
Enjoy a compilation of landscape and timelapse photography featuring the enchanting cherry blossoms at the University of Washington in Seattle, a popular, annual attraction.
In 2021, I have finally been able to engage with the objective I set for myself last year -- developing and solidifying my skills in timelapse photography! As time-consuming as this engrossing venture is, timelapse photograpy is really a lot of fun. Similar to when I first delved into night photography over a decade ago,... Continue Reading →
During the weekend of March 27th, I decided to revive my objectives for creating timelapse photography videos. It was a primary objective in 2020, but the pandemic struck the planet, and my objective was no longer a priority. A year later, I would like to resume my quest to add timelapse videos to my skillset... Continue Reading →
This article will be the final entry for La Vue Atypique in 2020, a year that many people around the world are looking forward to not (or never) looking back at ever again. There is little need or desire to recite the multiple reasons for 2020's universally accepted moratorium as the world continues, presently, to... Continue Reading →
First and foremost, TIA would like to take a moment to wish all of you a pleasant and peaceful holiday season at the conclusion of one of the most challenging and strenuous years for Planet Earth and its inhabitants. Living in Seattle for almost 14 years, I have developed quite a collection of photography featuring... Continue Reading →
T.J. reckons with the reality of racism and discrimination in his day-to-day routines as a professional photographer.
"Satirical Tales of a Moody Photographer" (or "S.T.O.M.P.") is a new series for La Vue Atypique which shares amusing (and sometimes enlightening) anecdotes from my career as a professional photographer.
December 1, 2020 is, unbelievably, the 11th anniversary of TIA International Photography. This was the day that the City of Seattle registered TIA as a licensed sole proprietorship in the business of offering professional photography services back in 2009. This article serves as a greeting of gratitude for all of you who have been perpetually... Continue Reading →
TIA takes you on a kaleidoscopic journey through Seattle during the autumn season in which you can admire and enjoy the multiple colors -- especially yellow -- of the season. An entertaining timelapse video also awaits your viewing!
An anecdote about what happens when the entity who steals your intellectual property is the U.S. federal government.
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 online purchases on its official website, including both licenses and prints. This sale will continue through May 31st. Go to http://tia-international-photography.com + click on... Continue Reading →
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.
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 retrospective regarding the discovery of a sudden death and the unexpected opportunity of directing air control traffic over a major American city.
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 owned my own small photography business for four and a half years, I was still working full-time for an employer in Seattle. It was the... Continue Reading →