Keeping Up with Ronald, Mikhail & Me

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?

State of the Rhythm Nation 30 Years Later

“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.

The Photographer, The Police Officer & The Politics

If you’ve been a resident of Seattle for a few years, then you’re probably very familiar with how much the city has evolved between your earliest memory and most recent recollection.  The central business district of Seattle has expanded outwards and upwards, with dozens of new cranes surrounding the multiple construction sites and new buildings…

Legacy of a King

The United States has only one county in the entire nation named after Martin Luther King, Jr. Read about this significant milestone in his lasting legacy.

“Gun Violence” – America’s #1 Single & Broken Record

Last night, after feeling quite exhausted for what was actually a short week (on account of Memorial Day on Monday), I found that I was flirting with insomnia once again. That’s not a pleasant feeling, but the reason that was causing my insomnia was much worse. I had just learned about the latest mass shooting…

Madame Mayor 1926 (Factoid #2)

SEATTLE FACTOID #2 Seattle was the first major U.S. city to elect a female mayor, Bertha Landes, back in 1926. 91 years would pass before Seattle would elect its second female mayor, Jenny Durkan. Click here to view more original TIA aerial images of Seattle. Thanks for reading this article. If you enjoyed the photographs…