An ongoing photo series capturing the faces and places of the Seattle area. PICTURED: Seattle's First Hill, foreground, and Capitol Hill neighborhoods are bathed in the late evening blue light of dusk. The view is from the Columbia Center's Sky View Observatory.
Pedestrians should be vigilant of the flying burglars of Seattle. This crow burgled some sort of pastry near Pike and Broadway in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Metronatural was a Seattle tourism slogan ad campaign that never really stuck. But this view of Seattle's urban center, juxtaposed with the natural beauty of the Cascade Mountains in the far distance and Bainbridge Island in the foreground, illustrates how the marketing theme was probably born.
Evening transit riders pack a Metro bus on Route 36 in March, 2016, in downtown Seattle. Seattle is now the second most bus-reliant metropolis, after San Francisco. It’s how one out of five of us — that’s 78,000 Seattleites — get to our jobs. Read the story, here. (Tyler Sipe/The Seattle Times)
Put a bird on it? Seattle's bird of choice is the crane, like the one that has nested at a condo construction site rising in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood. The century-old Seattle First Baptist Church is silhouetted at left.
Occidental Park in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square neighborhood is a popular destination for lunch, especially with a bevy of food trucks that circle the area around the noon hour.
The ivy-covered exterior of the Emerald Arms apartment building unabashedly promotes Seattle's nickname of the Emerald City. Located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, the Emerald Arms' ivy facade turns a bright red and orange in autumn.
Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle is illuminated by the light trails of evening commuters in this 10-second exposure.
The George Washington Statue, located on the University of Washington campus, is silhouetted by afternoon clouds.