Wide wings over rippled water

May 21, 2015 - photo frame

Photographer: Steven Bishofsky, Seattle

Photo taken: April 14, Ballard Locks

Photographer’s description: “I was looking down during this heron from a corridor during a Ballard Locks and commencement to consider that I’d be late for work when a bird finally took flight. we used my Nikon D3100 set on f5 during 1/1000 second with a Tamron 600mm lens.”

Katie’s critique: “The hardness is good — from a ripples on a H2O to a fact in a feathers. Nice pursuit watchful it out to get this photo. (I wish we weren’t late for work!) The bird pops opposite a water, a good purify background. we roughly wish a heron were in a reduce third of a frame, with some-more H2O during a tip left to give it some flapping room. But, nonetheless, pleasing photo.”

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Photographer: Patrick Sloan, Renton.Photo taken: Apr 16, Wild Horse Monument, Vantage, Grant County.Photographers description: The Aurora index was extrinsic via a day, yet we motionless to give it a shot and gathering out to a Wild Horse Monument to see if we could constraint a Northern Lights. we was only about to give adult when a tone started to show. we was means to constraint this design after hiking adult to a relic in a dark. we used a Sony RX100M3 with a 25-second bearing during F1.8, ISO 1000.Katies critique: Gorgeous colors! we adore how they blur opposite a sky and a frame. Awesome choice of foreground. What stands out to me is that a photographer planned. Yes, a Photo Gods gleam down on us once in a while, yet many of a time a lot of formulation goes into a frame. Kudos to Patrick Sloan for holding a chance, researching that a Northern Lights competence appear, and removing out there to constraint this pleasing photo.
Photographer: Patrick Sloan, Renton.

Photo taken: Apr 16, Wild Horse Monument, Vantage, Grant County.

Photographer’s description: “The Aurora index was extrinsic via a day, yet we motionless to give it a shot and gathering out to a Wild Horse Monument to see if we could constraint a Northern Lights. we was only about to give adult when a tone started to show. we was means to constraint this design after hiking adult to a relic in a dark. we used a Sony RX100M3 with a 25-second bearing during F1.8, ISO 1000.”

Katie’s critique: “Gorgeous colors! we adore how they blur opposite a sky and a frame. Awesome choice of foreground. What stands out to me is that a photographer planned. Yes, a Photo Gods gleam down on us once in a while, yet many of a time a lot of formulation goes into a frame. Kudos to Patrick Sloan for holding a chance, researching that a Northern Lights competence appear, and removing out there to constraint this pleasing photo.”

Photographer: Gloria Z. Nagler, Lake Forest Park.Photo taken: Late Apr during Seattles Magnuson Park.Photographers description: Mallard yoga: At Magnuson Park wetlands  taken with my Canon 5D Mark III, 70-200m lens. Katies critique: What a humorous moment! we adore that a steep is doing some yoga in a rain. Fabulous use of a rule-of-thirds, that also allows for a purify background. Getting to see a ducks conduct and that cocktail of tone is great. we competence mount down from a top, where there is additional passed space. Great find.
Photographer: Gloria Z. Nagler, Lake Forest Park.

Photo taken: Late Apr during Seattle’s Magnuson Park.

Photographer’s description: “”Mallard yoga: At Magnuson Park wetlands … taken with my Canon 5D Mark III, 70-200m lens. “

Katie’s critique: “What a humorous moment! we adore that a steep is doing some yoga in a rain. Fabulous use of a rule-of-thirds, that also allows for a purify background. Getting to see a duck’s conduct and that cocktail of tone is great. we competence mount down from a top, where there is additional passed space. Great find.”

Photographer: Kim Hart, Poulsbo.Photo taken: Apr 17, from Poulsbo home.Photographers description: Taken as a object slipped behind a Olympics and Mount Walker. Camera data: Nikon D7100, 18-200mm lens (shot during 200 mm, f/5.6, 1/250 sec, ISO 320)Katies critique: we have seen many pleasing nightfall shots entrance out of a Pacific Northwest since of a fume flapping here from Siberian wildfires. This is one of those good shots. The many layers in this print are beautiful, adding abyss to a frame. This was unprotected good for sharpened directly during a sun, nonetheless Im certain a fume and light cloud cover helped with this. The object is positioned perfectly. Lovely photograph.
Photographer: Kim Hart, Poulsbo.

Photo taken: Apr 17, from Poulsbo home.

Photographer’s description: “Taken as a object slipped behind a Olympics and Mount Walker.” Camera data: Nikon D7100, 18-200mm lens (shot during 200 mm, f/5.6, 1/250 sec, ISO 320)

Katie’s critique: “I have seen many pleasing nightfall shots entrance out of a Pacific Northwest since of a fume flapping here from Siberian wildfires. This is one of those good shots. The many layers in this print are beautiful, adding abyss to a frame. This was unprotected good for sharpened directly during a sun, nonetheless I’m certain a fume and light cloud cover helped with this. The object is positioned perfectly. Lovely photograph.”

Photographer: Aaron Frank, from Roy, Pierce County.Photo taken: Apr 7, Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park.Photographers description: On a tour behind from Shi Shi Beach we motionless to locate a nightfall during Ruby Beach. This pristine healthy beauty was taken with my Nikon D5100, with 14mm ultrawide Rokinon lens.Katies critique: Great pursuit framing a object so it bursts by that archway. we adore a combined component of a chairman on tip of a rock; this print wouldnt be as good yet him or her. (I wish a concentration was on a chairman  a a bit soothing  instead of a driftwood in a core of a frame.) The thoughtfulness and balance are good additions to a frame. Tip: Try gathering from a left of a support to make it some-more straight and position that detonate onto a thirds.
Photographer: Aaron Frank, from Roy, Pierce County.

Photo taken: Apr 7, Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park.

Photographer’s description: “On a tour behind from Shi Shi Beach we motionless to locate a nightfall during Ruby Beach. This pristine healthy beauty was taken with my Nikon D5100, with 14mm ultrawide Rokinon lens.”

Katie’s critique: “Great pursuit framing a object so it bursts by that archway. we adore a combined component of a chairman on tip of a rock; this print wouldn’t be as good yet him or her. (I wish a concentration was on a chairman — it’s a bit soothing — instead of a driftwood in a core of a frame.) The thoughtfulness and balance are good additions to a frame. Tip: Try gathering from a left of a support to make it some-more straight and position that detonate onto a thirds.”

Photographer: John Melicor, Bremerton.Photo taken: Apr 4, Skagit Valley.Photographers description: Tulip fields nearby Mount Vernon, taken with a Canon T5i.Katies critique: The chunks of tone unequivocally intensify a heading lines in this photograph. we also suffer how a photographer got down low and prisoner a light, that emphasizes a hardness of a tulip leaves. The abyss of margin is great, producing good layers. Beautiful print all around.
Photographer: John Melicor, Bremerton.

Photo taken: Apr 4, Skagit Valley.

Photographer’s description: “Tulip fields nearby Mount Vernon, taken with a Canon T5i.”

Katie’s critique: “The chunks of tone unequivocally intensify a heading lines in this photograph. we also suffer how a photographer got down low and prisoner a light, that emphasizes a hardness of a tulip leaves. The abyss of margin is great, producing good layers. Beautiful print all around.”

Photographer: Yang Wang, Redmond.Photo taken: Apr 4, Seattle.Photographers description: This is a finale theatre of a moon obscure with Space Needle as foreground. Photo was taken by Canon 7D Mark II with EF70-300mm L lens.Katies critique: This is a formidable print to capture, generally when Seattles continue can hurt print skeleton with a singular sleet cloud. The photographer did a good pursuit of balancing a low light conditions yet exposing a moon rightly and gripping a Space Needle sincerely sharp. we adore a passed space around a Needle, permitting it to breathe, and centering it in a frame, violation a order of thirds. It would also make a pleasing straight photo.
Photographer: Yang Wang, Redmond.

Photo taken: Apr 4, Seattle.

Photographer’s description: “This is a finale theatre of a moon obscure with Space Needle as foreground. Photo was taken by Canon 7D Mark II with EF70-300mm L lens.”

Katie’s critique: “This is a formidable print to capture, generally when Seattle’s continue can hurt print skeleton with a singular sleet cloud. The photographer did a good pursuit of balancing a low light conditions yet exposing a moon rightly and gripping a Space Needle sincerely sharp. we adore a passed space around a Needle, permitting it to breathe, and centering it in a frame, violation a order of thirds. It would also make a pleasing straight photo.”

Photographer: Craig Goodwin, Spokane.Photo taken: Mar 19, nearby Ritzville, Adams County.Photographers description: It was pale and stormy during (a recent) epic geomagnetic storm, yet Ive schooled that there is customarily an relate for a integrate days after a vast display of a Northern Lights, so we ventured out. we find that a pivotal for these kinds of shots is to harmonise a night sky with an engaging foreground. This church had been on my radar. Taken with a 24mm Rokinon lens on a Nikon D600, ISO 4000, f2.5, 20-second exposure.Katies critique: Incredible photograph! Just  wow! The elongated mount accentuates a thespian sky and positions a church on a thirds. Bringing adult a highlights on a church creates it pop, only as most a focal indicate as a Aurora Borealis. The church adds seductiveness as an additional layer. Beautiful pursuit all around.
Photographer: Craig Goodwin, Spokane.

Photo taken: Mar 19, nearby Ritzville, Adams County.

Photographer’s description: “It was pale and stormy during (a recent) epic geomagnetic storm, yet I’ve schooled that there is customarily an relate for a integrate days after a vast display of a Northern Lights, so we ventured out. we find that a pivotal for these kinds of shots is to harmonise a night sky with an engaging foreground. This church had been on my radar. Taken with a 24mm Rokinon lens on a Nikon D600, ISO 4000, f2.5, 20-second exposure.”

Katie’s critique: “Incredible photograph! Just … wow! The elongated mount accentuates a thespian sky and positions a church on a thirds. Bringing adult a highlights on a church creates it pop, only as most a focal indicate as a Aurora Borealis. The church adds seductiveness as an additional layer. Beautiful pursuit all around.”

Photographer: Mark Wangerin, Seattle.Photo taken: Mar 11, nearby Lamoine, Douglas County.Photographers description: Out for a day of birding easterly of a mountains, a 575-mile, 15-hour trip! The prominence  was a find of a span of long-eared owls in a mount of pine. Taken with Nikon D7100 with Sigma 150-500 lens.Katies critique: This owl is so cute! (And thats observant something entrance from me, who isnt a fan of birds.) Great framing of a face and those far-reaching eyes by a tree branches. Also, good pursuit removing in parsimonious adequate so we can see how a owl camouflages with a tree. we competence mount in from a left and somewhat off a tip to purify it adult only slightly. Beautiful constraint of a pleasing bird.
Photographer: Mark Wangerin, Seattle.

Photo taken: Mar 11, nearby Lamoine, Douglas County.

Photographer’s description: “Out for a day of birding easterly of a mountains, a 575-mile, 15-hour trip! The prominence … was a find of a span of long-eared owls in a mount of pine. Taken with Nikon D7100 with Sigma 150-500 lens.”

Katie’s critique: “This owl is so cute! (And that’s observant something entrance from me, who isn’t a fan of birds.) Great framing of a face and those far-reaching eyes by a tree branches. Also, good pursuit removing in parsimonious adequate so we can see how a owl camouflages with a tree. we competence mount in from a left and somewhat off a tip to purify it adult only slightly. Beautiful constraint of a pleasing bird.”

Photographer: Quinn Richard Lynam, age 9, Kirkland.Photo taken: Point Defiance Zoo, Tacoma.Photographers description: Going to a zoo is a favorite family outing. Capturing a mild Bengal tiger by a camera lens, and a pleasing fever day give light and life to a ideal picture.  Submitted by Barbara Brown Lynam, Quinns grandmother. Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3 with Tamron 18-270mm lens.Katies critique: This is a good mural of a pleasing animal. Awesome pursuit removing in parsimonious to emanate a tie between a spectator and tiger; we unequivocally like a elongated crop, that highlights a heading lines that make a eyes a focal point. Quinn: Keep chasing pleasing light and creation pleasing photographs. Maybe in 15 years The Seattle Times will be advantageous adequate to sinecure you.
Photographer: Quinn Richard Lynam, age 9, Kirkland.

Photo taken: Point Defiance Zoo, Tacoma.

Photographer’s description: “Going to a zoo is a favorite family outing. Capturing a mild Bengal tiger by a camera lens, and a pleasing fever day give light and life to a ideal picture.” — Submitted by Barbara Brown Lynam, Quinn’s grandmother. Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3 with Tamron 18-270mm lens.

Katie’s critique: “This is a good mural of a pleasing animal. Awesome pursuit removing in parsimonious to emanate a tie between a spectator and tiger; we unequivocally like a elongated crop, that highlights a heading lines that make a eyes a focal point. Quinn: Keep chasing pleasing light and creation pleasing photographs. Maybe in 15 years The Seattle Times will be advantageous adequate to sinecure you.”

Photographer: Andrew Kearns, Bothell.Photo taken: Feb. 17, Mount Pilchuck.Photographers description: Some friends and we saw a continue would be good for a weekend, so we went adult and stayed a night during a Mount Pilchuck heat surveillance to locate a sunrise. It was tight. Canon 60D, ISO 100, f5.6, 1/100 second.Katies critique: An positively pleasing shot. we adore a density a light produces on a bony peaks. Great pursuit centering a chairman in a support (nicely violation a order of thirds) and removing only adequate morning to furnish some soothing tone in a photo. we consider a lot of people trust they have to indicate their lens directly during a object during a morning or sunset, yet by directing a camera so a object is only during a dilemma of a support it creates some-more abyss and a some-more engaging photo.
Photographer: Andrew Kearns, Bothell.

Photo taken: Feb. 17, Mount Pilchuck.

Photographer’s description: “Some friends and we saw a continue would be good for a weekend, so we went adult and stayed a night during a Mount Pilchuck heat surveillance to locate a sunrise. It was tight. Canon 60D, ISO 100, f5.6, 1/100 second.”

Katie’s critique: “An positively pleasing shot. we adore a density a light produces on a bony peaks. Great pursuit centering a chairman in a support (nicely violation a order of thirds) and removing only adequate morning to furnish some soothing tone in a photo. we consider a lot of people trust they have to indicate their lens directly during a object during a morning or sunset, yet by directing a camera so a object is only during a dilemma of a support it creates some-more abyss and a some-more engaging photo.”

Photographer: Jim Zaikoski, Vancouver, Wash.Photo taken: Feb. 21, Sauvie Island, Ore.Photographers description: A vast group was on a belligerent a bit after morning and we took this print when a group all took off during once. Equipment: Nikon D810, Lens: 70-200 @ 92mm F8, 1/1000, 800 ISO.Katies critique: we adore a Wheres Waldo? feel of this photo, that immediately held my eye. we wish to get deeper into a print and demeanour during all those birds expressions (can birds have expressions?) and their feet and wings and see how they are all different. Great pursuit removing in parsimonious to discharge any distracting surroundings. Tip: we competence try going in a tiny tighter to get absolved of a brush in a credentials on a bottom left corner, or relocating reduce to a belligerent to fire aloft so a sky is a background. All-around illusory photo.
Photographer: Jim Zaikoski, Vancouver, Wash.

Photo taken: Feb. 21, Sauvie Island, Ore.

Photographer’s description: “A vast group was on a belligerent a bit after morning and we took this print when a group all took off during once. Equipment: Nikon D810, Lens: 70-200 @ 92mm F8, 1/1000, 800 ISO.”

Katie’s critique: “I adore a ‘Where’s Waldo?’ feel of this photo, that immediately held my eye. we wish to get deeper into a print and demeanour during all those birds’ expressions (can birds have expressions?) and their feet and wings and see how they are all different. Great pursuit removing in parsimonious to discharge any distracting surroundings. Tip: we competence try going in a tiny tighter to get absolved of a brush in a credentials on a bottom left corner, or relocating reduce to a belligerent to fire aloft so a sky is a background. All-around illusory photo.”

Photographer: Yoshiki Nakamura, Seattle.Photo taken: Feb. 14, Golden Gardens Beach Park, Seattle.Photographers description: The woods in Golden Gardens Beach Park provides a smashing print opportunity, generally in winter when leaves are depressed and branches are in silhouette. The reflected object combined layers of several tone and liughtness to a scene. we adore this place and environment for photography.Expert says: Ive seen this shot in Golden Gardens a integrate times and a always one of my favorites. we adore a approach a unclothed branches emanate silhouetted lines opposite a colorful sunset. The combined reward to this support is a vessel in a water, formulating some-more layers and depth. we adore a golden tone that gives this plcae a name. Beautiful job. -Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Yoshiki Nakamura, Seattle.
Photo taken: Feb. 14, Golden Gardens Beach Park, Seattle.
Photographer’s description: “The woods in Golden Gardens Beach Park provides a smashing print opportunity, generally in winter when leaves are depressed and branches are in silhouette. The reflected object combined layers of several tone and liughtness to a scene. we adore this place and environment for photography.”
Expert says: “I’ve seen this shot in Golden Gardens a integrate times and it’s always one of my favorites. we adore a approach a unclothed branches emanate silhouetted lines opposite a colorful sunset. The combined reward to this support is a vessel in a water, formulating some-more layers and depth. we adore a golden tone that gives this plcae it’s name. Beautiful job.” -Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Laveda Loose, Juneau, Alaska.Photo taken: Jan. 4, outward Juneau.Photographers description: Nikon D810 was used for this design of a northern lights over a twin peaks above Mendenhall Glacier, with Mendenhall River in a foreground.Expert says: The northern lights is one of those wonders that blows my mind and is unequivocally on my bucket list to photograph. In this frame, a photographer unequivocally easily captures this consternation and a beauty of Alaska. The delayed shiver (13 seconds) captures a transformation within this photograph: from a delayed stream in a forehead to a heat of a home nestled in a trees and afterwards a sleet floating off a pleasing peaks (and of march a northern lights). Lovely photo. -Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Laveda Loose, Juneau, Alaska.
Photo taken: Jan. 4, outward Juneau.
Photographer’s description: “Nikon D810 was used for this design of a northern lights over a twin peaks above Mendenhall Glacier, with Mendenhall River in a foreground.”
Expert says: “The northern lights is one of those wonders that blows my mind and is unequivocally on my bucket list to photograph. In this frame, a photographer unequivocally easily captures this consternation and a beauty of Alaska. The delayed shiver (13 seconds) captures a transformation within this photograph: from a delayed stream in a forehead to a heat of a home nestled in a trees and afterwards a sleet floating off a pleasing peaks (and of march a northern lights). Lovely photo.” -Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Radka Chapin, Redmond.Photo taken: Jan. 31, Hidden Lake Peaks, North Cascades.Photographers description: Its been a low-snow year so we set out to hunt for skiable sleet in a North Cascades. Even yet a skiing was challenging, a views done adult for it. We watched this onion-shaped cloud form above Mount Baker in a distance, as we skied down from Hidden Lake Peaks. Shot with a Nikon D600, 16-35 mm lens.Expert says: Kudos to a photographer for removing out there in a right place during a right time, that can infrequently make a good photo. The onion-shaped cloud with swirls indicating directly during Mount Baker, make this print mount out. we adore a choice of a wide-angle lens to get a surrounding peaks and a tiny skier in a frame. Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Radka Chapin, Redmond.
Photo taken: Jan. 31, Hidden Lake Peaks, North Cascades.
Photographer’s description: “It’s been a low-snow year so we set out to hunt for skiable sleet in a North Cascades. Even yet a skiing was challenging, a views done adult for it. We watched this onion-shaped cloud form above Mount Baker in a distance, as we skied down from Hidden Lake Peaks. Shot with a Nikon D600, 16-35 mm lens.”
Expert says: “Kudos to a photographer for removing out there in a right place during a right time, that can infrequently make a good photo. The “onion-shaped cloud” with swirls indicating directly during Mount Baker, make this print mount out. we adore a choice of a wide-angle lens to get a surrounding peaks and a tiny skier in a frame.”
— Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Stanton Prescott, Seattle.Photo taken: Jan. 7, Kerry Park, Seattle.Photographers description: Sun violation by a haze during sunrise. 1/4000 sec, f/4.5, ISO: 100.Expert says: Moody is a initial word that comes to mind after glimpsing this photo. That moodiness combined by a object perplexing to get by a haze is golden. we adore how a dim tools on a tip and bottom of a support are even, and how they are connected with a Space Needle. The angles of a buildings supplement to this blockiness that accentuates a industrial feel of this image. Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Stanton Prescott, Seattle.
Photo taken: Jan. 7, Kerry Park, Seattle.
Photographer’s description: “Sun violation by a haze during sunrise. 1/4000 sec, f/4.5, ISO: 100.”
Expert says: “Moody is a initial word that comes to mind after glimpsing this photo. That moodiness combined by a object perplexing to get by a haze is golden. we adore how a dim tools on a tip and bottom of a support are even, and how they are connected with a Space Needle. The angles of a buildings supplement to this blockiness that accentuates a industrial feel of this image.”
— Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Patrick Sloan, Renton.Photo taken: Jan. 14, Seahurst Park, Burien.Photographers description: After work we motionless to conduct to Seahurst Park and see if we could constraint a good sunset. Along a beach, we speckled this sole fisherman and suspicion what a good theme for a photo. we am an pledge photographer, have been holding photos for about dual years. Using a Sony RX100M3 camera.Expert says: This print is about a layers and is only beautiful. we adore a conformation of a fisherman opposite a yellow, blue and white sky. Having those logs hang out in a core of a support creates for a singular photo; they supplement to a layers and anchor a frame. we cant consider of a approach to make this print  better. Gorgeous find.  Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Patrick Sloan, Renton.
Photo taken: Jan. 14, Seahurst Park, Burien.
Photographer’s description: “After work we motionless to conduct to Seahurst Park and see if we could constraint a good sunset. Along a beach, we speckled this sole fisherman and suspicion what a good theme for a photo. we am an pledge photographer, have been holding photos for about dual years. Using a Sony RX100M3 camera.”
Expert says: “This print is about a layers and is only beautiful. we adore a conformation of a fisherman opposite a yellow, blue and white sky. Having those logs hang out in a core of a support creates for a singular photo; they supplement to a layers and anchor a frame. we can’t consider of a approach to make this print better. Gorgeous find.”
— Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Kym Ahrens, Seattle.Photo taken: Jan. 6, Lake Burien.Photographers description: My workplace recently changed to Burien. we have gotten into a robe of holding my camera everywhere. One afternoon we was dumbfounded by a beautiful, cloudy nightfall opposite Lake Burien. we ran outward to get a shot, this was a best of a bunch. Sony NEX C3@35mm, 1/250, f/3.2, 800.Expert says: we was immediately drawn to this photo. The pastel colors are pleasing opposite a dim reeds. The haze softens a dim trees in a credentials and separates them from a fibre and their reflection, creation a fibre distinguished and defined. What we unequivocally suffer is a framing and balance that creates this an art piece. we adore how a fibre and their thoughtfulness go out of a support on a left side and a crux of a credentials is during a tip half of a frame, requesting a order of thirds in mixed ways. we would hang this design in my home. Gorgeous! Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Kym Ahrens, Seattle.
Photo taken: Jan. 6, Lake Burien.
Photographer’s description: “My workplace recently changed to Burien. we have gotten into a robe of holding my camera everywhere. One afternoon we was dumbfounded by a beautiful, cloudy nightfall opposite Lake Burien. we ran outward to get a shot, this was a best of a bunch. Sony NEX C3@35mm, 1/250, f/3.2, 800.”
Expert says: “I was immediately drawn to this photo. The pastel colors are pleasing opposite a dim reeds. The haze softens a dim trees in a credentials and separates them from a fibre and their reflection, creation a fibre distinguished and defined. What we unequivocally suffer is a framing and balance that creates this an art piece. we adore how a fibre and their thoughtfulness go out of a support on a left side and a crux of a credentials is during a tip half of a frame, requesting a order of thirds in mixed ways. we would hang this design in my home. Gorgeous!”
— Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Laurel Hair, Kirkland.Photo taken:  Jan. 1, off Hwy. 20, Rockport, Skagit County.Photographers description: My fianc and we spent New Years Day eagle watching. This eagle stayed sensitively examination us, permitting me a best shots of a day as we played with my new Christmas camera.Expert says: we adore a restraint captured. we also unequivocally suffer all a layers: We get a clarity of place with all a branches yet a still purify since of a shoal abyss of field. The limbs framing a eagle supplement to those good layers. Great job! Katie G. Cotterill Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Laurel Hair, Kirkland.
Photo taken: Jan. 1, off Hwy. 20, Rockport, Skagit County.
Photographer’s description: “My fiancé and we spent New Year’s Day eagle watching. This eagle stayed sensitively examination us, permitting me a best shots of a day as we played with my new Christmas camera.”
Expert says: “I adore a restraint captured. we also unequivocally suffer all a layers: We get a clarity of place with all a branches yet it’s still purify since of a shoal abyss of field. The limbs framing a eagle supplement to those good layers. Great job!”
— Katie G. Cotterill Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Shun Takano, Renton.Photo taken: Dec. 30, 2014, Renton.Photographers description: Went to Gene Coulon Memorial Park with a rented lens to take photos of birds. There was a group of North American coots, and some of a people motionless to mount onto a log. Taken with a Sony A77M2 with Tamron 150-600 mm lens.Expert says: What we unequivocally like about this print is a hardness and tone of a blue H2O that is purify and contrasts good with a well-spoken dark-colored birds. Great choice of lens so were means to get in tighten to a birds and see those red eyes. A tip: Almost wish to be a tiny closer. By checking a metadata, it looks like this print was taken during 400mm. Im extraordinary what it would demeanour like if it was shot a tiny tighter. 500mm? Even during 600mm? we still wish to see those ripples in a water, yet have those (creepy) red eyes a tiny bigger in a frame. Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Shun Takano, Renton.
Photo taken: Dec. 30, 2014, Renton.
Photographer’s description: “Went to Gene Coulon Memorial Park with a rented lens to take photos of birds. There was a group of North American coots, and some of a people motionless to mount onto a log. Taken with a Sony A77M2 with Tamron 150-600 mm lens.”
Expert says: “What we unequivocally like about this print is a hardness and tone of a blue H2O that is purify and contrasts good with a well-spoken dark-colored birds. Great choice of lens so we’re means to get in tighten to a birds and see those red eyes. A tip: Almost wish to be a tiny closer. By checking a metadata, it looks like this print was taken during 400mm. I’m extraordinary what it would demeanour like if it was shot a tiny tighter. 500mm? Even during 600mm? we still wish to see those ripples in a water, yet have those (creepy) red eyes a tiny bigger in a frame. ”
—Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Tom Schonhoff,  Seattle.Photo taken: Dec. 14, 2014. Magnolia, looking toward a downtown skyline.Photographers description: On misty winter mornings, early light mixes with fast changeable haze to exhibit Seattle in startling ways. we gave adult a iconic Space Needle and packet boats to give concentration to a tree shadows rupturing by a fog. Black and white lets a spectator combine on a textures and contrasts, that are unequivocally a theme of a image.Expert says: we unequivocally most suffer a good black and white sketch and this is one of them. we adore how a light slices by a haze and a trees. We unequivocally get to combine on a density of a haze and a frail firm dark of a trees and industrial buildings. And that birds conformation is perfect. A tip: Try gathering from a left only to a initial building, and from a top, only above a sun. My eye kept erratic to a prosaic sky and by somewhat gathering we approach a concentration to a theme of a image.  Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Tom Schonhoff, Seattle.
Photo taken: Dec. 14, 2014. Magnolia, looking toward a downtown skyline.
Photographer’s description: “On misty winter mornings, early light mixes with fast changeable haze to exhibit Seattle in startling ways. we gave adult a iconic Space Needle and packet boats to give concentration to a tree shadows rupturing by a fog. Black and white lets a spectator combine on a textures and contrasts, that are unequivocally a theme of a image.”
Expert says: “I unequivocally most suffer a good black and white sketch and this is one of them. we adore how a light ‘slices’ by a haze and a trees. We unequivocally get to combine on a density of a haze and a frail firm dark of a trees and industrial buildings. And that bird’s conformation is perfect.
A tip: Try gathering from a left only to a initial building, and from a top, only above a sun. My eye kept erratic to a prosaic sky and by somewhat gathering we approach a concentration to a theme of a image. ”
— Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Kyle Szegedi, Bellingham.Photo taken: Nov. 1, Snoqualmie Falls.Photographers description: This print was taken on a cold day during Snoqualmie Falls. Me and my crony done a expostulate down only so we could take this photo. The camera was a Canon 60D and a ND400 filter to get a prolonged exposure. It was cold to have him mount in a shot to get a tellurian viewpoint subsequent to a waterfall. The alpine heat was extraordinary that sunset.Expert says: Snoqualmie Falls is one of a Pacific Northwests beauties and a photographer prisoner it perfectly. Great pursuit regulating a neutral-density filter to get that prolonged bearing during splendid object (if this wasnt used, it would be unequivocally tough to not blow out a highlights). we adore a colors: a blues in a shadows of a water, that contrariety easily with a yellows of a sunlight, and a immature moss and brush. Having a crony in a support is a tiny combined component that we enjoy. Gorgeous frame! Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Kyle Szegedi, Bellingham.
Photo taken: Nov. 1, Snoqualmie Falls.
Photographer’s description: “This print was taken on a cold day during Snoqualmie Falls. Me and my crony done a expostulate down only so we could take this photo. The camera was a Canon 60D and a ND400 filter to get a prolonged exposure. It was cold to have him mount in a shot to get a tellurian viewpoint subsequent to a waterfall. The alpine heat was extraordinary that sunset.”
Expert says: “Snoqualmie Falls is one of a Pacific Northwest’s beauties and a photographer prisoner it perfectly. Great pursuit regulating a neutral-density filter to get that prolonged bearing during splendid object (if this wasn’t used, it would be unequivocally tough to not blow out a highlights). we adore a colors: a blues in a shadows of a water, that contrariety easily with a yellows of a sunlight, and a immature moss and brush. Having a crony in a support is a tiny combined component that we enjoy. Gorgeous frame!”
— Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Aaron Roche, Seattle.Photo taken: Dec. 1, Jefferson Park, Seattle.Photographers description: Silhouetted skateboarders atop Beacon Hill stole a beauty of this sunset. Shot with a Sony ILCE-6000 Hybrid camera with a 16-50mm Power Zoom lens.Expert says: The photographer did a good pursuit silhouetting this skateboarder while capturing a rise action. we adore a rest of a silhouettes in a credentials of a people and flare post  it gives a print a clarity of place. The colors are pleasing and a wisp of clouds, generally in a tip half of a photo, easily fill out a frames passed space. This unequivocally well-timed impulse creates this print purify and a leader in my book. Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff
Photographer: Aaron Roche, Seattle.
Photo taken: Dec. 1, Jefferson Park, Seattle.
Photographer’s description: “Silhouetted skateboarders atop Beacon Hill stole a beauty of this sunset. Shot with a Sony ILCE-6000 Hybrid camera with a 16-50mm Power Zoom lens.”
Expert says: “The photographer did a good pursuit silhouetting this skateboarder while capturing a rise action. we adore a rest of a silhouettes in a credentials of a people and flare post — it gives a print a clarity of place. The colors are pleasing and a wisp of clouds, generally in a tip half of a photo, easily fill out a frame’s passed space. This unequivocally well-timed impulse creates this print purify and a leader in my book.”
— Katie G. Cotterill, Seattle Times print staff

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