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Occupy Seattle protesters arrested, tents cleared from Westlake Park

Seattle police swept through Westlake Park on October 5, 2011 making 25 arrests as they clashed with protesters and hauled away tents set up by the Occupy Seattle movement. The protest is an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations.

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Mutton bustin’ at the 2011 Puyallup Fair

Wool Riders Only allows children between the ages of 3 and 6 to compete riding sheep at the 2011 Puyallup Fair. Competitors are challenged to ride their sheep for six seconds, then are scored and compete for a chance to attend a world championship.

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Giant pumpkins at the 2011 Puyallup Fair

Members of the Pacific Northwest Giant Pumpkin Growers Club describe the thrill of competing in the annual weigh-in competition at the 2011 Puyallup Fair. The winning pumpkin weighed in at 927 pounds.

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Letters sent to Idriss Mosque following 9/11 attacks

Two days after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, a man spread gasoline and fired a gun outside Idriss Mosque in Northgate. Aziz Junejo, who has worshipped at the mosque for years, collected cards and letters sent to the mosque in response to the attack.

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Bumbershoot Fashion

I made these fashion portraits while covering the 2011 Bumbershoot music festival. They were made using a Polaroid Sun 600 and a Canon 5DmII. It was a great way to spend my time while running between different acts I needed to photograph. For me, doing concert photography is really just an excuse to do a…