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…

Zombie portraits from ZomBcon

A few weeks ago, I covered ZomBcon 2010 – the world’s first convention dedicated to zombies. Working with Genevieve Alvarez, we decided that I would shoot portraits and she would put together a video to accompany them. We set up a black background in a quiet corner of the convention, then sought out costumed attendees….

Invisible families: The homeless you don’t see

The Seattle Times has published a special report on family homelessness through a fellowship with Seattle University, funded by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. As a part of the project, Erika Schultz, Cliff DesPeaux, Genevieve Alvarez and I produced six videos documenting different stories of family homelessness. The project was definitely a team effort…

The Kalish 2009 | Photo Booth Movie

The Kalish 2009 | Photo Booth Movie from Danny Gawlowski on Vimeo. The Stan Kalish Picture Editing Workshop is focused on teaching visual storytelling to mid-career picture editors, designers, assignment editors, word editors and multimedia producers. This piece was created to document the participants in the workshop’s twentieth year. For more information, visit www.kalishworkshop.org.

Washington State High School Basketball Championships

This year, I covered several local teams as they tried to pursue the state’s biggest prize in high school basketball. Two teams went all the way: Squalicum boys and Lynden girls. Both state trophies ended up here in Whatcom County. It was amazing to be a part of the journey. Everyone was so kind to…