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Seattle editorial photographer | Lebowski Fest Seattle

Posted in assignment work, editorial work, music, news, Washington by bermanphotos on July 21, 2009

Lebowski Fest came to the south Seattle city of Tukwila. Dozens dressed as characters from the movie The Big Lebowski, while quaffing down white russian drinks, and bowling a few frames.

Jeff Dowd, the real life inspiration for the film’s main character “the dude” was also in attendance.

Fan Dale Phillips of Tacoma waits in line before the start of Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com

Fan Dale Phillips of Tacoma waits in line before the start of Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com

Jeff Dowd, the real-life inspiration for "the Dude," speaks to the crowd during Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com From left, Matt Kramer, Rob van Oss, and Joshua Freer pose as the nihlists from "The Big Lebowski" before the start of Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com Costumed fans of "The Big Lebowski" wait in line before the start of Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com
Skylar Tennent is costumed as fictional screenwriter Arthur Digby Sellers, complete with a fake iron lung, while enjoying the festivities at Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com

Skylar Tennent is costumed as fictional screenwriter Arthur Digby Sellers, complete with a fake iron lung, while enjoying the festivities at Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com

The most-ordered drink during Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila was the White Russian, a drink made famous by the film. The drink is made from vodka, half-and-half, kahlua, and ice. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com

The most-ordered drink during Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila was the White Russian, a drink made famous by the film. The drink is made from vodka, half-and-half, kahlua, and ice. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com

A "The Big Lebowski" fan carries a rolled-up rug during Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com
A participant in a lookalike contest looks to the crowd during Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila on Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com

A participant in a lookalike contest looks to the crowd during Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila on Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com

Jeff Dowd, the real-life "Dude," signs an autograph for a fan during Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com
Pictures from other fan festivals are displayed on large screens in the bar area during Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com

Pictures from other fan festivals are displayed on large screens in the bar area during Lebowski Fest at Acme Bowl in Tukwila Tuesday July 21, 2009. Photo by Daniel Berman/SeattlePI.com

Thanks for looking!

-Daniel

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