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Seattle editorial photographer | 2009 News Photos of the Year

They say you don’t know where you are going unless you look at where you have been. In keeping with that theory, I am posting my year in review for several picture categories: news photography, portrait photography, and unpublished (personal) photography.

Tent City 3 at Calvin Presbyterian Church Friday February 27, 2009 in Shoreline, WA.

Tent City 3 at Calvin Presbyterian Church Friday February 27, 2009 in Shoreline, WA.

Tent City 3 at Calvin Presbyterian Church Friday February 27, 2009 in Shoreline, WA.

Tent City 3 at Calvin Presbyterian Church Friday February 27, 2009 in Shoreline, WA.

Tent City 3 at Calvin Presbyterian Church Friday February 27, 2009 in Shoreline, WA.p>Tent City 3 at Calvin Presbyterian Church Friday February 27, 2009 in Shoreline, WA.

Wednesday March 18, 2009 at Tent City 3 at St. Mark's Cathedral in Seattle, WA.

Wednesday March 18, 2009 at Tent City 3 at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle, WA.

Bhangra Bash at the University of Washington Saturday March 28, 2009.

Bhangra Bash at the University of Washington Saturday March 28, 2009.

FACE fashion show in Seattle Thursday April 30, 2009 at Herban Feast to raise money for Sunflower Children's fund.

FACE fashion show in Seattle Thursday April 30, 2009 at Herban Feast to raise money for Sunflower Children’s fund.

Monk (no last name), left, kisses Sam D while using bondage ropeto suspend her on the opening night of the Seattle Erotic Art Festival Friday May 1, 2009 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall.

Monk (no last name), left, kisses Sam D while using bondage ropeto suspend her on the opening night of the Seattle Erotic Art Festival Friday May 1, 2009 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall.

Final try-outs for the Seahawks cheerleader team the Sea Gals at Qwest Field Sunday May 3, 2009. 12 of the 28 women selected=

Final try-outs for the Seahawks cheerleader team the Sea Gals at Qwest Field Sunday May 3, 2009. 12 of the 28 women selected for the team are new this season.”

Norwegian Constitution Day parade in Ballard Sunday May 17, 2009.</a

Norwegian Constitution Day parade in Ballard Sunday May 17, 2009.

Members of the Lake City Emblem Club get some shade thanks to patriotic umbrellas before participating in a march at a Memorial Day ceremony at Washelli Cemetery in Seattle Monday May 25, 2009.

Members of the Lake City Emblem Club get some shade thanks to patriotic umbrellas before participating in a march at a Memorial Day ceremony at Washelli Cemetery in Seattle Monday May 25, 2009.

Parade participants make their way down 36th street during the Fremont Solstice Festival in Seattle June 20, 2009.

Parade participants make their way down 36th street during the Fremont Solstice Festival in Seattle June 20, 2009.

Paka Lanalani keeps cool under a colorful umbrella while walking.through the entrance of Myrtle Edwards Park on the final day of.Hempfest 2009. Festival organizers called the event "the largest.cannabis policy reform event in the world." Tens of thousands attended the event over the weekend.

Paka Lanalani keeps cool under a colorful umbrella while walking.through the entrance of Myrtle Edwards Park on the final day of Hempfest 2009. Festival organizers called the event “the largest.cannabis policy reform event in the world.” Tens of thousands attended the event over the weekend.

Motorcyclist CJ Mriscin touches the side of a truck carrying the traveling Vietnam Memorial exhibit, that will be set up at Acacia Memorial Park on August 16, during an arrival ceremony Sunday August 9, 2009. Mriscin has visited the original in Washington D.C., and said her brother was a Vietnam War veteran.

Motorcyclist CJ Mriscin touches the side of a truck carrying the traveling Vietnam Memorial exhibit, that will be set up at Acacia Memorial Park on August 16, during an arrival ceremony Sunday August 9, 2009. Mriscin has visited the original in Washington D.C., and said her brother was a Vietnam War veteran.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers sit together during a memorial service for four slain police officers in Tacoma, WA Tuesday December 8, 2009. The memorial brought an estimated 20,000 police officers and community members to the area.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers sit together during a memorial service for four slain police officers in Tacoma, WA Tuesday December 8, 2009. The memorial brought an estimated 20,000 police officers and community members to the area.

Memorial service for four slain police officers in Tacoma, WA Tuesday December 8, 2009. The memorial brought an estimated 20,000 police officers and community members to the area.

Memorial service for four slain police officers in Tacoma, WA Tuesday December 8, 2009. The memorial brought an estimated 20,000 police officers and community members to the area.

Memorial service for four slain police officers in Tacoma, WA Tuesday December 8, 2009. The memorial brought an estimated 20,000 police officers and community members to the area.

Memorial service for four slain police officers in Tacoma, WA Tuesday December 8, 2009. The memorial brought an estimated 20,000 police officers and community members to the area.

Memorial service for four slain police officers in Tacoma, WA Tuesday December 8, 2009. The memorial brought an estimated 20,000 police officers and community members to the area.

Memorial service for four slain police officers in Tacoma, WA Tuesday December 8, 2009. The memorial brought an estimated 20,000 police officers and community members to the area.

Thanks for looking!

Daniel

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  1. Photographer Manchester said, on December 30, 2009 at 12:33 am

    Hi, I think this is really nice work. Your pictures are very clear and fine. Thanks for sharing the article.

  2. Patrick Smith said, on December 30, 2009 at 2:44 pm

    I still love the umbrella photo, and really dig the memorial service for four slain police officers. Great job, man.


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