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Peter Mumford
44 Sargent Avenue, #2
Somerville, MA 02145
781 960 7049

Cab Drivers

Cab Drivers

April 10th, 2008

Seattle’s cab drivers were outraged at King County’s taxi licensing policies. The climax was a public meeting with all the taxi drivers taking out their frustrations on one pasty county bureaucrat who obviously didn’t know much about the lives of the drivers who’s livelihood the county was threatening.

Atari (Mother of All Video Games)

Atari (Mother of All Video Games)

April 26th, 2011

this is simply a product shot, but we already have several pics of the monitor screens in other stories. I thought the console itself was plastic-space age enough to make a nice pic.  I gave it a blue color that looks sci-fi.

Bars and Restaurants

Bars and Restaurants

April 10th, 2010

I’ve had a lot of gigs photographing restaurants, mostly for Seattle Weekly. I enjoy shooting in low light, with digital equipment, and a little bounced flash.

Tavern Law

Tavern Law

June 25th, 2010

Boo, I think the first three are the best shots for the food lead. They capture the warm and easy-going atmosphere pretty well. The bartender is named Nathan, if you want to ID him. The place is really is called Tavern Law. I captioned the food shots, so that should make the slideshow go together […]

flyingfish

flyingfish

July 23rd, 2010

This restaurant shoot was especially satisfying: the natural sunlight was perfect and the plating was super nice. The Weekly used this crowd scene for a lead: This tuna poke plate:

Mustache

Mustache

May 20th, 2011

The model is artist and curator Cable Griffith. I made him shave his beard for the shoot—the assignment was just to shoot a guy with a mustache.

We R Human by Maureen Whiting

We R Human by Maureen Whiting

December 3rd, 2011

Chiso

Chiso sushi chef Hiro

May 24th, 2010

33 faintingspells

33 faintingspells

April 23rd, 2010

Re-design with WordPress

April 27th, 2010

This site is now entirely output by wordpress. I find theming Wordpress to be quick and satisfying. BTW, Hedengren’s Smashing Wordpress was the most helpful text I found.

Flannel shirts

Flannel shirts

June 19th, 2011

Skip, in two different flannel shirts

Scott Heimendinger the Mad Cook

Scott Heimendinger the Mad Cook

October 30th, 2010

This was for a Seattle weekly cover story about chemistry in cooking.

Emmer & Rye

Emmer & Rye

May 17th, 2010

I was shooting Emmery & Rye for like 15 minutes when the chef reportedly had a freak and kicked me out (so I was told by Amber, the manager).

mama’s mexican kitchen

mama's mexican kitchen

August 3rd, 2010

pimp yo ride

pimp yo ride

May 30th, 2011

Beth’s Cafe

Beth's Cafe

June 14th, 2010

Beth’s Cafe is a storied all night greasy spoon style place on Seattle’s Aurora Avenue. They are famous for 12 egg omelets. Its a big teen hangout.

flannel shirts

flannel shirts

April 27th, 2011

Latino Farmers in Yakima Valley

Latino Farmers in Yakima Valley

July 8th, 2010

Art for Nina Shapiro story on latino farmers in the Yakima Valley, WA. Below the text is a gallery with alternate images and some vertical crops. Each image links to a “preview” image, and the preview is linked to a high res file for download. Sergio Marquez, apple grower, of Wapato, WA. There are several […]

Scott Powell’s “Home”

Scott Powell's "Home"

May 20th, 2010

Emotional dance work choreographed by Mary Sheldon Scott

2 Bit Saloon

2 Bit Saloon

June 28th, 2010

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