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Peter Mumford
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Etsuko Ichikawa’s Firebird

Etsuko Ichikawa's Firebird

September 14th, 2010

Etsuko Ichikawa. Performance art work Firebird, at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, in the hotshop, September 11, 2010. Ichikawa is ‘painting’ on a large roll of white paper with a glob of dripping molten glass. Dancer Mizue Trinidad. The performance is accompanied by a selection from Stravinsky’s Firebird. Slideshow gallery, with 33 selects:

flannel shirts

flannel shirts

April 27th, 2011

Unemployed

Unemployed

August 23rd, 2010

Scott Powell 4

Scott Powell 4

May 20th, 2010

Dance Work

Dance Work

January 10th, 2010

I’ve been shooting dance photography for years. My work with the Maureen Whiting Company, Scott/Powell, Amy O’Neal’s Locust, and the (sadly defunct) 33 Fainting Spells has been particularly satisfying.

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.

Chiso

Chiso sushi chef Hiro

May 24th, 2010

2 Bit Saloon

2 Bit Saloon

June 28th, 2010

The Glenwood Rodeo

The Glenwood Rodeo

June 9th, 2007

Its not really my culture, but I love rodeo. I grew up in Boston, Massachusetts, and never went to any rodeo until I was in my thirties. But I find the machismo, the western esthetic, the horses and bulls exciting. This one is a small-town rodeo. They will generally let a photographer shoot from anywhere. […]

pimp yo ride

pimp yo ride

May 30th, 2011

Flannel shirts

Flannel shirts

June 19th, 2011

Skip, in two different flannel shirts

Scott Powell: Home 3

Scott Powell: Home 3

May 20th, 2010

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:

Lamorghini Murciélago

Lamorghini Murciélago

April 30th, 2011

Part of a series of retro-looking panoramic web banners I shot this year.

mama’s mexican kitchen

mama's mexican kitchen

August 3rd, 2010

Microwave Pizza

Microwave Pizza

April 26th, 2011

The pizza that looks like a sub is the Stouffer’s pizza mentioned in the story. Adriana used to eat these back in time, and she said that was their thing, ‘french bread pizza’.

Best Of Seattle portraits

Best Of Seattle portraits

August 1st, 2010

These are portraits for a Best Of Seattle story in Seattle Weekly. Reverend Robert Jeffery, in his central district teaching garden. This is Summer Robinson, in her bookstore: and also a nice headshot: This is Miguel Saladin: This is Marvin Charles: This is Someireh Amirfaiz: Alternate images in gallery:

Super Mario Brothers

Super Mario Brothers

April 8th, 2011

Playing the original Super Mario Brothers on an 8-bit NES system. The top four images are cropped to the 617×216 ratio, and processed with the Lo-Fi app. Thumbnail gallery below has an unprocessed version of the above shot, and various Hipstamatic images also.

C89.5 fm

C89.5 fm

January 31st, 2011

Radio Station at Nathan Hale high school, Seattle. The story was that the station is run, and DJ’d largely by high school students.

home workout

home workout

May 29th, 2011

The assignment was to have a home workout room that looked like the 1980’s, with an aerobics VHS tape playing.

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