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Peter Mumford
44 Sargent Avenue, #2
Somerville, MA 02145
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Lusty Pirates

Lusty Pirates

May 25th, 2010

This was a cover shoot for Seattle Weekly, shot at night mostly. The theme was pirates going barhopping, and we had three of the incomparable Seafair Pirates as models.

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.

Cars we wish were around today

Cars we wish were around today

April 20th, 2011

The muscle car. This is a nice Buick coupe with a 350 ci V8.. I think it fits the category. Posted are two images with a variety of retro filters.  

El Mestizo

El Mestizo

April 27th, 2010

El Mestizo was fun to shoot. They weren’t camera shy in the least.

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 […]

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:

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.

Jello Shots

Jello Shots

December 11th, 2010

Seattle Weekly, always in pursuit of a Pulitzer, ran a cover story on the popularity of jello shots in low-end bars. this shoot was my contribution. Shooting drunks in bars is not that hard. A few snaps and they will start doing the stupidest things for your camera..

Smell Stickers

Smell Stickers

April 23rd, 2011

Hey Aimee, I shot this one twice.. the little girl and boy first, but I wasn’t totally happy with it. Then I found this other kid and shot him outside with his trumpet. Those are the shots I like the best.

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.

Hot Barista shoot

Hot Barista shoot

November 29th, 2010

Compostitional study: Some model shots. I like the relaxed, more natural shots best.

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.

Macky’s Dim Sum

Macky's Dim Sum

May 7th, 2010

Boo, I wonder if the first pic, of the servers coming out loaded with dim sum, will make a nice lead? They were camera shy, but I snatched that one.

Chiso

Chiso sushi chef Hiro

May 24th, 2010

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:

Sage Cafe

Sage Cafe

August 9th, 2010

The Sage Cafe is next to a Seattle hospital. A lot of its clientele are hospital staff and patients. This woman told me “I’m a Doc at Group Health”, and was happy to be in the Seattle Weekly.

El Pilón

El Pilón

August 18th, 2010

Puerto Rican restaurant El Pilón:

tamagotchi

tamagotchi

May 1st, 2011

Who remembers the Tamagotchi electronic pet? It seems these things are still for sale in toy stores.

flannel shirts

flannel shirts

April 27th, 2011

Sunset Tavern Crowd

Sunset Tavern Crowd

June 21st, 2010

This was just the best, funnest shoot in a while. I love being a photographer and pushing right to the front of the crowd. I just say excuse me I need to take some pictures! In any case, HalloQueen, the Queen tribute band was awesome and hilarious at the same time.

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