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Manchester United’s Morgan Schneiderlin (C) is congratulated by teammates Memphis Depay (R) and Phil Jones after Schneiderlin scored a goal Club America in a the first half of match July 17,2015 in Seattle, Washington. AFP PHOTO/STEPHEN BRASHEAR
Photo of professional soccer players during a friendly match
Manchester United’s Adnan Januzaj (L) is fouled by Club America’s Erik Pimentel (C) and Javier Guemez during the second half of a match July 17, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. Manchester United won the match 1-0. AFP PHOTO/STEPHEN BRASHEAR
Photo of soccer supporters in the stand during a friendly match.
Club America supporters cheer before a match between Club American and Manchester United on July 17,2015 in Seattle, Washington.

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108-year-old Evelyn Jones, center, of Woodinville, Wash., waves to the crowd after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch, on her birthday, before a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Seattle. According to the Seattle Mariners, Jones is the oldest person to thrown out a ceremonial first pitch at an MLB game. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
108-year-old Evelyn Jones, center, of Woodinville, Wash., waves to the crowd after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch, on her birthday, before a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Seattle. According to the Seattle Mariners, Jones is the oldest person to thrown out a ceremonial first pitch at an MLB game.

It’s not often that I photograph the ceremonial first pitch when I cover the Mariners and it is less often that a 108-year-old throws out the the first pitch; most likely never before. But Evelyn Jones, 108, threw out the first pitch, which no one was ready and no one except for those standing closet to her saw. My view was completely blocked. However, I was able to get a nice shot of her acknowledge the crowd as she came off the field. And also got a nice photo of Johnny Giavotella congratulating Jones. Oh yeah and there was a baseball game that the Mariners ended up winning. Photos after the break.

108-year-old Evelyn Jones, second from right, of Woodinville, Wash., is wished happy birthday by Los Angeles Angels' Johnny Giavotella after Jones threw out the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Seattle. According to the Seattle Mariners, Jones is the oldest person to thrown out a ceremonial first pitch at an MLB game. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
108-year-old Evelyn Jones, second from right, of Woodinville, Wash., is wished happy birthday by Los Angeles Angels’ Johnny Giavotella after Jones threw out the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Seattle. According to the Seattle Mariners, Jones is the oldest person to thrown out a ceremonial first pitch at an MLB game. 
Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz is congratulated by teammates after scoring a run on a hit byu Mark Trumbo during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Seattle. The Mariners won 5-0. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Seattle Mariners’ Nelson Cruz is congratulated by teammates after scoring a run on a hit byu Mark Trumbo during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Seattle. The Mariners won 5-0.

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SEATTLE, WA - MAY 8: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Seattle Mariners, upper right empties a garbage can on to teammate Logan Morrison #20 after Morrison hit a walk-off homerun in the eleventh inning of a gamea against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on May 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners won the game 4-3.
SEATTLE, WA – MAY 8: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Seattle Mariners, upper right empties a garbage can on to teammate Logan Morrison #20 after Morrison hit a walk-off home run in the eleventh inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on May 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners won the game 4-3.

Walk off wins are always nice and so is photographing them as they are brimming with emotion. Logan Morrison who as been struggling at the plate this season hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning in a game against the Oakland A’s. As Morrison was being interviewed by Root Sports, he was given the obligatory Gatorade bath, which was followed up by a rare treat: a garbage bath. Nelson Cruz dumped a waste basket full of garbage on Morrison, which made for a nice, if not an odd photo.

SEATTLE, WA - MAY 8: Logan Morrison, center, #20 of the Seattle Mariners celebrate hitting a walk-off homerun in the eleventh inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on May 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners won the game 4-3 (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Logan Morrison
SEATTLE, WA – MAY 8: Logan Morrison, center, #20 of the Seattle Mariners celebrate hitting a walk-off home run in the eleventh inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on May 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners won the game 4-3.
SEATTLE, WA - MAY 8: Relief Pitcher Fernando Rodney #56 of the Seattle Mariners reacts to getting the final out of the ninth inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on May 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Fernando Rodney
SEATTLE, WA – MAY 8: Relief Pitcher Fernando Rodney #56 of the Seattle Mariners reacts to getting the final out of the ninth inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on May 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.
SEATTLE, WA - MAY 8: Robinson Canó #22 of the Seattle Mariners puts his arm around teammate Kyle Seager #15 between inning during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on May 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners won the game 4-3 in eleven innings. At right is is Chris Taylor #1 of the Seattle Mariners. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kyle Seager; Robinson Canó; Chris Taylor
SEATTLE, WA – MAY 8: Robinson Canó #22 of the Seattle Mariners puts his arm around teammate Kyle Seager #15 between innings during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on May 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners won the game 4-3 in eleven innings. At right is is Chris Taylor #1 of the Seattle Mariners.
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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (right) hugs quarterback Russell Wilson after defeating the Green Bay Packers in NFC Championship Playoffs at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington, USA, 18 January 2015. Kearse caught the game-winning touchdown in overtime.

I had the opportunity to photograph the NFC Championship game between the Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers. It was the third time photographing a Packers Seahawks game as I photographed the famous ‘Fail Mary’ game and the season’s opening game. And what a game it turned out to be. Here are the photos.

A photo of a football player celebrating a touchdown
Seattle Seahawks tackle Garry Gilliam, right, Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan, left, celebrate a scoring a touchdown on a fake field goal attempt during the second half of the NFC Championship Playoffs against the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington, USA, 18 January 2015.
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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch warms up in a downpour before the NFC Championship Playoffs against the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington, USA, 18 January 2015.

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Stony Brook Bryan Sekunda celebrates along with teammates late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Washington Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Seattle. Stony Brook won the game 62-57.
Stony Brook Bryan Sekunda celebrates along with teammates late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Washington Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Seattle. Stony Brook won the game 62-57.

Unranked Stony Brook traveled from New York to play the University of Washington at Alaska Airlines Arena. For most the game UW had the edge, but somehow Stony Brook hung around and in the final moments tied and took the lead to beat the Huskies and pull off the upset. More photos after the break.

Stony Brook's Rayshaun McGrew, upper let, and Deshaun Thrower (1) defend against Washington's Nigel Williams-Goss, forcing him to call a timout, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Seattle. Stony Brook won the game 62-57.
Stony Brook’s Rayshaun McGrew, upper let, and Deshaun Thrower (1) defend against Washington’s Nigel Williams-Goss, forcing him to call a timout, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Seattle. Stony Brook won the game 62-57.

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Washington's Nigel Williams-Goss (5) drives past Eastern Washington's Tyler Harvey in the second half of an NCAA basketball game, on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Seattle. Washington won the game 81-77.
Washington’s Nigel Williams-Goss (5) drives past Eastern Washington’s Tyler Harvey in the second half of an NCAA basketball game, on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Seattle. Washington won the game 81-77.

The University of Washington played Eastern Washington University. This season the Huskies are ranked, but Eastern played UW tough and made a game of it. It was my first game of the season to photograph.

Washington's Darin Johnson reacts to Washington's come-from-behind victory over Eastern Washington in an NCAA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Seattle. Washington won 81-77.
Washington’s Darin Johnson reacts to Washington’s come-from-behind victory over Eastern Washington in an NCAA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Seattle. Washington won 81-77.
A Washington cheerleader reacts in the second half of an NCAA basketball game between Washington and Eastern Washington Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Seattle. Washington won the game 81-77.
A Washington cheerleader reacts in the second half of an NCAA basketball game between Washington and Eastern Washington Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Seattle. Washington won the game 81-77.

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Here’s a selection of some portraits from the last couple of months all photographed with my Fuji X cameras. I shooting portraits exclusively with my Fujis. I imagine that in the next iteration of cameras, I will be able to shoot more and more assignments with the cameras as I see many other photographer doing. Again, some of images were shot a while back and I had to wait for publication to post. More photos after the break.

O'Dea High School football coach Monte Kohler at O'Dea High School in Seattle Tuesday July 30, 2014.
O’Dea High School football coach Monte Kohler at O’Dea High School in Seattle Tuesday July 30, 2014.

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A gun rights activist displays an I Will Not Comply sign from the the barrel of a rifle December 13, 2014 in Olympia, Washington at the State Capitol. Gun Rights Activists protested Washington State's voter-passed initiative that requires background checks for all guns sales and exchanges.
A gun rights activist displays an I Will Not Comply sign from the the barrel of a rifle December 13, 2014 in Olympia, Washington at the State Capitol. Gun Rights Activists protested Washington State’s voter-passed initiative that requires background checks for all guns sales and exchanges.

I photographed the ‘I Will Not Comply’ rally in opposition to I-594, which requires background checks for the sale of all firearms in the state of Washington. The initiative was passed decisively by voters in the Fall. Protestors bought, sold and exchanged firearms to protest the law as unconstitutional. Coming up with unique and contextual photos can be a bit difficult at events like this. More photos after the break.

Mike Ladines of Covington, Washington holds a sign while listening to a speaker during an I Will Not Comply event December 13, 2014 in Olympia, Washington at the State Capitol. Gun Rights Activists protested Washington State's voter-passed initiative that requires background checks for all guns sales and exchanges.
Mike Ladines of Covington, Washington holds a sign while listening to a speaker during an I Will Not Comply event December 13, 2014 in Olympia, Washington at the State Capitol. Gun Rights Activists protested Washington State’s voter-passed initiative that requires background checks for all guns sales and exchanges.

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Photo of a traditional dancers inside a cathedral
Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration Rosary at St. Mary’s Church in Seattle and Mass at St. James Cathedral in Seattle on Saturday Dec. 6, 2014.

I had the opportunity again to photograph the Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast celebration, which began at St. Mary’s Church and concluded with a Mass at St. James Cathedra. Always a colorful celebration and fun to photograph. More photos after the break.

Photo of a tradition Aztec dancer before a procession
Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration Rosary at St. Mary’s Church in Seattle and Mass at St. James Cathedral in Seattle on Saturday Dec. 6, 2014.
Photo of a dancer before a shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe
Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration Rosary at St. Mary’s Church in Seattle and Mass at St. James Cathedral in Seattle on Saturday Dec. 6, 2014.

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Photo of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella addresses shareholders during Microsoft Shareholders Meeting December 3, 2014 in Bellevue, Washington. The meeting as first for Nadella as CEO.

Microsoft held its annual shareholders meeting. The first with Satya Nadella as it CEO. The company, almost 40 years old, has only had three CEOs. Here some photos including Steve Ballmer and Rev. Jesse Jackson in the audience. More photos after the break.

MIcorosoft shareholders sit on a Microsoft Logo
MIcorosoft shareholders wait for the annual Microsoft Shareholders Meeting December 3, 2014 in Bellevue, Washington. The meeting as first without Steve Ballmer as the company’s CEO and the first without Bill Gates as the Chairman of the Board.

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