Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas Bokeh

With only about a week and a half until Christmas I just wanted share a Christmas tip. You can get some cool bokeh with the bulbs and lights. However, they are highly reflective so make sure you wear appropriate clothing or use a tripod and remote. Merry Christmas! 🙂

Christmas Bokeh

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More Than Meets The Eye

I was on Whidbey Island over Thanksgiving Weekend and made sure to check out the Admiralty Head Lighthouse. After taking some exterior shots I went inside, read some informational plaques (I’m a sucker for historical stuff) and walked by a gift shop room that had a map of all the lighthouses of Washington State. As I turned to look at the map I noticed a mannequin dressed like a lighthouse keeper sitting behind a desk in the opposite corner of the room but I didn’t look too closely. I thought that was kind of cool but I was more interested in the lighthouse map.

As I was looking at the map and determining how many I have visited I heard noise in the corner of the room. Out of the corner of my eye I saw something move. It was the mannequin! I felt myself tense up into a defensive position ready to take on this cyborg mannequin obviously trying to destroy all of humanity. The fate of the world lied within my hands.

I turned to get a better look and it wasn’t a mannequin at all. It was an old guy in a lighthouse keeper uniform. Phew, that was a close one! Now that the coast was clear I walked over and talked to him. He was actually really nice. He told me about a trip he made to all the lighthouses in Washington and some interesting stories about the Admiralty Head Lighthouse. As I was talking to him I noticed a kindle on the desk which must have been why he was sitting so still. He must have been either reading or taking a nap. I’ll make sure to look a little closer next time 🙂

More Than Meets The Eye

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Christmas at Pike’s Place Market

I went to check out the Christmas lights at Westlake Center and ended up wandering off to Pike’s Place Market. I was surprised to find it empty…except for that mini-van. Another reason why I don’t like mini-vans.

Merry Christmas!

Pikes Place Christmas

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Zoo Lights

I went to Zoo Lights at the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma, Washington a couple of weeks ago and it was definitely a zoo…of people. Make sure to pack some patience if you head out to it.

Zoo Lights

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