Photo Of The Day – Kittitas At Dock

Title: Kittitas At Dock Location: Clinton, Washington, USA, North America (47°58’30” N 122°21’6″ W) Description: It was a good day to fly the drone. Camera DJI Phantom 4 Lens 3.6mm ISO 100 Focal Length 3.6mm Aperture f/2.8 Shutter Speed 1/170 sec Altitude 50′ Photograph Copyright 2017 Peter West Carey. Image Available For Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Very Seattle

Title: Very Seattle Location: Elliot Bay, Seattle, Washington, USA, North America Description: The Washington State Ferry Tacoma sails past the Space Needle on its way to dock in Seattle. ——————- Camera Canon 7D Mark II Lens 28-300mm ISO 400 Focal Length 180mm Aperture f/9 Shutter Speed 1/3200 Altitude Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Morning From The Ferry

   Title: Morning From The Ferry Location: Puget Sound, Washington, USA, North America Description: This time of year I get lucky and get to witness the sunrise from the morning ferry commute. At least when the clouds allow.  The colors got a little more intense and spread forward, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Fire Off The Stern

Title: Fire Off The Stern Location: Puget Sound, Washington, USA, North America Description: As the sun sets behind Whidbey Island, Washington high clouds put on a display from the stern railing of a Washington State Ferry. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon EF 10-22mm Shutter Speed 1/40 Aperture f/6.3 Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mukilteo Lighthouse And Washington State Ferry

Title: Mukilteo Lighthouse And Washington State Ferry Location: Mukilteo, Washington, USA, North America Camera Pentax 645D Lens Pentax FA 645 55mm f/2.8 Shutter Speed 1/500 Aperture f/8 ISO 100 Focal Length 55mm (43mm equivalent) Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Would you like to join me on my next Continue Reading →

Bomb Threat On Washington State Ferry Cathlamet, Or, How A Possible Stoner Made My Daughter Late For School

It’s not as if the Washington Ferries run like clockwork. They try to. And the Mukilteo-Clinton run I was waiting for happens to have the best on-time performance in the fleet. So my curiosity was piqued when, at the normal time of seven minutes until departure, the ferry Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Clearing Storm, Puget Sound

Title: Clearing Storm, Puget Sound Location: Puget Sound, Washington, between Clinton and Mukilteo Description: Driving under the cloud bank last night I was excited to get to the dock and head over the water. I could look straight up from the dock and see the edge of the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Gliding Across The Water

Title: Gliding Across The Water Location: Puget Sound, Washington, USA, North America Description: Testing out Light Craft Fader Variable Neutral Density Filter while on a ferry boat ride in broad daylight. Shutter speed 5 seconds. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey

Photo Of The Day – Approaching Ferry II

  Title: Approaching Ferry II Location: Coupeville, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America Description: This shot was taken with a variable neutral density filter, which, like sunglasses, makes the image darker. With less light coming in, a longer shutter speed is possible, even in broad day light. This Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Chetzemoka At Sunrise

Title: Chetzemoka At Sunrise Location: Keystone, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This image for sale as a print or may be licensed for use Photo Tours To Nepal, Bhutan and Italy now scheduling for Fall of 2011!  More Information. Photography Workshops in Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Waves Over The Bow

Title: Waves Over The Bow Description: Wind swept waves break across the bow of the Washington State Ferry Chetzemoka on its approach to Whidbey Island on February 7th, 2011.  One run during the day was canceled due to high winds.  If you want to see the series of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Ferry Beyond The Ferry

Title: Ferry Beyond The Ferry Description: Last night the ferry was starkly empty.  This is because it came over early to Mukilteo from Whidbey Island to deliver an ambulance.  It then sat empty for about 20 minutes until the normal loading time partially filled its deck.  As seen Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Approaching Ferry

Title: Approaching Ferry Location: Mukilteo, Washington, USA Settings: ISO 400 Focal Length 16mm Shutter Speed 5 seconds Aperture f/4 Exp Comp 0 Camera Canon EOS 10D Lens Canon 16-35mm L It’s was a pretty clear night and I played with various shutter speeds as the ferry came into Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Arriving Ferry

Title: Arriving Ferry Location: Clinton, Washington, USA Settings ISO 100 Focal Length 300mm (480mm Equiv) Shutter Speed 1/40 Aperture f/5.6 Exp Comp 0 Camera Canon EOS 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L I take for granted riding on the ferry boats of Washington State.  It’s my main path off Continue Reading →

Picture of the Day: Ferry Kalakala Returning Home

Title: Ferry Kalakala Returns to Seattle Location: Seattle, Washington, USA Description: The MV Kalakala is towed back to Elliot Bay, Seattle from Alaska. Photograph Copyright Peter Carey (Click on photo to purchase prints or canvas reproductions) If you’d like to subscribe to just the Photo of the Day Continue Reading →