Saturday, July 27, 2013

Capitol Hill Block Party | Seattle, Wash.


Members of the band Brent Amaker and the Rodeo await their turn to play Neumos on the second day of Capitol Hill Block Party Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. The festival continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Big Freedia, left, watches her dancers work it for the crowd on the second day of Capitol Hill Block Party Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. The festival continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Purity Ring performs on the second day of Capitol Hill Block Party Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. The festival continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


A man exhales smoke while listening to A Trak on the second day of Capitol Hill Block Party Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. The festival continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Rose Windows performs on the second day of Capitol Hill Block Party Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. The festival continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Fans enjoy a performance on the main stage during the second day of Capitol Hill Block Party Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. The festival continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Lindsey Bluher, left, and Keegan Prosser, right, enjoy beers from a high-rise loft on the second day of Capitol Hill Block Party Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. The festival continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Seahawks Training Camp at the VMAC | 2013 season


Players practice on the opening day of the Seattle Seahawks training camp Thursday, July 25, 2013, at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton. The sold-out training camp runs through the preseason in August. Nearly 25,000 fans are expected to attend this month. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)










Friday, July 19, 2013

Paul McCartney's "Out There" Tour at Safeco Field


Sir Paul McCartney performs for nearly 45,000 screaming fans during the Seattle leg of his "Out There" Tour Friday, July 19, 2013, at Safeco Field in Seattle. The show marked the first public concert at Safeco Field since the stadium opened in 1999. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)





Thursday, July 18, 2013

The Postal Service | Key Arena, Seattle, Wash.


Ben Gibbard, vocalist for the electronic musical supergroup The Postal Service, performs during their first headlining tour in a decade to commemorate the tenth anniversary release of their 2003 album, Give Up!, on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Key Arena in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)



Jenny Lewis, background vocalist and keyboardist for the electronic musical supergroup The Postal Service, performs during their first headlining tour in a decade to commemorate the tenth anniversary release of their 2003 album, Give Up!, on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Key Arena in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)




Wednesday, July 17, 2013

A dump of personal work from past weeks | In, on and around Seattle, Wash.

I almost never share or post pictures I make in my personal life, but I was digging through some stuff shot on my little Fuji and thought I would throw a couple on the blog. Thanks for looking; as always, much appreciated.












Sunday, July 14, 2013

Wiener Dog Races at Emerald Downs


Ashley Justice, second from right, lets out a shriek of surprise as her miniature dachshund, Harley, left, takes off early from the gate during the second qualifying heat at the 17th Annual Kent & Alan Wiener Dog Races Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Emerald Downs in Auburn. Three heats of short-legged competition had crowds cheering and participating dog owners rooting for their own little canine athlete. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Trayvon Martin supporters protest Zimmerman verdict


Raising chants and signs alike, Trayvon Martin supporters protested the George Zimmerman verdict Sunday, July 14, 2013, around downtown Seattle. The march began and concluded at Westlake Center. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)




Thursday, July 11, 2013

CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer: Mexico vs. Canada


A fan screams and waves a Mexican flag to get attention from players leaving the field following the second half of the Mexico versus Canada CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Thursday, July 11, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Mexico led Canada 1-0 at the end of the first half and later won the game 2-0. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Raul Jimenez, right, is embraced by teammates following his successful shot on goal during the first half of the Mexico versus Canada CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Thursday, July 11, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Mexico led Canada 1-0 at the end of the first half and later won the game 2-0. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Fans rejoice after a goal for Mexico during the second half of the Mexico versus Canada CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Thursday, July 11, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Mexico led Canada 1-0 at the end of the first half and later won the game 2-0. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Canada's Nikolas Ledgerwood, center left, reacts to a goal scored against his team during the first half of the Mexico versus Canada CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Thursday, July 11, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Mexico led Canada 1-0 at the end of the first half and later won the game 2-0. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


A modest section of Canadian fans cheer from the corner of the stadium during the first half of the Mexico versus Canada CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Thursday, July 11, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Mexico led Canada 1-0 at the end of the first half and later won the game 2-0. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Fans sported colorful bands, hats and jerseys to show support for their favorite team during the first half of the Mexico versus Canada CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Thursday, July 11, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Mexico led Canada 1-0 at the end of the first half and later won the game 2-0. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Game


Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, right, attempts to sneak up on a faked pig pile and on-field confrontation regarding a botched play during the Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Game Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash. The family-friendly event featured a home run derby with a portion of all proceeds going to Blanket Coverage, The Richard Sherman Family Foundation and Homes for Heroes. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, left, gives quarterback Russell Wilson, right, a straight-faced handshake after hitting a home run during the Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Game Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash. The family-friendly event featured a home run derby with a portion of all proceeds going to Blanket Coverage, The Richard Sherman Family Foundation and Homes for Heroes. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Richard Sherman, center, helps to instigate a Russell Wilson fight during the Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Game Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash. The family-friendly event featured a home run derby with a portion of all proceeds going to Blanket Coverage, The Richard Sherman Family Foundation and Homes for Heroes. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Terrell Owens, right, gives a backhanded high five to Lawyer Milloy, left, at the Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Game Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash. The family-friendly event featured a home run derby with a portion of all proceeds going to Blanket Coverage, The Richard Sherman Family Foundation and Homes for Heroes. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Golden Tate, left, attempts to "fix" a play at second base during the Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Game Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash. The family-friendly event featured a home run derby with a portion of all proceeds going to Blanket Coverage, The Richard Sherman Family Foundation and Homes for Heroes. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Cornerback Walter Thurmond signs hats and jerseys for fans following the Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Game Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash. The family-friendly event featured a home run derby with a portion of all proceeds going to Blanket Coverage, The Richard Sherman Family Foundation and Homes for Heroes. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)