Scenic Seattle: Touring and Photographing the Emerald City

Scenic Seattle: Touring and Photographing the Emerald City, by Joe Becker

This guide is designed to help visitors to Seattle tour and photograph this scenic city. Descriptions of more than 100 destinations include travel and historical information, as well as specific advice for recreational and professional photographers on capturing the best shots, including suggestions for ISO settings, angles of view, best shooting times, and the existence of photographic restrictions.

Example images and maps are also provided, and many locations are accessible by foot or by simple mass-transit connections from downtown. Areas covered include Seattle Center, Pike Place Market, the waterfront, South Lake Union, the University of Washington, and specific spots such as the Space Needle, Pioneer Square, the Great Wheel, Discovery Park, Fishermen’s Terminal, the Hiram Chittenden Locks, Fremont, Volunteer Park, Kubota Garden, Alki Beach, the Museum of Flight, and a dozen viewpoints. With its rich maritime history, eclectic architecture, and endlessly photogenic seascapes, landscapes, and cityscapes, the Emerald City contains something special for everyone.

6″ x 9″
126 color photos & maps    
160 pages