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  • The Persimmon Images studio is closed.

    As of December, 2015, we are no longer accepting new clients for weddings or portraits except on a limited by-referral basis or for repeat clients. If you are a current client and have any questions or requests for us, please email us at love [at] persimmonimages [dot] com or call/text Kat at 206.354.2212.

    Thank you for your years of business, support, laughter, and love!

    - Kat & Justin

Up Close & Abstract | Orcas Island Fine Art Photography

In early March, I spent a solitary week on Orcas Island healing from a long illness, taking things slow, and searching for inspiration and guidance. Each day, I made it my goal to take out one camera and one lens to make some photographs. I photograph with prime (fixed-length) lenses, because I love the image quality and light each lens lets in. I’m always challenged to choose the right lens for a shot and move my body to the ideal location, rather than just zooming in or out. Choosing just one lens each day and playing with the features and limitations of each taught me a lot about the qualities of each lens and will definitely help me with being mindful about my lens choices in the future. You’ve already seen some of my 85mm Hassleblad and 50mm Leica film photographs (both Zeiss lenses) that include images from the trip. Today, I’ve picked a handful of photographs from my playtime with our Canon 100mm 2.8L macro lens and 135mm 2.0L lens. Enjoy the delicious texture and detail!

Orcas Island beach photography fine art collage of macro images featuring patina on dock chain and rusted boltOrcas Island nature photography. Pacific Northwest moss on the peat forest floor. Macro moss photography.Black and white fine art photography of pine boughs and pine needles on Orcas Island. Orcas Island nature photography by Seattle photographer Persimmon Images.Orcas Island fine art black and white photography of knot in driftwood on White BeachOrcas Island orance and purple sea star. Colorful starfish texture and rough rope in black and white tied to dock post. Fine art photography on Orcas Island.Fine art black and white Orcas Island photography. Chicken wire and vines on a garden treeOrcas Island nature photography. Feathered moss on tree. Fine art macro image.

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