My first purely corporate gig was a mother: 3 days of steady portraits at the 2009 Plastic Surgery convention in Seattle. An experience I shan’t likely forget, much like the muzak jazz forever imprinted on my brain. And yes, those are indeed fake boobs.
Yearly Archives: 2009
Fantastic design in October’s City Arts Magazine. This feature ran in both the Seattle and Tacoma issues.
I’m back in town from another stint of camping and nosing around the small gangland farm communities surrounding Moses Lake. Things are definitely looking up for this project, but gaining trust is a slow, slow process. Good weather and two NPR stations have kept me sane waiting for contacts to resurface. Man, thank God for...
Jerkin from Mike Kane on Vimeo.
This was way fun to make, a spin-off from the CityArts cover I shot a couple weeks ago.
This was a fun shoot for Andrew Saeger’s new T-shirt line. We should be doing at least two more locations with other shirts in coming weeks. Other possible themes: giraffe-bird and elephant-ostrich.
I just returned from central Washington where I’ve been working on a rural gang project for InvestigateWest. These pictures are stills I shot while getting landscape video, just outside the town of Quincy. My contact was nowhere to be found on this trip, but I did interview a family torn up by gang stuff and...
Seattle cake wizard Tobey deChristopher, left, and student, for City Arts Magazine.
The first inmate to ever be released from incarceration under the Three Strikes law, Stevan Dozier relishes freedom and recognizes his good fortune. He’s now working with non-profits to launch a youth intervention/prevention program in Seattle. Shot for the LA Times.
Just returned from Ephrata, a small town near Moses Lake, a little beyond the gorge, where farmland meets the hot rocks and faux plateaus of the Columbia River Basin. On assignment for the LA Times, I spent the day with Nathan, a openly gay man who runs an espresso shop in town, and who claims...