Off Tyler Street

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I returned to reshoot this building with a wide angle perspective control lens. That helped eliminate any keystone distortion. Now all I need is an answer to the question: where does that upper door go to?

Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Nikon 24mm PC
ISO 1000    1/200 sec at f/5.6

Narrow Alley Walkway

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Walking around downtown Port Townsend, I passed this small walkway dozens of times before noticing it. It’s pretty amazing, really. Not many windows on those walls…

Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Nikon 24mm PC
ISO 1000    1/125 sec at f/5.6

Back Door

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Getting off the main street and walking the alleys and access streets is a great way to find new and visually exciting spots. This door looks like it has seen better days… and the building is just a little bit scary with the cracks and patches.

Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Zeiss Distagon 21mm
ISO 1600    1/25 sec    f/8

Fort Worden Officer Residences

Fort Worden Officer Residences by Allan J Jones Photography
Fort Worden Officer Residences

Fort Worden State Park is in Port Townsend, WA. It’s a wonderful use of a retired military facility. Lots of great hiking trails and nice beaches with views of the Cascade Mountains and Admiralty Inlet. It was one of the sites used for the movie “An Officer and a Gentleman”.

I was struck by how the repeating pattern from the stairs is echoed by the pattern of the roofs.

Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Zeiss Milvus 135mm
ISO 800    1/60 sec    f/6.3

Door to the Holiday

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Above the door you can see “Clam Cannery 1885”. This is a building on the waterfront in Port Townsend. I really liked the door with the wreath, and the way the color of the ribbon on the wreath was echoed by the color of the geraniums.

Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Zeiss Milvus 135mm
ISO 800    1/160 sec    f/6.3

Door Detail

 

Walking around downtown Port Townsend, I was mostly taking photos of the great old building… wide angle shots, mostly. But the details are great too. I loved the patina that this door had developed over the years. I’m really glad that they haven’t kept it clean.

Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Zeiss Milvus 135mm
ISO 320    1/500 sec    f/11

 

Clam Cannery, waterfront view

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This is the Clam Cannery building (1885) in Port Townsend. I was really enjoying a mid-winter sunny day and as the sun was starting to set the light really brought out the textures in the face of the building.

Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Nikon 28-300mm set at 200mm
ISO 400    1/320 sec    f/9.0

Sun, Sky and Color

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They just don’t do buildings like they used to… I really like the ornate trim on the old buildings in Port Townsend… this one dating to 1889 … about the real heyday of construction of a lot of the downtown area.

Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Zeiss Milvus 135mm
ISO 320    1/500 sec    f/11

Waterfront Building

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I was attracted to the way that the light of the sunset was reflecting off the wood of the building which was reflected off the water. Then a seagull flew in and I got a shot off just before it landed in the water.

Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Nikon 28-300mm set at 70mm
ISO 400    1/400 sec    f/10

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