Seattle, May and June 2004

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Volunteer Park:

In front of the Asian Art Musuem, Isamu Noguchi's granite "Black Sun", framing the Space Needle.
Flower beds in front of the museum.
A fountain in front of the museum, which is an Art Deco jewel.
Chestnut blossoms.
A view from the water tower, looking North over the park.
Looking West, over Seattle Center, Puget Sound, and the Olympics beyond.

In the Arboretum:

Wisteria at the Visitor Center.
The amazing colors of Azalea Way in the Spring.
More fabulous Spring color.
Seattle's climate seems especially conducive to Azaleas and Rhododendrons, and here is a spectacular example of one of several hundred varieties here.

On the Water:

At the Center for Wooden Boats, on Lake Union: A panorama over the harbor waterfront, with Mount Rainier visible in the distance.

West Seattle:

Yet another harbor panorama:

To the left, flowers in the beach town of Alki. To the right, a view of Seattle from the heights.

These pictures were taken with a Canon G2 digital camera. Images were cropped, balanced, etc. with Adobe Photoshop Elements. Panoramas created with Panavue Image Assembler.