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About Me:

I am currently working on a project called "Faces of Seattle". I am looking for people touring, living, or working in Seattle to have their pictures taken FREE OF CHARGE. My goal is to photograph a diverse series of individuals for the purpose of improving my skills. In exchange for your time, you get a decent picture :)

If you enjoy what you see, please reblog. Help get my name in the community :)

This blog contains all original content. Most of the images have been taken by myself. The ones of portraying myself have been taken by those whom I shared experiences with. Enjoy. I am part of the working poor class, and all of the content on this site is made possible by the donations of my viewers. You are not obligated to donate, but if you have any old camera equipment you would like to see put to a good use, please consider myself for your old lesnses, filters, or bodies. I am self taught, and always looking for mentors to teach me new tips and stricks. All of the donations I recieve will go towards purchasing used lenses and camera equipment, 120mm film, and processing.

All inquires please email me at

The bodies I use are:
Nikon D70 (crop sensor)
Nikon D5100 (crop sensor)
Yashica TL-Super (35mm)
Yashica Mat (6x6 medium format)

trainsandbeer's Posts

Jun 26 2014 2:05 am

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My childhood friend Timothy installing new panels in Seattle, WA on The Peat Moss Bus

Jun 22 2014 3:32 pm

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The Peat Moss Bus project is really coming along!

May 7 2014 10:39 pm

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River of North Bend, WA

Apr 18 2014 3:47 pm

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jinxxheartspizza Asked: I like your photography. You're very talented!

Thank you kindly and thanks for following :)

Apr 18 2014 4:30 am

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thatvegandude Asked: How did the insulation cost you?

$10 US Dollars for 1.22 meters x 2.44 meters.

Apr 18 2014 4:27 am

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The first recording taken at The All Night Diner Recording Studio.
Georgetown, Seattle, Washington
April of 2014

Mar 17 2014 10:03 am

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intergalacticscumfuck Asked: do you freight hop frequently?

Not nearly as much as I used to.  My interests are with a new project as of late where I am converting a school bus into a tinyhouse.

Feb 16 2014 3:03 pm

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The Peat Moss Bus, my 38 foot BlueBird school bus is getting a beautiful new floor :)

Feb 10 2014 5:17 am

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Facebook for Peaty

I am converting a school bus with my friends and he would love for you to add him on Facebook.  Here is his URL

You’ll be able to help promote the process of conversion :D





Feb 8 2014 6:17 pm

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With half of the ceiling gutted, Ariel is replacing the insulation with a newer, more efficient, and hypoallergenic insulation.  Also seen is the wood burning stove we rescued from craigslist. Thanks to everyone who has been helping convert the Peat Moss Bus :)

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