Photography Section

PHOTOS: ‘I love the rain!’

PHOTOS: ‘I love the rain!’

Elston Hill LOVES THE RAIN: This morning we took a 20 minute walk around the neighborhood. Spring is exceptional in Burien. And the hard drizzle was lovely making the flowers look so fresh and beautiful. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien is in bloom!

PHOTOS: Burien is in bloom!

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos showing that Burien is in bloom – proof that spring has spring! “This is my favorite time of year in Burien. “The city is all abloom. “These... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the new Apollo 11 exhibit at Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Scenes from the new Apollo 11 exhibit at Museum of Flight

Story & Photos by Elston Hill On Thursday (April 11) Jackie and I were privileged to attend the media event promoting the Apollo 11 Mission exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which will run from April... [Read more]

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Saturday morning?

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Saturday morning?

Did you see the amazing rainbow on Saturday morning, April 6? Elston Hill sure did (click image to view larger version):  Read More →

PHOTOS: Sweet Sea Lion lounges – and makes eye contact – at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Sweet Sea Lion lounges – and makes eye contact – at Three Tree Point

Brittany Shelton – Owner/Operator of Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting – sent us these great photos of a Sea Lion she saw lounging around on a dock off Burien’s Three Tree Point on Wednesday,... [Read more]

Photography by Judith Rayl featured at Burien Community Center in April

Photography by Judith Rayl featured at Burien Community Center in April

Meet Judith Rayl, Burien Arts Association’s featured April artist, at her opening reception on Tuesday, April 2, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Ave SW. Judith’s work will be... [Read more]

PHOTO: Did you see the ‘Super Sugar Moon’ on Wednesday? Elston Hill did

PHOTO: Did you see the ‘Super Sugar Moon’ on Wednesday? Elston Hill did

Did you see Wednesday’s amazing ‘Super Sugar Moon’? Elston Hill did, and he photographed it in the morning as it rose over the Olympic mountains. This full moon is called the ‘Super... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Are you ready for (yet) another supermoon?

PHOTOS: Are you ready for (yet) another supermoon?

Story & Photos by Elston Hill Are you ready for (yet) another supermoon? This Wednesday, March 20, a full moon will rise due east very close to the time of the spring equinox. The spring equinox simply... [Read more]

PHOTO: Why did the Walla Walla ferry sail past Burien?

PHOTO: Why did the Walla Walla ferry sail past Burien?

From resident Elston Hill: When a ferry sails past Burien, you know it is a ferry being repaired or in maintenance. In the case of the Walla Walla, it is a vessel that suffered severe damage last fall... [Read more]

PHOTOS: It snowed! How much more will we get, and for how much longer?

PHOTOS: It snowed! How much more will we get, and for how much longer?

It snowed in Burien overnight, and as of 10:45 a.m. it was still coming down lightly – good news if you’re a student who likes ‘Snow Days,’ or you just like to play in the white stuff. Of... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

On Saturday, Feb. 2, around 100,000 people walked, ran, hung out and cherished the historic Alaskan Way Viaduct one last time, as well as checked out the sleek new SR 99 Tunnel for the first time. It was... [Read more]

Music photography at Burien Community Center in Feb.; reception Feb. 5

Music photography at Burien Community Center in Feb.; reception Feb. 5

The Burien Arts Association will feature the photographs of Kari Taylor in its February 2019 exhibit at the Burien Community Center, and will also hold an opening reception on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 6-7:30... [Read more]

PHOTOS: The sunrise was great, but tonight’s sunset was better…

PHOTOS: The sunrise was great, but tonight’s sunset was better…

This morning we were able to view an awesome sunrise, and just when we thought we had filled our neurons with nature’s beauty comes a bookend sunset that was even more amazing. Elston Hill shared... [Read more]

PHOTO: Wednesday morning’s amazing sunrise as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Wednesday morning’s amazing sunrise as seen from Burien

Courtesy Marc Milrod comes this awesome photo showing the sunrise with Mt. Rainier as seen from Burien on Wednesday morning, Jan. 30, 2019 (click image to view larger version):  Read More →

PHOTOS: Super Blood Wolf Moon bedazzles Burien sky Sunday night

PHOTOS: Super Blood Wolf Moon bedazzles Burien sky Sunday night

Did you see it? Us Earthlings were able to witness a ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ – aka a rare Lunar Eclipse – on Sunday night, Jan. 20, 2019 (the next one won’t be visible in these parts... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Downtown Burien looks so alive on a dark Sunday night

PHOTOS: Downtown Burien looks so alive on a dark Sunday night

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great, colorful photos of Downtown Burien at night, of which he says: “This is a pretty dreary time of year. Mostly gray. I find that getting out at night (if you... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Recent sunrises as seen from Burien

PHOTOS: Recent sunrises as seen from Burien

As the days slowly start to become longer (and lighter), it’s nice to stop and appreciate the beautiful region we live in – below are some recent sunrises as photographed from Burien. First, the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sunrise at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Sunrise at Three Tree Point

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these awesome photos, taken at sunrise on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Three Tree Point (click images to view larger photos/slideshow):  Read More →

PHOTOS: A Tree Trimmer, Orcas and the Olympics

PHOTOS: A Tree Trimmer, Orcas and the Olympics

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos, taken recently and showing our region’s seasonal beauty and natural wonder (click images to view larger versions/slideshow): One hundred feet up in... [Read more]