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Large Group Portrait Photography

I am often called upon to make large group portraits an it is always a challenge to make them look great with everybody in the picture looking good with their eyes open and a good expression. It is a challenge just arranging every body and then getting their attention. Since I try to do one every time I shoot a wedding, I have developed a skill at large group portraits. I usually have a lot of fun and the people do too. And then everyone gets a great picture with all of their co workers or friends or family. This was a San Francisco Wedding at a restaurant and we moved some tables and chairs and got everyone in the photo. Photograph by wedding photographers Daniel Sheehan, a Seattle photographer who specializes in people and portraits and travels everywhere to shoot weddings in a photojournalist style that is real, straightforward, subtle and unobtrusive. Daniel was named among the best Seattle wedding photographers by the Wedding Photojournalists Association.

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Portrait Of A Chair

I had to photograph a chair for a furniture designer and importer for a marketing campaign and decided to approach it much the same way I would approach making a portrait of a person. I wanted to show off its best side and have some of its personality come through. Both the client and I were happy with the resulting picture. Photograph by Seattle photographer Daniel Sheehan, a photojournalist specializing in photography for publications and corporations and a Seattle wedding photographer with a story-telling approach creating award winning wedding photography.
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Irving Penn Dead at 92

A giant of photography Irving Penn has passed away. What an incredible gifted, hardworking influential master photographer.
“Irving Penn, one of the 20th century’s most prolific and influential photographers of fashion and the famous, whose signature blend of classical elegance and cool minimalism was recognizable to magazine readers and museumgoers worldwide, died Wednesday morning at his home in Manhattan. He was 92.
His death was announced by Peter MacGill, his friend and representative.
Mr. Penn’s talent for picturing his subjects with compositional clarity and economy earned him the widespread admiration of readers of Vogue during his long association with the magazine, beginning in 1943. It also brought him recognition in the art world; his photographs have been exhibited in museums and galleries and are prized by collectors.”
Continue reading the NY Times article By ANDY GRUNDBERG – Irving Penn, Fashion Photographer, Is Dead at 92

Just a note to alert you that I am moving this blog. It will migrate to its new host on my website Seattle Photographer Daniel Sheehan Editorial Photography
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Panoramic Portraits of Large Groups

This blog is moving. It has been hosted for the past year or so by WordPress. For a number of varied reasons including CSS design requirements of a WordPress hosted blog, I am setting it up to move to be hosted on my website It will look and function the same as it has for the past year with a minor change. I am taking the opportunity to I am shorten the name to Seattle Photographer. Same simple layout same large pictures. See you there. Please change your RSS feed to the new site


One of my favorite assignments is photographing large groups of people for corporate clients or wedding clients. Here is a recent wedding panorama taken at the wedding of Kerri Higgins and Graham Sheldon at McCurdy Park and the Museum of History and Industry, MOHAI on August 15th. Everyone in attendance lined up on the waterfront where the ceremony had just taken place for a large group portrait.The light was perfect and the setting was fantastic with Lake Washington and the Montlake cut in the background. Seattle Photographer Daniel Sheehan specializes in photojournalism, portraits and photography for publications and corporations, and photojournalistic Seattle wedding photography.

Interior Designer Kerstin Williams

Executive portrait of interior designer Kerstin Williams at Robin Chell Design was made for use on their new website.