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Anthony Allison Photography Blog

The Anthony Allison Photography blog shares photo and video work normally unseen and the process behind it. Genres include skateboarding, photojournalism, wedding photography, backpacking and more.

A Star Wars Holiday

For the 501st Legion, the chance to see the fruit of their charitable labor doesn't come often, but when it does, it's usually very meaningful. In this case, Fireteam Orca Stormtroopers from Garrison Titan made an appearance for a local family who has benefited directly from the cause that they care about the most: The Seattle Children's Hospital. This year, Garrison Titan has raised a record-breaking $70,000 (and counting) for the Children's Hospital. 18-month old Ben, already a Star Wars fan, was a recipient of a custom Stormtrooper prosthetic leg and was certainly overwhelmed at seeing his action figures come to life. 

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Hiking Mt. Si

To me, Mt. Si has always been that mysterious, imposing mountain over the town of "Twin Peaks" (the greatest TV show ever). On a nice break in the weather, I finally got around to climbing it and experiencing one of the most amazing viewpoints around the Seattle area. If you go, watch out for the birds at the top. They might look nice on camera, but they will steal food right out of your hands.

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Mt. Forgotten's Memorable Fall Colors

It may be called Mt. Forgotten, but I don't see why. The amount of biodiversity in the area was amazing. Beginning from rarely seen deciduous forests, passing through the evergreens, and finally ending up at an alpine meadow with a view of Mt. Baker and Glacier Peak was quite a unique experience. As usual, here's 10 from an exhausting, yet very rewarding hike — that really should've been an overnighter.

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