The Pratt River is a river in King County in Washington. It is a tributary of the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River. It was named for prospector George A Pratt, who discovered nearby iron deposits in 1887. The river has its headwaters in tiny Upper Melakwa Lake. The river starts out as a small stream upon exiting the lake.
Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to secure a long term lease in the only private residence atop Seattle’s iconic Smith Tower, owned and managed by Unico Properties. This extraordinary “Urban Lighthouse’ space, cleverly renovated by Graham Baba Architects and Valor Builds, incorporates elegant modern touches, while retaining its original architectural character.
One bedroom, a guest space, and two baths on the 37thfloor and an open living room, kitchen and dining fills the 38th floor. The iconic glass globe at the tower’s peak is accessible via a spiral staircase.24 teardrop windows offer rare 360º views of Puget Sound, Olympic Mountains, the Cascades, Mt. Rainier & the city below. The Penthouse at Smith Tower celebrates Seattle’s heritage with singular style and sophistication.
Filmed and Directed by: James Smith
The Pacific Northwest, sometimes referred to as Cascadia, is a geographic region in western North America bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and by the Rocky Mountains on the east.
At 6254 feet, Blue Lake sits quietly a little over two trail miles from Highway 20. With towering granite peaks, forests, meadows, wildflowers, and of course the beautiful mountain lake surrounded by granite that reaches for the sky, this short hike is easily a classic and should be on your must-hike list. With only 1050 feet of elevation gain this hike is doable for almost everyone.
Filmed and Edited by: Jason Hatfield
This is the time of year myself and other photographers share our favorite photos from the past year. 2020 was obviously a very challenging time and despite struggles of my own I was vastly more fortunate than many. As I started to think on what were my favorite photographs I decided this time to share a film that conveys some of the incredible experiences and views I had. There’s so much more that happened but just these few minutes is enough.
Locations featured include: Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Oregon, Washington, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia
“Sunday Morning” takes us to the Lower Lewis River Falls near Cougar, Washington.
Videographer: Mike Griffith.
Seattle, a city on Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest, is surrounded by water, mountains and evergreen forests, and contains thousands of acres of parkland. Washington State’s largest city, it’s home to a large tech industry, with Microsoft and Amazon headquartered in its metropolitan area. The futuristic Space Needle, a 1962 World’s Fair legacy, is its most iconic landmark.
2017 Seattle Magazine & AIA Home of Distinction Award: A refined minimalist sculptural statement by Vandeventer + Carlander Architects. This exquisite floating home is located in an outside condo-owned slip in Roanoke Reef with west views to Gasworks Park.
A reverse plan allows light to pour in from all sides while maintaining privacy & capturing its amazing views. Open living, dining room+kitchen with Afromosa wood cabinets. 2 outdoor decks & a rooftop deck marry the home with its surroundings.
Filmed, Edited by: Milosh Kitchovitch (Amazing Places on Our Planet)
The Olympic National Park is located in the State of Washington, in the Northwest of the United States. It is renowned for its diversity and stunning landscapes, peaks with glaciers, alpine meadows, old growth forest, temperate rainforest, Pacific coastline with some of the wildest and most beautiful beaches in the world. Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Locations in the video: Hurricane Ridge (0:01), High Divide Trail (1:40), Sol Duc Falls (1:55), Shi Shi beach (4:53), Realto Beach (5:21), First Beach – La Push (5:50), Second Beach (6:07), Third Beach (6:30), Ruby Beach (6:47), Hoh Rainforest (7:16), Lake Crescent (10:14).
Recorded July 2020 and September 2015 in 4K Ultra HD.
Music: Eguana – Discovering Eguana (compiled by Side Liner) – 1 – In The Sky Eguana – Invisible Civilization – 7 – Cradle For The Star
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