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Tom Rousseau has captured life through the lens of his camera

If a picture is worth a thousand words then Tom Rousseau, 89, has enough for several libraries in his Spokane Valley home.


Area photographers capture vibrant beauty of wildlife and nature

Readers of The Spokesman-Review have a nose for news as well as an eye for capturing good photos. Since the Readers Outdoor Photo Gallery online feature debuted in 2014, …


Photo: Haystacks at the beach

Olympic features: Hikers explore drift wood and rock “haystacks,” two of the signature attractions at Ruby Beach on the Olympic Peninsula south of Forks, Washington, in mid-May, 2015. The beach …


Your photos tell our collective outdoors story

Newspaper editors knew the great outdoors would provide inspiration when they put out the call for your images, but the photographic talent readers are sharing has surpassed all expectations. The …


Photo project puts focus on process

Jere Smith’s palette was a slab of glass, 18 inches by 24, every fraction of every inch covered in paint. To photographer Dean Davis, the Seattle artist’s palette looked like …


Naming a wolf pack is prize for citizens who discover a pair or more

While they view predators from widely different viewpoints, Steve Gilbertson, a hiker, Ross Hurd, a rancher, and Bob Jensen, a hunter, are among Washington’s most distinguished wolf watchers. Each had …


Doug Clark: Aunt’s moving photo captures soldier’s last homecoming

A picture’s worth has been appraised at a thousand words. But the photograph Lori Pence snapped of her nephew’s final homecoming speaks volumes. The mostly black-and-white photo shows a lone …


Photo exhibit represents ‘beauty in a dark time’

After learning last fall he had non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the Rev. Craig Goodwin underwent five months of chemotherapy, 45 days in Sacred Heart’s inpatient cancer unit and a month of radiation. …


Birds of a feather: Will the real cinnamon teal please stand out?

A Bonners Ferry man has the unusual distinction of winning a top prize in a Ducks Unlimited waterfowling photo contest without being able to identify the birds in the picture. …


‘It was never never’

For many parents, the moments when a child reaches another milestone of development are notable but inevitable. For Michelle and Tim Nagle, those moments were massive. And until they happened …


Kostelecs use historic equipment to create original images

Bill and Kathy Kostelec are old-school photographers. Really old school. To make their black-and-white photographs, the Kostelecs – a married couple whose work will be featured at a show opening …


Shawn Vestal: Photographer’s birds-eye view has wings clipped by FAA

It was New Year’s Day, and Spokesman-Review photographer Jesse Tinsley had it off. Still, there he was at Sanders Beach, photographing the Polar Bear Plunge – the annual mental-health red …


Charming chipmunks complete scene in backyard vignettes

Christie Pierce sets the scene with care. She places a garland of gold and red fall leaves behind a flat, plate-sized stone, perched on a retaining wall on her back …


North Idaho-trained photographer focused on saving endangered species

In 1993, an immigrant fresh from Thailand enrolled at North Idaho College and studied two courses that changed his life. “First I had to learn English as a second language,” …


Photographer casts light on master fly tier’s devotion to detail

The most important parts of a fishing fly is its presentation in the water – deep or on the top, the quality of the cast. Second most important, said master …


Camera club exhibit at CenterPlace

Local photographers are showing off their color and monochrome photography at CenterPlace for a new exhibit. The free show exhibits work from the Spokane Valley Camera Club in the reception …


Ritchie’s artwork looks beyond form of face

Sculptor, photographer and multimedia artist Sheri Ritchie is a bit of an alchemist – she creates tangible and thought-provoking things out of mud mixtures and fleeting thoughts. Clay and simple …


Spokane native’s photos reveal burgeoning music scene in Mexico

Marshall Peterson knew he felt the most alive in foreign cultures, so a decade ago the Seattle schoolteacher caught a ride south and went to Mexico, not sure what he’d …


Gallery Glance: Urban landscapes by Amy Sinisterra

‘No One to Drive the Car’ What: Photographs of urban Spokane landscapes by Amy Sinisterra


Armed with popular photo app, residents document days in detail

In hashtag Spokane, girls make sexy lips in cars, and we drink so much coffee. Our sunsets are spectacular. Clocktowers overlook our scenic views.


Scott sees – and creates – outside the box

Jen Scott’s work is visually stunning. From her photography and mixed media pieces to her fashion line, Scott’s creations exemplify thinking outside the box. The roots of her endeavors grow …


Longtime photographer grows and learns with the times

Who remembers third grade? Rick Singer, for one. That’s the year he began working in the family business, Dutch’s music and pawn. He also took up the drums. And most …


Camera Club honors Ted Wiley’s photography work

Long before computers and Photoshop, and decades before digital technology, Ted Wiley took pictures. He developed the film in his own darkroom, creating birth announcements and fun family Christmas cards. …


Allow garden photography to grow on you

Something I enjoy just as much as writing is taking the photographs that accompany these columns. I find myself constantly marveling at the natural world around me and I enjoy …


Wide-angle lens on the world

Some people are born wanderers. They travel through life, living a few years here, another couple of years there, pulling chapter after chapter of an incredible life story behind them …


Chip Phillips finds awesome beauty off the beaten trail

Looking at Chip Phillips’ photographs is almost like being there, experiencing his passion for the world in which we live. He captures places during peaks of dangerous weather or so …


Photographer vs. wild

Looking at Chip Phillips’ photographs is almost like being there, experiencing his passion for the world in which we live. He captures places during peaks of dangerous weather or so …


Vestal: Project pairs photography with social action

A couple of years ago, when Kathy Hirschel started as an outreach worker at the health clinic in Quincy, Wash., she was shocked by what she saw as she visited …


Friends receive gifts from woman who died last fall

The gifts were sent about 10 days prior to Christmas. When opened, tears of remembrance flowed and the phones around Sandpoint began to ring with friends calling one another to …


Nature photos should be natural

Digital technology and the Internet have rocketed mankind into a new universe of speed and access to information. Unfortunately, the same technology has made it easier to infect the news …