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Usman Shami

Usman Shami



“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” ― Ansel Adams Photography and travel are my passions that have a special place in my life. To me these two passions are complimentary. Travel is incomplete without photography. Photography helps me savor and immortalize a life full of varying experiences. Originally I am from Pakistan but I reside in the greater Seattle area today. A software engineer by trade, I continue to practice my photography with relentless abandon in any time I can find. "A photo is expressive as a poem, thought provoking as any good riddle and emotive as a lover's embrace." - Usman A. Shami, Feb, 2013.

St. Patrick's Day Parade in Seattle, WA

Published March 19th, 2012

Some shots from the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Seattle

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Northwest of Pacific Northwest - Olympic Peninsula

Published March 10th, 2012

Olympic Peninsula is in the northwest part of Washington state. Bordering the pacific ocean, boasting a tree covered mountain range and being host to the only non tropical rainforest in the world, it provides breathtaking landscapes, vistas and scenery. Here is my attempt to showcase the Olympic peninsula's diversity and beauty.

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