Passing Praise & Prosperity by Star Rush

Passing Praise & Prosperity by Star Rush

“Towns are like people. Old ones often have character, the new ones are interchangeable,” Wallace Stegner, American writer. I’m not convinced of Stegner’s point about new places, because I’m working out what I think about “character” and changeability.

Pacific County Fair by Star Rush

Pacific County Fair by Star Rush

The annual Pacific County Fair takes place in Menlo, WA., and is one of the oldest fairs in Washington, having started in 1896. The county is about 3 hours southwest of Seattle in Pacific County, which is situated along the Willapa Bay and is named for the nearby Pacific Ocean.

Five minutes with Star Rush

Five minutes with Star Rush

The majority of my photography is done on a smartphone. I enjoy most the processes of observation, framing, composition, and the relationships between photographer/camera/subject.