Silent Night. #snowmageddon #seattleplayedout

Normally in Seattle, we’ll get a couple of inches of snow per winter. This winter, the snow showed up both late and in force, dropping 5 inches of snow on downtown in a single morning. This is on top of a few inches earlier in the week plus a few more inches a day later. As the snow begins to melt from slightly warmer weather bringing rain in the 24 hours since, I’ve managed to get a few photos processed that reflect the views around downtown in the early hours, shortly after the snowfall stopped.

I walked around downtown at 4am capturing the empty city streets and landmarks between Chinatown and Pier 66. While not very significant compared to other parts of the country, and even the region, the snow was one of the largest single accumulations in recent history for downtown.

All images were shot with Fujifilm X-T3 and 16-55mm ƒ/2.8 lens. The weather-proof combo served me well, resisting the below freezing temperatures and falling snow.

CenturyLink Field from King Street Station
Downtown core from 4th Ave S
Occidental Square
Pioneer Square Pergola
Smith Tower
Post Alley pedestrian overpass
Pike Place Market
Old Alaskan Way Viaduct
Alaskan Way from Pier 66 pedestrian overpass, looking north
Alaskan Way from Pier 66 pedestrian overpass, looking south
Alaskan Way from Pier 66 pedestrian overpass

All images Copyright © 2019 oakie. All Rights Reserved. Images may not be used, copied, downloaded or repurposed in any way without my expressed, written consent.

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