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Harley Soltes


HARLEY SOLTES was a staff photographer at Seattle Times for twenty two years. For eight years he was the staff photographer for the newspaper's Sunday magazine, shooting nearly 300 cover stories both in the pacific northwest and around the world. In addition to his work at the Times, Harley has photographed both self-generated and assigned stories for LIFE, Sports Illustrated, TIME, People and The National Geographic Society. He also photographs projects for corporate clients looking for a journalistic approach and I has collaborated with artists, dancers and authors to produce images that promote their work.

Harley has received regional and national awards for photography from The Society for Newspaper Design, Society of Professional Journalists, The NFL Hall of Fame, The Associated Press and from the National Press Photographers Association. His photographs of the WTO riots in Seattle were part of a staff entry that was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize.

Learn more about his spectacular work on his website.