The photographs of N.P. Thompson

Pacific Northwest

Jem Studios and Galleries

Jem Studios and Galleries

the last of Blue

the last of Blue

invention of a lover’s dream

invention of a lover's dream

blue triangle

blue triangle



blue in green

blue in green

living in a kind of daydream

living in a kind of daydream

blue summer

blue summer

Paul Bley

Paul Bley

house on the bluff

house on the bluff

balustrade by the sea

balustrade by the sea

arriving Seattle

arriving Seattle

en bateau


the summer house

island calling



method of making

picture postcard

Carkeek Park, July 1994.

Shot on film, none too convincingly digitized. Yet what clarity to the silhouetted figures.

Buddhas on pallet

The Buddhas would like to welcome you officially to summer.

After lengthy confinement on the desk of an unnamed art director, they are delighted to be free in the sunlight.


verdant spring

that way . . . that world


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