Author name: Marcellus Manier

I am a photographer living in Seattle Washington that is in love with photographing those fleeting surprise moments. I have always been a people watcher, and when I picked up a camera for the first time my natural inclination was to go out on the street and photograph people. I've always been attracted to photographing the emotions of people and the oftentimes absurd nature of the human experience. At this point I am becoming most interested in visual storytelling through documentary style photography. My current work involves documenting the people of Seattle - how they live, find excitement and resiliency in this city that feels equal parts anxiety and hope.

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Seattle Lunar New Year 2024

In Chinese tradition, the cabbage represents wealth and prosperity. During Lunar New Year, it’s customary for the lion dancers to visit numerous local businesses to perform “cai qing,” which translates to “plucking the green.” Their rhythmic and acrobatic dance from business to business hunting for the prosperous cabbage, followed by a dragon, drums, firecrackers, and […]

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