— Dane Creek

It’s that time of year! Season’s over so time to roll out the Seattle Storm 2015 photography stats. Here we go!

Overall Statistics

Total kept photos: 5,122
Web gallery candidates: 659 (13%)

I typically keep about 10% of the total shots taken at any given game so I fired the shutter somewhere north of 50,000 times this season.

Game with the most kept photos: Lynx v Storm, September 11, 2015 (268)
Game with the fewest kept photos: Mercury v Storm, May 26 2015 (132)

The Lynx game isn’t a surprise since I spent a good part of that game capturing photos of all the LED displays in KeyArena for sponsorship season-recap packets. It was also the game where Legacy season ticket holders had their photo taken with Ramu Tokashiki.

Fewest photos isn’t a surprise either, since that was the preseason game 🙂

Non-game event with the most kept photos: Media Day, May 23, 2015. (184)
Non-game event with the fewest kept photos: WNBA Fit open practice, July 14, 2015. (57)

Players & People

Most photographed player: Sue Bird (385)
Least photographed player: Monica Wright (40)

Technical Details

Shots by Camera

Canon EOS 5D Mk III: 1562
Canon EOS 1Dx: 3560

The 1Dx is my primary camera, it takes the most photos. The 5D is usually for downcourt action with the 300mm lens, and most of those don’t work out.

Shots by Lenses

Canon 17-40 f/4.0L: 101
Canon 24-70 f/2.8L: 3217
Canon 70-200 f/2.8L IS II: 1502
Canon 300mm f/2.8L IS II: 302

The 24-70 at the top of the list is no real surprise as it is my workhorse lens for all non-game activities. Every sponsor event, fan shot, etc. gets taken with it. The 17-40 count is low as I rarely use the lens for game activities. Typically it’s only for the occasional VIP event or post remote photo (most of which never turn out anyway).

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The Storm announced a trade today, sending Renee Montgomery to the Minnesota Lynx. Renee joined the Storm this season and immediately became one of my favourite players to photograph. Here’s a few photos of her from this season that make me smile.

#WhatsWithAllTheBabies #DontTouchMyCameraMmmmKay #FannyPacksAreCoolAgainIPromise #IGotInstagramBecauseOfYou #IStillDontKnowHowYouLevitatedLikeThat #IveNeverBeenToCheesecakeFactory #SeriouslyWhatsWithAllTheBabies #GoodLuckInMinny

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Renee Montgomery flies through the air as she attempts to save a ball headed out-of-bounds. (Neil Enns/Storm Photos)

Renee Montgomery levitates through the Mercury defense. (Neil Enns/Storm Photos)

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I took the SEA-MKE inaugural this morning, my first ever inaugural Alaska flight. I expected some festivities and Alaska didn’t disappoint. Here’s some pics and blahblahblah about the flight and the new plane.

We departed from C9. Seems like everyone who was someone from Alaska and Horizon was there (everyone doing ramp service on the plane was wearing Horizon polos). They had a band playing and cheese curds were served, along with a cheese-shaped cake and cupcakes:



The flight was, of course, on the brand new “Boeing” E175:



The gate crew dressed for the occasion (as did the ground and flight crews):



The ground crew brought out a classic for the fun as well, and there was a LOT of ground crew hanging around for photos with the plane:



Before boarding there was a ribbon cutting ceremony, cut by an Alaska MVPG 75K member:


Everyone who boarded got a little certificate to commemorate the event. If you had a paper boarding card they stamped it, otherwise (like us) you could have them stamp the certificate:


Onboard it was definitely a brand new plane. Everything in great shape and still smelling fresh. We were in row 6, which felt like it had more leg room than business class on most domestic flights!




Service was pretty good, although it’s just a two person cabin crew which means service takes a loooong time in economy. For the first service pass it was just the back FA doing all the work, and there was no recognition of elite status that I could see (although I did not get charged for my drink). Sadly the Alaska Beyond in-flight services weren’t available yet, which meant no wifi. According to the FA this will be up and running on July 13th.

Meal options included the fruit and cheese plate, or a hot Cuban sandwich. I opted to try the Cuban sandwich. For passengers in first class they had the same Cuban sandwich and a side salad. I can’t say I’d recommend the sandwich to anyone. Get the fruit and cheese plate instead.

We arrived in MKE 40 minutes early and they had some trouble getting the jetbridge working. After about 5 mins they figured it out and we were in the terminal, greeted by a ton of local media and random official looking people. They gave us all local coffee (Colectivo Blue Heeler, pre-ground) and “leather” luggage tags embossed with the Alaska and MKE airport logos.


They had a fancy cake for the MKE-SEA departure, as well as lots of signage throughout the airport announcing the new flight. There was a band pre-security as well. They didn’t seem to be playing grunge though. Weird.



Anyway, it was fun being on an inaugural, and I’m looking forward to doing it again in September to Nashville!

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My morning commute takes me down I-405 in Seattle from the SR522 interchange to the SR520 interchange. I have a lot of time to stare at the new I-405 HOT lane signs. After seeing a wide range of test toll codes I’m confident in the following mapping:

Symbol Value
s $
c .
h 0
n 1
d 2
r 3
l 4
t 5
g 7

Here’s all the toll values you’ll see from $0.75 (minimum toll) up to $2.75:

Code Cost
shcgt $0.75
sdchh $2.00
sdcdt $2.25
sdcth $2.50
sdcgt $2.75
slchh $4.00
slcdt $4.25
slcth $4.50
slcgt $4.75

Edit: changed “l” from 1 to 3 based on a tip from @WSDOTGoodToGo. Now I need to figure out what letter is a 1.

Edit: @WSDOTGoodToGo confirmed “l” is a 4.

Edit: After dealing with construction traffic on a Saturday night I’m fairly confident n < r < l. Since L is 4 and the only missing numbers were 1 and 3, that makes n == 1 and r == 3.

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The 2015 Seattle Storm season kicks off tomorrow night and that means it’s time to go through my camera bags to make sure everything is ready to go. While doing so I laid everything out on a tattered white backdrop covered in dog fur and snapped a few pictures.

If you’ve ever wondered what I haul with me to every Storm game… wonder no more. Here’s a walkthrough, bag by bag.

Main Bag: ThinkTank Airport Navigator Rolling Camera Bag

The ThinkTank Airport Navigator is my primary bag that carries all of my core shooting gear. I love this bag. I’ve had it for years and traveled all over the place with it. I’ve even off-wheeled it in Moab, UT, on a photo workshop! Wheels are awesome, and despite its relatively small size it carries a TON of gear:

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Here’s a rundown of everything in the photo above:

Laptop: This year I’m using a Samsung ATIV 9 Book Plus. It’s slim, sleek, has a touch-screen, and sadly is woefully underpowered for driving Lightroom. For storage I’m using a Samsung 850 EVO 1TB SSD that connects to the laptop with a StarTech USB 3.0 to 2.5 SATA III adapter cable. Cards are offloaded using a StarTech USB 3.0 Multi Media Flash Memory Card Reader.

Cameras: This bag carries a Canon 1DX (new to me this year) and a Canon 5D Mk III. These are my two primary bodies for carrying around the arena on a Black Rapid Double camera strap.

Lenses: My primary lenses for game work are a Canon 70-200 f/2.8L IS II, Canon 24-70 F/2.8 II, and Canon 17-40 f/4.0L. Two of the three lenses have rubber lens hoods on them per WNBA rules. I really should pick up a third…

“Film”: This year I’m using Lexar Professional 1066x 32GB cards as my primary “film” for RAW images captured during the game. I also have several 16GB variants as the second card in the 1DX body to offload low-res JPEGs to the Storm after each quarter, and a whole bunch of Transcend 8GB SD cards that serve the same purpose in the 5D Mk III.

Lighting: I always carry two Canon 600-EX RT flashes, a Canon ST-E3-RT wireless transmitter, a bunch of gels, a weird mini softbox that I never use, and two flash feet. I never know when I’ll need extra light and having the flashes along for the ride has saved me many, many, times.

Batteries: You can never have enough batteries. I’ve got four spares for the 5D Mk III, and more spare AA and AAAs than I can count. Keep in mind that in addition to the batteries you see laid out, each body and all the flashes also have charged batteries in them.

Hearing protection: I value my hearing. #stormcrazies are loud. I always wear hearing protection at games. I’ve always used disposable Howard Leight LL1 Laser Lite Earplugs and I carry a fist full of them in my bag at all times. This year I’m trying something new though, a pair reusable of Surefire Ear Pro Sonic Defenders.

Odds and ends: The bag also carries a hex key (I always need one and can never find it), a small roll of mini gaffer tape, an HDMI and Ethernet dongle for my laptop, a lenspen in case I stick my finger on a lens.

Here’s what all the above looks like packed into the ThinkTank:

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Grip Bag: MidwayUSA Competition Range Bag

Yep, you read that right. After years of searching for the perfect grip bag I found it at one of the largest online gun accessories stores in the world. The MidwayUSA Competition Range Bag is huge, has lots of pockets, and is the perfect bag to carry all my remote camera gear.

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Here’s a rundown of everything in the photo above:

Cameras: I have another 5D Mk III in this bag solely for use as a remote camera, typically mounted to the post of the backboard but sometimes higher up or on a floor plate. The camera’s modified with two keyrings through where you’d attach a camera strap so I have a mounting point for…

Safety cables: I do not want to be the photographer that’s known for his camera falling off onto the court during a game. That big mess of cables in the top leff of the image? Eight safety cables.

Mounting arms: To mount the camera I have two Manfrotto Variable Friction Magic Arms with the camera mounting attachment and five super clamps (some are Manfrotto, some are knock-offs). I used to have six super clamps. I seem to be missing one. Sigh.

Mounting plates: Occasionally I do a floor remote. Instead of futzing with hacked solutions I bought a proper floor plate from fplate.net. It’s fantastic. The camera mounts to the plate using a Really Right Stuff BH-30 compact ball head.

Triggers: I trigger the remote camera with two Pocket Wizard Plus IIIs. They attach to the camera with FlashZebra Coiled Shutter Cables. I also carry two coiled cords that can attach to my 600EX-RT flashes just in case, and a very long PC cord also just in case. I mount the remote camera trigger to a magic arm using the absolutely awesome FlashZebra Remote Transceiver Caddy V3. It’s awesome. If you own a PocketWizard you need one.

Odds and ends: I have a set of hex wrenches in metric and SAE sizes  (I always need one and can never find it), a giant roll of gaffer tape, and a collection of spuds that really just sit in my bag and are never used. Oh, and spare batteries. Always more spare batteries.

Many of the above items are organized into glorious bags my mom sent me for Christmas, custom embroidered on her fancy embroidery machine with what’s inside. I have one for spuds, one for safety cables, one for the pocket wizards and associated cables, and one unmarked one that I use for some super clamps.

Here’s what the bag looks like all zipped up with everything inside:

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Sorry there’s no photo of it open, but I forgot to take one. Oops.

Big Lens Bag: Lowepro Lens Case

I have one piece of gear that won’t fit in the above bags: my Canon 300mm f/2.8. That lives in a Lowepro Lens Case with one very important additional item:

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Yup. Another hex key.  I always need one and can never find it.

Anyway, there you have it. That’s what’s in my bags for the Storm 2015 season. Go Storm!

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Earlier this year the Storm announced that Camille Little was traded to the Connecticut Sun. Today came the news that Tanisha signed as a free agent with the New York Liberty.

I’ve had the privilege of photographing the two of them for the last four years, and some of my best Storm photos of all time involve either one, or more often both, of them. Here’s a sampling of a few of my favourites.

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Tanisha takes a break from studying her lines during Media Day on May 27th, 2011. This was the first Storm event I ever covered and I still remember how happy I was finding this photo at the end of a long day of shooting. I love how it gives a peek into some of the players’ obligations off the court.

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Every player has a pre-game routine, and every game for four years I’ve watched Tanisha come out and give an explosive high 5 to Doppler. This is just one example from a game against the Tulsa Shock on June 1st, 2012.

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Camille isn’t shy about throwing her body around to get a foul call, but as I saw during a game against the Indiana Fever on August 23rd, 2012, sometimes even the opposing players can be surprised by her drives.

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Remember how I said Camille isn’t afraid to throw her body around? At least once a season this is the view I got through the viewfinder before Camille came crashing down near (or sometimes on!) me. Thankfully neither of us ever got hurt, and the cameras always escaped unscathed!

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The Storm under head coach Brian Agler were known for their strong defensive skills. During a game against the Tulsa Shock on June 7th, 2013, Tanisha and Camille teamed up to show how it’s done.

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Sometimes the battles are at the offensive end of the court. Here Camille manages to pull in the offensive rebound while Tanisha holds back pressure during a game against the Minnesota Lynx on September 30th, 2012.

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It was always a thrill to see Tanisha drive to the basket against a star player and somehow make the layup. During a game against the Phoenix Mercury on June 2nd, 2013, Tanisha did just that: taking it right to Britney Griner for two points.

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On June 27th, 2014, Camille scored a career-high 31 points during an 81-71 win against the Minnesota Lynx. After the game she realized what had happened and smiled in amazement during a post-game interview with Voice of the Storm Dick Fain.

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On May 14th, 2013, Tanisha and Camille pose for a selfie. Media Day is the best.

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Thanks for all the great memories guys, and best of luck on your new teams!

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The Seattle Storm announced today that Head Coach Brian Agler was heading to Los Angeles to be the new coach for the Los Angeles Sparks. I’ve had the pleasure of photographing him with the team over the last four years and thought I’d share a few of my favourite photos from his time with the Storm.

Coach’s phone was never far out of reach and he was a constant presence on Twitter. I caught him working away in the back hall of KeyArena during Media Day on May 14th, 2013. A few seconds later he was done and gone, back to whatever the next media activity was.

On April 28th, 2012, the Seattle Storm had a basketball court set up at the Microsoft Campus Jam, an event for Microsoft employees and their families. This young lady just couldn’t, despite her best efforts, get the ball to go through the standard height basketball hoop. Always the coach, Brian fashioned a hoop out of his arms to make sure even the smallest kid could have the satisfaction of making a basket.

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Even though his phone was a constant companion, Coach Agler really did take a break from it occasionally. At Media Day on May 15th, 2012, Brian paused from typing away to check out the hilarity on the court.

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I have many photos of Coach Agler in a huddle during a timeout but this one, from a game against the Connecticut Sun on September 16th, 2012, always makes me smile. There’s some sort of play drawn up on the whiteboard but it just looks like crazy chicken scratches to me.

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Make no mistake: Coach expected the best from players. During a game against the Chicago Sky on August 15th, 2013, rookie Tianna Hawkins was out of position for a play. Coach Agler made sure she knew how to run the play for next time.

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Ok, maybe Coach uses his phone a lot 🙂 I managed to snag this photo of him typing away as he walked past the Storm championship banners in the Storm’s practice facility during Media Day on May 9th, 2012.

Best of luck in LA, Coach!

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The previous post with the list of Alaska and Horizon tail numbers got me wondering which planes I’ve flown on. This post will keep the running list and count. Last updated March 24, 2017.

  • N238AS
  • N253AK
  • N303AS
  • N306AS
  • N307AS
  • N317AS
  • N319AS
  • N403AS (4x)
  • N407AS
  • N413AS
  • N419AS (3x)
  • N423AS (2x)
  • N440AS
  • N448AS
  • N453AS (2x)
  • N457AS
  • N459AS
  • N461AS
  • N462AS (2x)
  • N468AS (2x)
  • N471AS
  • N472AS
  • N477AS
  • N478AS (2x)
  • N486AS
  • N487AS (2x)
  • N494AS
  • N495AS
  • N512AS
  • N516AS
  • N517AS
  • N520AS
  • N523AS (2x)
  • N524AS
  • N529AS
  • N530AS
  • N533AS
  • N535AS
  • N538AS
  • N546AS (2x)
  • N548AS (2x)
  • N551AS (2x)
  • N552AS
  • N553AS
  • N556AS
  • N558AS (2x)
  • N559AS (2x)
  • N560AS
  • N563AS
  • N566AS (2x)
  • N569AS
  • N576AS
  • N581AS
  • N583AS
  • N584AS
  • N588AS
  • N589AS
  • N609AS (2x)
  • N613AS
  • N615AS
  • N705AS
  • N713AS
  • N756AS
  • N788AS
  • N792AS
  • N796AS (2x)
  • N797AS

Horizon flights include:

  • N417QX
  • N452QX

Missing from the list is AS2285 from FCA to SEA on 2014-02-16. For some reason Horizon flights don’t seem to be listed in the on-time performance database.

In addition I make occasional flights on Delta. Here are the tail numbers I could find for the domestic Delta flights:

  • N184DN
  • N355NB
  • N3739P
  • N618DL
  • N702TW
  • N723EV
  • N961DN
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Over at the Alaska Airlines Flyertalk forum a simple question about how many CRJ-700s were in use by Alaska sent me off into some fun digging around the FAA aircraft database. With some help from Putzy and Kieron I was able to find all 137 Alaska Airlines aircraft (regardless of actual ownership), plus all the Horizon planes. Because there are random people on the Internet that might care here is the list of every aircraft that operates under the Alaska or Horizon name. This list is complete as of September 26th, 2015. Note that this list does not include the new E175s that Skywest will fly for Alaska.

OWNER AIRCRAFT TYPE TAIL NUMBER
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990 N302AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990 N303AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990 N305AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990 N306AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990 N307AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990 N309AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990 N315AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990 N317AS*#
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Spirit of Disneyland II
N318AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990 N319AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990 N320AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990 N323AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N402AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N403AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N407AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N408AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N409AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N413AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N419AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N423AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N431AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N433AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N435AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N440AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N442AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER
“Go Russell!”
N453AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N457AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N459AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N461AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N462AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N464AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N467AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N468AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N469AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N471AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N472AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N474AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N477AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N478AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N479AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-990ER N481AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N508AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N514AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N517AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N518AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N519AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N520AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N524AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N525AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N526AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N527AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N528AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N529AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N530AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N531AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N532AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N533AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N534AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N535AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N536AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N537AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N538AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N546AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N548AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N551AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N552AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N553AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 N556AS*
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N557AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N558AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Salmon Thirty Salmon II
N559AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Spirit of the Islands
N560AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N563AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N565AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N566AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890
Employee Powered
N568AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890
Starliner 75
N569AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890
Adventure of Disneyland Resort
N570AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N577AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N579AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N581AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N583AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N584AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N585AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N586AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N587AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N588AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N589AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N590AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N594AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N596AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N597AS*#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790
Timbers Jet
N607AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N609AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N611AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N612AS
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N613AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N614AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N615AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N618AS
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N619AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N622AS
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N625AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N626AS
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N627AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-790 N644AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-490 N708AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-490 Freighter N709AS
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-490 N713AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-4Q8 Combi N762AS
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-4Q8 Combi N763AS
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-4Q8 Combi N764AS
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-4Q8 Combi N765AS
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-490 N767AS#
ALASKA AIRLINES INC BOEING 737-490 Combi N768AS
BCC EQUIPMENT LEASING CORP BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
University of Idaho
N400QX
BCC EQUIPMENT LEASING CORP BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
Washington State University
N401QX
BCC EQUIPMENT LEASING CORP BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
University of Montana
N402QX
BCC EQUIPMENT LEASING CORP BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
Montana State University
N403QX
BCC EQUIPMENT LEASING CORP BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
University of Oregon
N404QX
BCC EQUIPMENT LEASING CORP BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N405QX
BCC EQUIPMENT LEASING CORP BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N412QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N434MK
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N415QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N416QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N417QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N418QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N419QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N420QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N421QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N422QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N423QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N426QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N427QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N428QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N429QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N430QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N431QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N432QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N433QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
University of Washington
N435QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N436QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
Boise State University
N437QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N438QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N439QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
Oregon State University
N440QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
University of Alaska Fairbanks
N441QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N442QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
University of Alaska Anchorage
N443QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N444QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N445QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N446QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N447QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N448QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N449QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N450QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N451QX
HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES INC BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N452QX
SKYWEST AIRLINES INC BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2C10 N227AG
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N406QX
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
University of Oregon
N407QX
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N408QX
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N409QX
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N410QX
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N411QX
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402 N413QX
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC DHC-8-402
San Diego State University
N414QX
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-890 N506AS*#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-890
Spirit of Seattle
N512AS*#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N513AS*#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N516AS*#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-890 N523AS*#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-8FH
New paint scheme
N549AS*
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N562AS*#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N564AS*#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N592AS*#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-890 ETOPS
Eskimo wears a lei
N593AS*#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490 N703AS#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490
Spirit of Alaska Statehood
N705AS
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490
Spirit of Make-A-Wish
N706AS#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-4Q8 N756AS#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-4Q8 N760AS
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-4Q8 N769AS
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-4S3 N786AS
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490 N788AS
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490
Magic of Disneyland
N791AS#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490 N792AS#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490 N793AS#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490 N794AS
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490 N795AS
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490 N796AS#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490 N797AS#
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOEING 737-490 N799AS
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2C10 N215AG
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2C10 N216AG
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2C10 N217AG
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2C10 N218AG
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2C10 N219AG
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2C10 N223AG
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2C10 N224AG
WELLS FARGO BANK NORTHWEST NA TRUSTEE BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2C10 N225AG
WILMINGTON TRUST CO TRUSTEE BOEING 737-4Q8 N778AS
WILMINGTON TRUST CO TRUSTEE BOEING 737-4Q8 N779AS

* Aircraft with onboard power. # Aircraft has the new Alaska Beyond inflight entertainment system.

Edit 2014-11-30: Removed CRJs owned by Wells Fargo that are now flown by Skywest for Delta Connection. Flagged the freighter and combis. Added N434MK, the oddball Horizon plane whose tail number apparently honours founder Milton Kuolt. Added the Horizon planes operated by SkyWest. Thanks to Putzy and Kieron for the updates.

Edit 2014-12-12: Started to mark which planes are the special liveries.

Edit 2014-12-15: Marked the planes that have the new Alaska Beyond inflight entertainment system. Thanks to Putzy for the list.

Edit 2014-12-17: All planes marked with their special liveries.

Edit 2015-01-03: Updated with the latest list of planes that have Alaska Beyond inflight entertainment system. Thanks to Putzy for the update.

Edit 2015-01-18: All -800/-900/-900ER planes have in-seat power now per Bay Area Blue.

Edit 2015-02-22: Added more planes that have the new inflight system. Thanks to Putzy for the information.

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Photo courtesy Colin Fleming.

We’re in the Palouse region of Washington State looking for places to shoot rolling hills. Yesterday we wound our way up to the base of a wind turbine and parked in the shade of the tower. Vlad, Tory, and Colin did some shooting. I had a nap.

This whole scene looks very CSI.

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