michael rowley photography | seattle tacoma wedding + portrait photographer bio picture

you already know I'm a photographer.

what you may not know is when I'm not documenting weddings and couples I spend my time climbing the incredible mountains all over this beautiful earth. when I'm not climbing mountains I am usually running. and when I'm not running I'm usually stuffing my face with some scrumptious food.

drop me a line using the contact form and lets get together to talk details about your wedding day and maybe even grab a bite to eat.


Tag Archives: mount rainier


2011.08.14 // single-push ascent ~ 22 hours round trip i had the pleasure of guiding my good friend porter to the summit of mt rainier. my 6th summit, his first. porter is an exceptional endurance athlete and helped me train for my first triathlon this past july, a half-ironman.

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b+w photos here stats + color photos here this is the first video i have ever recorded. shot with a 5d mkii. the short clips don’t give justice to the size or beauty of mount rainier by any means, and they’re not intended to. instead, hopefully you can have a small appreciation for one of […]

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mountain | rainier elevation | 14,411 ft world ranking by prominence | 21st route | emmons glacier camp | schurman | 9,460 ft trail head | white river campground | 4,350 ft total elevation gain | 10,061 ft weather | perfect hours on the mountain | 36 tent | mountain hardwear ev 3 hours of […]

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