Why Photographers Love Sequim


photographer lens of forestPhotographers find their creative inspiration living in Sequim’s gorgeous landscape. Professionals and hobbyists alike love Sequim with its wealth of nature and wildlife photography opportunities. Landscape photographers capture the majestic Olympic mountains, serene forests and endless coastal views in gorgeous images. While patient artists snap amazing portraits of the local birds, sea mammals, and forest fauna. Sequim also has an active and welcoming arts community that includes many talented photographers. They are classes, workshops and seminars, in addition to the support and encouragement of fellow artists. And the natural beauty here offers endless subjects and scenes to spark the artistic spirit. Visits photogenic Sequim and be sure to bring your camera!

Galleries, Classes and Groups for Photographers

Sequim’s picturesque location has drawn many photographers to our location.  And afterwards, some decided to make their home here. Local photographers enjoy an abundance of beautiful locations just a walk, hike or bike ride from their front door. On top of the stunning scenery, they find a lively arts community.

A fantastic group for nature photographers is the Olympic Peaks Camera Club. The club organizes fun monthly photographic outings, in addition to attending field trips, conventions and seminars. They host monthly critiques and competitions, all done in a friendly, supportive environment. Their online gallery highlights the talented members, not to mention the beauty of the Olympic Peninsula. The club is a wonderful organization to meet other artists, make new friends and improve your photography skills.

Another great resource for wildlife photographers is the The Dungeness River Audubon Center. They host occasional photography classes and shows, as well as weekly birdwatching trips. Their website is a great resource for finding and identifying birds. The Dungeness Wildlife Refuge also has great tips for photographing our wild neighbors.

Check out the Blue Whole Gallery in downtown Sequim. The gallery has several photographers as members. Many are also members of the photographer equipment with beautiful landscapeOlympic Peninsula Art Association that hold monthly meetings in Sequim too. They support the artistic community by hosting workshops, juried art exhibits and bringing fellow artists together. Their website includes an online gallery of the members’ work. Many artists cite the beauty of the Olympic Peninsula the reason they chose Sequim as their home.

Come visit us in Sequim and find out why photographers move here to pursue their artistic dreams. Discover your creative muse in our lovely corner of Washington. Contact one of our knowledgeable agents and find the home you’ve always pictured.