This Studio 2.8 photography photograph was produced on Thursday July 2, 2020, at dusk, on the sidewalk in front of the Seattle Police West Precinct building in Seattle,Washington on Virginia Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue. In this Studio 2.8 photography photo, an apparently European American female Black Lives Matter demonstrator, who wore a bright green bicycle helmet and a red bandanna, held a large rectangular battle shield in front of her that was emblazoned with the acronym BLM on it.
This Studio 2.8 photography photograph was produced on the evening of Thursday July 2, 2020, in the middle of the street intersection in front of the Seattle Police West Precinct in Seattle,Washington on Virginia Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue. In this Studio 2.8 photography photo, a female African American Black Lives Matter protester, who wore a pink, white, and black, Black Lives Matter shirt, held a white and red amplified megaphone and shouted rousing exclamations to the protest crowd there. The crowd responded to her enthusiastically, as the crowd had only recently arrived after they had marched down from Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood to the Seattle Police West Precinct in downtown Seattle.
In this Studio 2.8 exclusive video, watch video of a felony criminal act in progress as a man named John Lindsay Bennett attacked a Studio 2.8 Photography photojournalist in broad daylight as the photojournalist was leaving the George Floyd Black Live Matter Racial Justice political protests that were occurring on Seattle's Capitol Hill near the Seattle Police East Precinct on Sunday May 31, 2020.
In this Studio 2.8 exclusive video, the series of photographs in this video montage, produced at the George Floyd death protest march in downtown Seattle on Saturday May 30, 2020, are presented in precise - chronological order - except for the photographs presented during the video's recapitulation, which repeats some of the photos presented earlier in the video.
In the Studio 2.8 exclusive video production below, recorded and produced from within the center of the protesters and the Seattle Police, as the porrtion of political demonstration in this video occurred on Saturday, May 30, 2020, this video shows what actually happened at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Pine Street in downtown Seattle, Washington that later literally lit the city on fire, as angry protesters escalated from peaceful demonstration to all out rioting, property destruction, looting of stores, and the burning of five (5) Seattle Police SUV vehicles.
The Studio 2.8 photography super gallery of photographs above presents selected photographs from photos produced by Studio 2.8 Photography on Sunday August 9, 2020 in Seattle at a political rally and demonstration entitled "Stop Defunding SPD". The August 9, 2020, political rally was organized by the Seattle Police Officers Guild, and other supporters of the Seattle Police Department who do not want the Seattle Police "defunded" by the Seattle City Council and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan.
On Wednesday July 22, 2020, an African American man named Dawit Kelete was arraigned in King County Superior Court on charges of Vehicular Homicide, Vehicular Assault, and Reckless Driving.
The pair of Studio 2.8 photography photographs above, present photos of two King County Superior Court courtrooms, one of which will likely be the courtroom in which a man named Dawit Kelete, an African American man, will soon be formally arraigned on felony charges that include Vehicular Homicide (RCW 46.61.520) and Vehicular Assault (
This Studio 2.8 photography gallery of photographs was produced on the evening of Thursday July 2, 2020, in front of the Seattle Police West Precinct in Seattle on Virginia Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue.
In this Studio 2.8 Photography exclusive courtroom documentary coverage video, John Bennett aka John L. Bennett aka John Lindsay Bennett was arraigned on Monday June 15, 2020 in courtroom E-942, the court's largest and primarily ceremonial courtroom, by the King County Superior Court at the King County Courthouse on charges of felony First Degree Attempted Robbery and racially motivated felony Hate Crime upon an LGBTQ woman of color Studio 2.8 Photojournalist.
This Studio 2.8 Photography exclusive video, was recorded as it happened on Sunday June 14, 2020 at and near the lawless insurrection zone alternately as the CHAZ and the CHOP, located in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, where African American Black Lives Matter activists, and mostly European American communist extremist anarchists and taken control of, defaced with graffiti, and turned several city block into an all day and all night block party that is guarded on its perimeter by AR-15 rifle armed communist Puget Sound John Brown Gun Club members.
In this Studio 2.8 exclusive video, recorded as it happened on Saturday May 30, 2020 in downtown Seattle, at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Pine Street, during the anti-police-brutality political protests after the death of an African American man named George Floyd, the Seattle Police unleashed vollies of "flash bang" grenades, hurled tear gas grenades over the heads of and into the middle of a crowd that had been peaceful protesters, and slasher political demonstrators huge quantities of pepper spray blasted from large red canisters of the gooey, sticky, substance.
The diligent Studio 2.8 photography photo and video production team is covering, and has been covering, the George Floyd death racial justice political demonstrations, and also the unlawful riots which have occurred adjacent to the lawful first amendment protected political demonstrations. The Studio 2.8 photography photo and video team will continue to produce photographs and video of these events as this evolving once in a century political passage continues to unfold and transpire.
Already, the Studio 2.8 photography team has produced photographs and video at the Friday May 29, 2020, Saturday May 30, 2020, Sunday May 31, 2020, and other days, of the Black Lives Matter, racial justice, protests in and around the Seattle, Washington area.
A Studio 2.8 video that presents an uncut video portion of the initial outbreak of the violent police brutality upon political demonstrators in Seattle, WA on Saturday May 30, 2020 is already available on the Studio 2.8 website as a youtube video embed. It seems apparent that it was this initial police brutality episode at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Pine Street in Seattle on the afternoon of Saturday May 30, 2020 that led to the rioting, burning, looting, burglarizing, property theft and destruction that day that has left the downtown Seattle retail core looking like a ravaged war zone.
Despite the attempts of some misguided people to thwart the constitutionally protected First Amendment freedom of the press activities in which the Studio 2.8 Photography photo and video team has been engaged for years, the team is steadfast, stoic, unwavering, continuing assiduously no matter the obstacle, to produce unique and exclusive perspectives on the political events that are evolving in and around the Seattle, Washington area every day.
Be sure to watch the Studio 2.8 George Floyd, Black Lives Matter, racial justice videos that the Studio 2.8 team has produced and published thus far, in anticipation of additional, longer form, in-depth video presentations of the events that comprise many more aspects of these remarkable and unprecedented political demonstrations.
This Studio 2.8 photography photograph of a racial justice demonstrator with a poster leaning against her leg that contained the headline "Say their Names", and the list of the names of African American people killed by police, downtown Seattle, Washington on the courtyard in front of the federal courthouse near 7th Avenue and Stewart Street during the late afternoon of Saturday May 30 2020.
This Studio 2.8 photography photograph of violent anarchists as they destroyed a Seattle Police SUV vehicle, and later set it on fire and burned it, was produced in downtown Seattle, WA in the rain on the afternoon May 30, 2020, during a portion of the violent and destructive rioting that day. The violent and destructive rioting in Seattle on the afternoon of May 30, 2020 and deep into that night, resulted in numerous downtown Seattle stores having been burglarized and looted.
This Studio 2.8 photography photograph of Seattle rioters, as the rioters destroyed a Seattle Police SUV vehicle, and later set it on fire and burned it, was produced in downtown Seattle, WA in the rain on the afternoon of May 30, 2020, during a portion of the violent and destructive rioting that day.
This Studio 2.8 photography photograph was produced during the late afternoon of Saturday May 30, 2020, in the pouring rain, at the huge racial justice political demonstration held in downtown Seattle, Washington that day, after the first portion of the demonstrations, when rioting had begun after the Seattle Police had unleashed tear gas bombs, ear drum shattering "flashbang" grenade explosives, and volleys of pepper spray on demonstrators, as the Seattle Police attacked them, attacked demonstrators who had until then been peaceful.
This Studio 2.8 photography photograph of an anguished African American man was produced on the afternoon of Saturday May 30, 2020 in downtown Seattle as a peaceful political demonstration by Seattle residents, who were there demonstrating against racial injustice, and police brutality, was suddenly turned into extreme brutality by the Seattle Police, citizens of the United States employed by local government who essentially waged war on their own unarmed fellow citizens.
This Studio 2.8 photography photograph was produced in the rain on the afternoon of Saturday May 30, 2020, a rainy day with dark gray skies, during the huge racial justice political demonstrations held in downtown Seattle, Washington on that day. In this Studio 2.8 photography photo a woman who wore a pink knit cap and a pink surgical style mask over her mouth held a large poster with the phrase "Can you Breathe" on it.
This Studio 2.8 photography photograph was produced on the afternoon of Saturday May 30, 2020, in the pouring rain, at the huge racial justice political demonstration held in downtown Seattle, Washington on that day. This Studio 2.8 photography photo presents the head of the peaceful march as the peaceful marchers marched south along 5th Avenue in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood. At the head of the march, in this photograph marchers can be seeing carrying two large professionally printed banners.