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(SEATTLE) Jan. 18, 2015 – Super Bowl XLVIII-defending Seahawks defeat Packers 28-22 in nail-biting overtime NFC Conference Championship game

(SEATTLE)  Jan. 19, 2015 – WHAT A “NUTS GAME” to cover on rainy Sunday after a rather marathon-long , ongoing 11-day work week.  The heavily-favored Seattle Seahawks (as we all know) struggled through the first three quarters of their matchup against the old-school Packers.  After covering the Seahawks during the 12th-man induced very loud season, I was so […]

(HONOLULU & SEATTLE) Dec. 30 & 31, 2014 – Hau’oli Makahiki Hou (Happy New Year) 2015!

(Honolulu & Seattle) Dec. 30 & 31, 2014 – WHAT an event-filled 2014 it has been for all of us, especially me as a photojournalist on military leave from my staff gig at the PSBJ to deploy to the Middle East for a year. Oh man … I can’t believe that ONE YEAR AGO today, […]

(SEATTLE) Nov. 23, 2014 – Seattle Seahawks (6-4) face the NFL’s league leading Arizona Cardinals (9-1)

(Seattle) Nov. 23, 2014 – The defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks have struggled this season having a 6-4 record going into their match against the League leading 9-1 Arizona Cardinals.  While the “Legion of Boom” Seahawks defense has held their own for the majority of the season, their offense has not been able to tally point on the scoreboard […]

(Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.) Nov. 8, 2014 – Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller return home to U.S. after being freed from North Korean prison

(Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.)  Nov. 8, 2014 – It was an emotional evening for Seattle resident Kenneth Bae, 46, after he and fellow American Matthew Todd-Miller, 25, were repatriated to the U.S. on Nov. 8, 2014 after their imprisonment in North Korea for “crimes against their state.”  Reuters timing to call me was unbelievably timely […]

(SEATTLE) Oct. 12, 2014 – Old School-Cowboys and New-School Seahawks slug it out at Centurylink Field

(SEATTLE)  Oct. 12, 2014 – Apparently, the Seahawks have joined the ‘club of the hated.’  The old school ‘hated’ Dallas Cowboys (4-1) came to Centuryink Field to welcome the defending Super Bowl XLVIII champions, new school ‘hated’  Seattle Seahawks (3-1) into an elite group of teams, those despised by underachievers that haven’t earned a gawdy NFL championship […]

(SEATTLE) Sept. 21, 2014 – Seahawks fend-off Broncos 26-20 in OT rematch of Super Bowl XLVIII

(SEATTLE) Sept. 21, 2014 –  The Denver Broncos came to Centurylink Field in Seattle on Sept. 21, 2014 with revenge on their minds from the Seattle Seahawks’ 43-8 domination of last February’s SuperBowl XLVIII in New York (while I was deployed to the Middle East).  While the Bronocs defeated the Seahawks 21-6 on Aug. 5, 2014 in preseason action earlier this […]

(Doha, Qatar) Mar. 30, 2014 – Doha’s historic Souq Waquif marketplace bustles with business amidst modernization and exponential population growth

(Doha, Qatar)  Mar. 30, 2014 – Doha City’s regal and horse-mounted policemen patrol the massive Souq Waquif marketplace in, Qatar on March 30, 2014.  Doha’s bustling historic business district is undergoing a modernization and transformation as the nearby Corniche waterfront and roadway grows in population and building construction exponentially every year.  Dubbed by many locals as “mini-Dubai,’ Doha’s growing waterfront […]

(SEATTLE) Jan. 30, 2014 – A court in Italy reinstates the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher

(SEATTLE) Jan. 30, 2014 – A court in Italy has reinstated the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.  Pictured is a file photo of  Amanda Knox, emotional upon her return on October 4, 2011 to SeaTac airport near her home in Seattle after four years of imprisonment in Italy.  File […]

(Souk al Mubarak, Kuwait) Dec. 15, 2013 – Colourful chai pots hang in the sun at Souk al Mubarak

Colourful chai pots hang in the sun on display and for sale at the Souk al mubarak in the old city’s shopping district in Kuwait on December 15, 2013.  Photo by Anthony Bolante/

(Souk al Gharabally, Kuwait) Nov. 23, 2013 – ‘Liberation Tower’ hovers over historic Souk al Gharabally

The Middle East’s modern and century-old histories coexist as the contemporary Liberation Tower (right) stands guard as a symbol of freedom over the near-century-old Souk al Gharabally shopping district in Kuwait on November 23, 2013.  Photo by Anthony Bolante/

(Al ‘Asimah, Kuwait) Oct. 6, 2013 – Kuwait National Guard beats U.S. Military Team in football friendly at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

A Soldier of the Kuwait National Guard soccer team (right) maneuvers over a sliding U.S. Army Soldier while battling for the ball during their friendly match at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait on October 6, 2013.  The season Kuwaiti Army Team won 6-3.  Photo by Anthony Bolante/

(JBLM/Camp Murray, Wash.) June 15, 2013 – The Image Arsenal, aka Lt. Col. Anthony Bolante, deploys to Middle East with 96th Military Engagement Team

(Joint Base Lewis-McChord/Camp Murray, Wash.)  June 15, 2012 – The Image Arsenal (aka: Lt. Col. Anthony Bolante) deployed to the Middle East with the Washington Army National Guard’s (WAARNG) 96th Military Engagement Team (MET).  This group of 26 hand-picked senior Army Officers and NonCommissioned Officers with extensive worldwide mission experience in operations ranging from Infantry to Special […]

(SEATTLE) May 18, 2013 – PSBJ visual journalism staff win 1st & 3rd in Society of Professional Journalists comp

(SEATTLE) May 18, 2013 – OK, so it’s “not” breaking news, but good news nonetheless.  Colleague and fellow Puget Sound Business Journal staff photographer Marcus Donner and I were honored to receive recognition at the Society of Professional Journalists annual awards gala in Seattle on May 18, 2013.  Winners of the 2012 Northwest Excellence in […]

(SEATTLE) Apr. 30, 2013 – Seattle government and police say they are prepared for this year’s May Day

  (SEATTLE) Apr. 30, 2012 – Seattle government and law enforcement said today that unlike the chaos that ensued in Seattle’s downtown business corridor in 2012, that they are more prepared to deal with civil unrest that could develop in tomorrow’s May Day protests that could potentially develop as seen in this file photo from […]

(SEATTLE) Apr. 12, 2013 – Japanese pitching stars Yu Darvish of the Rangers and Hisashi Iwakuma of the Mariners faceoff at Safeco Field

Texas Rangers’ pitcher Yu Darvish pitches against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of their American League baseball game at Safeco Field in Seattle, April 12, 2013.   Darvish faced-off, but lost in a 3-0 game against Mariners starter and fellow Japanese countryman Hisashi Iwakuma. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante (UNITED STATES)

(SEATTLE) Apr. 8, 2013 – Seattle Mariners beat Houston Astros 3-0 at Safeco Field home opener

Field maintenance crewman Tim Wilson runs onto the field to work on the pitchers mound before the start of the start of the Seattle Mariners American League home opener game against the Houston Astros at Safeco Field in Seattle, April 8, 2013. This is the first game being played by the Astros following their recent […]

(SEATTLE) Mar. 29, 2013 – PSBJ “Faces of SODO” reveals an inside view of an evolving neighborhood

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(SEATTLE) Mar. 29, 2013 – “Faces of SODO” is a photo essay by the Puget Sound Business Journal’s visual journalism staff Anthony Bolante and Marcus Donner who profiled with our cameras over a period of six months, an evolving and burgeoning neighborhood in South Seattle.  Published in-print and online in today’s edition of the PSBJ, we worked […]

(SEATTLE) Mar. 12, 2013 – Tigres’ Acosta drives past Seattle Sounders’ Yedlin in their CONCACAF matchup

  UANL Tigres midfielder Albert Acosta (L) runs over Seattle Sounders FC defender DeAndre Yedlin during the first period of their CONCACAF match at Centurylink Field in Seattle, March 12, 2013. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante (UNITED STATES)

(EVERETT, WA) Feb. 7, 2013 – First Boeing 787 flight within the U.S. lands safely at Paine Field after worldwide grounding of fleet

BUSINESS JOURNAL PHOTO | Anthony Bolante A Boeing 787 painted in Southern China livery, lands at Paine Field in Everett, Washington after flying from Fort Worth, Texas on February 7, 2013.  This is the first flight of the 787 within the U.S. since the worldwide grounding of the 787 fleet due to battery malfunction problems. […]

(EVERETT, WA) Jan. 17, 2013 – Boeing 787 Dreamliners sit idle on tarmac parking at Paine Field during grounding of fleet worldwide

787 Dreamliner jets, including two painted with All Nippon Airways (ANA) of Japan livery, sit idle on the tarmac parking at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, January 17, 2013. Airlines scrambled to rearrange flights as Europe, Japan, Qatar and India joined the United States in grounding Boeing Co’s 787 Dreamliner passenger jets while battery-related problems […]

(SEATTLE) Dec. 15, 2012 – Seattle school children and their families hold candlelight vigil in honor of victims of Connecticut school mass-shooting

Seven-year-old Scout Elizabeth Noble of Seattle holds a candle while attending a vigil at Green Lake Park in Seattle held on December 15, 2012 for the victims of the December 14 mass-shooting at Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut.  REUTERS/Anthony Bolante (UNITED STATES)

(SEATTLE) Dec. 6, 2012 – Legalized marijuana initiatives take effect in Washington and Colorado

Registered medical marijuana patient Roger Lingle of Federal Way, Washington smells a starter plant he bought at the Canna Pi medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle, Washington on November 20, 2012.  This picture is part of a photo package about Washington State’s Initiative 502, that was approved by voters in the November 6, 2012 election, that […]

(SEATTLE) Dec. 1, 2012 – Univ. of Hawaii Wahine lose to Univ. of Wash. Huskies in NCAA Division-1 women’s volleyball championships second round

The University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine’s Jane Croson (11) fails to block a spike by the University of Washington Huskies’ Kaleigh Nelson (6) during the first set of their second round, NCAA Division I championship game in Seattle, Washington on December 1, 2012. PHOTO BY ANTHONY BOLANTE / SPECIAL TO THE HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISER

(SEATTLE) Nov. 30, 2012 – Univ. of Hawaii sweeps Santa Clara in first round of NCAA Div. I championship

The University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine’s Jane Croson (11)  scores against Santa Clara Broncos’ Kayla Lommori (20) during the third and final period of their first round of their NCAA Division I championship game in Seattle, Washington on November 30, 2012. The Rainbow Wahine swept the Bronco women in three sets.  Photo by ANTHONY BOLANTE/ […]