Who’s News

November 8, 2011

By Staff

Pet photographer named best in Western Washington

Issaquah business Bailey & Banjo has been named Best Pet Photographer in KING 5’s Best of Western Washington annual contest.

Bailey & Banjo was established in 2007 by Julie Clegg, an Issaquah Highlands photography enthusiast who is also a contributing photographer for CityDog Magazine, volunteer at the Seattle Humane Society and a supporting member of HeARTs Speak (a nonprofit organization that connects artists with rescues and shelters).

Local photographer’s image wins Masters Cup nomination

A photo taken by Amy Timacheff, of Tiger Mountain Photo, was nominated for the Fifth Annual Photography Masters Cup.

In April, Amy and her husband Serge traveled to Jordan as official photographers for the International Fencing Federation at the Junior & Cadet World Championships 2011. Her image “Fencers Jump in Jordan” was of junior fencers Philip Marsh, of Great Britain, and Alaa El Din Fayz, of Egypt, competing in the gold-medal match for junior men’s individual epee.

The photo was one of 11,321 entries from 83 countries and was just one of 272 honored, hers winning Nominee in Sport.

“As a surprise to me, Serge entered this image into the Masters Cup,” Amy Timacheff said. “We love working together and traveling the world capturing images, not only for the world of fencing, but also for our vast artwork collection.”

Dentist visits China with People to People Ambassador Programs

Dr. John R. Liu, of Eastside Pediatric Dental Group, visited China as the delegation leader with The People to People Ambassador Programs in September.

The group examined pediatric oral health with an emphasis on children with special health care needs providing education and insight.

Liu was in China for eight days and while there his group of 10 visited Beijing Children’s Hospital, Peking University School of Stomatology, Beijing United Family Hospital & Clinic, Guiyang Stomatological Hospital and Guizhou Huaxi Stomatology Special Hospital.

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