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Common Errors in English Usage and More The Website of Prof. Paul Brians

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This was taken at a Bainbridge Island weeding party. She had just yanked ivy off this tree trunk and was watching it fall toward her.
This was taken at a Bainbridge Island weeding party. She had just yanked ivy off this tree trunk and was watching it fall toward her.

Paul Brians’ Photographic Bio

Paul Brians does extensive volunteer photography for the Bainbridge Island Land Trust, IslandWood, and Bainbridge in Bloom. His work has been used in many Land Trust publications, and five of his photos were displayed in banners in the ferry terminal walkway celebrating its 25th anniversary. He has also created custom garden photo books for winners of the Land Trust annual benefit auction.

He created the photo book Four Seasons on Bainbridge Island and took most of the photos for the second edition of Walks on Bainbridge. He is a contributing photographer to the 3rd edition of Arthur R. Kruckeberg’s Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest (University of Washington Press) and for Natural Bainbridge (forthcoming).

His photos have also appeared in Inside Bainbridge, Bainbridge Islander, The Bainbridge Review, Bainbridge Island Magazine, West Sound Home & Garden, The Moscow-Pullman Daily News, The Seattle Times, Alaska in-flight magazine, Washington State Magazine, Hamodia: The Daily Newspaper of Torah Jewry, and in a documentaries on the National Geographic and History channels.

His work has been exhibited in Holland Library at Washington State University, in Oil & Water, at the Bainbridge Public Library, and at the Performing Arts Center. Some of his prints are on display at Doc’s Marina Grill in Winslow. He was hired to take photographs of a Poulsbo bed & breakfast for its website.

He is an active participant in the BI Photo Club, and displays his work annually at the July 4th exhibit at the Waterfront Park Community Center. He has shared his photographs in slide lectures at the Senior Center and given two slide presentations on Bainbridge wildflowers at Brown Bag talks sponsored by the BI Land Trust. He made official group portraits for the Amabile choir and the Evergreen Singers.

During the winter of 2015-16 he made a project of photographing the sun shining on something on Bainbridge every day he could and shared them on Facebook, where he posts at least one new photograph a day.