As part of our news coverage, Lens is constantly out and about in the state to produce videos and photography showcasing Washington’s industries and natural beauty. Check out LENS’ latest adventures: Choose video clips to watch from the right side of the player. Click on any image to open a slideshow of images from its parent gallery.



2017 Yakima Wildfire Training Academy

Lens was on site to speak with seasonal firefighters participating in an interagency wildfire training academy May 16-25, 2016 near Yakima. The training academy was hosted by the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and involved over 400 firefighters from 11 state, local and national agencies, as well as 21 fire districts and departments from all parts of Washington.

Photos by TJ Martinell

2017 Washington Brewers Festival

Lens got an up-and-close look at hundreds of Washington craft breweries at the 12th annual Brewers Festival June 16-18, 2016 in Redmond. Photo by TJ Martinell

Suncadia Forestland

A panoramic view from Suncadia Resort near Cle Elum, where the nearby Jolly Mountain Fire burned thousands of acres in 2017. Photos by TJ Martinell.

Central Washington Orchards

Pear orchards located around Peshastin and Dryden in Central Washington. Washington is a major exporter of fruit produce, including apples and cherries. Photos by TJ Martinell.

Port of Seattle

Shots of the Port of Seattle from underneath the West Seattle Bridge. Photos by Mike Richards

Washington State Capitol

Pictures taken of the Washington State Capitol campus during the 2018 legislative session. Photos by Mike Richards

2018 WCIT Trade Summit

Lens attended the 2018 Washington Council on International Trade (WCIT) Trade Summit on Mar. 26. Guest speakers included U.S. Reps. Suzan Delbene, Rick Larsen, Derek Kilmer, Dan Newhouse, Dave Reichert and Darigold President and CEO Stan Ryan.

Key speakers for the talk on digital trade were Jared Friend, Senior Associate for Hintze Law, Matthew Reisman, Director of International Trade Policy for Microsoft and David Roth, Senior Manager of Global Trade Policy for Amazon.

Photos by Mike Richards

UW Campus

Pictures taken of Drumheller Fountain, Rainier Vista and academic buildings at the University of Washington (UW) campus. Photos by Mike Richards

2018 Yakima Wildfire Training Academy

Lens was on scene at a controlled burn along a hillside on forestland located near Naches and the Oak Creek Wildlife Area as part of an interagency wildfire training academy May 12-19 near Yakima hosted by the state Department of Natural Resources. The academy had 18 agencies and 35 fire districts participating.

Photos by TJ Martinell