Editorial Photographer Susan Seubert Shoots for National Geographic Traveler

Summer is definitely on its way out as is evidenced by the fall magazines that are arriving in my mailbox.  The October 2012 issue of National Geographic Traveler landed and features a story I shot for their Road Trip section on central Washington State.  The adventure begins in Centralia then wanders over the Cascade Range, winding up with explorations through Yakima, Ellensburg and Prosser.  This is a beautiful area of the country, particularly at this time of year when the stone fruits of the Yakima Valley are ripening and everyone is getting excited for harvest.  There are some fine wines produced in this area, which also boasts the second largest hops growing area in the world.  If you decide to take this trip, I highly recommend staying at the Cherry Wood Bed, Breakfast and Barn where one can go on trail rides through the vineyards on horses that have been rescued and rehabilitated. While I was there, a pony named “Wild Bill” adopted me when I was shooting in one of the places where they keep some of the horses.  He was adorable!!!  Spend the night in a truly luxurious tee pee and take a bath under the stars in one of their outdoor tubs.  You can read the story on National Geographic Traveler’s web site here.

The opening image for, “Northwestern Exposure,” a story by Freda Moon about an adventurous road trip through Central Washington State. Photographs by yours truly.

Me on assignment, with the rescued pony, “Wild Bill.” My childhood dream of having a pony, if only for one night. 🙂

All the photos were made with Canon 5D Mark II cameras and a litany of Canon L Series lenses.  The images were processed using Adobe’s Lightroom software.

2 thoughts on “Editorial Photographer Susan Seubert Shoots for National Geographic Traveler

  1. Hey Susan,
    Tom Ritman here. You may not remember me. I’m Robin’s father. Love your photography. You seem like a connected person. Any chance you know a literary agent who could take a look at my novels The Pack and Web of Honor? Both books are on amazon but could be removed if an agent desired. The Pack, which I describe as coming of age and confronting evil in World War ll America, probably has the broadest appeal. Two out of 12 teens said it was their favorite book.

    • Hi Tom!
      Thank you for your note. I saw your books on Amazon – congratulations!
      I do not know anyone on the writing end as I work exclusively with image publishing and the two are pretty separate.
      I’m sorry I can’t be more help!
      Take care and have a great day.
      Sincerely,
      Susan

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