Josef Scaylea was a longtime resident of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. Josef served as chief photographer of the Seattle Times for 35 years. His incomparable photographs were the showcase of the Seattle Times Pictorial Magazine, making him the best known photographer in the region. He earned more than 1,000 commercial, pictorial and press awards including West Coast Press Photographer of the year (ten times) and one of the top ten Press Photographers of the Nation (again, ten times). His pictures have appeared in Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, Life, The Saturday Evening Post, and numerous other leading magazines.
"If my pictures give pleasure to people, that's enough for me."
- Josef Scaylea works closely with Josef Scaylea Photography, LLC (run by his daughters) to provide access to Joe's timeless works. Please visit to view more of his photographs available for purchase.