Thinking of purchasing a gift for someone special? Collect Art during my Fall Print Sale! Unframed darkroom prints are currently reduced in price ranging from $100 - $500 depending on size. Please inquire for available inventory.

Prints are editioned and range in sizes from 5 x 5", 10 x 10", 15 x 15", 16 x 20".

For print purchase information and all other inquiries contact: annpallesen (at) gmail (dot) com, (206) 898-1195

Available Books:

FRANCE, Photographs by Ann Pallesen

LAKE POWELL, Photographs by Ann Pallesen

Artist Statement

I am drawn to the intricacies and wonder of lush and ornate environments. I often focus on land and water, botanicals, figures and animals found near and abroad. Having an appreciation for pictorialism and photography from the turn of the 19th century, I find lith printing an intriguing process to express my vision. The warm tones, hard shadows and soft highlights of lith prints create a timeless atmosphere of delicacy and nostalgia. I shoot with vintage and plastic cameras.

This form of lith printing is not to be mistaken with lith film or lithographic prints from stones. It is an analog printing process in the darkroom. There are too many variables to duplicate an exact print each time. Each print is unique.


Ann Pallesen received her BFA from Colorado State University in Ft. Collins in 1993. She continued her studies through Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) – where she honed her skills in lith printing by master printers, including Tim Rudman. She has exhibited her work nationally and is included in several private collections. Ann recently gave an artist talk at the Portland Art Museum and was featured in Black & White magazine in the UK in 2016. She is based in Seattle, WA.

Ann offers independent consultation to photographers who are editing their work and preparing for exhibitions. Previously she served as the Gallery Director of the Photographic Center Northwest for nearly two decades. She has produced over 250 exhibitions with emerging and renowned artists.  She has coordinated dozens of lectures with visiting artists and curators, and frequently participates in portfolio review events around the country. Ann has served as a juror for several exhibitions and competitions outside of PCNW.