Author: Ness

Statue of Pres. Abraham Lincoln Through the Columns

Pres. Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Located in the central hall of the Lincoln Memorial is the figure of Abraham Lincoln sitting in contemplation. The statue was created by leading sculptor Daniel Chester French and curved by the Piccirilli Brothers. The statue rest on top a pedestal Tennessee marble and […]

Continue Reading

Lincoln Memorial during the blue hour

Lincoln Memorial, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. At the east side of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial during the blue hour on a late spring evening . Taken at ISO 100, F/14, 2 sec, with a Canon EF 28-90mm f/4-5.6 II USM Lens.

Continue Reading

Statue of President Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln Memorial, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. This is a photo of the Statue of President Abraham Lincoln inside the Lincoln Memorial.

Continue Reading

Low Light Black and White Photo of the Linconln Memorial

Low Light Black and White Photo of the Lincoln Memorial Originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8 Taken across the Lincoln Reflecting Pool from the World War II Memorial at around 10 pm at night. You can feel the silence of the surroundings just by looking at it. Taken at 90mm, ISO 100, 10.0sec at F/11 using a […]

Continue Reading

Beauty in The Dark

World War II Memorial, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. The deepness of the World War II Memorial maybe best felt at night compare to visiting it during daytime. The lights around the memorial, the running water of the fountains and the quiet surrounding will help you feel the solemness of the memorial.

Continue Reading

A Night at the World War II Memorial

A Night at the World War II Memorial, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. You should visit the World War II Memorial at Night to see its beauty. Above is a photo of the memorial taken at around 8:42pm within the circle of pillars using a

Continue Reading

World War II Memorial

World War II Memorial, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II. Consisting of 56 pillars and a pair of arches surrounding a plaza and fountain, it is located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on the former site of the Rainbow […]

Continue Reading

Circle of Flags at Night

Taken using a Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with a Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens at 20mm on ISO 200, f10 and 4s shutter speed using Manual Exposure. Camera placed on a tripod. Please refer to the Map below to see where I was when I took this photo. Circle of […]

Continue Reading

The Washington Monument at Night

Taken using a Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with a Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens at 18mm on ISO 100, f20 and 30s shutter speed using Manual Exposure. Camera placed on a tripod. Please refer to the Map below to see where I was when I took this photo. The Washington […]

Continue Reading

The Majestic Washington Monument

Flags At The Washington Monument, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Here is another one of my favorite shot of the Washington Monument. Taken late spring on a cloudy afternoon, underneath one of it’s flag poles. Taken using a Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with a Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens at 18mm […]

Continue Reading

Flags At The Washington Monument

Flags At The Washington Monument, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. As I mentioned on my previous post, there are countless ways to photograph the Washington Monument. I wanted to photograph the flags and capture the circular effect with the clouds in the background. I used my 72mm CPL on my Tamron 17-50mm VC F/2.8 to darken […]

Continue Reading

60th Anniversary of the Beginning of the Korean War

06.25.2010-60th Anniversary of the Korean War, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Today June 25th, 2010 Today marks the 60th Anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War. I know this was a bit off course since I’m doing the series for the Washington Monument, but I felt I needed to post at least to photograph to […]

Continue Reading

Caught In The Act

Caught In The Act, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. I was hungry and saw this box of White Castle mini burgers on the freezer and here is the result. Strobist Info: Two flash off camera, one infront to my left and 1 behind me for back lighting.

Continue Reading

Insomnia

Insomnia, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. I went to bed at 11:00pm, but I can’t fall asleep, so I got up and this vision sort of sneek into my mind so I got my gear and set the camera up on the tripod and the 430ex II under the glass table directly below me. Took me […]

Continue Reading

Victoria-This is what I got for fathers day…

Victoria-This is what I got for fathers day…, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Another strobies experiment. Stuck the 430ex II on underneath my shirt just to hide the flash, the black 430ex II were very visible on my first few attempts. I like this one better, especially that expression on my face. LOL. Strobist info: One […]

Continue Reading

Happy Fathers Day to All Dads, I ate all the cupcakes.

Happy Fathers Day to All Dads, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. The kids are suppose to eat this tomorrow, what have I done??? Happy Fathers Day to All Dads.(;-))

Continue Reading

85-50 vision

85-50 vision, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Have not use my 85mm and 50mm lately, I thought I’d try to use it as a telescope and see how it feels to look behind the lens, just to get it out of the closet. Strobist info: Flash Fired, direct hit(430ex II) ouch, I’m blind, I can’t see. […]

Continue Reading

The Beauty of the Capitol Dome

The Beauty of the Capitol Dome, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Marvelous, as you can see, the beauty of the Capitol really shines in low light. This photo of the Capitol Dome was taken from the east side during summer at 8.53pm right after sunset.

Continue Reading

U.S. Capitol Architectural Drawings from the East Side

Art of the Capitol, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Taken from the East Side, the photo above is just one of the many achitectural drawings you can find in the Capitol. I enjoy taking photos of this art masterpiece, lots of details, textures, it’s just magnificent.

Continue Reading

HDR Photograph of the U.S. Capitol Building, East side steps and Dome

The U.S. Capitol, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. HDR photograph of the Capitol Dome and East Side steps. Processed using the free opensource HDR tool Picturenaut. While I was going through each images in my Lightroom Catalog, I notice that I have multiple shots of this photo with different exposure, I was really planning to create […]

Continue Reading