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Batala Percussion Band at the 2011 Cherry Blossom Festival. Part IV

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Batala Percussion Band at the 2011 Cherry Blossom Festival. Part III

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtFE9qq9uM4[/youtube] Batala Percussion Band at the 2011 National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC April 3, 2011  

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Batala Percussion Band at the 2011 Cherry Blossom Festival. Part II

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axnxe3j5eD8[/youtube] Batala Percussion Band at the 2011 National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC April 3, 2011

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Batala Percussion Band at the 2011 Cherry Blossom Festival. Part I

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvm2U6iHa8c[/youtube] Batala Percussion Band at the 2011 National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC April 3, 2011  

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Duck your head!!! Day 37. 02-06-2011

Sunday Feb. 06, 2011. It’s a great day for street photography, Sunny, not too cold and best of all it’s crowded. Lots and lots of photo opportunities. This is why I love using a wide angle lens for street photography, at 17mm in my tamron 17-50mm, I can get really close into the action. In […]

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Christmas Lights Bokeh at the Capitol

Taken earlier today. My plan was to create an HDR Photo of this Christmas Tree. Maybe in the next few days I may be able to do it. For now, it’s bokeh spectacular. This wasn’t really on my plan. I was about to pack up and on my way out of the capitol grounds, with […]

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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.

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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 […]

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The United States Botanic Garden

United States Botanic Garden, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. The United States Botanic Garden seen from 3rd St. SW. Please click the blue push pins on the map for more details.

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The U.S. Capitol After Sunset

The U.S. Capitol After Sunset, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. The U.S. Capitol is the place where the U.S. Congress meet. It is located in the East end of The National Mall. It is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolic buildings in the world. Begun in 1793, the Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended, […]

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Prime Lens? What are they?

I’ve noticed that a lot of people especially beginners and amateurs like me are confuse about prime lenses. Often they refer to zoom lenses with fix aperture as prime lenses, and some refer to Canon L lenses as prime lenses, so I decided to do a little research myself. Prime lens is a lens that […]

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Smithsonian Metro Station – HDR using Photoshop CS3

Photo of the Smithsonian Metro Station 1200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20004. This Station is named for its proximity to the Smithsonian Institution’s Museums and is also closed to the Washington Monument. This station serves the Blue and Orange Lines and the planned Silver Line. This simple HDR was processed using Adobe Photoshop CS3.

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Twilight at the Mall

Here are two photos I found on my Lightroom Library, featuring some of the Great Landmarks in Washington DC specifically The Mall. Both photos were taken on April 26, 2009. Allow me to briefly tell you something about The Mall, it refers to the area between the Lincoln Memorial and The Capitol, with the Washington […]

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Train in Motion

I’m so honored that this photo has been chosen to be included as one of ShutterPhoto.Net’s 10 Most Interesting Photos of SP@Flickr Pool (2009) Thanks to D. Travis North Camera and Gear: Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera Focal Length : 34mm Lens : Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens Tripod […]

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Lincoln Memorial at Night

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (Black) Lens : Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG APO Macro Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras Photo Processing and Management App: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 software is essential for today’s digital photography workflow. Now you can quickly import, process, manage, […]

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Dark Waters

Camera :Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera w/ 4x Optical Zoom Nightshot : Enabled to remove the IR blocking filter Details: I’m now using the original 58mm Lens Tube adapter that came with my Sony Conversion Lens. There are two available, the Sony VCLDEH07V Wide Angle Conversion Lens for DSCV1 Cybershot and theSony VCL-DEH17V Tele […]

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Family Time

Camera Gear: Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (Black) Lens : Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG APO Macro Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras

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Capitol Building

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (Black) Lens : Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG APO Macro Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras Book Recommendation: Here is a another great book by David duChemin. VisionMongers: Making a Life and a Living in Photography For those who want […]

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Library of Congress IR Image

Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera w/ 4x Optical Zoom Nightshot : Enabled to remove the IR blocking filter IR Filter : Opteka HD² 58mm R72 720nm Infrared X-Ray IR Filter Below are the stuff that I used to capture this image in infrared: Opteka HD² 58mm R72 720nm Infrared X-Ray IR Filter […]

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The Capitol

Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera Nightshot : Enabled to remove the IR blocking filter IR Filter : Opteka HD² 58mm R72 720nm Infrared X-Ray IR Filter Below are the stuff that I used to capture this image in infrared: Opteka HD² 58mm R72 720nm Infrared X-Ray IR Filter or Hoya 58mm RM-72 […]

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