Tag: The District

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 […]

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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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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.

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Washington Monument

The Washington Monument, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Taken on the northwest after crossing the 17th St. NW. Please refer to the map below and click on the green push pins to see my location. Taken using a Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP SLR Camera with a Tamron AF 17-50mm F/2.8 SP XR Di II VC (Vibration […]

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What’s Inside the U.S. Botanic Garden

Inside the U.S. Botanic Garden are a huge collection of plants from Cacti, Orchids to almost endless collection of plant species. It is a placed not just for nature lovers, plants and flowers lovers but it is a great place for pro and amateur photographers. It is a place where you can make pictures, take […]

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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.

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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 […]

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The U.S. Capitol East Side

The U.S. Capitol, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Here is another photo of the Capitol from the North end, this is actually the front side of the Capitol. Security on this side is very tight. You will see a number of Capitol Police officers walking around the area.

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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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The District

U.S. Capitol at The National Mall, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. I have been taking pictures in the District for a year now, and after going through my archives I realized that I have collected quite a decent amount of photos so I decided to do a personal project, and here it is, I call it […]

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