Tag: u.s. capitol

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. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramShutter PriorityExposure Time1/20ISO400Focal Length25mmMetering ModeCenter […]

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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. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/80ISO400Focal Length55mmMetering ModeCenter […]

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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. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/50ISO100Focal […]

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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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DC Capitol Building

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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Ghosts on Capitol Grounds

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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Capitol from Botanical

Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera Nightshot : Enabled to remove the IR blocking filter IR Filter : 52mm, 950nm IR Filter Lens Filter Tube : 52mm Focal Length : 72mm ISO : 200 Exposure : 1/30 sec at f/2.8 Weather Condition : Cloudy Time : 8:00 AM If you are interested in […]

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Capitol at Dusk

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera Focal Length : 55 mm Lens : Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens Exposure : 1/6 sec at f /5.6 ISO : 200 Mode : Shutter Priority

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U.S. Capitol Building in Infrared

Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera Nightshot : Enabled to remove the IR blocking filter IR Filter : 52mm, 950nm IR Filter Lens Filter Tube : 52mm Focal Length : 72mm ISO : 200 Exposure : 1/20sec. at f/2.8 Taken on a Cloudy/Overcast day, not much sunlight

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