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Add a Little Drama to the Scene

This one is from the archived. This was an old photo I made back in 2009. It was shot by my first DSLR, the Canon Rebel XS with the EF-S 18-55mm Kit lens. I used my all time favorite photoshop plugin, Topaz Detail, to add drama by extracting more detail from the original canon raw […]

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Soldier in the Korean War Memorial in Washington DC

The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. is located southeast of the Lincoln Memorial and just south of the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall. It commemorates those who served in the Korean War. The memorial has 19 stainless steel statues designed by Frank Gaylord. Each figures represent a squad on patrol, drawn from […]

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Summer in The Nations Capital

  Summer in Washington DC is a fun experience. From concerts to street festivals, you name it. There’s a lot of activities everywhere. This photo was taken back in 2009 when I was still using the small but reliable Canon Rebel XS with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS kit Lens. I like Rebel XS as a […]

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Smithsonian Institution Building

  The Smithsonian Institution is an educational and research institute and associated museum complex, administered and funded by the government of the United States and by funds from its endowment, contributions, and profits from its retail operations, concessions, and licensing activities. The Smithsonian Institution was founded for the "increase and diffusion of knowledge" from a […]

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Early Morning in DC – BA Building in Pennsylvania Avenue

  Download Hi-Res | Buy Print Bank of America Washington DC by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Please hover over the image to see exif info. Click on the image to enlarge. Shot this early morning, before 6 AM if I remember. Camera on a tripod and I […]

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Photos 2012 Memorial Day Parade Washington DC

Thousands came to the Washington DC area Monday May 28, 2012 to see the Annual National Memorial Day Parade. This years parade honors the veterans who served and sacrificed in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.   ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 40DExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/160F Number10ISO100Focal Length28mmMetering ModePatternTitleMemorialday2012-3384

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Photos of 9/11 Day of Service – Washington D.C Now on the Gallery

Freedom Plaza, Washington DC. Sunday, September 11, 2011, HandsOn Greater DC Cares and Serve DC – the Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism commemorated the 10th anniversary of 9/11 by hosting Tribute to Service – Honoring the Victims, Survivors, and Heroes of 9/11 at Freedom Plaza in downtown Washington, DC. The tribute serves as a time for […]

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Martin Luther King Memorial, Washington DC

Download Hi-Res | Buy Print Washington DC’s newest memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. opens to the public Today at 11 a.m. The memorial is the first to an African American on the Mall, and is situated about half way between the Jefferson Memorial, on the other side of the Basin, and the […]

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Photo for Day 45 02-14-11

Since last week I’ve been working on my street photography gallery so for this week, I’m going to feature some of the photos in the gallery in my daily photo page. Titled Ollieburgers, taken along 12th St. in NW DC. You can view this and more street photos in my Raw Street Photography Gallery. Camera […]

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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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August 28, 2010 – Restoring Honor Rally Slideshow Posted

Restoring Honor Slideshow Posted on my Portfolio Site, please click here.

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Reclaim The Dream

Once again thousand march through the street of Washington DC to commemorate the anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington in 1963 and in support of Rev. Al Sharpton’s Reclaim the Dream rally which included a five-mile march that culminated at the Mall.

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Street Photography Tip : Take Your Lens Cap Off

Black Rapid R Strap Lens Cap Holder, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Months ago I came across a new comer who asked me what’s the best street photography tip I can give him, and my answer is Take Your Lens Cap Off.

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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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Photography Rules and Guidelines in the Washington DC Area

Photography in the Nations Capital, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Photography in the Washington DC area isn’t that strict and are allowed in most places. But fullsize tripods and similar devices are not allowed unless you have a permit. I have compiled  a short list of information which maybe of help to some:

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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.

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The World War II Memorial -Washington DC Seen in Flickr Explore

World War II Memorial in Washington DC. Shot at 17mm using a Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F/2.8 VC   Seen in Flickr Explore June 29, 2010. Highest position #453. Thanks to all my flickr friends!!! 🙂 More info about this photo: Camera:  Canon Rebel XS Lens: Tamron AF 17-50mm F/2.8 SP VC Zoom Lens Aperture […]

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