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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 […]

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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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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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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 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 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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National Asian Heritage Festival 2010

Asian Festival 2010-8563 Originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8 I had the chance to visit Washington, DC last weekend for the Annual Asian Heritage Festival. The Fiesta Asia Street Fair took place on May 22nd, from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM at Pennsylvania Avenue NW, between 3rd and 6th Streets. Fiesta Asia Street Fair happenings include outdoor […]

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Blizzard Aftermath

Taken on Sunday Feb. 7, 2010, day after the Blizzard. Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera Lens : Tamron AF 17-50mm F/2.8 SP XR Di II VC (Vibration Compensation) Zoom Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras Exposure : 1/200sec at F11 Focal Length : 50mm ISO : 100 Mode : Aperture Priority […]

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I Survived the Blizzard of 2010

Camera and Gear Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera Lens : Tamron AF 17-50mm F/2.8 SP XR Di II VC (Vibration Compensation) Zoom Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras Exposure : 1/250sec at F2.8 Focal Length : 50mm ISO : 100 Mode : Manual Processing : Post Processed using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom […]

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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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World War II Memorial and Lincoln Memorial

Equipments I Used when I shot this photo: Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (Black) ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramShutter PriorityExposure Time1/200F Number14ISO100Focal Length54mmMetering ModeCenter weighted average

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The Capitol 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 : Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens Photo Processing and Management App: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 How I ended up with the final photo: This photo was taken in late Spring of 2009 at around 8:00 PM […]

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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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