DC Spots: Natural History and Air & Space Museums

On a seemingly random day, I got a call from a friend of mine who lives in Richmond. He was coming to DC the next day and was going to visit some museums and invited me to come along. Luckily, I was free that day and brought my Canon XS. I’ve been meaning to go to DC again to take pictures and this was one trip of many to come. Many photos!

Underwater descent!

Finally an underwater view of the pool.  Not that anyone was even remotely curious but once you realize that being underwater means that all sorts …

Moon pics

There was a clearly visible full moon last night and I wanted to take some pics.  I managed some with my 250mm zoom but I …

Fall pics – creek becomes a river

On a day like today the contrast of the leaves and trees will be perfect for picture taking.  Since I was working from home I …

Muddy Branch in an iPhone v DSLR casual comparison

After this post I will retire the Muddy Branch as a subject of posts for a long while  (I promise). I think trips to …

DC Spots: Georgetown, a favorite place

So there’s a few spots in DC that I consider my favorites.  Among those are downtown, Georgetown and the rock creek.   Georgetown’s old-town look, very …

Vintage DC: A Busy day in K St NW

The picture taking day was good!   I took one picture of the rock creek, seen above and I went to the place where I …

DC Monuments, Night Pics pt 1

I had enough free time the other day to visit downtown DC for a picture session.  My first destination was is the Washington Monument simply …

A Red Moon

Before- a clear view of the moon Entering into the shadow Every phase of the moon in one night! Almost there You can see the redness way before the …

Cherry Blossoms

A nice indication that spring has arrived is the blooming of the cherry blossom trees all around the area.  Trees finally come back to their …

DC Winter

I took these pictures on a random day while walking around in my favorite parts of DC: The Mt. Pleasant neighborhood and Georgetown.

NYC: places & architecture

It’s hard to capture the “look” of NYC because there really isn’t one; but we do speak of feeling that is unique to the place …