A Long Shot at Vintage

Recently I bought a film lomo camera to get some pictures that were naturally vintage-looking.  I bought plenty of film, however, being very rusty in …

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 …

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 …

Benjamin+Lisa & Jamila @ Summer Sounds

It was great to finally hear Benjamin’s songs and the great arrangements provided by Lisa.  It was fun to listen to and each song had …

NYC, Filtered

I don’t like photo albums where all of the pictures seem to have been altered in Photoshop but this post is a total self-contradiction because …

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!

NYC: An attempt to capture some classic scenes

Outside of Times Square, on its fringes, NYC is not as chaotic; it’s still very much ordered chaos but far easier to absorb.  Try to …

Flowers Close-up

Here’s a collection of flower close-ups. It’s easy to show the beauty of flowers by simply zooming in. Some flowers are like very intricately crafted works of art.

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 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 …

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.