Lindsey and I took a trip into the District today and decided to check out the orchid show at the National Botanical Gardens, cameras in hand. I ended up getting some pretty good shots despite the rare shafts of good light. Here’s the first batch:
So, this weekend I invested in a Canon 50mm f/1.4 lens and it came yesterday so of course I spent some time playing with it. It’s a pretty awesome lens for the money. No, it’s not an L-series lens but I’m just not making that kind of money so this is the next best thing. [...]
I took some photos today on my walk home from the metro and I decided to capture the grungy feeling of the walk – dirty snow banks still lingering around, cloudy day, train tracks, and a power plant billowing smoke, etc.. I also got really grungy with the editing which was fun.
Seriously, we got another 10 inches or so today and according to the National Weather Service, we had “blizzard conditions” and were told that going outside could be fatal. I braved the elements for a brief photo or two. This photo simply does not do the storm justice but you can see the trees moving [...]
Looking off of our apartment balcony at about 1:00am:
Lindsey and I had a bit of fun with the snow and the camera.