Much better light than last year.
We hit up the Joint Forces Open House and Airshow again this year where the Air Force’s Thunderbirds performed:
So, the weather during this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival was just nasty. I brought my camera to work on a day that was actually really nice but by the time I made it down to the Tidal Basin to snap some shots of the cherry blossoms, the weather turned back to crap. It was cold, [...]
We braved the Metro delays yesterday and headed over to the 9/11 Memorial at the Pentagon and it was definitely worth the effort. Next to the Vietnam War Memorial, this is certainly one of the more powerful and beautiful memorials I’ve seen.
The light was pretty flat and I did not bring my A game.
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:
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 hit up the National Archives yesterday and I couldn’t resist snapping a few shots of the founding documents. Keep in mind that there was no flash photography allowed so I was shooting wide open which accounts for the complete lack of depth of field in these shots.