So the typical photo rule is that you avoid shooting in the middle of the day. Especially if you want long exposure shots of cool creeks like this. But thanks to my friend, Kyle who told me about this 10 stop filter he got from Amazon, I thought it would be the perfect time to test it out. It’s only 30 bucks and super fun to play with. I just kept it in my shirt pocket and it was so easy to take on and off. If you’re in the market to try out a new filter, I’d try this one.
Followed these storm clouds up until sunset. You can still kinda see the rain if you look into the horizon where there’s color. It definietly helps set the mood.
Lately I’ve been obsessing over flowers. I don’t know, I just love them. They make me feel so happy and especially after the cold winter, it’s so nice to see some color in the neighborhood.
DC is known for the cherry blossoms, but we have so many other beautiful flowers blooming throughout the city. I thought I’d take the time out to highlight some of my favorites.
“Seeing beauty in a flower could awaken humans, however briefly, to the beauty that is an essential part of their own innermost being, their true nature. The first recognition of beauty was one of the most significant events in the evolution of human consciousness. The feelings of joy and love are intrinsically connected to that recognition. Without fully realizing it, flowers would become for us an expression in form of that which is most high, most sacred, and ultimately formless within ourselves.”- Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth
Let me know if I’ve missed any spots because I’m always up for a new place to shoot 🙂 Especially when there are some pretty petals to be photographing.
Happy Spring 🙂
Let’s be real. Probably instagramming.
It’s a super easy hike if anyone is interested and the views are gorgeous! Have fun next week, girl scouts!
*game show announcer voice* From the second tallest tower in the world. The view from the observation deck of the Tokyo Skytree. A gorgeous view of Japan and all its colorful buildings. *end scene*