Oh snap! I can’t believe I still haven’t blogged this image yet. I’ll let you all in on a little secret. I have a folder on my computer desktop called “Haven’t blogged yet” (very creative, I know). It’s the place where I dump all the images that I’ve worked on but haven’t blogged about it yet (hence the name of the folder). Usually all these images have already been on my instagram. It’s just so much easier for me to throw things up on there but when it comes time to blogging, I am a lot more thoughtful and careful with what I’m saying. So I need to keep a folder to make sure all these cool images end up on the blog. When it was time to write today’s blog post, I went back into my trusty folder and found this one!
I took it the day I left for New York. It was the only day of the week that called for cloudy/slightly rainy skies. Those are words are like music to my ears because that usually means colorful sunrises/sunsets and I was right! But the best part of this morning was that the colors lasted for so long. Probably a good 20-30 minutes of amazing color. I was surprised and super grateful to have the extra time to try to come up with different compositions. So in case you were wondering, this was shot close to Netherland Carillon in Arlington, VA. Its one of the only places I know of that you can get all three of these iconic DC monuments all lined up like this. I tried my best to use my “cherry blossom skills” to frame the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and Capitol building all in one image using the trees around me. I’m pretty happy with the results. What do you think?
Hope you all have a great Labor Day weekend. This past week has been a really fun for me. First off, I filmed a new video about 4 essential lenses for nature, landscape, and travel photographers:
Here are my images from the past week:
One of my favorite Great Falls images I’ve taken to date.
Here’s a rather cloudy shot of the Capitol, the morning after Hurricane Irene.
When I think about Cozumel, I think about this.
Towards the end of the week, I decided to practice my macro. I think its really important to be good at various types of photography. So, heres an image of two red flowers. Then I posted my very first water droplet image!
Last week State of NOVA was so awesome and posted my image from Old Town Alexandria.
FamousDC was so nice and wished me a happy birthday. Plus they changed their background and its my Capitol at Sunrise image. YAY!!
Thanks for reading and I hope you guys have a great weekend!