As soon as you walk into the Natural History Museum, you are greeted by this African Elephant. He’s so large and in charge that you kind of just stand in awe whenever you walk in. I definitely remember this guy from when I was little and visiting the museum. It was so much fun lifting up the phones and listening to the speaker talk about the elephant. But mostly because you got to hear elephant noises.
Now that it’s so cold out, I’ve been really into pushing my interior architecture images to the next level. What do you guys think of this one? I tried to make it look like those were real butterflies and they were about to attack.
Cool foreground I found right in front of the Butterfly Exhibit at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum.
I had so much fun at the first ever instameet for the Smithsonian Natural History Museum this past Friday. It was hosted by the museum’s photo department and my mentors from high school, Don and Jim. It brought back many memories of getting out of school early, hopping on the metro and riding it all the way to Smithsonian stop. I used to spend a lot of time in the dark room developing prints of skulls, insects and fossils. Even back then I knew I wanted to be a photographer. I was just trying to find out what kind.
But while I was an intern, they never had the live butterfly exhibit and I loved it! A butterfly even landed on my camera. Does that mean it’s good luck?