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Sunset on the D.C. skyline

May 27, 2021 - A couple of weeks ago, NASA had scheduled to launch a rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. I thought it...
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Autumn beauty at the Tidal Basin

November 16, 2020 - Sometimes when you hear or read about ugly things in the news, it's nice to go outside and watch a sunrise. It can be a...
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Capitol dome tour

July 08, 2019 - I recently had the opportunity to go on a tour of the dome of the Capitol. It was a great experience. We climbed more th...
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Spring Equinox

March 30, 2019 - March 20 was the spring equinox. The equinox is the semiannual event in which the sun rises and sets along the equator....
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More snow

February 01, 2019 - It's snowing again today, so I thought I might share some more photos from our last big snowstorm, which happened a coup...
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Fireworks Over the Washington Monument

July 08, 2018 - Independence Day this year was miserably hot and humid, but the fireworks were fantastic! This year I sat on the steps o...
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Dawn on the Potomac

March 26, 2018 - In March, I love to shoot the monuments in Washington, D.C. The vernal equinox is in March, so the sun rises directly in...
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Another DC Summer Sunrise

September 18, 2016 - I had another occasion to go out and shoot a sunrise. I went back across the river to Arlington and timed it so that I c...
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The cherry blossoms are coming!

March 27, 2016 - The cherry blossoms are coming! Actually, that was true when I took this photo on Tuesday, but it has taken me several d...
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Fireworks 2015

July 13, 2015 - Every year on Independence Day, I shoot the fireworks here in Washington, D.C. This year was unique for two reasons. Fir...
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More cherry blossoms

June 07, 2015 - A while back, I posted a photo from my cherry blossom shoot this year. It has taken me a while, but I finally completed...
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Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2014 - Happy holidays and a happy new year to everyone! This year for my annual holiday blog post, I took two photos. The firs...
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Farewell to Fall

November 16, 2014 - It's getting cold here. Winter is still a month away, but with the colder temperatures and the trees mostly bare, it doe...
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Independence Day

July 06, 2014 - This year, I celebrated Independence Day by watching the fireworks over the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial...
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Harvest Moon

September 25, 2013 - The Harvest Moon is the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox. The Harvest Moon can occur anywhere from two weeks be...
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Dawn at the Tidal Basin

April 30, 2013 - Dawn is a magical time for me as a photographer. While the sun hasn't yet risen above the horizon, it shines just enough...
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A cold winter's morning

February 09, 2013 - Last weekend was a big weekend for photography. Besides shooting the Capitol Columns at the National Arboretum on Friday...
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Image of Snowy Washington Monument now available on Getty Images

December 06, 2012 - My image of a sunset over a snowy Washington Monument was recently accepted by the editors at Getty Images and added to...
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Twilight in Washington

October 02, 2012 - Last weekend I decided to shoot an urban landscape. I've seen some nice shots of the Washington skyline from across the...
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Just missed the storm

July 02, 2012 - Friday night, I was out shooting the DC skyline from across the Potomac when my wife called to tell me that a major stor...
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Blossoms in the afternoon sun

April 04, 2012 - In my last post, I mentioned how I visited the Tidal Basin to shoot the cherry blossoms at sunrise. Well, I returned lat...
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Washington skyline at night

March 01, 2012 - On President's Day, I went across the Potomac to take some photos of the Washington skyline at night. I think this one t...
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Super Moon

March 20, 2011 - On Saturday, we experienced an unusually large moon known as a "super moon" or a super "perigee moon". A super moon is w...
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Full Worm Moon

March 20, 2011 - On Friday, Washington, D.C., experienced a full worm moon. The worm moon rose behind the Capitol and traveled across the...
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Harvest Moon

September 23, 2010 - Moon rising over the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. Yesterday, on the day before the...
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The Snowmageddon

February 06, 2010 - On Saturday, February 6, 2010, Washington, D.C., got hit with Snowmageddon, the second major storm of the 2009-2010 wint...
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