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3 Tips for Better Travel Photography

We have 3 tips for better travel photography in this episode of The Photo Flunky Show. Unlike most of the tips you hear about travel photography, we aren’t lecturing about composition, rule of thirds or anything technical. Instead, the topics we discuss have more to do with your preparation and you’re state of mind so […]

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The Joy of Selling Stock Photos

The Joy of Selling Stock Photos Like other photographers, I occasionally get some e-mails with opportunities for selling stock photos. Someone always has a need for images to use in a document, a book, for an advertisement or poster. Unless they have a very specific need, such as a company promoting their own product, it […]

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Overlooking Washington, D.C.

Overlooking Washington, D.C.

Overlooking Washington, D.C. [pinit] I’m overlooking Washington, D.C. from the dome of the Library of Congress with this shot. Not many people get up here. My Congressional Representative’s office worked it out for me, though. The timing was the tricky part. As a photographer, I would asked if we could schedule the visit at sunset. […]

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U.S. Capitol at sunset

Uncle Sam Wants My Photo

U.S. Capitol Building [pinit] Some of you may remember seeing this photo here before. Apparently, it caught the eye of some folks who work with the U.S. House of Representatives.  They’ve requested permission to use it as the theme photo for the New Member Orientation after the elections this year.  That means my photo will […]

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Statue of George Washington inside the U.S. Capitol Rotunda

George

George Washington in the Rotunda Poor George. Everyone else had all these plans and schemes to honor him, but all he wanted to do was relax on his farm. He knew they would name the new Federal City after him. He also knew they wanted to bury him below this floor in the crypt – […]

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The Apotheosis in the Capitol Rotunda

The Apotheosis

Washington Rises in the Eye of the Rotunda “The Apotheosis” is the fresco by Constantino Brumidi depicting the rise of George Washington from Man to God.  It’s not surprising that he would visualize things in such a way.  Before painting inside the U.S. Capitol, he painted inside the Vatican and European palaces.  It’s beautiful art – […]

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