Tag Archives: Wash DC

Older beauties

For this Things I ♥ Thursday, some incredible architecture. All shot on or around Q Street in Georgetown. Would you believe the turret is only a quarter of this yellow beauty? When I have a wide angle lens, I’ll go … Continue reading

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Lots going on today, so just some shots from Hillwood, the former estate of Marjorie Merriweather Post. I’ll tell you more about it tomorrow.

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Parting shots

No, your monitor’s not messed up. The water really looks that green. It’s a limestone pool at Dumbarton Oaks, and the cherub or putto is made of lead. I imagine there’s a bit of algae in there too. This is … Continue reading

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Sad photos and monuments

A recent comment made me think about old photos and how they can make you sad, whereas paintings or drawings don’t. I know I experience a bit of melancholy when I see old photographs of people in an antique store. … Continue reading

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Twilight and leaded glass

Oh, I hope you’re not expecting a blog about the “Twilight” series! I guess that word is forever linked with the vampire set now. This is about real twilight, that subdued light right after sunset. But first, one more shot of … Continue reading

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Witching hour at the National Cathedral

Cinematographers call the time of day right before sunset “witching hour.” Everything looks golden and glow-y. I need to remember to shoot more at that time of day. Mr. Pearl and I decided to roam the grounds of Washington National … Continue reading

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Niki de Saint Phalle

My friend Fran invited me to see the Niki de Saint Phalle sculptures outside the Museum of Women in the Arts and I accepted immediately. I love her stuff. We first saw her works outside the Centre Georges Pompidou in … Continue reading

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