How-to Guides

How-to Guide: Close-up Macro of Washington DC’s Cherry Blossoms

There are a million ways to take a beautiful photo of Washington DC's cherry blossoms. Here's how to create something…

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How-to Guide: Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument through Round Portals

This shot of the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial takes advantage of the unusual framing provided by the stone railing…

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How-to Guide: Lincoln Memorial Statue Bathed in Golden Sunlight

The opportunity to take this shot of the statue of Abraham Lincoln bathed in golden sunlight only comes around at…

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How-to Guide | Saucer Magnolias at the Smithsonian Castle

I took this photo last spring during the very brief blooming of the tulip magnolias (or saucer magnolias) in Washington…

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How-to Guide | Cherry Blossoms with the Washington Monument

DC's cherry blossom season brings a huge number of photographic opportunities. Here's how to take one of its iconic scenes:…

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How-to Guide | The Jefferson Memorial Before Sunrise

A guide to the what, when, where, and how of taking this photo of richly colored skies behind the Jefferson…

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