Posts Tagged 'dc photography'
Excited to be heading up North for Inspire 2014 ! I’ll be speaking with my good friend and fellow Washington DC photographer Ralph Alswang. Inspire Photo Retreats 2014 is Feb 10-12th in Sturbridge , MA. If you are going to Inspire but not going to listen to us, please go see Kelly Segré ‘s talk and record it for me since we’re talking at the same time! Follow the Inspire page for more information and updates!
Thunderstorms rolled in bringing Reagan National departures to a stand still for nearly two hours last week. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many departure planes parked so close together and not at a gate before. I could hear Fred Thompson say “stack ’em, pack ’em and rack ’em”! – from Die Hard II.
Leica M9 with 21mm
Enjoy. – Chris
I left out the “e” in Monochrome on purpose this week since this image was created using the Leica Monochrom M rangefinder camera on loan from Leica during the Leica Akademie Monochrom workshop last week at the Leica Store DC. Yes that’s a lot of Leica in one sentence! Tom A. Smith of Leica and photographer Quinton Gordon lead the workshop.
I’m usually a 35mm or 50mm lens user so I challenged myself by using a 75mm lens on the Monochrom for the day. Focusing through a smaller viewfinder window is a challenge in itself not to mention photographing at a wide open aperture with a telephoto lens. I came across this guitar player performing downtown and experimented with different focusing points from his hands,face and guitar strings.
Enjoy. – Chris