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Washington DC

Posted by
Denny Jump (Bellevue, WA, United States) on 8 February 2012 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Now, as for THIS image....I captured it :-)....(see yesterday's post to understand the gist of this "joke.") !!

This is Washington DC in Late March, 2009...so the image, here, is a bit of an an "oldy." We are standing at the convergence of Constitution and Pennsylvania avenues (if I am not mistaken) and we are looking in a westerly direction. To our left would be the eastern end of Capital Mall and behind us (not too far) is the United States Capital Building, where "lawmakers" (and I use that term loosely) continue to bicker and fight over rediculous personal agendas and petty animosities.....but I digress!

This image has been lightly processed in Snapseed (NIK Software) to bring out some detail and level the tones (not withstanding the glary sky).
I always rather liked this view, though. I hope you will too ;-)

Finally, I may need to leave this image "up" for a day or two, as I am organizing some things. Also, the chances of me taking a 2-3 week hiatus may also occur soon...but I will ALWAYS be checking in to your blogs ;-) I will let you know :-)

OLYMPUS E-510 1/160 second F/8.0 ISO 100 21 mm

** Staples Singers - "Respect Yourself"

- " We do not move forward from a middle opinion, which is undemocratic but mediocratic.
We advance from a creative passion "- (Edgar Morin)

- "To photograph is to hold one's breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It's at
that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson.

::Words from Denny:
- My beliefs, and values, have always been strongly tied-to music, especially Jazz, and Blues.
- The following artists and lyrics seem to "sum-up" where my spirit resides:
EARTH WIND AND FIRE;
"HOLD ON TO YOUR SPIRIT,
ALWAYS FEEL YOUR SOUL....
HONOR THE MAGIC IN YOUR HEART"
; Earth Wind and Fire

OLYMPUS E-510
1/160 second
F/8.0
ISO 100
21 mm

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