All posts tagged: Washington DC

Lotuses and Dragonflies

I went back to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday morning. To beat the heat, I started early at 7 and finished shooting at 9 when the heat started to build up (it reached almost 100 degree in the afternoon). I used my Nikon D600 camera with […]

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Macro Photography III – Lotus

July usually is the time to see full blossom of lotuses at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC.  But we couldn’t wait to check out the conditions yesterday. Yes, there were a lot of blossom to photograph but due to the recent heavy rain many […]

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Washington National Arboretum

It was a perfect day for hiking yesterday. We enjoyed going to National Arboretum for walking around and enjoying the spring flowers everywhere. Magnolia blossom is almost over but I like the scenes with petals on the ground.

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The Library of Congress in Washington, DC

Note: Featured image was downloaded from Flickr The oldest of the three United States Library of Congress buildings, the Thomas Jefferson Building was built between 1890 and 1897. It was originally known as the Library of Congress Building and is located on First Street SE, […]

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More Lotus Flowers

I took quite a few shots of lotuses when I visited Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens last Saturday. As I went through more images yesterday I found a few more I like and would like to share with my readers here. Like shooting any kind of flowers […]

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Lotuses at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

I went back to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday morning. The lotuses were in full blooming conditions and will probably stay that way for at least a week. I used my Nikon D600 camera with all purpose 28-300mm lens. I set my camera at manual mode […]

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National Zoo of Washington

I like to visit National Zoo in Washington, DC – it’s part of Smithsonian Institutes and  free of admission, like all the Smithsonian Museums in the National Mall. However, the parking fee is pretty steep, $22 unless you are a member of FONZ (Friends Of […]

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Lotuses and Water Lilies

During the last week of June and first two weeks of July, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC becomes the paradise for lovers of lotuses and water lilies. Literally, thousands of these beautiful aquatic flowers in numerous ponds will be blooming during this period. Knowing […]

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Cherry Blossom in Washington, DC

As long as I can remember, I always joined the tourists and locals alike to see and photograph peak blooming of cherry blossom at Tidal Basin of Washington, DC every year except this year. The March weather this year has been crazy, to say the […]

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Washington Union (Train) Station

The design of Washington Union Station started in 1901 and the construction was completed in 1908. The glory day of train transportation probably peaked in the 1940’s until the major Interstate Highway System starting to take shape in the 1950’s. The Union Station began to deteriorated in late 1960’s until Congress funded the […]

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