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The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in Washington, DC

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Washington, D.C. is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. For both casual and experienced photographers the challenge is how to capture unique and fresh views of this historic and thrumming metropolis. THE 50 GREATEST PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES IN WASHINGTON, D.C. offers a unique solution by presenting 50 of D.C.'s most compelling photo opportunities through the lens of a professional photographer. This book is at once a valuable resource for readers planning a visit to Washington, D.C., a practical guide to photographing its wonders, and an artistic testament to the variety and visual interest of the nation's capital.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
    1. Dedication
  2. Acknowledgments
  3. About the Author
  4. About the Series Editor
  5. Introduction
    1. Great Travel Photos
    2. Washington, DC
    3. How This Book Is Organized
    4. Will My Photos Look Like Yours?
    5. Photo Gear
      1. Camera Bag
      2. Digital Cameras and Focal Length
      3. Equipment Rental
  6. 1. Architecture and Monuments
    1. Shooting Like a Pro
      1. The Gear
      2. The Plan
    2. Arlington National Cemetery
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    3. The Capitol Building
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    4. Albert Einstein Sculpture
      1. The Shot
      2. Getting There
    5. The Navy-Merchant Marine Memorial
      1. The Shot
      2. Getting There
    6. Downtown
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    7. Embassy Row
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    8. Georgian Colonial Architecture
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    9. Lincoln Memorial
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    10. Washington National Cathedral
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    11. U.S. Navy Memorial
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    12. The Supreme Court
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    13. The White House
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    14. Union Station
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    15. Vietnam Veterans Memorial
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    16. The Washington Monument
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
  7. 2. City Life
    1. Shooting Like a Pro
      1. The Gear
      2. The Plan
    2. Adams Morgan
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    3. Batala Women’s Percussion Group
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    4. Chinatown
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    5. Convention Center Area
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    6. Farmers’ Markets
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    7. The Fish Market at Maine Avenue
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    8. Georgetown
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    9. Smithsonian Everywhere
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    10. Stars and Stripes
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    11. The Colors of Woodley Park
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    12. Thin Blue Line
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
  8. 3. Events
    1. Shooting Like a Pro
      1. The Gear
      2. The Plan
    2. C2EA Demonstration
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    3. Capital Pride
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    4. Cherry Blossom Festival
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    5. Cherry Blossom Parade
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    6. Independence Day Parade
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    7. Rights Protests (ADAPT)
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    8. Rolling Thunder
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
  9. 4. Urban Oases
    1. Shooting Like a Pro
      1. The Gear
      2. The Plan
    2. Great Falls
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    3. Hillwood Estate Gardens
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    4. National Zoo
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    5. National Aquarium
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    6. Old Town Alexandria
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    7. Rock Creek Park
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    8. United States Botanic Garden
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    9. Urban Gardens
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
  10. 5. Secret DC
    1. Shooting Like a Pro
      1. The Gear
      2. The Plan
    2. Apothecary Museum
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    3. Behind the Scenes
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    4. Capitol Riverfront
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    5. DC Doorways
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    6. Gates to Private Havens
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    7. Glen Echo Park
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    8. Gravestones and Eagles
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    9. Department of Transportation
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    10. International Flavor
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There
    11. Old Town Passages
      1. The Shot
      2. The Shot
      3. Getting There