Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is celebrated on November 1st, in ceremonies remembering and reverencing lost family members and friends. In D.C., the festival was in Lamont Park in Mount Pleasant. Here are scenes from it: I went with a group from D.C. Focused, and we had a challenge to take … Continue reading Dia de los Muertos
The High Heel Race is pretty much my favorite event of the year. While the race lasts just seconds, the two hours before are filled with creativity parading up and down 17th St.
The Brass Connection played on Sunday at the Adams Morgan PorchFest, and they were absolutely terrific.
The 1524 Shootout competition is an annual competition that announces a theme and gives photographers 24 hours to submit a set of 5 photos on that theme. I entered the competition for the first time this year. The theme was “Movement.” Here are the photos I entered: As you can see, these are all photos … Continue reading 1524 Shootout
I’ve never photographed a concert before, but at Art All Night this weekend, I got a chance to see the bands playing at the Wonder Bread factory. It was extremely crowded and the only place I found to stand was off to the rear of the stage, but that turned out to be an interesting … Continue reading Capturing a concert
Making shadows reached new heights this weekend at an Art All Night installation by Jim Webb. Blue, red, and yellow lights were projected from the back of an empty lot on to a five-story building in Shaw, allowing anyone to dance or pose in front of them, or use props or cardboard cutouts.
The Pope’s visit to D.C. was a wildly popular event. I didn’t actually get to see the Pope up close, but was nearby and enjoyed the positivity of the crowds. At the Papal mass at the National Shrine, there was an outside overflow viewing area with a Jumbotron watched by a crowd of people of … Continue reading Pope Francis visits D.C.
The Finding a Line: Skateboarding, Music, and Media Festival at the Kennedy Center brings a skateboard park to the front terrace of the stark modernist building. These photos are from one of the open skate times, attracting a variety of skaters from the area. Bands accompany the skaters: … Continue reading Skateboarding at the Kennedy Center
The Montgomery County Fair combines a traditional agricultural fair with a midway full of rides and games.
The Beach is an installation in the Great Hall of the National Building Museum, where a large pit has been constructed and filled with 750,000 plastic balls. The Beach is designed by Snarkitecture, specifically for the Building Museum.