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Library of Congress Photo Safari
The Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress is one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation’s capital with its ornate interiors and grand staircases, and it has re-opened to the public on a limited basis – Thursday – Saturday, from 10-3, with timed entry passes. After an orientation on architectural photography, we begin this safari by photographing the fountains and the exterior of the building. Then we move inside to photograph the incredibly beautiful Great Hall with all its hand-painted details and statuary and finish in the Observation Gallery where we photograph the Reading Room.
At each point on the DC architecture photo tour, tips on low-light and mixed-light photography, taking pictures of the vaulting ceilings in the Great Hall, and how to use wide-angle lenses to maintain straight verticals will be discussed as well as techniques of composition, exposure, and lighting.
This safari is currently limited to 5 participants, and the Library of Congress requires that all visitors maintain social distancing and wear a mask while indoors.
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Washington Photo Safari teaches the techniques of photography by taking visitors and local residents on half-day and full-day photo shoots around key sites of the nation’s capital and other cities, while an accompanying professional photographer offers participants extensive tips in camera use, image...
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Street Photography & the Art of Seeing at the National Monuments A photojournalist is a visual storyteller. And as such, we tell stories with a series of photos and one photo at a time.Washington Photo Safari is pleased to present this safari in street photography taught by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, Essdras Suarez. The goal of this...
Saturday Jan 22nd, 9am - 12pm Eastern Time
Most of our monuments look even better at night than they do in the daytime! So on this special photo safari designed for smartphone users we are going to take you to DC’s best-known memorials after dark and show you where and how to take great pictures with your phone! And smartphones themselves are getting better every year in low-light situations!...
Saturday Jan 22nd, 5pm - 7pm Eastern Time
After giving an orientation on the basic techniques of nighttime photography, Instructor E. David Luria takes you to the most photogenic areas on the western end of the National Mall. We begin our DC at night photo tour along the Mall at the Lincoln Memorial with its majestic statue of President Lincoln. From there we walk along the Mall and visit...
Saturday Feb 12th, 5:20pm - 7:20pm Eastern Time
Art Immersion at Baltimore’s Walters Museum - Create Art from Art Immerse yourself in art than spans 7,000 years, from 5,000 BCE to the 21st Century, at the Walters Art Museum nestled in the elegant neighborhood of Mt. Vernon in Baltimore. In the mid 1800’s William Walters began to open his grand mansion to show off his ever-growing art...
Sunday Jan 30th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time
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