DC Roundup, days 1 & 2

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Just a couple more DC posts 😉 My previous posts shared one location or theme per post. The next two will be a bit more of a mix from around the city. Today, I’m sharing a few locations I didn’t spend as much time at from the first two days around DC. I had quite […]

East Building – National Gallery of Art

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The next museum stop was the National Gallery of Art. Definitely my favorite museum of the trip, both for the art and the architecture. The East Building, in particular, designed by I.M. Pei, was fantastic. Full of modern art and a design equally as artful. We’ll start with a few ceiling details. This next area […]

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The next museum I visited was the Nation Museum of African American History and Culture designed by David Adjaye. The exterior of the building is a bronze coated aluminum with a design inspired by the ironwork created by American slaves. It was a pretty overcast day so it has quite a muted tone. From images […]

National Museum of the American Indian

national museum of the american indian, washington dc

I toured, or more appropriately, photographed, what felt like every museum in DC. The first of which was the National Museum of the American Indian. The museums in DC are really fantastic, many along the National Mall which makes getting from one to another very easy, admission is free and most have really incredible design. […]

Capitol Crypt Arches

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As I mentioned in my last post, some of my favorite shots in DC were of the ceiling arches in the Capitol Building Crypt. They’re all very detailed shots of this space but the overlapping curves and warm tones make for some really delicate and pretty shots. All DC images here.

Library of Congress & US Capitol

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Next on the list for DC was a visit to the Library of Congress and the US Capitol Building…that one is an ordeal to tour! I absolutely love the ceiling in the Library of Congress. Given you have to take a tour to access the Capitol Building I spent a good amount of time in […]