Doorways lead from the main hall of Union Station to the trains, Washington, D.C.

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Photo of the week: 07.25.21 — Anchored sailboats

High-contrast scenes, like these sailboats in a marina on San Diego Bay on an overcast morning, are a challenge for photographers. The human eye and brain can process a high-contrast scene, but a photographic exposure would turn the shadows to pure black or the highlights to burned-out white… or both. These boats were aligned in a way that created a composition  …  Continue reading

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Featured gallery: July — Black and white

I like black and white photography. Maybe it’s because a black and white photo reminds me of my early days with a 35 millimeter film camera, shooting black and white because it was less expensive than color and much easier to process. It allowed me to learn photography through experimentation without wiping out the limited funds I had. Drop a roll of Kodak Tri-X into …  Continue reading

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Doorways lead from the main hall of Union Station to the trains, Washington, D.C.

Doorways lead to the trains at Union Station, Washington, D.C.

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