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Blooming Cherry Blossom Tree Branches. Washington, DC

Flowering cherry blossom tree branches during the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the Tidal Basin, Washington DC. The photograph was created by sandwiching two frames of 35 mm color transparency film together in one slide mount. (Sam D'Amico)
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Santa Claus Decoration, Hopelawn, New Jersey.

A Santa Claus decoration on the front door of a home, Hopelawn, New Jersey. (Sam D’Amico)
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An Arched Trellis, Covered In Greenery, In A Field At Night, Havre de Grace, Maryland

An arched trellis, covered in greenery, in a field at night, Havre de Grace, Maryland. The trellis was used during a wedding ceremony earlier in the day. (Sam D’Amico)
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Wooden Cross On The Beach, Ocean Grove, New Jersey

A wooden cross erected on the beach, Ocean Grove, New Jersey. In 1869 the town of Ocean Grove was formed by A group of spiritual lay leaders assembled as The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association. (Sam D’Amico)
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Christmas Decorations For Sale, Bernville, Pennsylvania

Small plastic Christmas decorations consisting of Christmas trees, Santa Claus, red and white striped candy canes and yule candles hang from a white pegboard and, below the decorations, boxes labeled as “4 pc. Giant Holiday Gift Bag Light Set” are displayed, the gift shop of Koziar’s Christmas Village, Bernville, Pennsylvania. (Sam D’Amico)
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Note On A Screen Door, Pewaukee Lake, Pewaukee, Wisconsin

A note that reads,”If The Baby is Loose, Please Lock The Door” is attached to the inside facing side of a screen door, a home on the shore of Pewaukee Lake, Pewaukee, Wisconsin. (Sam D’Amico)
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Shrub, 4800 Block Of Rugby Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland

An area of a green shrub photographed with an intentionally slow shutter speed while handholding a camera creates an abstraction, 4800 Block Of Rugby Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland. (Sam D’Amico)
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Happy Halloween

Before Halloween became about candy and costumes it was a celebration of transition. Fall to winter, abundance to scarcity, life to death. On that note, if you’re interested, below the picture you’ll find a reading that I’ve recorded from one of my favorite books. The passage that I’ve read suggests that the contemplation of death [...]


Footprints In Mud And A Pedestrian On A Sidewalk, Washington, DC

A pedestrian on a sidewalk passing an area of mud that contains the footprints of previous pedestrians. 18th Street, Northwest, Adams Morgan, Washington, DC (Sam D’Amico)
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A Bowler Preparing To Approach The Foul Line, Woodbridge, New Jersey

A member of the Monday Seniors bowling league rests a bowling ball next to his head while preparing to approach the foul line at the Woodbridge Bowling Center, Woodbridge, New Jersey. The seniors meet every once a week and bowl for fun and health. (Sam D’Amico)
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Vendor At A Concession Tent, Shenandoah County Fair, Woodstock, Virginia, August 31, 2007.

A vendor arranging items, including t-shirts and flags, for sale at a concession tent, Shenandoah County Fair, Woodstock, Virginia. (Sam D’Amico)
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The Road To Creativity

The road to creativity can be be rough or smooth, think unpaved and paved.
If you were to get from point A to point B, an unpaved road would  provide a slow and uncertain journey while  a smooth road would get you there faster and with confidence.
As a photographer, your pavement is the understanding and application of craft.
Understanding how [...]


View Of The Space Needle Between Buildings While Looking North From The 35th Floor Observation Deck At Smith Tower, Seattle Washington

View of the Space Needle between buildings while looking north from the 35th floor Observation Deck At Smith Tower, Seattle Washington. The Observation Deck at Smith Tower offers 360 degree views of Seattle. The Space Needle was built in 1962 as the symbol of that year’s World’s Fair.(Sam D’Amico)
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Manhole Cover And Cracked Sidewalk, Washington, DC

A steel manhole cover with the word “water” within a cracked sidewalk, Washington, DC. Manhole covers are manufactured round mainly to prevent the manhole cover from falling into the opening that it covers. A square manhole cover could easily be dropped into a square manhole by holding the cover diagonally. (Sam D’Amico)
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Yellow Parking Lot Lines And Tires, Bethesda, Maryland

Tires of cars are separated by a pair of painted yellow lines in a parking lot, Bethesda, Maryland. According to the book written by Eran Ben-Joseph, ReThinking A Lot: The Design And Culture of Parking, “In fact, it is estimated that 500 million surface parking spaces exist in the United States alone—a number that increases [...]


Learn From Your EXIF Data

When you review your pictures on your camera or photo editing software n your computer, you can also review the EXIF data.
The EXIF data sticks with your file (your picture) and should also be viewable in whatever photo editing software you are using on your computer.
Your EXIF data tells you your aperture, shutter speed ISO, exposure mode, metering [...]


White Mesh Hammock At The Edge Of Pewaukee Lake, Pewaukee, Wisconsin

A white mesh , empty hammock is suspended between two trees above green grass at the edge of Pewaukee Lake, Pewaukee, Wisconsin. (Sam D’Amico)
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Dartboard On Wood Paneled Wall, Luray, Virginia

A dartboard, with darts embedded, hangs between two windows on a light colored wood paneled wall, the Barn at Evermore Farm (formerly Accokeek Farm), Luray, Virginia. (Sam D’Amico)
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Making Photographs Or Editing Files

Do you spend your time making a photograph or editing files?
You make a photograph with your camera, you edit files with your computer.
Some photographers get the photograph completed in the camera.
Some photographers rely on photo editing software to complete their pictures.
Photographers that get the photograph completed in the camera rely on their understanding of photography to create their final [...]


Woman With A Bouquet Of Flowers, Pike Place Market, Seattle, Washington

A woman carries a bouquet of flowers through the Pike place Market, Seattle, Washington. The Pike Place Market opened on August 17, 1907 as a public market place where consumers could purchase goods directly from farmers instead of wholesalers who sold the farmers goods at a markup while leaving the farmers with little to no [...]


White Oxeye Daisy And Green Grass, Pewaukee, Wisconsin

A single white Oxeye daisy, growing among green grass during the summer, Pewaukee, Wisconsin. The Oxeye daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare, flourishes in meadows, pastures, near roadsides and in the proximity of waste areas. For the dairy farmer, the Oxeye daisy is an annoyance because milk produced by cows that consume the plant acquires an unpleasant taste. [...]


Traffic Sign And Window, St. Michaels, Maryland

A traffic sign reading one way is attached to the brick wall of a building and pointing to a window decorated with a green shamrock, St. Michaels, Maryland. (Sam D’Amico)
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Demonstrating The Effects Of Exposure During A Photography Class, Bethesda Maryland

During a photography class taught by Sam D’Amico, a student helps to demonstrate the effects of an intentional increase from the ‘standard exposure’ by using shutter speed, Bethesda, Maryland. (Sam D’Amico)
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Couple On A Beach Carrying A Surfboard Walking Toward Sand Chairs, Belmar, New Jersey.

A woman, and a man carrying a surfboard, are silhouetted as they walk from the Atlantic Ocean toward a beach blanket and colorful sand chairs during the early morning, Belmar, New Jersey. (Sam D’Amico)
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