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The Top Of A Traffic Cone

A monochromatic abstraction is created by photographing the top of a traffic cone as seen while looking down, Friendship Heights, Maryland. (Sam D'Amico)

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A High-rise View IntoThe Blue

The windows of a high-rise building, located in Bethesda, Maryland, reflecting the blue sky. (Sam D'Amico)
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Three Elk Heads On Opposite Walls As You Exit

Three taxidermically treated elk heads are mounted on two opposite walls near the exit of a hotel. Gardiner, Montana. (Sam D'Amico)

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Fork, Salad Plate, Raspberry Vinaigrette

A fork rests in a white salad plate containing the only things left after a nutritious salad had been eaten; pink raspberry vinaigrette and small pieces of some of the salad ingredients. (Sam D’Amico)
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Biplane And Storm Clouds

A biplane appears diminutive while flying across a break in dark and ominous storm clouds over the Northwest, or Skylands, region of New Jersey. (Sam D'Amico)
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Train Tracks Blur While Traveling On A Train

Trains record as a blur while speeding along the tracks of the Amtrak Northeast Regional line in New Jersey. The Northeast Regional line was formerly know as the Northeast Corridor line. (Sam D'Amico)
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Dignitaries From Ghana Wearing Traditional Clothing

Dignitaries from Ghana wearing traditional clothing. The dignitary in the center is holding a royal scepter, or damli.


Close Up Of A Big Black Dog Against A Dark Background

A close up of a large black dog blends into a dark background. The licenses that hang from the dogs neck can be seen glowing against the dog. Pullman, Washington. (Sam D'Amico)
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The C and O Canal and a wrought iron architectural detail in the Georgetown section of Washington DC

The C and O Canal and a wrought iron architectural detail in the Georgetown section of Washington DC


Tuba And Marching Band Musician, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

A close-up of the mid-section of a uniformed musician holding a tuba while waiting to enter the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. New York, NY. (Sam D’Amico)
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Backlit Yellow Leaf Hangs On A White Birch Tree In Autumn

A single yellow leaf hanging on a white birch tree glows from autumnal back-light, Boston Massachusetts. (Sam D’Amico)
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During the spring and summer,leaves get their green color from chlorophyll, a pigment needed for photosynthesis. As the sunlight wanes during the Fall the chlorophyll [...]


High Tension Wires At Sunset

High tension wires recede into the distance during sunset, Iselin, NJ.


Sharing The Shade Of A Small Tree, Washington, DC

Two people share the shade of a small tree in Washington DC. The commuters were seeking relief from the heat of a sunny, summer day while waiting for a bus on the 2800 Block of 16th Street N.W.


Colorful Beach Umbrellas Move In A Summer Breeze

The edges of colorful beach umbrellas furl from a summer breeze while a seagull flies through a blue sky filled with fair weather white clouds, Long Beach Island, New Jersey.


Got Flash?

Learn to use it to make better pictures.
The photograph below used flash in combination with a slow shutter speed to get parts of the photograph to appear sharp and other areas of the photograph to appear blurred from motion.
The tattooed hand of a guitarist wearing denim strums a guitar. (Sam D’Amico)


Photography Classes Washington DC – About The Sam D’Amico Photography Classes

Thank you for considering me in your search for photography instruction.
It doesn’t matter whether you use a film or digital camera. The camera is a tool that you use to create photographs.
During your photography class with me you’ll learn to use your camera and you’ll learn the skills that you need to use your camera [...]


White Barn And Rainbow, Readington, New Jersey

After a thunderstorm a primary rainbow forms to create an arc over a a white barn and silo, Readington, New Jersey. The perfect conditions to see a rainbow are when the sun is at your back, and rain clouds are off in the distance in the direction of your shadow. (Sam D’Amico)

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American Bison In A Wallow, Yellowstone National Park

An American Bison rests on the ground in a wallow, Yellowstone National Park. At one time bison roamed across much of North America and their numbers were estimated to be 20-30 million. In the 1870s the bison population was reduced during a mass slaughter which reduced the population to 10,91 in 1889. Today the bison [...]


The Black Madonna And Child Photographed Through A Window That Is Reflecting Clouds, Washington, DC.

A depiction of The Black Madonna And Child photographed through a window that is reflecting clouds, Washington, DC. The religious icon is displayed in a storefront located within the 2400 block of 18th. Street NW in the Adams Morgan section of the U.S. Capitol. (Sam D'Amico)
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Escalators And An Air Vent In The Tenleytown-AU Metro Rail Station, Washington DC

Escalators And An Air Vent In The Tenleytown-AU Metro Rail Station, Washington DC. While escalators helped to move an estimated 8,215,869 passengers in January 2012 throughout the rail system, the air vents throughout the system helped move the air to keep a check on air quality. (Sam D'Amico)

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A Roller-Skater With Pink Pants Lit With Flash In Fluorescent Light

A a thin legged roller-skater wearing pink pants and yellow socks is lit with flash while moving through a room lit with fluorescent lighting. (Sam D'Amico)
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Airplane Wing During Flight

An airplane wing above a layer of clouds during flight. Fixed wing aircraft such as an airplane, depend on thrust and lift to make atmospheric flight possible. An engine or propeller move the aircraft forward through the air providing thrust. The movement of the air over the wings provides lift which allows the aircraft to [...]


Three Yellow Daffodils

A narrow beam of sunlight entering a room through a small window illuminates daffodils in a vase. Daffodils are the March birth flower and symbolize rebirth, respect, regards, and unrequited love. Belonging to the genus narcissus, daffodils are also known as jonquils. The popular spring-flowering bulbs contain toxic alkaloids. Typical poisoning scenarios include consumption of [...]


Rainy Day In Columbia Heights, Washington DC

A red brick apartment building in the Columbia Heights section of Washington DC viewed through a rain covered window. The blue color cast is caused by a camera white balance setting that is lower than the color temperature of the rainy day. (Sam D'Amico)
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