Washington, DC is one of the most photogenic cities in the country, especially at night! We’ll show you how to capture it on your smartphone.
Smooth Waters At The World War II Memorial
Smooth Waters At The World War II Memorial | Washington Photo Safari
The World War II Memorial photographs best at night! The low light is perfect to turn the fountains into silky, smooth shaped bodies of water. And doing that is easy. With the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial in the vicinity, they can also be included artistically in your images. All they need is you with your camera and a sturdy tripod!
Join Angela Maloney, an art photographer whose work has been published and written about in the US and overseas, as she shows you the secrets of photographing water while including structures in and around the World War II Memorial.
This photo Safari will begin with the words “please set your camera to M for manual” and a basic explanation of why manual is the most powerful mode to use in photography and what the photography settings you will control actually does. From there, we will apply that knowledge as we take photos on and around the Memorial. Angela will provide individual assistance to each student to maximize the opportunity for great photos!
Don’t forget to bring a sturdy tripod. It will be essential. You will learn to use it to steady your camera while you learn the secrets of shutter speed and composition to capture memorable photos of the World War II Memorial and the surrounding monuments.
• A Sturdy Tripod
• Extra Memory Card
• Extra Charged Battery
• Filters or Other Accessories
• Weather Appropriate Clothing
Meet at base of flagpole on Atlantic Side of the memorial on 17th Street.
Angela Maloney is an art-oriented photographer. In her first career, she was an attorney. In her second, she was a Foreign Service Officer at the US Department of State until an
injury suffered serving overseas resulted in her medical retirement. Photography is her third act. Her work has been published multiple times in the United States and Europe. In
addition, she has been the subject of interviews and articles. She speaks English fluently and—at least according to the State Department—speaks Spanish at a professional level
as well. She is passionate about photography, viewing it as an opportunity for self-expression. Her mantra is to take photos “about” things instead of taking photos “of” things.
She has served as the North America Ambassador coordinator for Nature First, a global nonprofit that promotes responsible practices in nature photography. She remains a Nature
First member as well as a member of the Professional Photographers of America, American Photographic Artists, and the North American Nature Photography Association. She is a
past member of the Fredericksburg Street Photography Collective. She is a cofounder of the soon-to-be-opened Responsible Photography Collective.