Photograph the Alexandria waterfront, marina, street activities, colonial architecture, storefronts and Christ Church on Washington Street.
The White House and Its Neighbors
Visit some of the most popular monuments and historic buildings adjoining the White House in Lafayette Park
Our newest workshop in architectural and travel photography, takes you to some of the most popular monuments and historic buildings adjoining the White House in Lafayette Park.
After an initial orientation in architectural photography, our itinerary includes beautiful tree-lined Lafayette Park and the 19th century townhouses along its streets, the famous Andrew Jackson Statue, the White House itself at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW the statues of the French, German and Polish soldiers who helped George Washington defeat the British Army, including the Marquis de Lafayette , the Renwick Gallery, (a Smithsonian museum of American crafts), the stately Eisenhower Executive Office Building, designed in the style of 2nd Empire French architecture) the nearby luxurious Hay-Adams Hotel, St. Johns Church, (known as the Church of the Presidents) and the Dolley Madison House, all with professional photographer E. David Luria providing tips on architectural photography, and outdoor portraiture.
Masking and social distancing is required at all times; groups are limited to 6 participants.
- Extra memory cards
- Extra charged battery
- Accessories such as filters, remote release
- Weather appropriate clothing
Renwick Gallery, 1661 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
E. David Luria is founder and director of the Washington Photo Safari, which has trained 35,000 amateur photographers – an average of 5 people every day, 365 days a year, since it was founded in 1999. Trained in Paris by a protégé of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Mr. Luria is a member of the American Society of Media Photographers and the Society of Photographic Educators and has had his images of DC appear in over 100 publications, calendars, and postcards and on 30 magazine covers.