Lines of Convergence Near the National Mall

Even though they run off the edge, the convergence of the lines is there. The two buildings line up just right that the lines from one match those from the other. It looks like things continue from one to the…

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Reflecting Pool at the Hirshhorn Museum

The Hirshhorn Museum is all curves. Circles and fanned lines. A reflecting pool sits in the middle of the interior courtyard. The museum protects the water from the wind, so it’s waves are slow and large. The languid liquid reflects…

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Shadows Highlight the Texture of a Rough Wall

Some walls are smooth and others, like this one, are rough. When the light falls on it just right, the texture springs out. The light and dark brings out the extremes. This particular rough wall is the exterior of one of…

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Linear Patterns of Modern Office Buildings

Modern office buildings aren’t always photogenic, but in the right light, their linear patterns can stand out. Their regularity shines in black and white. In this case, an office building in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC. Rather than hide the…

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U Street Metro Station Interior and Platform

The Washington Metro is a mix of architectural styles. The kind seen here in the U Street Metro is probably most recognizable. Especially by anyone who has seen metro stations in movies or television shows. It’s mesmerizing lines radiate from…

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Drummer Drumming Outside U Street Metro

Various musicians share their talents outside the U Street Metro as well as other street corners and venues. On this day, a drummer was going to town on a pad atop the newspaper stand. The focus is on the rhythm,…

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Upper Crust Behind a Chain Link Fence

As construction progresses along part of U Street, a chain link fence separates the sidewalk from the street. It also encircles some of the construction equipment. A pizzeria named “Upper Crust” is on the other side. While it’s pretty simple to get from…

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Walkway at the Rockville Metro Station

Transportation is like the cardiovascular system of the city. It winds its way through everything, going from large arteries of controlled access highways to the small alleys and quiet neighborhood streets. Every once in a while, different transportation networks exchange…

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Silver Spring Transit Center Covered in Snow

The summer heat might be abating soon, but there’s still time for a picture of colder times! In this case, the Silver Spring Transit Center covered in snow. The transit center has been open for a few years now. It…

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