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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Light Curves at the Hirshhorn Museum

The Hirshhorn Museum is all about curves. Together with the sun, the result is light curves, concrete curves, and shadows. Sometimes, curves combine to make even more curves. Like in this photograph. The shadows and sunlight combine with the sculpture garden…

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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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Shadow on a Wall in Curaçao

Curaçao is a colorful place. Literally. Like much of the Caribbean, color is everywhere. Greens. Blues. Reds. In this case, the wall and window in the western hemisphere’s oldest surviving synagogue are a pleasing mix of yellow and brown. For this photograph, the…

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Window Shutters on St. Croix

The shadows across the wall and window shutters belie the warmth of the day in Frederiksted on St. Croix, one of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Locals offer walking tours of the town. Most of the commercial district is along the…

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