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Washington Reflects

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 2 June 2021 in Architecture and Portfolio.

The Washington Monument shines in the National Mall Reflecting Pool in Washington, DC.

The Washington Monument was built between 1848 and 1884 as a tribute to George Washington's military leadership from 1775-1783 during the American Revolution. Its construction took place in two major phases, 1848-58, and 1876-84. A lack of funds, political turmoil, and uncertainty about the survival of the American Union caused the intermittent hiatus.

From the archives...............Photo captured May 5, 2010.

SONY DSLR-A300 1/1 second F/6.3 ISO 400 75 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Marie from France, France

Magnificent night scene. Beautiful reflection.
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2 Jun 2021 5:01am

Ginnie Hart from Netherlands

I would be thrilled if I ever saw it like this, Steven, let alone captured it!

2 Jun 2021 5:23am

jpla from Anjou, France

Excellente capture

2 Jun 2021 5:35am

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

Really fabulous image. Clearly everyone will get the point. :))

2 Jun 2021 5:44am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A truly superb image Steven. Excellent light and reflection. 5*

2 Jun 2021 6:28am

Gérard from Chateau-Gombert, Marseille, France

Very good exposure on this night picture.

2 Jun 2021 6:48am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Waaauw...beautiful is this evening view

2 Jun 2021 6:50am

Martine from Brest, France

Magnifique photo.

2 Jun 2021 7:00am

jean pierre from Paris, France

joli reflet!!

2 Jun 2021 7:29am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Magnifique ...bravo

2 Jun 2021 7:42am

helys from Paris, France

superb

2 Jun 2021 7:47am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

excellent nigh time mirror image. Very tranquil

2 Jun 2021 8:04am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

nice precise capture

2 Jun 2021 8:44am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb night image and reflections!

2 Jun 2021 8:57am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Wow ! Superb night reflections !

2 Jun 2021 8:58am

Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h from Valence d'Albigeois, France

Fantastique image de nuit!

2 Jun 2021 9:12am

Hootin' Anni from Corpus Christi, United States

How I dream of such a calm, beautiful, world such as depicted in your image. GOD BLESS THE USA. I remember how pretty the area is at night. Crossing Memorial Bridge with all the monuments lighted up...it sent "good chills" down my spine.

2 Jun 2021 9:23am

willy from Brussels, Belgium

une très belle photo qui vaut 5 * Steven

greetings

2 Jun 2021 9:42am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Handsome monument.

2 Jun 2021 9:56am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

SPecatcular reflection

2 Jun 2021 1:14pm

jeanmadis from CHONBURI, Thailand

Ouf... l'image me plait beaucoup, superbe réalisation dans le noir.

2 Jun 2021 1:30pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful frame, lights & reflections!
Amazing!

2 Jun 2021 1:54pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendid image !

2 Jun 2021 2:18pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Excellent night shot of the Washington Monument and the reflecting pool.

2 Jun 2021 2:22pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Wow...this is a fabulous shot !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I have no words Steven...
a poem from your lens :)))

2 Jun 2021 2:34pm

Florence Maugendre from Bretagne, France

PERFECT!

2 Jun 2021 3:03pm

PAPOU from Aubusson (Creuse), France

Superbe !

2 Jun 2021 3:21pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Great night shot! So clear and superb colors.

2 Jun 2021 5:03pm

Ray. B from Charentes-Poitou, France

TOP capture, génial Steven. 5*****)

2 Jun 2021 5:13pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Excellent exposed evening/night image,
5*****.

2 Jun 2021 5:35pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. Amazing light and reflections. Excellent. :)

2 Jun 2021 6:05pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful image of the monument and its reflection.

2 Jun 2021 6:12pm

Roland Theys from gerpinnes, Belgium

Waaauw...beautiful, excellent!

2 Jun 2021 7:13pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine reflection picture.

2 Jun 2021 7:24pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Wow. That is superb.

2 Jun 2021 10:56pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A magnificent image of the Washington Monument. I love the view at night with the reflection. I have not been downtown for a while.

3 Jun 2021 1:41am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

classic and well done

3 Jun 2021 2:25am

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Great elegant composition and well managed exposure. The resulting mood is very good.

3 Jun 2021 2:51am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

an extraordinary photograph

4 Jun 2021 12:38am

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, AZ, United States

I've always loved this monument... we could see it from my grandparents 34th floor apartment. This is a really beautiful image, Steven... well done!!

4 Jun 2021 4:13am

Remus from Portugal

A faultless photo.
Perfect harmony between real and reflection.
Beautiful night time capture of this monument.

4 Jun 2021 4:34pm

yo from Entre Seine et Loire, France

Magnifiques reflets ! *****

4 Jun 2021 8:12pm

Diane from Parksville, Canada

Beautifully photographed. I hadn't known that -- or anything really -- about the building of this monument. The USA has a great number of significant monuments.

8 Jun 2021 2:35pm

omar from Hamburg, Germany

Perfect. Wonderful scenery, love the reflection!

18 Jun 2021 2:47pm