The John Douglass Brown House in Alexandria

The John Douglass Brown House stands apart from the rest of the houses you see in Alexandria because of the choice of its building material: wood. (Most of the houses in that part of the town are brick.) The simple, rustic architecture talks of an early, more modest beginning as a farmhouse, not a townhome [...]

Alexandria, Virginia

The city of Alexandria (Virginia, USA) began its life in 1749, as a port for Scottish and English merchants. Alexandria is located in Northern Virginia, across the Potomac River from southern Washington D.C. The city encompasses 15.75 square miles at an average elevation of 30 feet above sea level. It was named in honor of [...]

Photos from the Alexandria photowalk

Last Saturday morning, Ligia and I met up with Keith McCammon and held our first DC area photowalk, as announced last week. Even though rain was predicted for that day, the weather was fantastic. We got there around 7:30 am and had a wonderful time walking on the docks and through the streets, photographing all [...]

Alexandria photowalk this Saturday morning

I'm going to a photowalk organized by Keith McCammon this Saturday morning. It'll be in downtown Alexandria by the docks. We're going to meet up at 7:30 am near the Torpedo Factory. It should be really fun. I love early morning shoots, and if it won't rain, the weather will be nice and cool. The [...]