Lincoln Seat

We made our way to our nation’s capitol last week. And I knew just what I wanted to photograph. Or maybe I should say “who I wanted to photograph.”

Abraham Lincoln has always fascinated me. Alternately venerated Me at the Lincoln Memorial300px
and vilified, endlessly biographed, devout, ordinary, and heroic by turns. And always a big draw at his place before the reflecting pool in Washington. As we made our way toward this modern-day temple, I had one special shot in mind: to frame the statue between two of the pillars  that surround his throne.

dialog-148815_640Framing: a great way to draw attention to your subject. Again, nothing heavily technical to deal with here. Simply surround your subject with objects that create a kind of border, much like the frame of a print you might hang on your wall (hence the name).

Gothic Footer

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Written by The Twilit Lens

Freelance photographer and ponderer of the unusual. I welcome the presence of mystery and the unknown. Wonder is not absent from the universe, and there is still room for the child in those who haven't yet allowed their hearts to wither to dust.

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