Spectacular Summer Sunrise at the Washington Monument

Here's proof that the early bird photographer gets the worm. These two shots of the Washington Monument were taken only minutes apart, but the results demonstrate the difference between good and spectacular lighting.  I just needed to be there to capture the drama.  Thanks, Mother Nature! If you've ever wondered why photographers are out so …

Washington Monument Gets the Once-Over by Climbers.

Climbers inspect the Washington Monument for damage from the earthquake.