Modern Monolithic

Montgomery County government buildings – Rockville, Maryland

Every once in awhile, I go shooting photographs of architecture. This is one of those times, which coincided with me having to participate in a jury selection process at the nearby county courthouse. When I was attending the nearby high school in the late 1970s, I would walk through this exact location – which looked very different back then. Even in those days I would take architecture photos (with my trusty Pentax MX 35mm film camera) in this area because there would be interesting shadow interactions with the morning sunrise. However, now the architecture has gone monolithic modern and there is a deep canyon within the cliffs of glass and metal.

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Photo info:
Montgomery County government buildings
Rockville, Maryland
September 2014
Kodak BW400CN film
Zuiko 35/2.8 lens
Olympus Stylus Epic 35mm point-and-shoot film camera

Going Up

New construction – Rosslyn, Virginia

Every time I go down to Rosslyn, I’m always wandering around drop-jawed. I used to work in Rosslyn back in the 1990s, and it’s always been one of the fastest developing business spaces that I’ve ever seen – with new buildings and construction constantly happening over the years. And unlike DC – right across the river – Rosslyn doesn’t have the height restrictions, and they build tall there.

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Photo info:
New building construction
Rosslyn, Virginia
November 2015
Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Never Sleeping

Thomas Circle – Washington, DC

The view from my hotel room overlooking Thomas Circle in Washington, DC. I was attending a computer security conference at the time and with the scheduled events running so long, it made sense to just stay down in DC rather than fight traffic to and from the big city on a daily basis. DC pretty much rolls up the sidewalks after all of the federal government offices close for the day, but there is always traffic running through town.

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Photo info:
The view overlooking Thomas Circle
Washington Plaza Hotel
Washington, DC
December 2015
Zeiss Sonnar 35/2.0 ASPH lens
Sony RX1R II digital camera