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For a more perfect Union

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F 12.15; 1/160; 142mm.

Shot on the north side of the White House — looking northward — in Washington, DC.

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Hoodoo Moab, Curio Collection by Hilton Review

The great American West meets higher flyer luxury

Moab, Utah, despite its remote location on the Colorado Plateau, is a hub for intrepid explorers, nature enthusiasts, and backpacking tourists.  Its close proximity to two ruggedly beautiful national parks — Arches and Canyonlands — is the main draw, and Moab attracts more and more visitors with each passing year.  The local hotel scene is expanding in order to cater to them, and the town’s first upscale property, the Hoodoo, opened in Summer 2019.  As part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, it’s a charming, well-designed, and luxurious four-star, but it’s also one of the most expensive places in the area.  To the delight of higher flyers though, these costs can be easily offset with points and, better yet, there’s plenty good value to be had!

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For better, this is America.

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F 10.8; 1/800; ISO 100; 97mm.

Shot on the north side of the White House — looking southward — in Washington, DC.

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“There is Hope”

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F 8; 1/160; ISO 100; 24mm.

Shot at Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Washington, DC.

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Darkness falls on Washington

Photo of the Week!

F 5.6; 1/80; ISO 100; 21mm.

Shot on the east side of the Washington Monument — looking westward — in Washington, DC.

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Back to Boston Baseball

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F 5; 1/400; ISO 100; 50mm.

Shot at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  

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Reaching new heights of social distancing

Photo of the Week!

F 6.3; 1/250; ISO 100; 135mm.

Shot at Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport in Charlottesville (duh), Virginia.

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Oh, the White House…

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F 4; 1/125; ISO 100; 40mm.

Shot on the west side of the Washington Monument — looking northward — in Washington, DC.

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Stillness in Washington

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F 4; 1/160; ISO 100; 18mm.

Shot at the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC.

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