Washington, DC’s Pennsylvania Avenue is called “America’s Main Street” and is home to historic parades and events. Less than a month ago it was packed with people for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama and on other occasions for solemn funeral processions. Yesterday afternoon it looked very much like an ordinary street with people commuting, leavingContinue reading “Pennsylvania Avenue: America’s Main Street is almost ordinary on a Friday Afternoon”
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The squirrel that demanded a photo shoot
I take portraits mostly of people and have never taken any animal pictures…….until today when I ran into this little squirrel that thought he owned a block of Pennsylvania Avenue near 7th Street, NW in Washington, DC. He was not allowing anyone to sit on the wall in a certain area. It was funny seeingContinue reading “The squirrel that demanded a photo shoot”
Mismatched Shoes – At least they’re the same color
Halfway through a photo session in a client’s home I decided to remove my shoes to make sure not to cause damage to the floors. That’s when I realized I was wearing mismatched shoes. Same color but two different shoes. Fortunately they weren’t a tie-up and a slip on. Some people may have noticed,Continue reading “Mismatched Shoes – At least they’re the same color”
Something for the head
Good looking headwear. These guys all seem to have selected the right look for their heads. It’s getting cold and I need to find something that works for me. Then when I find it I need to find a way not to lose it.
Bells will be ringing – Courtney and Terence engagement pictures
Engagement photo shoot with a wonderful couple – Courtney and Terence in preparation for their 2013 wedding. Session took place in a beautiful garden with gazebo. The couple was also joined by their beloved poodle – Makeba. More pictures at Courtney and Terence Lonnie Dawkins Photography Photographer: Lonnie Dawkins
Remembering Chuck Brown: Fans packed Washington Convention Center to show love and respect
Chuck Brown, Godfather of GoGo By Lonnie Dawkins A large and diverse group of fans gathered to show love and respect for the Godfather of GoGo, Chuck Brown. Services took place on May 31, 2012 at the Washington Convention Center. It was a remarkable occasion. Related articles Lonnie Dawkins is a Maryland based portrait photographer
Photos: Hundreds Marched Demanding Justice for Trayvon Martin in Washington, DC
Saturday, April 7, 2012. Hundreds of protesters marched in Washington, DC demanding justice for Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen who was killed. Marchers represented people of all races, young and old. Buses and cars blew their horns in solidarity. http://www.lonniedawkins.com
Waldorf and Southern Maryland’s “Little Vegas” past. Gambling: Few Reminders today.
Waldorf Maryland – “Little Vegas” Today many head home to Waldorf, MD and beyond on US 301 and have no idea of the history that they are driving past everyday. It was only this week while researching for a project for a client that I learned about this lively side of Waldorf and Southern Maryland’s history. Continue reading “Waldorf and Southern Maryland’s “Little Vegas” past. Gambling: Few Reminders today.”