Meridian Hill Park Drum Circle in Washington, DC.

I visited Malcolm X Park also known as Meridian Hill Park in Washington, DC for the first time in years on Sunday August 30, 2015..  I was looking for a place to take pictures.   Now I know what the world needs.  It needs more drums. Washington, DC is suffering from crime wave with theContinue reading “Meridian Hill Park Drum Circle in Washington, DC.”

Birthday Party Pictures – Remembering the Fun

Birthday parties are wonderful times.  Great memories can be relived with pictures.  You should enjoy your party and let a professional photographer capture the moments.  After the cake is eaten and your guest have left,  you will have pictures that will let you enjoy the party again and again. One client said “Yes, you capturedContinue reading “Birthday Party Pictures – Remembering the Fun”

It’s a parasol not an umbrella

Nice lady in long red dress quickly corrected me when I referred to her parasol as an umbrella.  She was enjoying a day with family and friends at a 4th of July cookout. Now I know.  Parasol usually refers to an item designed to protect from the sun; umbrella refers to a device more suitedContinue reading “It’s a parasol not an umbrella”

Engagement Photography leads to Great Wedding Photography

Engaged couple playing pat-a-cake Engagement pictures for a fun couple.  I was trying to think of a pose for them on the floor so I suggested this children’s game but had no idea they were experts at it.  They played  for about 20 minutes it seemed. Truly a fun couple who enjoy  each other’s company.Continue reading “Engagement Photography leads to Great Wedding Photography”

Saturday Afternoon Slide

What’s more fun than the playground on the first day of fall.  Two boys enjoying the tube slide.    They noticed that I had climbed inside to take a picture.  Not sure if they thought I looked silly or if they were just smiling. Lonnie Dawkins Photography

Weekly Photo Challenge: Everyday Life – Boys being boys

Two young boys playing in ice bucket at a family event . There was a pool, a swing set, a trampoline and other things to keep them amused.  Nevertheless, they chose the ice in the bucket.  Simple fun!

Saturday morning kitchen discovery – Eyes of a child

It was Saturday morning and I decided that my grandson would be my model for the morning.  After some shots in the bedroom of him just relaxing and watching his favorite Cars videos, he moved the action into the kitchen. With very little effort he mounted the stools like a pro.  Acting as though IContinue reading “Saturday morning kitchen discovery – Eyes of a child”

The Carnival Returns to Town. The Ferris Wheel

A few years back I posted an article When the Carnival Comes to Town.  The carnival has returned yearly since then but last night I decided to go back camera in hand and take more photographs.     This year the carnival is in a bigger place and can spread out with all its glory.Continue reading “The Carnival Returns to Town. The Ferris Wheel”