What a compliment! There are some pretty fine pics on this thread, though, and obviously a lot of talented people. I don't think any of
mine would hold up as well at the same size as most of the other folks post. Any decent picture is purely accidental on my part.
This last one I took with one of those Kodak disposables. And the only other equipment I have is a Kodak DX3900 and a Canon powershot A-520. No
extra stuff for either of them (I could really use a tripod) and I wouldn't know how to use it anyway...
Regarding that trip to D.C...I can't even describe what it was like for me.
(so, like a fool, he tries anyway...) It was only the third time I had been back East, and the first to the capitol. It was cold, but clear; nice
weather. We were there for 10 days, so it was time enough to see stuff.
I was a History major in college, and have continued reading over the years, so I was on definite sensory overload the entire time...
And, as far as the picture...yeah, a lot of people around me were sort of trippin' on it too.
I mean, when Lincoln went to Ford's Theatre he went by carriage with a few guests, and that was about it...sure, he paid for it that time, but it had
been a normal habit of his during the Civil War.
Fer cryin' outloud, The Prez and The First Lady were sittin' in a bulletproof glass box during the event...with a couple of Bradley AFV's close
I mean, it's not that I didn't understand it, it was just...weird...to be there, I mean.
These posts take me forever, my typing skills are out of the stone-age somewhere.