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White House Ruin

White House Ruin

White House Ruin
© Miles Hecker

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 SEASONS

White House Ruin was immortalized by Ansel Adams in his famous photograph of it. The ruin is best photographed in March or September.

The light in late afternoon when the sun is at it's Spring or Autumnal equinox will hit the ruins at an angle which provides excellent visual definition to it's intricacies.

 TIMES

Mid to late afternoon works the best on a typical desert sunny day.

LENS & FILTERS

LENS: 28-70mm for 35mm camera, 17-40mm for crop sensor cameras

FILTERS: A warming polarizer can be helpful.

FILMS

Slide films: Velvia 100F or Kodak E100SW

 

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Concepts: Sun, Earth, Equinox, Solstice, Book of Optics, Equator, Nowruz, Sunset

Entities: Miles Hecker

Tags: late afternoon, excellent visual definition, Autumnal equinox, sunny day, typical desert