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Washington, DC: A Photographic Portrait

Washington, DC: A Photographic Portrait


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There is no city in the world quite like our nation's capital. It's a place where history meets modern day, power meets compromise, conflict meets peace. It's vibrant, peaceful, political, cultural, sensational, livable and wonderful. From the marble steps of the U.S. Capitol building and the White House to the monumental monuments and museums to the tranquil neighborhoods and parks, it's all captured in this detailed photographic portrait. Many of the city's memorials and monuments have been ranked as America's most favorite architecture by the American Institute of Architects, including the United States Capitol building, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial and the National Cathedral. Neighborhoods, such as Adams Morgan, Chinatown and Dupont Circle, exemplify the vibrancy and diversity found throughout D.C. The surrounding landscape, such as the cherry blossoms, reminds visitors and residents of the sheer beauty that abounds. Take a look at what makes Washington, D.C. so extraordinary. These stunning photographs will take you inside D.C.'s most storied buildings, institutions, memorials, monuments, and landmarks and help make clear that there really is no other place in the world like our nation's capital.

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ISBN-13: 9781934907207
Publisher: Twin Lights Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/15/2014
Sales rank: 338,288
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, Susan Diranian is a freelance writer and editor. Her work appears in numerous local and national publications including USA Today, the Nest, CBS Washington and the Examiner. Topics that she covers include relationships, travel, beauty, and health. Susan also owns and operates Review my Paper, a small business that provides writing and editing support, guidance, and advice for a variety of documents. She currently resides in the D.C. area with her husband.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Randy Santos is a photographer whose artistic vision and unique personal perspective on the world around him has established him as one of Washington, D.C.'s preeminent photographers. A native Washingtonian with more than 30 years of photographic experience, Randy's work reflects his passion and drive for creative self-expression, a mastery of the medium of photography, and his love for the architectural beauty and history found in his hometown. Randy's distinctive work is regularly featured in art installations, corporate and hospitality environments, government facilities, and innumerable print and electronic media worldwide. In addition to being an artist, Randy is also a husband and father. He has established a business model that enables him to make family life a priority while enjoying the aesthetic and personal fulfillment that his work brings.

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