You never know how small you are until you’re next to something big. Writes the photographer, “The Washington Monument never fails to impress.”
Big! Photograph by Floyd Yarmuth of Annapolis
Hodzic shot this photo with a medium-format toy camera called a Holga. There are lots of levels of contrast: color and black-and-white, life and death.
Amherst Lake Photograph by Sarah Hodzic of McLean
This photo was taken at the National Building Museum before a party. The photographer thought the streamers created a nice contrast next to the light from the windows.
Light & Dark Photograph by Heather Conover of Silver Spring
These are the steps on the Memorial Bridge that lead down to the Potomac. “I
thought the angles and the contrast were interesting,” writes the photographer.
Steps Photograph by Joe Flood of DC
Writes the photographer, “I love the contrast between the pink piece of tissue paper—something light and airy—and the hard, broken ice.” The photo was taken along the Alexandria waterfront last winter.
Pink Paper Photograph by Christina Saull of Alexandria
The photographer found this mural in an alley in Adams Morgan. “Such contrasts are some of the great things about living in Washington,” she writes.
Hearts in the Alley Photograph by Stacey Viera of Arlington
The juxtaposition of a 21st century Starbucks and an 18th century woman is clear—but this is what happens when tour guides take coffee breaks.
Time Travel Photograph by Christine Edwards of Annapolis
This photo was taken in downtown Silver Spring.
Maternity Ward Photograph by Alan G. Carroll of Silver Spring