Category Archives: Museum

Space Shuttle Discovery

While visiting the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, I captured this image of the space shuttle Discovery that I thought that you might enjoy.
Space Shuttle Discovery
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony 10-18mm f/4.0 lens, focal length 10 mm, ISO 800, 1/160 sec at f/4.0. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015, and Photomatix Pro 5.0.
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Donald D. Engen Observation Tower

While visiting the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, a companion facility to the National Air and Space Museum, I captured this image of the Donald D. Engen Observation Tower. I have inserted two versions of the image framed and unframed for your view preference.
Airport style observation tower
Airport style observation tower
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony 10-18mm f/4.0 lens, focal length 10 mm, ISO 100, 1/640 sec at f/5.0. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015, and Photomatix Pro 5.0.

1930 Cadillac V-16 Sedan

A sign by this car in the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum,Canyon, Texas stated that it was “One of the most expensive automobiles available at the time in the Texas Panhandle, this 1930 Cadillac V-16 sedan represented the ultimate in conspicuous consumption.”
Black 1930 Cadillac V-16 Sedan
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony E 10-18 mm f/4.0 lens, focal length 10 mm, ISO 3200, 1/100 sec at f/4.0

Entrance to National Museum of the American Indian (Washington, D.C.)

This is the tour waiting area located at the entrance to the Museum. At times this area is filled with many people waiting for a tour to start, but this is time of low use.This is the tour waiting area located at the entrance to the Museum,
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 19.4 mm, ISO 1600, 1/60 sec at f/8.0, hand held.

Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird

Up close image of the world’s fastest jet-propelled aircraft flown from Los Angeles to Washington D.C. in one hour, four minutes, and 20 seconds; averaging 2,124 miles per hour. May 2015 Natonal Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, USA.nose and cockpit of a Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 41.4 mm, ISO 6400, 1/200 sec at f/5.0, hand held.

Inside of Trolly

Evening Photo Shoot at the Museum of Transportation on May 2, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. Image captured after sunset with artificial lighting provided by the Museum. Here is a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image that I captured that night. Three images were captured, the base image, images 2 f-stops above and below the base image setting and then combined into this HDR image using Photomatix Pro 5.Inside of old trolly
Image Captured with a Nikon D7200 Camera, Sigma 10.0-20.0 mm f/4.0-5.6 lens, focal Length 10 m, ISO 200, 4.0 sec at f/22.0, using a tripod.

Union Pacific 4006 Steam Engine

Evening Photo Shoot at the Museum of Transportation on May 2, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. Image captured after sunset with artificial lighting provided by the Museum. Here is a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image that I captured that night. Three images were captured, the base image, images 2 f-stops above and below the base image setting and then combined into this HDR image using Photomatix Pro 5.Steam Engine
Image Captured with a Nikon D7200 Camera, Nikon 18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, focal Length 80 mm, ISO 200, 10.0 sec at f/22.0, using a tripod.