Archives: ‘Through The Lense’

See Reagan’s Outstandingly Beautiful Presidential Library

December 30th, 2016 | [From: Through The Lense]

On a recent trip to Simi Valley, California, I was able to film this short video of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, which overlooks the Simi Valley.

Alexandria Dressed Up For The Holidays

December 20th, 2016 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Through The Lense]

See the beautiful holiday lights and store decorations of Alexandria, Virginia.

Enchanting Holiday Lights In Old Town

November 28th, 2016 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Through The Lense]

See the beautiful lights of Old Town, Alexandria decorated for the holidays. From the Metro to the river, trees are wrapped in beautiful white lights.

Warrior Games Award Dedicated To The Competitors

November 15th, 2016 | [From: Through The Lense]

While most of Bob Lennox’s posts for Through The Lense are nature or news related, a lot of his work involves creating commercials and corporate videos. Watch a commercial he created promoting the Department of Defense Warrior Games which received a TIVA award at the French Embassy Saturday night.

How To Create Amazing Macro/Abstract Nature Images With A Telephoto Lens

November 10th, 2016 | [From: Through The Lense]

Often when I am out shooting in nature I use a telephoto lens to capture abstract nature images that look like they have been shot with a macro lens. To get this effect I use a long telephoto lens, usually with a focal length from 300mm to 600mm.

No Tricks But Lots Of Treats On Lee Street

November 1st, 2016 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Through The Lense]

An annual tradition in Old Town, Alexandria is “Trick or Treating” on South Lee Street. Police close the street so thousands of ghosts, goblins, superheroes, dinosaurs, princesses, witches and more can safely fill the street while children fill their bags with candy.

Birding On the Potomac

October 25th, 2016 | [From: EcoNews, Through The Lense]

The Belle Haven park and marina area is truly a haven for bird watchers in the fall. In the early mornings birders can be seen near the picnic area peering into their scopes. The following video is of a year-around resident, a great blue heron, fishing in the marsh land of Dykes Marsh.

Fog Photography

October 17th, 2016 | [From: Through The Lense]

Just because the sun is not shinning doesn’t mean you can’t shoot great images. Fog photography is a fantastic low-light condition where great images can be created.

How To Develop An Artistic Eye

October 11th, 2016 | [From: Through The Lense]

Most people are aware of light reflecting off the water. This video captures light reflecting off the Potomac River and how the reflective light moves and seems to dance on trees, buildings, and surrounding subjects.

Admiral Nelson’s “Life Mask” At The US Naval War College

October 4th, 2016 | [From: Through The Lense]

Lord Nelson had a life mask made when he was 40. Watch the US Naval War College curator talk about Lord Nelson’s life mask.