ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Jefferson Memorial Photography

Updated on June 16, 2013

The Majestic Jefferson Memorial

My favorite shot of the Jefferson Memorial. Copyright Tia D. Peterson. All rights reserved.
My favorite shot of the Jefferson Memorial. Copyright Tia D. Peterson. All rights reserved.

Where Is the Jefferson Memorial?

A
The Jefferson Memorial:
900 Ohio Drive Southwest, Washington, DC 20242, USA

get directions

Visiting Washington, D.C.: The Jefferson Memorial

The Jefferson Memorial is one of the most picturesque places to visit in Washington, D.C. and a must-see for anyone who has about a half a day to spend doing something beautiful.

Situated at a waterfront, the Jefferson is visible from several points, and adds a wonderful backdrop to a picnic, quiet conversation, jog, or walk with the kiddos. As you can see from the photos, even on a cloudy day, the Jefferson stands out and is a favorite among D.C. residents.

Unlike the Lincoln Memorial, which is often placed in high-profile, legal-type movies, the Jefferson is serene and extremely calm. I don't know if it's place in nearly as many movies as the Lincoln Memorial is, but the circular shape of the Jefferson surrounded by water makes it a wonderful place to take pictures.

Washington DC Coffee Table Books

How I Got these Shots

It was some time ago, but I took these shots on a cloudy Saturday morning in Washington DC, where the beautiful Jefferson Memorial resides.

The Jefferson Memorial is one of local resident's favorite places. Majestic and surrounded by water, it shoots well in any (or no) light. It's breath-taking.

Note that these photos weren't taken with black or white film and I did not remove the color (they are digital color photos). It was just so cloudy and gray that day that nature did the black and white for me perfectly.

Shots of the Jefferson

Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.
Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.
Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.
Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.
Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.
Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.
Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.
Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.
Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.
Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.
Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.
Copyright Tia D Peterson. All rights reserved.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • bizchickblogs profile imageAUTHOR

      T Peterson 

      8 years ago from Tucson

      Thanks, Duchess! I used to love playing amateur photographer, and there's no better place to shoot (in my opinion) than DC!

    • profile image

      Duchess OBlunt 

      8 years ago

      Great shots! I visited Washington this year and tried to get pictures. So many people!!! Next time, I'll go early in the morning, maybe I'll be as lucky.

    • bizchickblogs profile imageAUTHOR

      T Peterson 

      8 years ago from Tucson

      Thanks! You should! It is very serene.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)