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National Maker Faire Review

A couple weeks back I went to National Maker Faire here in DC and shot some video.  Here is a video review of our weekend at National Maker Faire. [youtube width="560" height="315"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thtnHLuPWDc[/youtube]

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Reclaimed Desk into Art

  I’ve been meaning to post about this project for a long time, but couldn’t managed to make time.  However since this piece has sold and I mentioned on it on my podcast I figured I would make the time to post some images. I first fou

Ask Rayceen Show Photographs by Jose Valcarcel CityAperture

ArtOmatic 2015 – Ask Rayceen show photographs

    I was so happy to be the guest photographer for The Ask Rayceen show at ArtOmatic on Dec 5th.  The variety show was so much fun and packed with dancing singing, comedy and artist showing their work. I got to speak a bit about

ArtOmatic Front

ArtOmatic 2015

    ArtOmatic is back this year and for the first time ever I am showing my work. For those not familiar ArtOmatic takes places every 2 to 3 years and is the biggest art show in the area. Organized by Artist, ArtOmatic has about 500 a


Places to See – MURALS at the Department of the Interior Building

I’m back to blogging and return with a new “Places to see” feature.  As always I focus on sights in DC that are not as well known or recognized.  Today I am talking about the Department of the Interior Building located on Eighteenth and C S


Commission – Apartment at Clydesdale Place

It has been a busy few months (more on that later), but now I’m looking to pick back up on this blog.  I’ll be catching up on some commissions, trips, etc. today however a very recent commission. This week I got a phone call to shot a newly r


Commission – 3807 Kanawha Street

Last week I photographed a charming house in the Washington DC neighborhood of Chevy Chase. Built in 1921, 3807 Kanawha Street has since been renovated and had an addition by McCartney Architects. The four (4) bedroom, two and a half (2.5) bathroo


Commission – Georgetown Library

Last year I had the great opportunity of photographing the renovated Historic Georgetown Library. The library was devastated by a fire on April 3rd 2007, leaving little beyond the masonry exterior walls as seen on this article and this video.  Mar

Mural 14 & T Artist JR

Places to See – Mural on 14th & T Streets NW

Today on a “Places to see” blog, I’m posting some photos of the coolest mural in DC.  The first installation by French artist JR makes a statement on the corner of 14th and T streets. The two-storey mural on the façade at 1401 T St is the i

US Capitol Sunrise during Inauguration

Inauguration 2013 – Photos

  Thanks to the volunteer work we did for the campaign, we were lucky enough to get tickets to President Barack Obama’s Inauguration.  It was a long day and as the above photo of the capital shows we arrived before sunrise.  We were a lot close