Capital Light

Pro tip: If you take photojournalism students to the Washington, D.C., area and offer to take them to see the Lincoln Memorial before departing on a Sunday morning, they may agree … and then they may negotiate.

“You said leave the hotel at 7:00 a.m., but the sun rises at 6:36 a.m. And the Lincoln Memorial faces into the sun. And the weather shows clear skies … can we leave at 5:30 a.m., instead? It’ll make for better photos …”