Canon 5D Mark IV Review: Upgrading From a 6D

    Canon 5d Mark Iv ReviewI have used dozens of cameras, from Sony to Olympus. Collectively, my friends have just about every popular camera on the market.

    Like most people, when I saw the Canon 5D Mark IV specs, I was very disappointed and skeptical.

    And I know those new, tiny, mirrorless cameras that shoot 40+ megapixels, 60fps 4k with focus peaking might sound appealing–but the 5D Mark IV is by far the best camera I’ve ever used. Read More

    Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in DC

    When people think of DC they are sure to think about the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool on the National Mall.

    This long, thin, and shallow pool running between the Lincoln Memorial and the WWII Memorial is hard to miss if you make a visit to DC.

    From Martin Luther King’s Iconic “I Have a Dream” speech to Forrest Gump reuniting with Jenny in the water the reflecting pool has seen many historical & cultural events.

    View of the Reflecting Pool and Lincoln Memorial from the Washington Monument

    There is nothing like viewing a great sunset at the reflecting pool, it creates the perfect framing for many of DC’s monuments.

    I’ve travelled to the reflecting pool countless times, here are some of my favorite photos from sunrise to sunset. Read More

    How to Upload Photos on Instagram from PC or Mac

    How to Post Photos on Instagram from PC or MacInstagram is primarily meant to be a mobile app and, if you can, you should use the Instagram app to upload photos.

    Some users love to do everything on their computer or laptop, so here is a list of workarounds on how to post on Instagram from PC or Mac. Instagram doesn’t approve of using third party apps for upload so don’t be surprised if a solution stops working. I will try to keep this list up to date with only working apps.

    If you don’t have an Instagram account you can signup on their website.

    If you’re just having an issue getting photos to your iPhone or Android phone I recommend using Dropbox, AirDroid, or AirDrop to accomplish this task. Every photo I edit in Lightroom is exported to a Dropbox folder so I can easily post to Instagram with my phone. Read More

    How to Find Places to Work Remotely

    Find Places To Work RemotelySince I work remotely it’s always important for me to have a place with great wifi to work from.

    It may sound like a dream to work from home but it’s easy to get distracted by TV or even the fridge. Just being around people in public can get your creative juices flowing.

    Here are some of my tips to find a place to work remotely. From coffee shops to coworking spaces there are plenty of options anywhere you are.

    If you’re looking for remote jobs view this section of the article.
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    Washington Dc Instagram Spots

    The 18 Best Places to Take Pictures in Washington DC

    I’ve spent years filling my Instagram account (@someguy) with beautiful photos of Washington DC. Including well known spots like the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and the Tidal Basin to less known spots in the city. The Best Washington DC Instagram Spots // ihitthebutton.com

    I want to share some of the best places to photograph in DC! I’ve also included some of the best times to visit specific spots.

    The fastest way to get around DC is to use the Metro. You can walk to most of the spots listed by heading to the Smithsonian metro stop on the mall. To get around on the mall you can use the Capital Bikeshare but I recommend riding the metro to go to more urban areas.

    Here is my list of the best places to take photos in DC:

    The Washington Monument

    View of the Washington Monument from the Tidal Basin

    The Washington Monument from the Tidal Basin

    The most iconic and recognizable building in DC is hard not to photograph since it’s DC’s tallest building. From the Tidal Basin, steps of the Lincoln Memorial or standing right next to it, the Washington Monument looks great at all angles.

    Plus you can visit the monument 24 hours of the day which makes it a great place to photograph late at night. (Currently tickets to the top are suspended until 2019)

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    Nyc Instagram Spots Top Of The Rock Sunset

    The 11 Best Places to Photograph in New York City

    I spent the past weekend in New York City, a place I’ve oddly spent little time in. With so much to see my good friend Phil Martin (@phil.martin) and I (@someguy) hit up some of the most iconic photo spots in the city. Since both of us love using Instagram we had to visit these top New York City Instagram spots. If you haven’t taken a trip to this incredible city be sure to stop at all of these epic sights, it is full of photo ops! The Best New York City Instagram Spots // ihitthebutton.com

    Here is my list of the best places to take pictures in NYC:

    Top of the Rock

    Empire State Building from Top of The Rock

    Empire State Building Lit Up Blue for Autism Awareness Day

    Top of the Rock has to be one of the best skyline views of New York. The only downside is that tickets are $26 and often require a wait. We rushed to get there before sunset but sadly the first available tickets were 2 hours later, so I recommend buying tickets online.

    In addition to the view of the Empire State Building and One World Trade Center you can get a great view of Central Park from the north side of the building.

    Top of the Rock on Google Maps

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    Weekend at the Capital Brewfest

    I don’t normally like sharing anytime I’m having friends with friends (I like to keep it professional) but I figured why not get a bit more personal.

    If you live in DC you’ve likely been to Capital Brewfest before. August 15th’s fest was at Dock5 in Union Market which I attended with a few friends.

    Union Market on a Sunny Day

    All of these were shot with my 24mm 1.4 on the Canon 6D. Read More

    Best Instagram Washington Dc Hashtag Communities

    My Favorite Washington DC Instagram Hashtags

    I see way too many people posting hashtags like #pink #photo #tags4likes on their Instagram posts. Popular hashtags won’t get you true fans. It’s best to be part of a community.

    If you’re interested in Instagram Accounts to follow
    check out the Top Washington DC Instagrammers.

    Using #WashingtonDC will ensure you end up in a tourist’s feed. Here’s my list of KICKA** Instagram hashtags for the Washington DC area.

    Check out these unique Washington DC Instagram hashtags to share your photos with Click To Tweet

    #IGDC

    My personal favorite community/hashtag is #IGDC, full of meetups, features, and great people. (Official Account: @IGDC)

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