DC -- Public Art: Mama Ayesha's Restaurant (mural by Karla "Karlisma" Rodas):
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MURAMA_091108_02.JPG: Painted in 1977, "A People Without Murals is a Demuralized People" is the oldest and only mural remaining in Adams Morgan created by a group of Latino immigrant artists. It was brought back to life in 2005 by Sol & Soul, a DC artist-activist organization, with the collaboration of artist Juan Pineda. ...
Dedicated to all those who struggled to make -- and keep -- this neighborhood thier home.
MURAMA_091108_58.JPG: This was the artist for the mural. Karla Rodas -- Karlisima.
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2009 photos: Equipment this year: I mostly used the Fuji S100fs. I've also got a Nikon D90 and a newer Fuji -- the S200EHX -- both of which are nice but I still prefer the flexibility of the Fuji.
Trips this year: (1) quick jaunt to Niagara Falls, (2) quick jaunt to New York City, (3) the Civil War Preservation Trust annual conference in Gettysburg, (4) out west for the San Diego Comic-Con and various places, and (5) the Civil War Preservation Trust Grand Review in Springfield IL .
Ego strokes: I had a picture of a Lincoln-Obama cupcake sculpture published in Civil War Times and WUSA-9, the local CBS affiliate, ran a quick piece on me. A picture that I took at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium appeared in the National Archives' "Prologue" magazine. I became a volunteer with the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Number of photos taken this year: 417,000.