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Wordless Wednesday: Fun With I-Photo


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Comment balloon 23 commentsPatricia Kennedy • September 23 2009 12:20PM


I took this picture on a gray, rainy day, with a little bit of sun poking through a cloud.  It came out looking way under-exposed and funky, so I started to play with it in I-Photo.  Here's the result.  It's the Masonic Temple in Alexandria, Virginia.

Posted by Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital (RLAH Real Estate) about 11 years ago

Wow, that is a pretty site! Love it! I have been to DC a few times, but I dont remember this temple, it is quite beautiful from this view though!

Posted by Kayla Pearce, Real Estate Agent - Milford Delaware (First Class Properties) about 11 years ago

Patricia, this is an impressive building shown in some interesting light.  It seems to have a certain glow.

Posted by Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living (Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!) about 11 years ago looks terrific..quite majestic..I like it..Thanks


Posted by Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818 (Re/Max Eastern inc.) about 11 years ago

Great work with IPhoto - the picture came out really cool!  You have some super impressive buildings in your area - always love the pics!

Posted by Leesa Finley, RED Properties - Raleigh NC Real Estate (RED Properties) about 11 years ago

Kayla, it sits on top of a little hill in Alexandria, VA, just south of DC.  It dominates the skyline in that part of town.

Silvia, the glow comes from the photo editing program I used to mess with it.

And Hanna and Leesa, Thank you!

Posted by Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital (RLAH Real Estate) about 11 years ago


The light constrast is amazing in this photo.

Posted by Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD! (Coldwell Banker) about 11 years ago

Hello Patricia,

What a beautiful photo!  Love the lighting!  Thank you for sharing it with us!



Posted by Rita Minion (O'Brien Realty) about 11 years ago

Pat, had to do a double take, almost looked like a painting. And on the Iphone, amazing! 

Posted by Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties) about 11 years ago

Hey, Pat --- isn't it fun to play around with these different things? I love the photo, BTW

      Mama Liz

Posted by Liz Loadholt, Realtor--Broker-in-charge - Trainer--Relocation Director Covering SC (Liz Loadholt- AgentOwned Realty- Covering SC) about 11 years ago

Awesome picture Patricia. I will have to look into this Iphoto thing. Had  not heard of it.

Posted by Janice MacMillan, Associate Broker (ERA Joyner Realty) about 11 years ago

Pat, you are making me home sick. Great photo.

Posted by Debbie Aldrich, Salt Lake City Realtor - Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights (The Watts Group Real Estate ) about 11 years ago

What's IPhoto?  Is it something on the IPhones?



Posted by Kathleen Cooper, Sposato Realty Group - Broker Owner (Kathleen Cooper, Sposato Realty Group) about 11 years ago

That is very interesting.. an unexpected outcome.. I like it!

Posted by Joan Whitebook, Consumer Focused Real Estate Services (BHG The Masiello Group) about 11 years ago


This is a good wordless photo. I like it.

Posted by Steven L. Smith, Bellingham WA Home Inspector (King of the House Home Inspection, Inc.) about 11 years ago

the photo looks vey interesting, what did you change with your i-phone app?


Posted by Jen Anderson (Exit By the Bay Realty) about 11 years ago

Hi Pat... I play with photo editing software sometimes.  It's so interesting the effects that you can create which completely change the tone of the picture!

Posted by Steve Shatsky about 11 years ago

I think that iPhoto is really cool. Aren't you glad you have a MAC? Don't you wish that everyone did?

Helping you live your American dream...

Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) about 11 years ago

Maybe I might have to get a I Phone after all. Cool pic Pat. Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES (Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC) about 11 years ago

It's in the new Dan Brown book! LOL  I'm reading it now.

Posted by Darrin Friedman (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty) about 11 years ago

Neat Pic Pat.  Maybe we can hire you to do pictures of our properties?  :-)

Posted by James Downing - Metro DC Houses Team REALTORS®, CRS, GRI, ABR,MRP, MilRes, When Looking to Buy or Sell - Make the Right Move (Real Living | At Home) about 11 years ago

Hey Pat,

Have you ever been inside?  It's open to the public and they give a great tour.  It's also the best view around from the top observation deck.

By the way, did you know I am a Freemason?

Posted by Brian Block, Northern Virginia & D.C. Real Estate (RE/MAX Allegiance, Managing Broker/Branch Vice President) about 11 years ago

Pat,  Don't know what iphoto is, but guessing its a Mac thing. Gee you have become quite the techie!

Posted by Ginger S, Wilmington NC Real Estate & Relocation~ (Wilkinson & Associates, Wilmington NC) about 11 years ago