Washington: Shooting it Like a Pro

Lincoln Memorial

Washington, DC Brooks Craft / Corbis for Time
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"I wanted to capture the light from the panels on the tourists' cameras, but keep the statue in focus, so I need a long shutter speed, but I didn't have a tripod (they require a permit), so I rested the camera on my sweater and set the camera to fire on a slight delay. That way, I had a second to push the button, steady the camera, then get out of the way."

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