At the Lockkeeper’s House

In Washington DC, a small stone cottage stands as a relic to when DC was swampy and the canals were busy. The Lockkeeper’s House stood beside a canal that made its way to the Potomac. The growing importance of the railroad signaled the death of this specific canal, but the keeper’s house stands as a testament.

We used it as a backdrop.

Girl stands in front of the door of the lock keeper's house in Washington DC NotSoSAHM
Lockkeeper’s House – ProjectEdit365 – 12 May

I’m so excited about this edit. I straightened the pic just a little. I worked a lot on her hair (increased contrast, clarity, and sharpness) to give it shine and more depth. I also sharpened her eyes. There was a lock on the lock keeper’s house, so I cloned it out. I then ran a Lightroom preset over all that to get the final look.
Here’s the original:


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I'm a photographer and homeschooler Dream = travel blogger. We move around every couple of years. That's fine, I love seeing different parts of our great country and the world. Great things: Jesus, traveling, photography, eating, sewing, scrapbooking, reading, shopping...not necessarily in that order.

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