Dan MuranoPhotography

I'm the guy who keeps this site running, and I'm honored to share this forum with these wonderful friends as both current and future contributors. I've been a photographer for most of my life, and I look forward to sharing much of the work I've done within these pages. And for photographers,  I also look forward to sharing tips on how best to capture and display your own work, either film-based, digital, or a combination of both.

Poet Trees - Ekphrastic Poetry Written To Trees

February 8, 2019

Introducing Poet Trees, a collection of ecphrastic poetry written in response to photos of trees. The 66-page book includes the work of seven poets.

Photography by Dan Murano
Poetry editor: Grace Cavalieri
Poets: Ellen Carter, Grace Cavalieri, Geoffrey Himes, Emily Ferrara, Sabine Pascarelli, Maria van Beuren, Ellen Wise.

Hiking Sky Meadows State Park

July 9, 2018

Offering miles of interconnected trails, Virginia's Sky Meadows State Park is about an hour from Washington, D.C. on the eastern side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park is beautifully maintained and the climb will reward you with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Immigration Rally in Lafayette Park, June 30, 2018

July 1, 2018

On June 30, 2018, protestors gathered in Lafayette Park, directly across from the White House to protest the Trump administration's recent policy of separating parents and children illegally crossing the border between the U.S. and Mexico, even in cases where they were seeking asylum.

The subsequent march from Lafayette Park seemed sporadic and not as well organized as the rally itself, perhaps due to the intense heat and unrelenting sunshine.

Washington's 2018 Gay Pride Day Parade

June 17, 2018

Photos from the 2018 D.C. Gay Pride celebration in the nation's capital. Always crazy and colorful, this year's parade was no exception.