There are few things more central to the American character than the right to petition government and the right to peaceably assemble. And there’s no better place to gather with like-minded individuals and make your
To many, the United States Capitol Building is a symbol of dysfunction and partisanship, but I think the opposite. It is a place where, out of the chaos and disorder of 2 contentious political parties,
The lighting of the National Christmas Tree is an annual event that presents some photographic challenges, but if you can overcome them you can walk away with some great pictures. I went for the lighting in
The Washington Monument is closed indefinitely due to damage from an earthquake that occurred in August 2011. Chances are that repairs are going to take months and during that time the Monument will remain closed.
Last weekend, I took my first trip to the Newseum in Washington, DC. The Newseum is a museum dedicated to the first amendment and journalism of all kinds; print, video, satire, etc. One thing that struck
I’ve been fascinated by the Presidency and all of its trappings (such as the White House and Marine 1) ever since I was a teenager watching The West Wing. The necessarily tight security surrounding the
When it comes to Fall photography in the Washington, DC area, a lot of attention is understandably focused on the mountains of Virginia. Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park is a short 2-hour drive from
The Library of Congress Reading Room has been described as the most beautiful room in Washington, DC (The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown), but unless you have a researcher card you’re not allowed inside. It’s