Photographing while social distancing, part 3

It has been nearly a month since the governments of DC, Maryland, and Virginia issued stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus, and area photographers are doing their best to capture moments within the constraints of the “new normal.” Some take a photojournalistic approach: showing the masked faces, deserted streets, and empty shelves that were once… Continue reading

Your Photos at a Distance

We asked local photographers to share their depictions of the DMV in our time of social distancing. Their tactics for taking photos under the current constraints were clever: some took pictures from their cars or balconies, while others captured moments from a safe distance with long lenses. But even better than their social distance strategies… Continue reading

Photography while social distancing

We’re passionate about photography and documenting the life of D.C., but want to make sure we and others keep safer through social distancing. So here’s what our editors have been creating this week under these new conditions: Rob Klug While the city has shut down around us, life has continued in Rock Creek Park. The… Continue reading

Preview of the Eisenhower Memorial

It’s been almost twenty years since the process to create a memorial to Eisenhower started, most of it mired in controversy over the design. For a long time, representatives of the Federal government, various commissions, and the Eisenhower family all hated it, but finally the design was modified and approved, and construction started in 2017…. Continue reading

The District of Love

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today we’re celebrating the love and kindness that we see all over the District. Our gallery of photos includes classic kisses, romantic pairings, friendship bonds, parent/child love, and lots of animal cuteness. The Kiss Love at all ages The formalities of love We love our animals Pairing up The Parent/Child Bond Here’s… Continue reading

Speaking for the Trees of New Hampshire Ave.

DC’s street trees help absorb carbon, improve air and water quality, provide shade, reduce air conditioning costs, block winter winds and can reduce heating costs, and, some argue, offer psychological and aesthetic benefits as well. More than a third of DC is covered by tree canopy, including about 145,000 street trees. Here are a few that I’m lucky to see… Continue reading