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holding
1 photo

Great Falls ice sculptures
15 photos

Occupy Hart
6 photos

Total solar eclipse, 08/21/2017
9 photos

Fourth of July 2017
17 photos


Nationals 6, Phillies 5, 05/14/2017
4 photos

March for Science
2 photos
4/22/2017

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
18 photos
Titusville, Florida

Inauguration of Donald Trump
1 photo

2016 National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
4 photos


Memorial Day 2016
8 photos

2016 Cherry Blossom Festival
4 photos

Snowzilla!
10 photos
Blizzard of 2016

2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting
9 photos

DC Emancipation Day fireworks 2015
3 photos


2015 Cherry Blossom Festival
11 photos

2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting
5 photos

Solar eclipse, October 24, 2014
1 photo

Lunar Eclipse, October 8, 2014
7 photos

2014 H Street Festival
4 photos


Nationals 4, Phillies, 0, 08/03/2014
3 photos

Fourth of July 2014
13 photos

2014 Emancipation Day Fireworks
6 photos

2014 Cherry Blossom Festival
6 photos

Winter 2013-14
19 photos


Christmas 2013
3 photos

expecting silhouettes
1 photo

Veterans Day 2013
5 photos

Halloween 2013
8 photos

Harvest Moon 2013
1 photo


Government Shutdown 2013
5 photos

2013 H Street Festival
4 photos

March on Washington 50th Anniversary
24 photos

Nationals 6, Phillies 0, 08/11/2013
8 photos
Stephen Strasburg throws his first career complete game and shutout in a 6-0 win over the Phillies.

Titan Arum 2013
3 photos


McKee-Beshers sunflowers
6 photos

Fourth of July 2013
10 photos

DOMA/Prop 8 in DC
11 photos

June 13, 2013, thunderstorms
8 photos

El Salvador
7 photos


Fragers Fire
4 photos

Memorial Day 2013
9 photos

Birds of El Salvador
18 photos

Barred owl family album
11 photos
A family of barred owls have taken residence in Washington Grove, Maryland, a small town in Montgomery County inside Gaithersburg.

Emancipation Day fireworks 2013
8 photos


2013 White House Spring Garden Tour
3 photos

2013 Cherry Blossom Festival
14 photos

Opening Day 2013: Nationals 2, Marlins 0,...
8 photos

Comet Pan-STARRS
5 photos

Hawks on the Mall
5 photos
A pair of red-tailed hawks have a nest on the National Mall near the Washington Monument.


Belle Haven Osprey Watch 2013
23 photos

Snow Moon 2013
4 photos

I Am the Gentry (set)
10 photos

I Am the Gentry
16 photos

Winter 2013
9 photos


Inauguration Day 2013
8 photos
January 21, 2013.

Inaugural sights 2013
9 photos
Lead-up to President Obama's 2nd Inauguration.

Inauguration Rehearsal 2013
4 photos
Rehearsal for the 57th Presidential Inauguration was held on January 13, 2013.

Spout Run Eagles 2013
1 photo

Birds of Southern Africa
64 photos


On the Road in Africa
1 photo

Christmas 2012
22 photos

Chobe National Park, Botswana
16 photos

Okavango Delta, Botswana
57 photos

Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe
24 photos


Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
32 photos

Lusaka, Zambia
6 photos
Lusaka is the capital of Zambia.

Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe
27 photos

Veterans Day 2012
14 photos

2012 Election
1 photo


Million Puppet March
8 photos
(was Million Muppet March) Hundreds marched to the Capitol Reflecting Pool to support federal funding for PBS.

Potomac River Flood, January 1996
4 photos
Rapid snowmelt and heavy rain caused the Potomac River to crest at 13.88 feet at the gauge at Wisconsin Avenue, NW.

2012 White House Fall Garden Tour
3 photos

2012 NLDS, Game 4: Nationals 2, Cardinals 1
10 photos
The Nats beat the Cardinals 2-1 on a 9th inning walk-off home run by Jayson Werth.

Capital Food Fight
6 photos


Alley of Doom
6 photos

2012 H Street Festival
13 photos

Union Market (DC)
6 photos

The Nation's Triathlon 2012
10 photos
September 9, 2012

Carbeque!
6 photos, 1 video
A car went up in flames at around 10:20 pm on 9/5/2012 on the 1100 block of H Street, NE.


Blue Moon, August 31, 2012
5 photos

Nationals 9, Braves 2, 07/22/2012
6 photos
Ryan Zimmerman hit two home runs in a rout of the Braves.

Fourth of July 2012
7 photos
In Monhegan, Maine.

Maine, Part II
62 photos
This is the one where we get married.

Alexandria Waterfront Osprey Nest 2012
3 photos
There's an osprey nest very close to a dock at Founders Park in Alexandria.


2004 and 2012 Transits of Venus
7 photos

Red Sox 5, Phillies 1
6 photos
The Phillies couldn't get it going against Red Sox starter Josh Beckett, though they had a chance to tie the game in the 8th.

Artomatic 2012
29 photos

Artomatic 2012 prints
25 photos

Artomatic 2012 installation
3 photos


Running of the chuhuahuas
6 photos

Nationals 4, Phillies 3
2 photos
Nats win in the 11th on a walk-off RBI single by Wilson Ramos.

White House Spring Garden Tour 2012
13 photos

Discovery's Final Flight
9 photos
Retired Space Shuttle Discovery flew over DC in style on its way to its final destination, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.

Emancipation Day fireworks
5 photos
DC Emancipation Day is a city holiday celebrated on April 16, and it commemorates President Lincoln freed 3,100 slaves in the District, nine months before the Emancipation Proclamation.


Shenandoah National Park, VA
14 photos

night-heron rookery at the zoo
16 photos

Reason Rally
7 photos
Something that I've never seen before -- a Mall rally for atheists and secular humanists.

2012 DCist Exposed
8 photos
6th annual photography exhibition staged by DCist.com.

2012 Cherry Blossom Festival
12 photos


State Arrival Ceremony for UK PM David Cameron
13 photos, 1 video
Yup, it's a Tweetup at the White House! #WHTweetup

2012 Elephant Walk
5 photos
Yup, we saw elephants parading around Capitol Hill.

Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, VA
5 photos

James River Great Blue Heron Rookery, Richmond, VA
5 photos, 1 video
For the past several years, around 40 pairs of great blue herons have established a nesting rookery on an island in the James River in downtown Richmond, Virginia.

Belle Haven Osprey Watch 2012
46 photos, 1 video
Another breeding season at the osprey nest in Belle Haven Marina is underway, the fourth under my watch. The male osprey returned during the week of March 4.


Worm Moon 2012
6 photos

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
6 photos
NWR in Philadelphia and Tinicum Township, PA.

Spring 2012
10 photos

Library of Congress
10 photos

Spout Run Eagles 2012
8 photos
It's the fifth breeding season for the Spout Run eagles, Arlington's only recorded mating pair at the moment.


Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, DE
10 photos, 1 video

Year of the Dragon 2012
11 photos
Lunar New Year Parade, 1/29/2012

Lake Artemesia
8 photos
Lake Artemesia is a man-made 32-acre lake shared by College Park and Berwyn Heights, Maryland.

Gitmo protest, 1/12/2012
11 photos

Winter 2011-12
13 photos


"Pipeline" Cove
6 photos
"Pipeline Cove" is an informal name of a small sheltered cove on the GW Parkway near Morningside Lane and the mouth of Hunting Creek, named because a gas pipeline runs underneath the...

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
9 photos

Cameron Run Regional Park, Alexandria, Va.
3 photos

Ben Brenman Park, Alexandria, Va.
29 photos

Eight Nights of Chanukah
16 photos


cityscapes
42 photos

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, MD
15 photos

2008 National Christmas Tree Lighting
8 photos

2011 National Christmas Tree Lighting
14 photos
The new National Christmas Tree gets lit for its first Pageant of Peace on December 1, 2011.

Christmas 2011
60 photos


Veterans Day 2011
12 photos

Fall 2011
9 photos

99 vs. 1 (Occupy DC)
124 photos, 9 videos
Protesters sympathetic to Occupy Wall Street began similar demonstrations in McPherson Square on 10/1/2011 and Freedom Plaza on 10/6/2011.

Artomatic@Frederick
9 photos

Washington Monument Rappel Guys
10 photos, 1 video
A team of engineers did an external inspection of the Washington Monument for earthquake damage over the course of five days in September 2011.


Maine
108 photos

Pirates 7, Cubs 5, 9/03/2011
4 photos
On my first trip to Wrigley Field, the Pirates win 7-5 after a lengthy rain delay in the 7th.

Chicago, IL
27 photos

Come on, Irene
11 photos
Hurricane Irene pays a visit to the DC area, prompting a tropical storm warning and mass cancellations of events around town.

Earthquake!
10 photos
Much of the East Coast of the U.S. experienced a magnitude 5.8 earthquake centered near Mineral, VA, 38 miles NW of Richmond, VA, and 84 miles SW of Washington, DC, at 1:51pm on 8/23/2011.


Nationals 5, Phillies 4, 08/21/2011
4 photos
The Nats win on a 10th inning bases-loaded hit batter. Really.

Keystone-XL Pipeline protest, 08/20/2011
8 photos
A small group staged a sit-in near the White House to protest the proposed construction of a north-south transcontinental pipeline linking a large tar sands deposit in Alberta to the oil refineries...

Artomatic@Frederick Installation
12 photos
Artomatic@Frederick runs from September 28 through November 6, 2011, at the former FCPS Central Office Building (115 East Church Street) in Frederick, Maryland.

Artomatic@Frederick - prints
23 photos
Working set for my Artomatic wall.

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, NJ
8 photos, 1 video
National wildlife refuge near Atlantic City, NJ.


Phillies 6, Pirates 5, 07/31/2011
10 photos
It was RAUUUUUUL Day -- Raul Ibanez tied the game in the 8th with a two-run homer and won it with a walk-off RBI double with one out in the 10th.

1460 Wall Mountables
7 photos

Patuxent Research Refuge, MD
5 photos
The Patuxent Research Refuge is part of the National Wildlife Refuge system in Laurel, MD.

green heron nests in Alexandria
22 photos, 1 video
Ben Brenman Park in Alexandria has hosted green heron nests the past few years. This year, there were at least two active nests, and maybe three.

below the hip
9 photos
I've decided to create a set of candids taken with a camera attached to my hand as I walk around town.


Cubs 10, Nationals 9, 07/07/2011
5 photos
The Nats somehow blow an 8-run lead and lose to the Cubs.

Fourth of July 2011
11 photos

anywhere but the finger
27 photos
Sarah's engagement ring has decided to go out on its own and explore the U.S. National Arboretum and beyond. We can't stop it.

H Street, NE: Hope and Change in B/W
22 photos
The H Street, NE, corridor is undergoing changes that will forever alter its character. I first visited in late-2009 with streetscape reconstruction well underway.

Phillies 3, A's 1, 06/26/2011
9 photos
Phillies starter Roy Halladay goes the distance, scattering 8 hits.


White House Rally for DC Democracy, 6/25/2011
12 photos
Protest for DC voting rights at Lafayette Square.

Catbird Chronicles
7 photos, 1 video
A pair of gray catbirds (Dumetella carolinensis) built a nest outside a second floor window at Sarah's house in northeast DC. Sarah named them Fiona and Angus.

Summer 2011
3 photos

Memorial Day 2011
10 photos

Rangers 2, Phillies 0, 05/22/2011
8 photos
Someone named Matt Harrison pitched 8-1/3 shutout innings against the Phillies.


The NatGeo ducklings grow up
37 photos
On April 30, 2011, a quartet of mallard ducklings and their mom walked over from the National Geographic Society courtyard on 16th and M Streets, NW, to the west fountain in Lafayette Square, and...

Flash mob at the White House, 5/2/11
11 photos
After the White House announced the killing of Osama bin Laden, a flash mob gathered at the White House in celebration.

Teddy's homecoming
10 photos
Teddy visits his birthplace in New York.

Phillies 4, Nationals 0, 04/14/2011
8 photos
Cliff Lee shuts out the Nats on three hits.

Opening Day 2011 -- Braves 2, Nats 0, 03/31/2011
13 photos, 1 video
The Braves shut out out the Nationals behind 206 year-old pitcher Derek Lowe on Opening Day.


downtown fire, 3/29/11
5 photos
A fire broke out at 1401 I Street, NW, which happened to be next door to my office building.

squirrels will take over the world
64 photos

2011 Cherry Blossom Festival
42 photos

Worm Moon 2011
7 photos
March 18-19, 2011 -- the Supermoon!

2011 DCist Exposed Photography Show
5 photos


small antiwar protest, 03/09/2011
7 photos
A small group gathered in front of the White House to protest America's ongoing wars on Ash Wednesday.

Spring 2011
18 photos

shot through the Evo
7 photos

Belle Haven Osprey Watch 2011
89 photos, 1 video
Third year watching the osprey nest at Belle Haven Marina in Alexandria, Va. on/before 3/5/2011: The male osprey returned. on/before 3/12/2011: Female settled in. 3/27-4/3: Egg(s) laid. around...

The Spectrum (1967-2010)
7 photos
The Spectrum, an indoor arena in Philadelphia's Sports Complex at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue, is in the process of being demolished.


A Gull Eats a Fish
5 photos
A ring-billed gull swallowed a fish whole at Constitution Gardens, something I didn't think they could do.

Libyan Protest in DC, 2/19/2011
7 photos, 1 video
Protesters gathered in Lafayette Square in support of the democratic movement in Libya.

non-mallards in Constitution Gardens
60 photos
Mallards are not the only ducks that visit Constitution Gardens, though most of them only appear during the cold weather months.

Egyptian Revolution -- 18 Days of Protests in DC
20 photos
While mass anti-government protests were happening in Egypt that ultimately led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, demonstrators in DC showed their support by gathering in Lafayette Square and...

White House Hawk
7 photos
A juvenile red-tailed hawk has taken residence in Lafayette Square, across the street from the White House.


Winter Storm, 1/26/2011
14 photos

Total Lunar Eclipse, 12/21/2010
5 photos

Hu Jintao state visit protests, Jan.18-19, 2011
13 photos

Spout Run Eagles 2011
13 photos
Arlington's own nesting pair are back for their fourth breeding season.

New York, NY
129 photos


R2C2
4 photos
On paper, the 2011 Phillies expected rotation of Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels could be the best in team history. Final 2011 stats: Halladay: 19-6, 2.35 ERA, 220 K, 8 CG, 1.04...

autumn ducklings!
39 photos, 2 videos
A small brood of mallard ducklings hatched in early November 2010 and ended up settling in Constitution Gardens Lake.

Winter 2010-11
13 photos, 1 video

2010 National Christmas Tree Lighting
14 photos
December 9, 2010

A Smithsonian Protest, 12/02/2010
7 photos
On 11/30/2010, the Smithsonian pulled a video exhibit, A Fire in My Belly, by David Wojnarowicz (1987), caving in to pressure from the Catholic League and threats from Reps. John Boehner (R-Ohio) and...


Christmas 2010
48 photos

Stewart/Colbert Rally to Restore Sanity and/or...
24 photos
Comedy Central's Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert held "competing" rallies on the National Mall. Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, October 30, 2010.

Thriller on H
12 photos
Second annual Halloween tribute to Michael Jackson.

Belle Haven Park and Marina
500 photos, 11 videos

fall foliage
41 photos


Halloween 2010
19 photos

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, VA
57 photos

Transformers invasion
12 photos, 1 video
For a week in October 2010, Transformers 3 was filmed on and around the National Mall in DC.

geckos!
4 photos
The National Georgraphic Museum has a geckos on exhibit until January.

One Nation Working Together rally, 10/02/2010
19 photos


Nationals 2, Phillies 1, 09/28/2010
18 photos
The Phillies rested half their starters after clinching the NL East the day before, and the Nats won on a walk-off home run by Adam Dunn. Incidentally, the Nats are 7-1 in games I've attended this...

Corcoran Vineyards, Va.
3 photos
Vineyard in Loudoun County's wine country.

River cruise
7 photos

Harvest Moon 2010
4 photos
The September 2010 Harvest Moon rose several hours before the autumnal equinox. Officially, the full moon occurred at 5:17 AM EDT (0917 UT) on Sept. 23. The next time the full Harvest Moon will...

H Street Festival 2010
12 photos


Belmar, NJ
28 photos, 1 video

Glenn Beck takes over the Mall
11 photos
Thousands of people jammed the Mall to attend Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on 8/28/2010.

Even Arlington has a county fair
16 photos
Arlington tries to have a small-town-style county fair every year. It's a nice event, but it's hard to be "small town" inside the Beltway.

hummingbirds!
82 photos, 2 videos

Nationals 8, Phillies 1, 07/30/2010
16 photos
Pitcher Roy Oswalt makes his less-than-successful Phillies debut, losing 8-1 to the Nats.


Nationals 8, Giants 1, 07/09/2010
18 photos
Stephen Strasburg makes his 7th start and shuts down the Giants, allowing three hits and striking out eight in six innings.

project
7 photos

Summer in the City
12 photos
After a winter with record snowfall, the Summer of 2010 is turning into a season of record heat.

Fourth of July 2010
26 photos

Lafayette Square ducklings!
9 photos, 2 videos
Around June 21, 2010, family of five mallards (a hen and four ducklings) settled down in the east fountain in Lafayette Square, across the street from the White House. One of the ducklings died on...


Jefferson's Monticello
8 photos
President Thomas Jefferson's house sits on the top of a hill overlooking the City of Charlottesville in Albemarle County, Virginia.

Capital Pride 2010
10 photos
DC's annual gay pride festival, 06/13/2010.

Nationals 5, Pirates 2, 06/08/2010 -- Strasmas
11 photos
Hightly touted rookie pitcher Stephen Strasburg pitched 7 innings and struck out 14 Pirates and walked zero en route to his first major league win.

Nationals 4, Reds 2, 06/04/2010
16 photos
The Nats scored two runs in the 7th to break a two-all tie in a game that seemed to last forever. Chalk it up to pitchers who just couldn't find the strike zone.

BP Protest, 06/04/2010
8 photos
A group of protesters staged a demonstration outside the lobby of the building that houses British Petroleum's downtown DC offices.


Memorial Day 2010
19 photos

FAIL
29 photos

Joint Services Open House 2010
16 photos
Also known as the Air Show at Andrews Air Force Base, MD, May 16, 2010. Featuring the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels!

yoga on the Mall
9 photos
There was a mass yoga class on the Mall on May 15, 2010.

duck nest
8 photos, 1 video
It's just a mallard in a nest near the Capitol. Hopefully I won't miss the eggs hatch. Sarah and I named her Petunia. UPDATE: the eggs hatched on 5/17 -- 13 chicks. They were all transported to a...


Snakes on a Photostream
13 photos, 1 video
Snakes!

Phillies 5, Braves 3, 05/09/2010
9 photos
Solo home runs by Jayson Werth, Placido Polanco, and Shane Victorino, plus four perfect innings from the bullpen get Cole Hamels off the hook on Mother's Day.

Nationals 6, Rockies 4, 04/21/2010
15 photos
We <3 DC and Let Teddy Win team up for a night at the ballpark. Meanwhile, the Nats scored two runs in the 8th to break a 4-4 tie for the win.

fuzzy ducklings!
193 photos, 8 videos
Baby ducks!

The Mecca of Albino Squirrels
14 photos
White or pale squirrels!


White House Spring Garden Tour, 2010
15 photos
The White House opened its grounds to the public on for its annual spring garden tour on April 17 and 18, 2010. Too bad the Obamas didn't let Bo out for a photo op.

Nationals 8, Brewers 0, 04/17/2010
11 photos
200 year-old Nats pitcher Livan Hernandez threw a four-hit shutout to beat the Brewers 8-0. Yup, that Livan Hernandez.

Tax Day Tea Party protests, 4/15/2010
15 photos
Tea Party Express III at Freedom Plaza, and the FreedomWorks Tax Day Tea Party on the Washington Monument grounds, April 15, 2010.

The Adventures of Exercise Guy
10 photos
Pics of a guy who likes to work out in the middle of busy pedestrian traffic.

Opening Day 2010 at Nationals Park
18 photos, 2 videos
4/5/2010: Phillies 11, Nationals 1 -- President Barack Obama threw out the first pitch, Placido Polanco hit a grand slam, and Roy Halladay got his first win for the Phillies.


2010 Cherry Blossom Festival
36 photos
2010 National Cherry Blossom Festival in DC.

U.S. National Arboretum
64 photos
Research and educational facility maintained by the Department of Agriculture.

Capitol Hill Tea Party Protest, 3/20/2010
4 photos
About 300-500 people rallied at the steps of the House side of the Capitol to protest the health care reform bill on March 20, 2010.

Gay Rights Rally in Lafayette Square
3 photos
Army Lt. Dan Choi and former Capt. Jim Pietrangelo led an unauthorized march on the White House protesting "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" on March 18, 2010.

Elephants on the Hill
4 photos


Potomac River flooding, March 13-16, 2010
12 photos
Heavy rain from a nor'easter and rapid snowmelt upstream caused moderate flooding on the tidal Potomac River.

Huntley Meadows Park, Va.
189 photos, 3 videos
Large wildlife sanctuary in the middle of suburban sprawl just off US-1 in Alexandria, Fairfax County, Va.

DCist Exposed 2010
8 photos, 1 video

Belle Haven Osprey Watch 2010
81 photos, 7 videos
Second year of following the ospreys at Belle Haven Marina in Alexandria, Virginia. 3/9/2010: male osprey returns to the nest 3/18-19: female at nest 3/30-4/1: first egg laid 5/9: first chick...

kitties on black
32 photos
Winston and Clementine on a black background.


Cupid's Undie Run?
8 photos
Yup, it's people running around the Capitol in their underwear in the freezing cold. At least it was for charity. (2/13/2010)

H Street, NE, and the Atlas District
275 photos, 1 video
H Street, NE, between 3rd and 14th Streets is an up-and-coming DC neighborhood.

Snoverkill: The Third Snowman of the Snowpocalypse
23 photos, 1 video
The February 9-10 Second Blizzard of 2010 brought 10"-24" of snow and gale-force winds to whip it around. Thanks to the commenters at the Capital Weather Gang blog at washingtonpost.com...

Snowpocalypse II: Electric Boogaloo (Snowmageddon)
33 photos
The epic First Blizzard of 2010 has many names -- but the unofficial title is probably going to be Snowmageddon, especially now that President Obama actually used it. The February 5-6 storm is the...

Obama at the DNC Winter Meetings
12 photos
President Barack Obama gave Democrats a little pep talk at the DNC Winter Meetings on February 4, 2010.


more snow!
6 photos
More snow fell in the DC Metro area on February 2-3, 2010.

1/30/2010 snOMG
20 photos
A snowstorm dropped around half a foot of the white stuff -- a decent snowfall for the DC area.

Pohick Bay, Va.
4 photos

Belle Haven Eagles 2010
10 photos, 1 video
Occupation of the Belle Haven bald eagle nest this season has been spotty, but there was an off-and-on presence throughout the winter. February 2010: new eagle pair seen occupying and defending nest...

snake in the grasp
7 photos
A red-tailed hawk finds a snake and eats it at Conowingo Dam.


Snowpocalypse: Blizzard of '09
26 photos
15-24+ inches of snow fell on the DC area on December 18-20, 2009.

2009 National Christmas Tree Lighting
14 photos
The view from the front row of the Standing Room section -- December 3, 2009, on the Ellipse in DC.

Antiwar Protest, 01/27/2007
3 photos
This one featured appearances by Jesse Jackson and actors Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon and Jane Fonda.

Christmas 2009
46 photos

fun with HDR
4 photos


NightVisions
10 photos
My shots from a FotoWeekDC 2009 event.

2009 World Series, Game 5: Phillies 8, Yankees 6
15 photos
The Phils hold off the Yankees to force Game 6 in the Bronx.

March for Equality, 10/11/2009
13 photos
Gay/lesbian rights march from the White House to Capitol Hill.

Cats
190 photos, 6 videos
None of these kitties belong to me. But Winston and Clementine are close friends of mine.

2009 NLDS, Game 1: Phillies 5, Rockies 1
18 photos
Phillies 5, Rockies 1 -- Cliff Lee goes the distance and the Phillies take a 1-0 lead in the National League Division Series.


Phillies 7, Marlins 6, 10/04/2009
11 photos
Last game of the 2009 regular season. On to the playoffs!

I walked home one day...
11 photos
I decided to walk home from the office one day. Because I felt like it. This is what I saw.

Taxpayer March on Washington, 09/12/2009
17 photos
About 100,000 25,000 right-wing protesters descended on Capitol Hill to protest President Obama and health care reform, among other things.

Phillies 6, Nationals 5, 09/09/2009
10 photos
Phils win on back-to-back home runs by Jayson Werth and Pedro Feliz in the 8th inning.

Corn Moon 2009
9 photos
September 4, 2009, from the U.S. Capitol Reflecting Pool and the base of the Washington Monument. The 2009 Harvest Moon is October 4.


Harvest Moon 2008
6 photos
September 15, 2008, from the Netherlands Carillon in Arlington.

Harvest Moon 2007
3 photos
September 26, 2007, from the Netherlands Carillon in Arlington.

Worm Moon 2009
6 photos
March 10, 2009, from the Capitol Reflecting Pool.

Worm Moon 2008
6 photos
March 21, 2008, from the National Marine Corps (Iwo Jima) Memorial in Arlington.

Farewell, Ted Kennedy
19 photos
Edward M. Kennedy died on August 24, 2009, after 47 years of service in the U.S. Senate and a long battle with brain cancer.


Health Care Town Hall
10 photos
Rep. Jim Moran hosted a town hall meeting on health care reform, featuring former Vermont governor Dr. Howard Dean, August 25, 2009.

stuff from Calvert Cliffs
11 photos
The Calvert Cliffs are a formation on the Chesapeake Bay in Calvert and Ann Arundel counties in Maryland. The cliffs were formed in the Miocene epoch (23 to 8 million years ago), when a shallow sea...

Artomatic prints
15 photos
The stuff on my Artomatic 2009 wall.

Fourth of July 2009
26 photos

Blue Jays 9, Nationals 4, 06/21/2009
9 photos
The Blue Jays emphatically snap the Nats' four-game winning streak.


Red Sox 11, Nationals 3, 06/23/2009
7 photos
Red Sox Nation was well-represented at Nats Park, helping set a stadium attendance record.

AOM Installation and Preview
10 photos
Shots from Artomatic setup and installation.

AOM Opening Night
9 photos
Artomatic opening night, May 29, 2009.

AOM Burlesque Night
4 photos
Libertine Burlesque packed the 2nd Floor Caberet Stage for its annual show.

Zombie Prom
9 photos
On the Artomatic calendar as "Artist Social II." BRAINZZZZZZZZ!!!!


weird DC
25 photos
Stuff you just don't see everyday in the Nation's Capital, from WTF moments to general strangeness.

2009 Capital Pride Festival
11 photos
Annual LGBT-themed street festival on Pennsylvania Avenue.

#300 for Randy Johnson
10 photos
Giants, 5, Nationals 1, 06/04/2009 -- Randy Johnson wins his 300th game.

rain, rain, go away
5 photos
They waited almost four hours to postpone a game between the Nats and Giants. And it was supposed to be Randy Johnson's first attempt at his 300th victory.

Memorial Day 2009
13 photos
May 25, 2009


Artomatic 2009
42 photos
Shots from the sometimes-annual DC art exhibition.

Phillies 8, Nationals 6, 05/17/2009
9 photos
The Phillies' winning run came on an odd throwing error in the 8th inning. It's a four-game sweep!

The Phillies Visit the White House
7 photos
The 2008 World Series Champions visit the White House and President Obama on May 15, 2009. Unfortunately, I had to leave before I could see Howard, Utley, Rollins and Moyer.

Phillies 10, Nationals 6, 05/15/2009
14 photos
The game lasted 4 hours, 31 minutes, and ended at 11:35 pm after 12 innings.

Phillies 5, Padres 4, 04/19/2009
7 photos
Phillies win it on a walk-off two-run homer by Raul Ibanez.


Harry Kalas Tribute
12 photos
Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Kalas called Phillies games from 1971 to his passing on April 13, 2009.

Nationals 8, Phillies 2, 04/16/2009
10 photos
The Nats actually win a game! The Phillies looked lethargic.

Tea Bag Tax Day Protest, 4/15/2009
3 photos
A small group of protesters assembled in the rain at Lafayette Square for a much-ballyhooed right-wing protest.

2009 Nationals Home Opener, 04/13/2009
22 photos
Phillies 9, Nationals 8, April 13, 2009. Also the day Harry Kalas left us. :(

Morningside Eagles
3 photos
One of at least three active bald eagle nests on or near the Mt. Vernon Trail in Fairfax County, Virginia. Last year, this couple had a pair of fledglings in their first year at this location,...


2009 Cherry Blossom Festival
43 photos

"Washington Field" F/X explosion
6 photos
Simulated explosion on the Potomac River for a television pilot.

March on the Pentagon 2009
11 photos
March 21, 2009, antiwar protest that began at the Lincoln Memorial, passed the Pentagon, and ended at four different defense contractor offices in the Crystal City area in Arlington.

Belle Haven Osprey Watch 2009
176 photos
For a long time, ospreys have used an artificial nesting platform at the Belle Haven Marina in Alexandria (Fairfax Co.), Virginia. This is my first year following them! Unlike ospreys who live and...

Ospreys everywhere!
18 photos


Little Island Osprey Nest
18 photos
4/13/08: The day I found this nest, the pair had only just started building it. I had watched the ospreys fly back and forth several times with building materials before following them to their...

Ospreys at Columbia Island
10 photos

Ospreys at Roosevelt Island
48 photos

Windmill Hill Ospreys
19 photos
Every spring, a pair of ospreys use for a nest a wooden pylon, about 200 feet offshore in the Potomac River at Windmill Hill Park in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.

Lousy Smarch Weather!
17 photos
A late-season nor'easter dropped five to ten inches of snow inside the Beltway on March 1-2, 2009


DCist Exposed 2009
15 photos

Lincoln Memorial: a study
11 photos

Belle Haven Eagles 2009
30 photos
A pair of bald eagles have built a (relatively) small nest on the George Washington Memorial Parkway on the grounds of Belle Haven Country Club in Alexandria (Fairfax County), Virginia. What's...

Spout Run Eagles 2009
16 photos
They're back, and ready to raise another brood. Wish them luck! I had to rename them the Spout Run Eagles because of a new pair nesting on the GW Parkway in Alexandria.

Inaugural leftovers 2009
7 photos
Signs of the Inauguration linger for awhile after the big day.


Obamarama
154 photos, 1 video
President Barack Obama encounters.

Inaugural Concert: We Are One
10 photos
Concert and Inaugural opening ceremonies at the Lincoln Memorial, January 18, 2009.

Inaugural Rehearsal 2009
13 photos
January 11, 2009, dress rehearsal of the Inauguration swearing-in ceremony that used stand-ins. It was cool, but odd at the same time.

National Day of Service
7 photos
January 19, 2009, event at RFK Stadium that prepared 80,000 care packages for our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Inaugural Sights 2009
28 photos
A sample of what I saw in metro DC in the days leading up to the Inauguration of Barack Obama.


Inaugural Preparation 2009
12 photos
DC gets ready for Barack Obama's inauguration.

Flight 93 Memorial
6 photos
On September 11, 2001, hijacked United Flight 93 crashed into an empty field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, after a passenger uprising. The hijackers planned to crash the plane into the U.S....

the homeless
19 photos

Eagles from Columbia Island
19 photos
Columbia Island, DC, includes Memorial Circle, Columbia Island Marina and Lady Bird Johnson Park.

Eagles on Roosevelt Island
23 photos
Theodore Roosevelt Island, DC


triple conjunction, 12/01/2008
8 photos
Venus, Jupiter, and a waxing crescent moon met up in the early evening sky and hung out for awhile.

Christmas 2008
45 photos

Calvert Cliffs State Park, MD
6 photos
Interesting geological formation on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Calvert County, Maryland.

FotoWeek DC 2008
13 photos

U.S. Capitol: a study
22 photos
A bunch of close-up pics of the Capitol using different filters.


The Eagles of Conowingo Dam
153 photos
Conowingo Dam is a hydroelectric generating plant on the Susquehanna River bordering Harford and Cecil counties in Maryland. Between October and February, the river below the dam is an annual...

Inauguration Day 2009
35 photos
January 20, 2009, mostly from the Inaugural Parade Selected photos are available for purchase.

Veterans Day 2008
15 photos

miscellaneous
37 photos

people
40 photos


DC area landmarks
34 photos

landscapes and nature
44 photos

Election Day 2008
18 photos
November 4, 2008

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, DE
54 photos
National Wildlife Refuge on the coast of Delaware Bay in Smyrna, DE. Who says there's nothing to do in Delaware?

Halloween 2008
7 photos


2008 World Series, Game 3: Phillies 5, Rays 4
22 photos
Crazy game that started 91 minutes late and ended around 2 am. Two wins away from a World Series championship!

Birds
627 photos
Almost every bird pic that I've uploaded on Flickr.

Columbia Island, DC
57 photos
Little-known island that most think is part of Virginia. Columbia Island is bordered by Reagan National Airport to the south, the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge to the north, and Boundary Channel on the...

Constitution Gardens, DC
306 photos, 2 videos
For a small, heavily used urban park, Constitution Gardens in the National Mall is home to a fairly wide diversity of nature.

2008 NLDS, Game 2: Phillies 5, Brewers 2
17 photos
One win away from the National League Championship Series! Thanks to Serena (Harpo42) for selling me a ticket.


No tripods on the Metro!
11 photos
Other ways to steady the camera inside DC's Metro to avoid the Tripod Police.

20-Mile Odyssey
22 photos
Doesn't sound that long a distance, but it took almost five hours to go from Crystal City to the Key Bridge to the C&O Canal to the Maryland state line to the Chain Bridge through several...

Spiders are people, too
40 photos
A tribute to our eight-legged friends. Because they eat mosquitoes. Yay, spiders!

dc turistas
65 photos
Tourists are funny.

Alexandria, Va.
17 photos
Founded in 1749; part of DC from 1789 to 1847.


Tropical Storm Hanna in DC
9 photos
OK, it wasn't much where I took these pics, but Hanna dropped several inches of rain and caused problems elsewhere in the metro area.

Nationals 7, Phillies 4, 09/01/2008
13 photos
Labor Day disappointment for the good guys. Bah.

Turkey Run Park, Va.
6 photos
McLean, Va., near the Little Falls of the Potomac River.

Old Post Office
1 photo
Downtown DC landmark

Mets 4, Nationals 3, 08/12/2008
12 photos


Phillies 8, Nationals 5, 07/30/2008
9 photos
One of those hot and muggy July nights. Phils win their 4th straight and retake 1st in the NL East.

Union Station (DC)
9 photos

Teddy's travels and travails
100 photos
The adventures of a Teddy Roosevelt bobblehead doll, a giveaway item at a Washington Nationals game in 2007.

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, DC
99 photos
Nature preserve on the Anacostia River maintained by the National Park Service in Northeast DC.

Meetups
167 photos


Astros 6, Nationals 4, 07/12/2008
8 photos
Riveting battle between two last place teams. Really!

Mets 4, Phillies 2, 07/06/2008
7 photos
Game started at 1:35 PM. After 12 innings and almost three hours of rain delays, it ended at almost 9 PM!

Fourth of July 2008
19 photos
Happy 4th of July!

Orioles 9, Nationals 1, 06/28/2008
13 photos
2008 Beltway Series, Game 5!

Weather
95 photos


Harpers Ferry, WV
20 photos
Town at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, as well as two major railroad lines (Baltimore & Ohio; Winchester & Potomac) and three states (Virginia, West Virginia and...

Phillies 10, Red Sox 5, 05/21/2006
8 photos
Went into the archives to finally upload a set of pics from this game, which broke a five-game Phillies losing streak at the time.

Memorial Day 2008
7 photos
Memorial Day in Washington, DC.

Portrait of a Heron
12 photos
I've singled out for its own set a great blue heron that appears to be a frequent visitor to the National Mall in DC.

Dyke Marsh Wildlife Habitat, Va.
25 photos
Federally protected marshland on the Potomac River under the purview of the National Park Service in Alexandria, Virginia.


Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife...
22 photos
National Wildlife Refuge in Lorton, Virginia

The "Other" Washington Monument
10 photos
The Washington Monument in Washington County in western Maryland is the first such structure built to honor President George Washington. The original tower was completed in 1827 by the residents of...

Phillies 12, Nationals 2, 05/21/2008
12 photos
Phillies get 8 runs in the 6th inning and cruise to victory.

Nationals 4, Phillies 0, 05/19/2008
10 photos
Not a good night for the good guys. :( But it was the 3,000th victory for the Nationals/Expos franchise.

Artomatic 2008
13 photos
Annual month-long art exhibition in Washington, DC. Read about it here.


Spout Run Eagles 2008
18 photos
John and Abigail are a nesting pair of bald eagles who took up residence in a median strip on the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Arlington, Virginia. This season, they have two offspring in...

Nationals 5, Pirates 2, 05/04/2008
13 photos

Patuxent River, Maryland
12 photos
Longest river entirely in Maryland.

Pope Benedict XVI in DC -- from the fringe!
10 photos
I didn't get a chance to see the main pope parade down Pennsylvania Avenue, and I didn't get out of work in time to catch him in the PopeMobile at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the...

National Zoo
23 photos
Smithsonian Institution National Zoological Park, Washington, DC


Nationals Park Photo Tour
19 photos
A look at Nationals Park, Washington, DC, the new home of the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team.

Nationals Park Inaugural Game, 03/30/2008
10 photos
Nationals 3, Braves 2 -- first official game at Nationals Park, Washington, DC, March 30, 2008.

2008 Smithsonian Kite Festival
18 photos
Part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Peace March on Washington, Sept. 24, 2005
10 photos
Anti-war protest in Washington, DC

Georgetown
24 photos
Neighborhood in Washington, DC


2008 Cherry Blossom Festival
39 photos
A Washington tradition, 2008 version.

DCist Exposed 2008
17 photos

Total Lunar Eclipse, February 20-21, 2008
8 photos

Udvar-Hazy Center
15 photos
Annex of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Virginia, near Dulles International Airport. The Center houses a large collection of historic air and spacecraft.

explore
74 photos
Pics that ended up in Flickr's Explore pages at one time or another. Hey, lots of people have one of these sets, so why not me?


the Metro
138 photos
DC area's subway system, not the song by the '80s group Berlin.

Fisheye DC
64 photos
DC metro area through an ultra-wide angle fisheye lens.

Other Raptors
36 photos
Hawks, falcons, vultures, and other birds of prey

Birds that peck wood
35 photos
Woodpeckers!

Theodore Roosevelt Island - Birds and More!
200 photos
Theodore Roosevelt Island is a small national park in the middle of the Potomac River in Washington, DC. Though it's stuck in the middle of a heavily populated urban center, the island is home to a...


Christmas in Washington 2007
15 photos

Winter '07-'08
25 photos

Veterans Day 2007
22 photos

Funeral of President Gerald R. Ford
8 photos
Following his death, former president Gerald R. Ford was given the honor of lying in state at the U.S. Capitol from December 30, 2006, to January 1, 2007.

Opening Day at RFK 2006
12 photos
Mets 7, Nationals 1, April 11, 2006


Comet Chronicles
22 photos
Comets are notoriously difficult to photograph, but occasionally I get lucky.

"Pop Candy" Meetup, 10/24/2007
15 photos
Washington, DC, Pop Candy Meetup at Bar Pilar, hosted by USA Today's Whitney Matheson. Thanks for hosting us, Whit! Read Whitney's blog here.

Twelve Full Moons
11 photos
One pic each of the twelve full moons. I will add the other moons as they appear...weather permitting.

National World War II Memorial
34 photos

2007 NL East Champs!
18 photos
Phillies 6, Nationals 1, 09/30/2007 -- Phillies win the 2007 National League Eastern Division title!


Farewell to RFK Stadium
25 photos
Nationals 5, Phillies 3, 09/23/2007 The Washington Nationals bid adieu to Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, their home since they moved to the nation's capital in 2005. RFK was also the home of...

Phillies 4, Nationals 1, 09/22/2007
12 photos
Final baseball game at RFK Stadium. Unfortunately, I forgot to pack my long lens, so I'm stuck with severely cropped 55mm shots.

March to End the War, Sept. 15, 2007
34 photos
Anti-war protest in Washington, DC

life in a bush
14 photos
Photos in and around a single bush next to a man-made lake in Falls Church, Virginia

9/11
49 photos
Photos related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States and their commemorations. Never forget.


misc. eagles
14 photos
This set got too big, so I broke it up and made a collection out of it.

Balcony shots
59 photos
You never know what you'll see outside your own window!

seen on (or linked from) DCist
94 photos
dcist.com

Nationals 4, Giants 1, 09/01/2007
16 photos

DC area from above
16 photos


Mets 7, Nationals 4, 08/18/2007
21 photos

Philadelphia, PA
35 photos
The City of Brotherly Love

Atlantic City, NJ
42 photos
More than just casinos!

Who Needs the Kwik-E-Mart?
12 photos
I DOOOOOO!!! Yeah, I felt kind of strange taking pictures inside a 7-Eleven, but hey, it's The Simpsons! Bladensburg, Maryland

Web gems!
15 photos
Spiderwebs!


Metro DC sights
259 photos

Fun with macro
38 photos

Fourth of July 2007
30 photos

Herons, herons, everywhere herons
257 photos
I have a ton of heron pics. With many more probably on the way.

Great Falls of the Potomac, VA/MD
136 photos, 1 video
The park is in Virginia, but the Potomac River and everything in it are technically in Maryland.


Memorial Day 2007
17 photos

Phillies 5, Blue Jays 3, 05/20/2007
14 photos

(very) amateur astrophotography
135 photos
Astrophotography with only a camera and a tripod -- no trackers, filters, fancy lenses, telescopes, etc.

Twilight to night
53 photos

Mets 6, Nationals 2 - 04/28/2007
13 photos


U.S. Air Force Memorial
126 photos
Arlington, Virginia

Atmospheric optics
166 photos
Ice haloes, cloud shadows, rays, and water droplet phenomena.

Butterflies at the Smithsonian
33 photos
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC

White (Day Before) Easter 2007
7 photos

Opening Day at RFK 2007
16 photos
Final home opener at RFK Stadium


2007 Cherry Blossom Festival
43 photos
2007 version of DC's Tidal Basin cherry blossoms

lunchtime photos
810 photos, 1 video
taking a camera out on the street for 30 minutes at a time

One Year of the Birds of Roosevelt Island (DC)
256 photos
Birds seen on and over and around Theodore Roosevelt Island, Washington, DC, from December 3, 2006 to December 1, 2007. Some of these birds are year-long residents, others just passing through, and...

March on the Pentagon 3/17/07
23 photos
Anti-war protest and march from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, to the Pentagon north parking lot in Arlington, VA, March 17, 2007.