Red Pandas

A really fun recent shoot for The New York Times for a story on red pandas - 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/18/science/red-pandas-are-adorable-and-in-trouble.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

A 65 day old red panda cub sits in his enclosure before his 6:30 AM feeding at the Smithsonian Institution Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia, Monday, August 3, 2015. The cubs are currently being fed four times a day in the hand rearing room. (Drew Angerer for The New York Times)



A red panda cub gets weighed prior to its 6:30 AM feeding, at the Smithsonian Institution Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia, Monday, August 3, 2015. The current cubs range in age from 50 - 65 days old (as of August 3). (Drew Angerer for The New York Times)



Animal keeper Jessica Kordell feeds a red panda cub during its 6:30 AM feeding, at the Smithsonian Institution Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia, Monday, August 3, 2015. The current cubs range in age from 50 - 65 days old (as of August 3). The cubs are currently being fed four times a day in the hand rearing room. (Drew Angerer for The New York Times)



A red panda sits on a limb in its enclosure at the "Red Panda Science Facility" at the Smithsonian Institution Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia, Monday, August 3, 2015. (Drew Angerer for The New York Times)



A red panda eats bamboo in its enclosure at the "Red Panda Science Facility" at the Smithsonian Institution Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia, Monday, August 3, 2015. (Drew Angerer for The New York Times)




A red panda named Henry, born in June 2014, gets a biscuit treat from animal keeper Jessica Kordell, at the "Red Panda Science Facility" at the Smithsonian Institution Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia, Monday, August 3, 2015. (Drew Angerer for The New York Times)



A red panda walks along limbs in its enclosure at the "Red Panda Science Facility" at the Smithsonian Institution Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia, Monday, August 3, 2015. (Drew Angerer for The New York Times)



Animal keeper Jessica Kordell feeds a red panda cub during its 6:30 AM feeding, at the Smithsonian Institution Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia, Monday, August 3, 2015. The current cubs range in age from 50 - 65 days old (as of August 3). The cubs are currently being fed four times a day in the hand rearing room. The cubs are fed a 50/50 mix of 50/50 mix of Enfamil and Esbilac. (Drew Angerer for The New York Times)




A red panda named Rusty, who escaped from the National Zoo in Washington in June 2013, sits in his enclosure at the "Red Panda Science Facility" at the Smithsonian Institution Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia, Monday, August 3, 2015. Rusty was moved to the facility in Front Royal, Virginia to increase his chances of breeding. (Drew Angerer for The New York Times)




Baltimore

Coverage in Baltimore of Freddie Gray protests and aftermath for Getty Images and The New York Times.

Recent work for NYTimes


While I shoot a lot of politics on Capitol Hill and the White House, it's nice to get away from the grind. Below is a selection of recent news and feature assignments for The New York Times.