Sunday, May 2, 2010

April

Here are some photos from the month of April. I spent a lot of time at the White House this month, as well as a week in West Virginia covering the Montcoal Mine disaster. (You can see my photos from West Virginia in the previous post.)

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President Barack Obama disembarks Air Fiorce One at Andrews Air Force Base following a trip to Charlotte, N.C. to speak on the economy, Friday, April 2, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)


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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the opening session of Space Conference at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Operations and Checkout Building at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Thursday, April 15, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Oakley Lindsay Center in Quincy, Ill.. during a two-day "White House to main street" tour spanning Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri, Wednesday, April 28, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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President Barack Obama is seen inside a greenhouse while touring the Mogoorganic Farm in Mount Pleasant, Iowa with farmer Morgan Hoenig and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack during a two-day "White House to main street" tour spanning Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri, Tuesday, April 27, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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One of the 1,338 frames I shot of Obama greeting world leaders at the Nuclear Security Summit. View a timelapse video on the NYT Lens Blog: Obama Goes Dancing with the Heads of State

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks on health insurance reform at the Portland Expo Center, Thursday, April 1, 2010 in Portland, Maine. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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President Barack Obama waves before delivering remarks on health insurance reform at the Portland Expo Center, Thursday, April 1, 2010 in Portland, Maine. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a Democratic National Committee (DNC) fundraiser at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Fl., Thursday, April 15, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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An onlooker waits with his camera for President Barack Obama to appear and deliver remarks on the economy at a town hall meeting at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa during a two-day "White House to main street" tour spanning Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri, Tuesday, April 27, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Audience members react as President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the economy at a town hall meeting at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa during a two-day "White House to main street" tour spanning Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri, Tuesday, April 27, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Press Photographers board Air Force One before traveling to Charlotte, N.C. with President Barack Obama April 2, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) strolled past the Senate chamber before attending the Tuesday Democratic Lunch on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, April 20, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Senator Paul G. Kirk Jr. (D-Mass.) is seen in his office in the Russell Senate Office Building in early 2010. Kirk filled the vacant Senate seat of the late Senator Edward Kennedy after his death in August of 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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A discarded flagpole lays in a vacant stairwell on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, April 21, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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A family member of fallen miner Deward Allan Scott embraces West Virginia Govenror Joe Manchin during a memorial service for the 29 miners who perished in an explosion at the Massey Energy Upper Big Branch Coal Mine, at the Raleigh County Beckley Convention Center in Beckley, W.Va., Sunday, April 25, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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A soldier from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment's "Old Guard" of Fort Myer shares a light moment with other soldiers from the "black team" caisson before the day's missions in Arlington Cemetery, Friday, April 23, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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USMC Cpl. Felder of Nighthawk 4 at a landing zone in Eastern Massachusetts.

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United States Marine Corp Sergeant Frank J. World of Buffalo, N.Y. is carried in a flag draped transfer case from the back of an Air Force C-17 cargo plane to the waiting mortuary truck during a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base, 4:38am Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010 in Dover, Del. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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"Remember, White Balance off the mortuary truck."

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Many participants in the "Restore the Constitution" open carry firearm rally carried both long arms (rifles) and short arms (handguns) in Alexandria, Va., Monday, April 19, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Ray Nebelski of Altoona, Penn., with a carbine over his soldier, traveled to Washington to participate in the "Restore the Constitution" open carry firearm rally in Alexandria, Va., Monday, April 19, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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A man who wished to remain unidentified smoked a cigar while carrying an M-1 Carbine rifle over his shoulder alongside participants at the restore the Constitution open carry firearm rally in in Alexandria, Va., Monday, April 19, 2010. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Alfred Carter Jr., a mechanic at Melvin's auto sales, has lived along Route 29 in Amherst, Va. for all his life. "Maybe someday we'll go out West to Los Angeles," Carter said.

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Ray Curt, aka "Fiddla" performs at the entrance to the Capitol South Metrorail station on the Orange Line.

Thanks for looking!

**All photos copyright Luke Sharrett and The New York Times**

1 comment:

KENT said...

amazing! the pictures you made are of obama are stellar! im so jealous. one of the most interesting subjects in one of the most interesting places in the world...its even visually interesting too!

wild! keep kick ass and taking names sharret you nytmeister!