Photography

National Press Club events

Alan Kotok chairs National Press Club's Photography Team and is an event photographer at NPC since 2018. Here are recent NPC event photos.

Sec. of Energy Jennifer Granholm speaking at National Press Club

American manufacturing revival central to administration's energy strategy, Energy Secretary Granholm says. The Wire, 22 Feb. 2024.

Spelling bee winner: Amy Wang, Washington Post
Washington Post reporter Amy Wang wins 2023 National Press Club spelling bee. Photo appeared in Roll Call, 21 Sept. 2023.
Group of people holding signs with #IStandWithEvan
#IStandWithEvan ... Support for Evan Gershkovich, a Wall Street Journal reporter arrested and taken hostage in Russia in March 2023. (13 July 2023)
Bob Woodward
Reporter and author Bob Woodward, 11 Nov. 2022
Mayor Eric Adams
New York Mayor Eric Adams, 13 Sept. 2022
Pakistani ambassador protest
Protestor confronts Pakistani ambassador, 9 Sept. 2022
Sen. Mitt Romney
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-UT, 26 May 2022

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Washington, D.C. and vicinity

Cardinal on tree branch
Backyard cardinal, 20 Jan. 2024
Road work signs. Rosslyn, Va.
Road work signs. Rosslyn, Va. Appeared in ArlNow.com, 11 May 2023
Blossom Kite Festival
Blossom Kite Festival, 26 Mar. 2023
Cherry blossoms
Cherry blossoms, Jefferson Memorial in background, 21 Mar. 2023
Shooting the blossoms
Shooting the blossoms, Jefferson Memorial in background, 21 Mar. 2023
Helicopter and contrails over the Tidal Basin
Helicopter and contrails over the Tidal Basin, 21 Mar. 2023

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Vacations and travel

Alhambra, Court of the Myrtles
Alhambra in Granada, Spain. 29 Oct. 2023
Flamenco dancer, singer, guitarist
Flamenco troupe. Seville, Spain. 3 Nov. 2023
Cooking paella
Paella cooking class. Seville, Spain. 3 Nov. 2023
Surfer
Surfer, Cape May, NJ, 27 June 2023
Heron in the middle of a pond
Heron in Bunker Pond, Cape May Point state park, NJ, 28 June 2023
Jumping dolphin
Dolphin jumping off-shore, Cape May, NJ. 29 June 2023
Caitlin Clark and teammates
Caitlin Clark and Univ of Iowa women's basketball teammates, Campus rally in Iowa City, 14 April 2023
Girl with autographed basketball
Young Univ of Iowa women's basketball fan with prized autographs, Campus rally in Iowa City, 14 April 2023
Iowa wind turbines
Wind turbines. Brooklyn, Iowa, 15 April 2023.

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Notable photo credits

"Gibberish in Washington keeps them guessing (and spelling)". Roll Call, 21 Sept. 2023

"W&M co-hosts NATO Youth Summit". W&M Alumni Magazine, 16 June 2023

"Fartlek: The word that won journalists a spelling bee against politicians." The Washington Post, 15 Sept. 2022

Ralph Wilson Stadium panorama

Highmark Stadium. Orchard Park, New York (panorama photo). Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons