Here and There

Images ranging from local events to protests in Washington, D.C. Photos and captions by Sana Ullah.

Contact SanaUllahPhotography@gmail.com for more information.

He smiled and laughed at the confetti swirling around him too. // Seen in front of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. during the WERK for Consent March on Jan. 27, 2018.

Seen dancing in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. during the Women’s March on Jan. 20, 2018.

"I respectfully decline Donald Trump as my P.O.T.U.S." reads the sign of a protestor by the White House as Trump arrives in D.C. before his inauguration.

As protestors march throughout the capital on the evening of January 20, 2017, different chants are yelled out. One of them being: "No Trump! No KKK! No fascist USA!"

Despite the weather and side effects of Hurricane Joaquin, the 22nd Annual Taste of Georgetown was still on schedule! Approximately 35 restaurants in the area attended featuring more than 60 dishes all together. Bodega, a Spanish cuisine restaurant and lounge, served a hot, freshly cooked, chicken and vegetable paella stirred and seasoned inside a large, shallow pan with a heavy wooden ladle.

Seen on Jan. 23, 2016 on 17th Street by the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design during the Jonas snow storm. So much love and appreciation for these guys working all day and night throughout the storm so that the sidewalks and streets are clear for others. Thank you!

"I pump helium into these balloons," said Michael. "This is my 14th year doing this." Seen exhausted and lying down in a trolley of non-inflated balloons the night before the annual Thanksgiving Day Macy's Parade in Manhattan, New York, Micheal is a volunteer with the Stevens Institute of Technology alumni.

Seen at the Farmer's Market by the Smithsonian museums in Washington, DC on Friday, September 16, 2016.

Building Service Workers (BSW) are essential to keeping the Smithsonian Institutions' museums running and open for the public every day, 364 days a year. Visit the videos tab to watch a short video on the importance of BSWs.

Frances Glessner Lee (1878-1962), better known as "the mother of forensic science," created miniature dollhouses of true crime scenes that were used academically for many years.

Taking bravery to another level! This little girl was eager to hold the giant Hissing Cockroach from Madagascar while visiting the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. The closest I'd get to a cockroach is with my 50mm prime lens.

Seen peaking through the fences bordering the field by the National Monument in Washington, D.C. during the Fourth of July fireworks celebration.

Hasneara Jahan seen exploring the three-level aquarium at the recently opened Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Miami, Fla.

A friendly sea lion summersaults in front of the looking glass at the Smithsonian Zoo in Washington, D.C.

"...And the rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air..." Seen during the Fourth of July fireworks celebration on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Pope Francis' first stop during his visit to the United States of America was in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Sept 23, 2015. After an elaborate arrival ceremony at the White House, the 266th pope mounted his open-air pope mobile and drove down one block at 11 a.m. to greet over 11,000 people, some that waited to see him since 4 in the morning (or earlier).

Last night in Dupont Circle for the 17th Street High Heel Race, "one of the Washington, DC area's most unique and popular Halloween events." What began as a promotion between two bars has now become an annual tradition on the Tuesday night before Halloween where drag queens create unique costumes and compete with one another in a short race down 17th Street. (1/2)

Last night in Dupont Circle for the 17th Street High Heel Race, "one of the Washington, DC area's most unique and popular Halloween events." What began as a promotion between two bars has now become an annual tradition on the Tuesday night before Halloween where drag queens create unique costumes and compete with one another in a short race down 17th Street. (2/2)

After renovating for about two years, the Renwick Gallery is open again to the public! This colorful piece called "1.8" depicting the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami from 2011 was created by Janet Echelman. According to the art description online, Tohoku was so powerful that it shifted the earth on its axis and shortened the day, Mar. 11, 2011, by 1.8 millionths of a second, lending this work it's title.

Amanda Tyler, a George Washington University graduate student, dances on the National Sylvan Theater located on the grounds of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.

Over 500,000 people protested for women's rights on January 21, 2017 in Washington, D.C. while it was estimated that 5 million had protested all together around the world.

Preparing for the Muhammad Ali tribute event on Feb. 4, 2017 inside of the security council chamber of the United Nations headquarters in New York City, N.Y.

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