Marvin Joseph has been a staff photographer for The Washington Post since 2000. He started snapping photos at age 14 and began his career at The Post as a news aide at 19. Joseph has interned at the Walt Disney World Co. in Orlando, where he documented tourist visits to the theme park. After that, he landed his first job as a staff photojournalist at the Press Journal in Vero Beach, Fla., and then went to work for the Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach. In July 2000, he returned to the D.C. area to work in the Howard County bureau for The Post and now covers general assignments for the news organization. Joseph is a native of the District and dabbles in celebrity portraiture, fashion and editorial photography.