Latest from Matt McClain

This Post photographer went searching for urban legends in the DMV. Some of them are truly unsettling.

Post photographer Matt McClain takes us on a journey through some of the area's urban legends.
  • Oct 30, 2020

Come on in, the water’s fine.

Photographer Matt McClain went looking for spots where people could escape the heat and humidity — and hustle and bustle — of D.C.
  • Aug 19, 2020

This photographer shows how the covid-19 pandemic has changed life in one Virginia neighborhood

The Post's Matt McClain shows us how life has changed in his neighborhood during the pandemic.
  • May 11, 2020

50 town halls, 3 weeks, 1 outfit: Pete Buttigieg’s race to the top

Former South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg hustled around Iowa before the caucuses, holding more than 50 town halls in a frantic three-week period. Buttigieg wore the same outfit every day during his final Iowa push — a white shirt, blue tie and navy blue pants. Occasionally, he added a blazer.
  • Feb 7, 2020

E-cigarettes and cannabis are hurting Virginia’s tobacco farmers

Cigarette tobacco sales are on the decline, and farmers are feeling the pinch.
  • Oct 4, 2019

These men gather in backyards to settle scores — and reduce gun violence — by pummeling one another

Post photographer Matt McClain captures a backyard fight club.
  • Sep 30, 2019

See the view from the newly reopened Washington Monument

Plagued for years by earthquakes and broken elevators, the Washington Monument reopened Thursday – hopefully for good.
  • Sep 19, 2019

A Post photographer steps back in time to rekindle his love of sports

Matt McClain visited this year's Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival in Pennsylvania.
  • Jul 29, 2019

Searching for traces of George Washington in places where his deeds remain cherished and celebrated

Washington Post staff photographer Matt McClain heads out in search of vestiges of one of the nation's founding fathers.
  • Jul 1, 2019