Wendy Galietta

Washington, D.C.

Photo editor focusing on health and environmental issues

Education: Corcoran College of Art + Design, BFA in Photojournalism

Wendy Galietta is the Health, Science and Environment Photo Editor at The Washington Post, where she collaborates across the desks of National reporters and contributors to curate award-winning coverage. She is a contributing writer and editor to The Post's In Sight photo blog, writing about the intersection of photography with science and health issues. Before coming to The Post in 2008, Galietta served for the Department of the Army as the deputy managing editor of the team that created the book "Where Valor Rests," a photographic look at Arlington National Cemetery. The book covers the f
Latest from Wendy Galietta

The chronic shortage of organs for transplant could be eased by changing who qualifies as a donor

The system could recover more than twice as many organs by expanding the types of donors it pursues

December 20, 2018

See the big winners of Nikon’s micro-photo competition

Nikon announces the winners of its 2018 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, in which images of spider embryos, mold spores, amino acid crystals and a human tear become art.

October 17, 2018

Live like Lola: A young girl confronts deadly brain cancer with resolve

She was 13 and didn’t want to be remembered as that girl who died. Her name is Lola.

June 4, 2018

What 7 Post photographers discovered after having 102 conversations with people in all 50 states plus D.C.

In 2017, a group of Washington Post photographers traveled to all 50 states and Washington, D.C., to photograph and talk to people about what they feel unites them to the rest of the country.

January 17, 2018

Cereal boxes, binoculars and other surprising ways to look at the eclipse

Get a glimpse of what it's like in these states along the path of totality.

August 21, 2017

It’s the last full moon before the solar eclipse. Use it to practice your photography skills.

A night with a full moon will closely mimic the conditions of a total solar eclipse — at least as close as we can get.

August 7, 2017

How to use your smartphone to photograph the solar eclipse

If you want to be able to enjoy photographing the solar eclipse without fumbling with your phone and cursing your procrastination, you should plan ahead. There are a few things you need to track down...

August 4, 2017

Want to use your phone to photograph the solar eclipse? Read this first.

You need to plan ahead just a little bit if you want your photos to come out well.

August 1, 2017