ON ASSIGNMENT

The best images of the day.

Trying to save a drowning osprey (VIDEO)

I wish this story were about the cool underwater images I captured last week of migrating herring. Instead, it’s about how I watched a helpless animal drown in a piece of man-made technology meant to help wildlife survive and prosper.

The Ubiquitous Camera Phone

It's called the rope line, when the politician steps off the stage, or the plane, or out of a building, and walks along a line of supporters behind a rope or perhaps a more substantial barrier.When I was getting started in my career, and for many...

Meeting in the middle

I've had so much feedback on this photo I thought I might at least tell how it came about.The Coast Guard Barque Eagle was due home January 23rd after spending several months at the Coast Guard shipyard in Baltimore.

A Somber Homecoming

Going back into the nostalgia vault I found a newspaper clipping from January 17, 1994 and immediately had to find the original negatives from the assignment. I was just six-months into my job here at The Day, still working primarily as a night photo editor, when the...

The Day's Top Photos of 2013

Take a look back at the news and events of 2013 through the eyes of The Day's photography staff.Tim Cook: