"Everyone knows Washington is photogenic but no one knows this better than Jake McGuire. It is McGuire’s sensitivity to his subject that is central....though these monumental landscapes and structures are the same ones we have seen in thousands of other pictures all our lives, they have a different, more personal quality in being grazed by McGuire’s lens and the heightened, sometimes curious, lighting he knows precisely when and how to select for...to us Jake and the District seem inseparable.”


– Editor, Major Airline Magazine

Media Coverage


Media Bistro


WTOP's Man About Town


All Photos and content Copyright Jake McGuire 2016

Looking for a beautiful welcome gift for your upcoming DC meeting, legislative conference, or DC Fly-In?

McGuire's newest photo book of DC was designed as a small, lightweight, easy-to-take-home gift for DC meetings, conventions, and legislative conferences. It's ideal to give to all your attendees as a welcome gift, thank-you gift, or memento of your event! It has been so well received that even the DC convention bureau quickly purchased 400 of them in less than a week off the press!

"Jake McGuire's photos in and around the iconic structures of our Nation's Capital capture the history, drama and exquisite beauty of the city that Americans have looked to for inspiration since the time of the Founding Fathers. I highly recommend this book."

– Al Eisele

   Editor at Large, The Hill Newspaper

Beyond Washington

Native Washingtonian Jake McGuire has been shooting photographs of our Nation's Capital for more than 30 years. His stately photos have appeared in hundred of publications, including airline and travel magazines, major newspapers and endless brochures, calendars, note cards and annual reports.


His fine art photgraphs decorate the walls of law firms, associations, government relations offices, aerospace and defense contractors, hotels, institutions, banks, restaurants and agencies. Let McGuire decorate your organization's reception area, conference room, offices or even long hallways with gallery quality images.



Four continents, more than 30 countries....

Isle of Capri, Italy

Photo Lessons and Culinary Tours!

McGuire on Assignment in Paris

In addition to photographing his home town, McGuire has extensive experience around the world in journalism as a travel photographer, food and wine writer, and restaurant critic.


He offers private photography lessons as well as lively culinary tours (or a combination of both) for individuals and small groups to wine producing regions around the world. From an afternoon in the Virginia wine country (just outside Washington, DC) to a week in Napa, Sonoma, Tuscany or Provence, McGuire can guide you or your group on a memorable culinary adventure. ( Photo: McGuire on assignment in Paris.)