Welcome to the U.S. Senate Press Photographers' Gallery Home Page

A resource for Gallery members and Senate staff


The Senate Press Photographers' Gallery is responsible for credentialing bona fide news photographers and facilitating photographic coverage of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Our goal is to keep our membership informed about upcoming news events and hearings, and to assist them with coverage logistics. To date, we have a membership base of over 300 photographers from a wide variety of media outlets. Please contact us with questions or concerns regarding membership. Applications are available by clicking on the following link: Membership application in PDF format.


The staff of the Gallery is employed by the U.S. Senate under the auspices of the Senate Sergeant-at-Arms and the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.


Gallery Staff and Contact Information

Jeffrey S. Kent, Director

Mark Abraham, Deputy Director

Tricia Russell, Assistant Director *

Office: S-317, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC 20510, (202) 224-6548

Studio: 151 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510, (202) 224-4204 *

The Press Photographers' Gallery is responsible for press credentials for news photographers covering the 2009 Inaugural ceremonies.
Please click here for more Information and how to apply


Helpful Links



Information on Events and Hearings

The Senate Events Bulletin Board
House News Events
Selected News and Upcoming Events
Senate Committee Hearings
House Committee Hearings



Press Contacts

Senators' Press Contacts

Senate Committee Press Contacts
House Leadership Contacts
House Committee Contacts



Gallery Information

Gallery Rules
Coverage Guidelines
Standing Committee Information and Business
Membership List
Congressional Pictorial Directory
Tentative 2008 Legislative Schedule