Brendan McCabe is a freelance photographer and photo editor in Washington, DC. 

He was the Photography Editor at Smithsonian magazine for 11 years. Before joining Smithsonian, Brendan was a photo editor for the Associated Press in its New York City headquarters and worked at National Geographic magazine in Washington, DC. 

Brendan holds a MFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts  and a BA in History from Georgetown University. He also currently serves as a Public Affairs Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve.