Here are our favorite new images from the Greater and Lesser Washington Flickr pool, showcasing the best and worst of the Washington region.

Greater Washington Soap Box Derby. Photo by Clif Burns.

Photo by Rob Cannon.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Photo by Victoria Pickering.

Photo by Joe Flood.

National Museum of African American History and Culture. Photo by John Sonderman.

Georgetown Capitol Crescent detour. Photo by Joe Flood.

Got a picture that depicts the best or worst of the Washington region? Make sure to join our Flickr pool and submit your own photos!

Matt Bechak is a longtime DC-area resident and photographer. He originally made his way from Pittsburgh to the Dupont Circle neighborhood to attend George Washington University.  Since that time he has fled for the suburbs, and on warm days, he can be found commuting into town on his rusty Schwinn.