Credit: By Gerda De Corte

There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.

Many photojournalists spent their Memorial Day on the Mall, trying to get shots of Sarah Palin. But D.C.-based photographer Gerda de Corte had a different mission. She spent the weekend snapping Polaroids of soldiers and veterans?going beyond the roaring Harleys in order to produce a more intimate document.