Renowned as “the contest designed for photojournalists by photojournalists,” and incorporating the many facets of the visual journalism industry, NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism competition annually attracts the most talented professionals in four divisions, collectively representing nearly 100 categories.
Kodachrome Memory: Nathan Benn's North Shore, 1978
Brooklyn Heights resident Nathan Benn brings Kodachrome Memory to The Cape Ann Museum, a collection of 30 images taken on assignment for National Geographic Magazine of life in the Massachusetts coastal location in 1978. The exhibit runs through February 19, 2017, with the artist making a special appearance and talk on Saturday, January 7th.
Our favorite photographs from 2016 start with the return of the Macy's Fireworks to the East River, bringing the coastline of Brooklyn back as a prime viewing area. Our pictures were taken north up river from One Brooklyn Bridge Park. We also love the Gowanus and Sports so take a look at our online gallery!
The Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival presents a special 10th-year-anniversary screening of Brooklyn documentaries at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at 6:30pm. The main film feature will be an excerpted portion of Ric Burns' 1999 documentary, New York, A Documentary Film, followed by a post-screening discussion with the filmmaker.
What happens when you take a still image and create movement within it? It's not quite a video, it's a Plotagraph. Plotagraph Pro, a new technology released at Photoplus, brings still images alive. The powerful software allows any still image to include movement in multiple ways, all at the artist's discretion.
In the spring of 1958 a young photographer named David Attie was led through the streets of Brooklyn Heights and to the Brooklyn waterfront by an unexpected guide—33-year-old Truman Capote. The Lost Photographs of David Attie are being exhibited for the first time at the Brooklyn Historical Society through July 2017 in Brooklyn Heights, a half-century after their creation.