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Our favorite outdoor gallery, The Fence, is now open for submission and expanded to seven cities.

The Fence 2017

Our favorite outdoor gallery, The Fence, is now open for submission and expanded to seven cities! The Fence in Brooklyn Bridge Park serves as a major lead-in to our all-time favorite photography event, PHOTOVILLE, produced by the same organization.

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The United Photo Industries Gallery presents the first New York exhibition of WAIT WATCHERS by Haley Morris-Cafiero, on view from March 2 through to April 21, 2017.

WAIT WATCHERS

The United Photo Industries Gallery presents the first New York exhibition of WAIT WATCHERS by Haley Morris-Cafiero, on view from March 2 through to April 21, 2017, with a reception, open to all, held on Thursday, March 2nd from 6–9pm to celebrate the artist and her work.

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Freya Powell: The Silence of the Unsaid

Art in General is pleased to present the exhibition, Freya Powell: The Silence of the Unsaid, as part of its New Commissions Program with an opening reception on Thursday, February 23rd from 6 to 8pm, and the show continuing through March 15, 2017.

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Plotagraph Pro, a new technology released at Photoplus, brings still images alive with controlled motion and imagination!

It's not Photography, It's a Plotagraph!

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.

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The Gallery at Leica Store San Francisco, in collaboration with Peter Fetterman Gallery, is featuring over fifty gelatin silver hand signed prints by the iconic photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004).

Henri Cartier-Bresson

This is definitely one of those exhibits that make a trip to San Francisco a necessity. The Gallery at Leica Store San Francisco is featuring over fifty gelatin silver hand signed prints by the iconic photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, on display from January 18, 2017, through March 31, 2017.

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UPI presents the opening of their latest exhibition, TIPC 2016: Origin, the winners of the 2016 Tokyo International Photography Competition from January 24 to February 25, 2017, in DUMBO.

TIPC 2016: Origin

UPI presents the opening of their latest exhibition, TIPC 2016: Origin, the winners of the 2016 Tokyo International Photography Competition from January 24 to February 25, 2017, in DUMBO.

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The Best of Photojournalism 2017 is open to professional photographers, editors and online photojournalists, and there is no entry fee

Best of Photojournalism contest deadline looms

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.

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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.

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.

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Pete Souza has a dream job of photography, and his best images of 2016 prove why. For the last eight years he has documented the Obama White House as Chief Official White House Photographer and Director of the White House photo office. The behind the scenes access gives a look at life in the White House in the final year of President Obama's presidency.

Pete Souza presents White House 2016 Year in Photographs

Pete Souza has a dream job of photography, and his best images of 2016 prove why. For the last eight years he has documented the Obama White House as Chief Official White House Photographer and Director of the White House photo office. The behind the scenes access gives a look at life in the White House in the final year of President Obama's presidency.

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Macy's Fireworks return to the East River

Best of 2016 Photography from SBN

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!

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The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.
Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.

Dance Theatre Etcetera presents the 24th Annual Red Hook Fest on Friday, June 9th to Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Red Hook

Dance Theatre Etcetera presents the 24th Annual Red Hook Fest on Friday, June 9th to Saturday, June 10th, 2017, with live music and dance on the beautiful Brooklyn waterfront.

The Look + Listen Festival presents the best of new music in New York City art spaces from May 18-21, bringing performances to contemporary art venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan including the BRIC House in Fort Greene.
Beyond South Brooklyn

The Look + Listen Festival presents the best of new music in New York City art spaces from May 18-21, bringing performances to contemporary art venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan including the BRIC House in Fort Greene.

The Brooklyn Museum debuts We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, from Apr. 21 to Sept. 17, 2017.
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Museum debuts We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, a groundbreaking exhibition featuring black women artists from an under-recognized generation who committed themselves to activism during a period of profound social change.

Beyond Brooklyn

New York at Its Core is a major, multi-media exhibition on New York City’s sweeping 400-year history of growth and transformation opening November 18, 2016, at the Museum of the City of New York.

New York at Its Core is a major, multi-media exhibition on New York City’s sweeping 400-year history of growth and transformation opening November 18, 2016, at the Museum of the City of New York. Through more than 400 objects, many from the Museum’s rich collection, as well as interactive digital experiences, you will dive deep into the city’s past and create your own visions for its future.

Blue Room, the first institutional solo exhibition by New York-based artist Frank Heath runs February 17 to March 19, 2017, at the Swiss Institute in Tribeca

Blue Room, the first institutional solo exhibition by New York-based artist Frank Heath runs February 17 to March 19, 2017, at the Swiss Institute in Tribeca features a synchronized installation of video works connected by an ominous humor, shadowed by references to surveillance and espionage.