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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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I finally made a trip to the Brooklyn Museum for Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present, what I feel is a seminal exhibit that was long in the making.

Brooklyn Museum presents "Who Shot Sports"

IT'S YOUR LAST CHANCE TO SEE SOME OF THE GREATEST SPORTS IMAGES. WHO SHOT SPORTS CLOSES AFTER FIRST SATURDAY ON JANUARY 7TH! I finally made a trip to the Brooklyn Museum for Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present, what I feel is a seminal exhibit that was long in the making. Sports photography, as many of my friends know, is my passion.

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The Museum of the City of New York presents a screening of Bill Cunningham New York followed by a discussion of his work

Bill Cunningham New York

The Museum of the City of New York presents an evening of tribute to one of New York's greatest street photographers with a screening of Bill Cunningham New York followed by a disc

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UNDERFIRE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PFC. TONY VACCARO, which debuts Monday, November 14, 2016, on HBO, chronicles the life of a man who played two risky roles in World War II: a combat infantryman on the front lines and a photographer who took and developed roughly 8,000 photographs of the war.

UNDERFIRE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PFC. TONY VACCARO

UNDERFIRE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PFC TONY VACCARO, which debuted on HBO, chronicles the life of a man who played two risky roles in WWII: a combat infantryman and a photographer who took 8,000 photographs of the war. The documentary features many of today's war photographers and photojournalists including Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalists Lynsey Addario and Tyler Hicks.

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WhiteWall comes to SoHo: An Online photography lab creates a showroom  for the 21st century photographer

WhiteWall: SoHo Showcase debuts during Photoplus

The biggest argument we have in the industry these days is the state of non-virtual display of images. With so much work published daily on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr - how can you make the end product special? Well, the answer is WhiteWall. During Photoplus 2016, WhiteWall opened their first showroom and retail store outside of Germany in SoHo, New York City.

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2016 Best In Show at The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar by Reuters/Jonathan Bachman

2016 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Photo Contest Winners

For those of us who still love Photojournalism, I thought I would share all the First Place winners in the 2016 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, which took place November 11-12, 2016, America’s longest continuously operating photojournalism conference.

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The 2016 Lucies, the world’s most esteemed photography awards, go to Graham Nash, Simon Bruty, Don McCullin, Tsuneko Sasamoto, and more.

14th Annual Lucie Awards

New York hosted the 14th Annual Lucie Awards in a gala black-tie ceremony and awards program held at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall on October 23, 2016.

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Viktor Koen's newest series BESTIARY: Bizarre Myths & Chimerical Fancies will be unveiled at United Photo Industries Gallery in DUMBO on November 3, 2016.

BESTIARY: Bizarre Myths & Chimerical Fancies

Viktor Koen's newest series BESTIARY: Bizarre Myths & Chimerical Fancies will be unveiled at United Photo Industries Gallery in DUMBO on November 3, 2016.

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When I Grow Up showcases the work of photographers Vincent Tremeau and Meredith Hutchison at the corner of Washington St. & Prospect St. in DUMBO

When I Grow Up

It is the final week for the outdoor photographic exhibit, When I Grow Up, in DUMBO at the corner of corner of Washington Street & Prospect Street.

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Pop-Up Pool will open for the season on Thursday, June 29, 2017
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Make a splash beneath the breathtaking skyline at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s ultimate spot for beating the heat, the Pop-Up Pool, will open for the season on Thursday, June 29, 2017.

Rooftop Films' 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV features 45 outdoor screenings in 10 spectacular venues
Brooklyn Heights, Gowanus, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rooftop Films' 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV features 45 outdoor screenings in 10 spectacular venues, with live music, special enhancements and the best new, independent films from around the world.

Alan Alda and Tina Fey come together to show the importance of communication in the sciences as part of the World Science Festival in New York, making science fun in the process.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Alan Alda and Tina Fey come together to show the importance of communication in the sciences as part of the World Science Festival in New York, making science fun in the process.

The BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival has presented celebrated global music icons, legendary jazz, indie bands, dance troupes, FREE in Prospect Park.
Park Slope

During its nearly 40-year run, the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival has presented celebrated global music icons, legendary jazz artists, chart-topping indie bands, gravity-defying dance troupes, large-scale film projects and even a virtual reality performance.

Beyond Brooklyn

The Front Room Gallery 13th annual Summer Sampler from June 16 - July 16th, 2017

For some people the summer begins with Memorial Day, for others it is the Summer Solstice, but for those in the know—it begins with "Summer Sampler" at Front Room Gallery!

Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017

SouthBrooklyn.com relaunches kidseclipse.com for The Great American Eclipse taking place on Monday, August 21, 2017. Millions of Americans will have the opportunity to witness the greatest celestial event in our sky, a Total Solar Eclipse.