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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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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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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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News & Stories

Mikaela Shiffrin rules
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Weeks before the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Shiffrin scored a first-place finish so commanding, so seemingly effortless on the unforgivingly icy slope in the FIS World CACup slalom races in Killington, she brought the hometown crowd to deafening cheers.

Victoria Rebensburg of Germany
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The FIS Ski World Cup Giant Slalom race at Killington ended in light rain and tears for the local crowd as the US' Mikaela Shiffrin finished second behind Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany.

Gowanus Superfund Town Hall - Takeaways from a Keen Observer by Brad Vogel
Gowanus

On Thursday, November 16, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez keynoted a town hall meeting on the state of the Gowanus Canal Superfund clean-up. A crowd of over 200 packed the Wyckoff Gardens Community Center for this classic civic exercise: a chance for citizens to interact directly with elected and appointed government representatives.

Dredging and Capping Pilot Study
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope

The large crane pulled into the Fourt Street Basin of the Gowanus Canal in late Otober 2017 and is a part of the Dredging and Capping Pilot Study to rebuild the bulkheads along the canal with metal prior to the dredging of the canal.

Beyond Brooklyn

Mikaela Shiffrin searches for her inner Bode

Going into the FIS Ski World Cup this weekend in Killington, Olympic skier Mikaela Shiffrin is a jumble of emotions during Vermont's lead-in ski race to the Olympics. 

Thanksgiving weekend brings Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn to Killington during the return of the Audi FIS Women's Ski World Cup for Thanksgiving weekend

With American standouts Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn’s courageous return to the circuit, the 2017 Thanksgiving weekend will be a phenomenal repeat of last year’s inaugural World Cup race on Killington’s Superstar Trail. The best female skiers in the world will blaze down the slope during the return of the Audi FIS Women's Ski World Cup to Killington, Vermont, on November 25 and 26, 2017.