Photography Reviews & Events

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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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360° immersive technology is here and it is one of the hits of the show.

360° Immersive Technology is Here

Movement -- that seems to be the underlying theme in this year's Photoplus Expo at the Javits Center.

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News & Stories

Liquid Assets: New York's Watersheds & Waterways
Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Museum of the City of New York in Manhattan looks at water during Liquid Assets: New York's Watersheds & Waterways, a conversation with an esteemed panel of environmentalists discussing what New York can do to protect its drinking and recreational water supply in a changing climate.

High Tech the size of the Empire State Building is coming to the Navy Yard
DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

America may never recover its glory as a manufacturing powerhouse, but the Brooklyn Navy Yard is doing what it can, transforming itself from a 20th-century warship builder to a 21st-century high-tech hub.

Super Blue Blood Moon and the Lunar Eclipse CR Mark D Phillips
Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

On a super cold Wednesday morning on January 31, 2018, a large group of photographers stood in a parking lot in Red Hook, Brooklyn, to try to capture the Super Blue Blood Moon and the Lunar Eclipse with the Statue of Liberty. It did not disappoint.

Mount Sinai Health System announces opening of new, full-service urgent care center in Dumbo
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Mount Sinai Health System announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art, full-service urgent care center in Brooklyn's Dumbo neighborhood, which will feature daytime, evening, and weekend hours.

Beyond Brooklyn

Ski for MS at Pico Mountain

Brooklyn's Liza Phillips will take to the slopes at Pico Mountain for Ski for MS event on March 11, 2018, to help raise money for Can Do MS Health and Wellness Education programs in her Mom's honor.

SculptureCenter presents Carissa Rodriguez: The Maid

Sometimes it is worth a trip beyond Brooklyn for an art opening. How about a night out in Long Island City? SculptureCenter presents Carissa Rodriguez: The Maid, the artist's first solo museum exhibition in New York City, and In Practice: Another Echo, an exhibition presented through SculptureCenter's open call commissioning program for emerging artists.