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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Beyond South Brooklyn
Success Academy (SA) sixth-grader Nura Baalla, who lives on the Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill border, became the national champion at the 15th Annual All-Girls Chess Championships in Chicago last weekend, in the Under 12 division.
Trestle Gallery presents Liminal Worlds with work by Ashley Hope, Elizabeth Insogna, Anne Polashenski and Greg Thielker with an opening reception on Friday, April 27, from 7pm to 9pm, continuing through June 6, 2018.
For the competitors at the U19+ Eastern Finals at Gore Mountain, it is the World Cup and Olympics rolled into one. Over three days, elite skiers representing race teams throughout the eastern United States gather for competition in Super G, GS and slalom, taking on one of the best race hills in America.
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. What a great Day!