Photography Reviews & Events

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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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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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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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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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News & Stories

Legendary Gleason's Gym Debuts in New DUMBO Home
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

Eighty years after it was founded in the heart of the Bronx, The Hub at 149th St. and Third Ave., and three decades after arriving in Brooklyn, Gleason’s Gym is thriving in new quarters in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge.

Tabla Rasa Gallery presents BROOKLYN BEFORE, an exhibit of 18 South Brooklyn photographs from the 126 images in Larry Racioppo’s new book of the same name.
Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Tabla Rasa Gallery presents BROOKLYN BEFORE, an exhibit of 18 South Brooklyn photographs from the 126 images in Larry Racioppo’s new book of the same name. The exhibition opens Saturday, September, 29, 2018, with a reception from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm.

Brooklyn Museum presents Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

Featuring over 150 works by more than 60 artists, Brooklyn Museum presents Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power offering a sweeping view of the remarkable art made by Black artists during one of the most crucial periods in American history.

The seventh edition of Photoville officially opens to the public today, September 13, 2018
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

The seventh edition of Photoville, which officially opens to the public today, September 13, 2018,  includes some heartrending looks into the Refugee experience and spectacular photography within shipping container galleries under the Brooklyn Bridge.

Beyond Brooklyn

A City for Corduroy: Don Freeman’s New York, on view at the Museum of the City of New York from November 21, 2018, through June 23, 2019

“I wanted to be an artist . . . to see New York and find out how everybody lived and how they looked and acted.” – Don Freeman

Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers at Museum of the City of New York

Three photographers explore the lives of Chinese Americans in a striking exhibit of daily life in New York City, Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers, at the Museum of the City of New York until March 24, 2019.