News Archive

Candidates For NPPA National Offices Named
05/23/2008 //  DURHAM, NC - National elections chair Denny Simmons of the Evansville Courier & Press says the following candidates have declared their interest to run for national office for the National Press Photographers...
Cornell Capa, 90, Dies In New York
05/23/2008 //  NEW YORK, NY – Cornell Capa, the founder of the International Center of Photography in New York after a long career as a Life magazine photographer and Magnum Photos photographer, died at his home in Manhattan...
AP's Bilal Hussein Awarded Spanish Foundation Prize
05/22/2008 // By CIARAN GILES, Associated PressBARCELONA, SPAIN – Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein, who spent more than two years in U.S. military custody on suspicion of being a security threat, was...
Survey On Photographers' Backgrounds, Socialization Influences
05/21/2008 // BOSTON, MA – Freelance photojournalist Roger Archibald of Boston is conducting an online survey to gather statistics and information in preparation for a visual literacy conference in Oxford, UK, and he would like...
A Letter From NPPA On Orphan Works
05/21/2008 // From NPPA's Advocacy Committee: DURHAM, NC – Late last month, a pair of bills exempting infringers of “orphan” creative works appeared in Congress, neither of which the NPPA supports.The Senate Judiciary Committee last week approved the more onerous...
KC Star Photographers Start Print Sale To Benefit Co-Worker
05/20/2008 // KANSAS CITY, MO – Friends of Kansas City Star photographer and writer Tim Janicke have organized a print sale to raise money to help their friend and colleague after he was diagnosed with brain cancer.Kansas City...
Calvert, Reeder, Win Robert F. Kennedy Photo Awards
05/19/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC – Mary F. Calvert of The Washington Times, and Mona Reeder of The Dallas Morning News, are the 2008 winners of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards for photography.Calvert won the International...
Sweitzer, Freed, To Receive Sprague Awards In Louisville
05/18/2008 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association's Honors & Recognition Committee today announced that Steve Sweitzer and Sharon Levy Freed are winners...
MLK Photographer Graeme Phelps "Flip" Schulke, 77
05/15/2008 // WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Photojournalist Graeme Phelps "Flip" Schulke, who was well known for photographing America's Civil Rights movement and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as President John F. Kennedy...
Cutting Edge Workshop Heads To Philadelphia
05/14/2008 //  DURHAM, NC – On September 13, “The Cutting Edge X: The Incredible Edit” lands in Philadelphia, PA.Workshop director Shawn Montano says the Community College of Philadelphia has graciously offered to host this year'...

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