News Archive

NPPA Life Member Michael Evans, 61, Dies In Atlanta
12/01/2005 // By Peter JunkerATLANTA, GA - Michael A. W. Evans, a noted newspaper, magazine, and White House photojournalist and early developer of software systems for cataloging photography collections, died on December 1, 2005, at his home in Atlanta. Mr....
Election Results For Odd-Numbered Regions Announced
12/01/2005 // The National Press Photographer Association's national secretary Sean D. Elliot has announced results of a month-long November election to select directors and associate directors for Regions 3, 5, 9 and 11. Newly elected officers will begin their...
Best Use of Photography: 3rd Quarter 2005 Results For News, Feature, Picture Pages, Sports, Multi-Page
12/01/2005 // Because of the extensive coverage of Hurricane Katrina, there were added categories for the 3rd Quarter Best Use of Photography contest. There is precedence for this: categories were added for the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 and for 9/11 coverage in...
NCAA Decides Portfolio Shots On SportsShooter.com Are Editorial, Not Commercial, Use By Photographers
11/29/2005 // By Sedda KreabsLOS ANGELES - The NCAA has determined that use of student athlete images within portfolios posted on theWeb site SportsShooter.com constitutes an editorial use, and therefore does not threaten a player’s NCAA amateur eligibility...
Pete Souza: Surviving Prostate Cancer
11/22/2005 // NPPA member Pete Souza was President Ronald Reagan’s photographer during the Gipper’s second term. He’s photographed stories for National Geographic and LIFE magazine, and in the early 1980s he was a staff photojournalist for the Chicago Sun-Times....
December Deadline For Katrina Relief Fund Applications, Donations
11/22/2005 // DURHAM, NC – The deadline for photojournalists to apply for relief from the NPPA/NPPF’s Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund is December 2, 2005, NPPA past president Bob Gould said today, and donations to the fund will also be accepted until then.The fund...
Six Decades Behind A Camera Ends: Elwood P. Smith Retires From Philly's Daily News
11/18/2005 // (November 18, 2005) – Today is a bittersweet day for staff photojournalist Elwood P. Smith of the Philadelphia Daily News. It’s his last day of work at the newspaper. After 68 years in the business. After 60 years at the Daily News. After being a...
UPDIG Digital Imaging Guidelines Aim To Smooth Image Reproduction Issues
11/15/2005 // Guidelines that address key issues affecting accurate photographic reproduction and the management of digital image files for photographers and anyone working with digital images were developed over the course of the past year and released this fall...
Chuck Cass, 31
11/15/2005 // Chuck Cass, 31, a photojournalist for Sun Publications and The Napperville Sun in suburban Chicago and an NPPA member since 1997, died Friday after a three-year battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.“It’s so tragic. He was a talented and hardworking...
NPPA Charter Member J. Howard Miller, 86
11/15/2005 //  DALLAS, TX - J. Howard Miller, a lifetime professional photographer and a charter member of the National Press Photographers Association from 1946, died November 10 in Dallas at the age of 86. Jay Miller of Dallas, his son who is also a...

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