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WHNPA Student Contest Deadline is Feb. 1
12/23/2016 // The deadline is nearing for students to enter the 2017 White House News Photographers Association Student ‘Eyes of History’ contest. Entries are due Feb. 1, 2017.There are awards for both still and video categories. Only full-time students are...
Apply Now for NPPF Scholarships
12/17/2016 // ATHENS, GA (December 17, 2016) - Do you need some help with college expenses?Then apply for one of the National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF) scholarships. Don't delay, the deadline is Jan. 6, 2017 The Foundaton's new online application is...
Links for 'Best of the Year' Photo Galleries
12/16/2016 // By Tom BurtonIt’s time to open presents and find cards in the mail from friends and family. It’s also time for photojournalists to open the year-in-review galleries to see the best photos of the tumultuous year, 2016.In addition to annual editions...
Journalists, Documentary Filmmakers Call For Encryption in Cameras
12/14/2016 // By Tom BurtonCameras with a built-in encryption system could help protect photographers, filmmakers and their subjects in high-risk situations.In an open letter to camera manufacturers, the Freedom of the Press Foundation said that while encryption...
NPPF Award Covers Expenses for Advanced Storytelling Workshop
12/09/2016 // Experienced video journalists can apply for an award to cover expenses for the NPPA Advanced Storytelling Workshop April 2 - April 7, 2017 at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.The National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF) award covers...
Bill Introduced to Establish a Small Claims System within the Copyright Office
12/08/2016 // WASHINGTON, DC – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) commends Reps. Judy Chu (D-CA) and Lamar Smith (R-TX) for introducing H.R. 6496, a bill “to establish a small claims system within the Copyright Office.” The legislation is...
NPPA Commends Proposal for Reform of the U.S. Copyright Office
12/08/2016 // WASHINGTON, DC – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) commends House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) on their announced proposal for reform of the U.S. Copyright Office...
Gordon Yoder NPPF News Video Workshop Award
12/02/2016 // ATHENS, GA (December 2, 2016) - Gordon Yoder, a National Press Foundation Fellow as well as an NPPA Life Member, established an award for video photojournalists who wish to attend the NPPA Newsvideo Workshop in Norman, Oklahoma.The grant is $1,000...
Smith, Grantham Elected to NPPA Board, Regional Chairs Also Filled
12/02/2016 // ATHENS, GA (December 2, 2016) – Brad Smith and Kyle Grantham have been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Press Photographers Association. They will take office Jan. 1 and be officially sworn-in during NPPA’s annual board meeting the...
Income, Ethics and Safety Concern Photojournalists in Survey
12/01/2016 // By Tom BurtonNews photographers around the world face challenges earning a living as more of them take on unrelated side work to help pay the bills, according to a survey by World Press Photo Foundation and the University of Sterling.“The State of...

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