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NPPA Short Grants Doubled To $6K Each
07/29/2014 // DURHAM, NC (July 29, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association today announced the opening of the 2014 Short Grants entry period. The announcement included news of two major enhancements to the program. First, the grant awards have been...
NPPA BOP Awards Show & Education Festival Line-Up Announced
07/21/2014 // DURHAM, NC (July 21, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association's "Best Of Photojournalism Awards Show & Education Festival" is growing near and final plans are being made for the August 8-9, 2014, event in West Palm Beach, FL. ...
Cortona, Where Photography Brought A Town Back To Life
07/20/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowCORTONA, ITALY (July 19, 2014) – Under the bask of the Tuscan sun it only took four years for the Cortona On The Move photography festival to become one of the world's most important, if not the most fun, annual events on the...
NPPA Joins FAA Filings Supporting Drone Exemptions
07/17/2014 // DURHAM, NC (July 17, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association has filed comments to the Federal Aviation Administration in support of petitions from a number of aerial photography and video production companies seeking exemptions from...
Journalism Groups Urge Obama To Stop Excessive Controls On Public Information
07/08/2014 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 8, 2014) – Thirty-eight journalism and open government groups (including the National Press Photographers Association) today called on President Barack Obama to stop practices in federal agencies that prevent important...
NPPA Launches Three-Part Series On Stock Photography
07/07/2014 // DURHAM, NC (July 7, 2014) – Today the National Press Photographers Association published the first of a three-part  series by Janet Smith on Stock Photography. In today's Part One, Smith identifies Stock Photography industry trends and asks key...
Best Of Photojournalism Awards Event Returns, August 8
06/27/2014 // DURHAM, NC (June 27, 2014) – NPPA executive director Chip Deale has announced that after a lapse of several years, an event showcasing the top winners in NPPA's annual Best of Photojournalism competition will be held again this year. Hosted and...
Guttenfelder, Johnson, Richards, Skerry Named Geographic Fellows
06/26/2014 // WASHINGTON, DC (June 26, 2014) – Four photographers have been named as National Geographic Photography Fellows during a surprise announcement at the National Geographic Explorers Symposium. David Guttenfelder, Lynn Johnson, Cory Richards, and Brian...
James K. "Jimmy" Colton Joins ZUMA As Editor At Large
06/25/2014 // SAN CLEMENTE, CA (June 25, 2014) – Veteran photography editor James K. Colton was today named as an editor-at-large for the wire service's staff at ZUMA Press.Colton, a 40-plus year industry veteran, was a photography editor for the Associated Press...
NPPA And NPPF Boards To Meet August 8
06/25/2014 // DURHAM, NC (June 25, 2014) – The Boards of Directors for the National Press Photographers Association and the National Press Photographers Foundation are scheduled to meet on Friday, August 8, 2014, at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre in West Palm...

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