News Archive

Shooting Sports: Tips From The Pros
07/16/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 16, 2013) – Veteran sports photography editor Jim Colton busts a myth and offers six tips for shooting better sports photographs. He also taps into his network of leading sports photographers to get the backstory on some of their...
NPPA Business Blitz Launched For Laid-Off Sun-Times Staff
07/15/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 15, 2013) – There will be a special edition of the National Press Photographers Association's "Business Blitz Roadshow" held in Chicago on July 31 for all of the Chicago Sun-Times photojournalists who were the victims of the...
NPPA Board Meeting Welcomes New Directors
07/15/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 15, 2013) – The annual summer meeting of the National Press Photographers Association's board of directors took place over the weekend, and NPPA's leadership welcomed to the board five new directors who were not on the panel the...
Brand And Branding: Communicating You
07/08/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 8, 2013) – Self employment is a growing trend and perhaps the only option for many photojournalists today. Branding and marketing are critical business practices which, when executed well, can mean the difference between making a...
Photojournalists & War: Special Panel Discussion In Rome
07/02/2013 // ROME (July 15, 2013) – Award-winning photojournalists Fabio Bucciarelli and Riccardo Venturi will headline a special panel discussion at John Cabot University on July 17, 2013, on the changing role of professional visual journalists in war and...
Photo Journal: David H. Wells
07/02/2013 // When we think about what elements constitute the “American Dream,” high on that list would be to own a house. There is nothing more personal, in both a physical and emotional sense, than the sanctuary of one’s home. After all, as Pliny the Elder (...
Greg Smith Appointed NPPA Business Practices Chair
06/28/2013 // DURHAM, NC (June 28, 2013) – Greg Smith has been named as the new NPPA Business Practices Committee chair, NPPA president Mike Borland announced today. Smith replaces Matt Slaby, who has served as the chair since his appointment in September 2011 by...
Robert Capa Photographs
06/28/2013 //
Nonprofits: It's Not About "Free" Anymore
06/28/2013 // DURHAM, NC (June 28, 2013) – With so many photojournalists turning to freelance work either by necessity (layoffs, buyouts and downsizing at traditional media outlets) or by choice (more flexibility and greater opportunities thanks to digital media...
Photography Legend Robert E. Gilka, 96
06/25/2013 // ARLINGTON, VA (June 25, 2013) – Robert E. Gilka, a newspaper photographer and editor who was a mentor to legions of photographers and who was the director of photography for National Geographic Magazine for more than 27 years, died today. Gilka was...

Pages