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Mark Dolan Elected NPPA Vice President
04/29/2013 // DURHAM, NC (April 29, 2013) – Mark Dolan was elected vice president of the National Press Photographers Association tonight during a special conference call meeting of the full board of directors.Greg Smith and Dolan were the nominated candidates...
Tickets Available For WHNPA Gala Presidential Dinner
04/29/2013 // WASHINGTON, DC (April 29, 2013) – The White House News Photographers Association wants to make sure everyone has a chance to sign up for the 92nd Annual WHNPA Awards Dinner on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton on 22nd Street NW, Washington...
The Image, Deconstructed: Why Do You Do What You Do?
04/29/2013 // By Devin GreaneyCHAPEL HILL, NC – For three days in March at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, a group of students and professionals connected with each other and with themselves to get deep into their passion of visual storytelling and...
Students, Spot News, And The Boston Bombing
04/29/2013 // By Brian McDermottMichelle Jay was on Heartbreak Hill when her phone died. The photo editor of The Daily Free Press at Boston University didn’t think much of it. She was doing double duty, focusing on a few runners and photographing the Boston...
Boston University Photojournalists Reflect On Marathon Mayhem
04/26/2013 // By Saba HamedyBOSTON, MA (April 26, 2013) – “If I don’t go to the action and shoot it, then who will?”This is what photojournalist and Boston University senior Michael Cummo asked himself moments after a news flash notified the world about a bomb...
Mark Edelson, Jamie Wellford, Win Top BOP Picture Editing Honors
04/23/2013 // By Donald R. WinslowDURHAM, NC (April 23, 2013) – Mark Edelson of The Palm Beach Post was today named the National Press Photographers Association's Best Of Photojournalism 2013 Newspaper Picture Editor of the Year, and Jamie Wellford of Newsweek...
RJ Sangosti, David Weatherwax Picked As BOP's Photojournalists Of The Year
04/23/2013 // By Donald R. WinslowDURHAM, NC (April 23, 2013) – RJ Sangosti of The Denver Post was today named the National Press Photographers Association's Best Of Photojournalism 2013 Photojournalist of the Year (Larger Markets), and David Weatherwax of The...
Watch NPPA Best Of Photojournalism Judging Live Online
04/20/2013 // ATHENS, OH (April 20, 2013) – Judging is underway today right now in NPPA's Best Of Photojournalism contest in the competitions final two categories for this year, Still Photojournalism and Photojournalism Picture Editing, and you can watch it live...
Photo Essay Of Boston Bombing Suspect Was Shot By Former BU Student
04/19/2013 // By Donald R. WinslowBOSTON, MA (April 19, 2013) – A picture story shot by Boston University student Johannes Hirn of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was done as a final project for BU photojournalism professor Peter Southwick's...
Unauthorized Boston Bombing Photo Book Violated Copyrights
04/17/2013 // DURHAM, NC (April 17, 2013) – The images following the Boston Marathon bombing were difficult to look at, but vitally important in telling the story of death and disability as well as heroes who raced into danger. But disgusting may be the first...

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