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Photo Journal: Gregory Heisler, Exploiter Of Light
03/19/2014 // DURHAM, NC (March 19, 2014) – George Eastman, the founder of the Eastman Kodak company, once said: "Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to...
Austin Center For Photography Closing
03/19/2014 // AUSTIN, TX (March 19, 2014) – After only five years, the Austin Center for Photography has announced that it is shutting down. The following eMail was sent to ACP supporters and members at midnight Central time on Tuesday:Dear ACP members,...
Reuters Denies Ethical Allegations, While Some Syria Photographs Still Questioned
03/18/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowDURHAM, NC (March 18, 2014) – In response to a story last week in The New York Times that raised serious ethical questions about the practices of some news photographers in Syria following the death last year in...
Two Killed In KOMO-TV Seattle Helicopter Crash
03/18/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowSEATTLE, WA (March 18, 2014) – A pilot and a photographer were killed this morning when a helicopter operated by KOMO-TV crashed at Fisher Plaza in downtown Seattle, just south of the Space Needle, while taking off from the...
Northern Short Course: Still Curious, After All These Years
03/15/2014 // By Mark E. JohnsonWarwick, RI (March 14, 2014) – When the weather forecasts started slipping out, the back channel chatter started: winter weather for the first day of the 2014 NPPA Northern Short Course, rain and ice and snow. Bad...
NPPA Donates $20K To Support Eddie Adams Barnstorm
03/13/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowNEW YORK, NY (March 13, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association has donated $20,000 to the Eddie Adams Barnstorm Workshop to support its ongoing educational efforts in visual journalism, which are in...
After Teen Freelancer's Death, Ethical Questions About Reuters Photos In Syria
03/13/2014 //  By Donald R. WinslowNEW YORK, NY (March 13, 2014) – After Molhem Barakat, a teenage Syrian photographer who freelanced for Reuters, was killed in December while covering rebel fighting in Aleppo, questions arose in...
NPPA Best Of Photojournalism Judging Starts This Week
03/12/2014 // ATHENS, OH (March 12, 2014) – The final live round of judging for the National Press Photographers Association's Best Of Photojournalism contest is about to begin on campus at the School of Visual Communication (VisCom) at Ohio University in Athens...
Dissertation Survey For Picture Editors On War Photographs
03/11/2014 // DURHAM, NC (March 11, 2014) - A graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin is looking for photography editors to participate in an anonymous survey about the editing process surrounding images of war and conflict.Rebecca Scoggin McEntee...
Al Diaz Given NPPA Humanitarian Award
03/10/2014 // DURHAM, NC (March 10, 2014) – Miami Herald staff photojournalist Al Diaz has been presented with NPPA's Humanitarian Award, NPPA president Mark Dolan announced today.Diaz is being recognized by NPPA for his quick response and selfless actions in...

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