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Letter To Members From NPPA's President
07/03/2006 // By Tony OvermanWhen I was a young photographer working in Albany, Oregon, I didn't have enough money to pay my student loans and car payments, let alone $55 to NPPA. I remind myself of those days with every proposal for a dues...
NPPA Member George Petroccione, 59
06/28/2006 //  NPPA member George Petroccione, 59, a longtime reporter and photographer for the Albany Democrat-Herald in Albany, OR, died June 22 at his home of complications from prostate cancer, the newspaper says. Petroccione...
NPPA Honors, Awards, Presented At 60th Anniversary Dinner
06/25/2006 // TAMPA BAY, FL – The National Press Photographers Association's Honors and Recognitions Committee tonight presented awards to the top winners of the 2006 Best Of Photojournalism photography, television, Web, and editing contests, as well as...
NPPA's 60th Anniversary Photo Summit Looks At Past, Future
06/24/2006 //  TAMPA BAY, FL – Educational programs, workshops, portfolio critiques, a “shoot-out” contest, the Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award's dinner, and demonstrations of old photography gear and exploding flash powder guns were just some of the highlights...
Photojournalist Martin Adler Shot Dead In Somalia
06/23/2006 //   Award-winning Swedish television photojournalist Martin Adler was shot dead today in the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia, while covering a protest led by the Islamic Courts Union, Reuters and the BBC report....
NPPA Board Elects New Officers, Passes $1.53M Annual Budget
06/22/2006 // TAMPA BAY, FL – The NPPA’s annual two-day business meeting of the board of directors concluded today at the 60th Anniversary Photojournalism Summit with the election of new national officers, after passage of a $1,531,339 (USD) budget for the fiscal...
"Living The Moment" At NPPA's Women In Photojournalism Conference
06/21/2006 // DURHAM, NC– The lineup of speakers and programs for the NPPA’s 2006 Women In Photojournalism Conference, scheduled for September 15-17 at the Radisson Hotel & Suites in St. Louis, MO, has been announced by the conference’s co-chairs, ...
NPPA's 60th Birthday: Celebrate At The Photojournalism Summit
06/21/2006 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association’s 60th Anniversary Photojournalism Summit will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Tampa Bay, FL, from Friday June 23, 2006, through Sunday June 25.The overall theme is "See The Future, And...
Cost Of Copyright Going Up
06/21/2006 // The cost of registering copyright goes up July 1, 2006, the U.S. Copyright Office has announced on their Web site.Registering a single photograph or groups of photographs goes up $15 USD to the new price of $45 USD. Renewing a copyright without an...
Ed Kashi Released In Nigeria
06/19/2006 // Photojournalist Ed Kashi, 48, on assignment for National Geographic in Nigeria, was released Monday morning by security officials in Port Harcourt after being held since Friday, according to his wife, Julie...

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