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December Deadline For Katrina Relief Fund Applications, Donations
11/22/2005 // DURHAM, NC – The deadline for photojournalists to apply for relief from the NPPA/NPPF’s Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund is December 2, 2005, NPPA past president Bob Gould said today, and donations to the fund will also be accepted until then.The fund...
Six Decades Behind A Camera Ends: Elwood P. Smith Retires From Philly's Daily News
11/18/2005 // (November 18, 2005) – Today is a bittersweet day for staff photojournalist Elwood P. Smith of the Philadelphia Daily News. It’s his last day of work at the newspaper. After 68 years in the business. After 60 years at the Daily News. After being a...
UPDIG Digital Imaging Guidelines Aim To Smooth Image Reproduction Issues
11/15/2005 // Guidelines that address key issues affecting accurate photographic reproduction and the management of digital image files for photographers and anyone working with digital images were developed over the course of the past year and released this fall...
Chuck Cass, 31
11/15/2005 // Chuck Cass, 31, a photojournalist for Sun Publications and The Napperville Sun in suburban Chicago and an NPPA member since 1997, died Friday after a three-year battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.“It’s so tragic. He was a talented and hardworking...
NPPA Charter Member J. Howard Miller, 86
11/15/2005 //  DALLAS, TX - J. Howard Miller, a lifetime professional photographer and a charter member of the National Press Photographers Association from 1946, died November 10 in Dallas at the age of 86. Jay Miller of Dallas, his son who is also a...
Unfiltered War Stories: Roane’s New Web Site Has Dispatches Straight From The Front
11/15/2005 // (This article originally appeared as an "Editor's Notebook" in the November 2005 issue of News Photographer magazine)By Donald R. WinslowAs the dramatic photographs of the last few months linger in my mind, images from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita...
Casey Templeton Wins College Photographer Of The Year
11/10/2005 // By Jenn FieldsCOLUMBIA, MO – As the four judges gathered around thumbnail images of five portfolios, 20 college photographers closed in on them like paparazzi.The sound of their shutters nearly drowned out the hushed discussion of the judges. But...
Lange-Taylor Prize, 25 UNDER 25, Deadlines Approaching At Duke University's Center For Documentary Studies
11/09/2005 // DURHAM, NC - The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University in Durham, NC, reminds photojournalists that the deadlines for their two major annual competitions are approaching: The Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize, and the 25 UNDER...
This Saturday Night In New York City: Slideluck Potshow V
11/09/2005 // Casey Kelbaugh wants to remind all NPPA members and interested photojournalists that Slideluck Potshow V will be held this Saturday, November 12, at Eddie Adams’s Bathhouse Studios in the East Village in New York City, where more than 40 artists...
New 2005-2006 TV Quarterly Editing Clip Contest Rules, Categories, Announced
11/09/2005 // There are new rules for the NPPA Television Quarterly Editing Clip Contest and they’ve been approved by the NPPA executive committee, TVQECC chairperson Jeramy Rosenberg has announced. There are new categories, rewritten general rules, and other...

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