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NPPA Members Win Top Three Spots In 2005 Gordon Parks International Photography Competition
10/01/2005 // NPPA member Sarah Meghan Lee of Albuquerque, NM, is the winner of the 17th Annual Gordon Parks International Photography Competition, announced by The Gordon Parks Center for Culture and Diversity at Fort Scott Community College in Fort Scott, KS....
A Letter From Paris: Perpignan's Report Card
09/30/2005 // One in a series of regular dispatches from the front lines of photojournalism:By John G. MorrisPERPIGNAN, FRANCE - Visa Pour l’Image, the photojournalism festival held here annually the first week of September, serves as a kind of report card on the...
John G. Morris: It's Just One World
09/30/2005 // This Op/Ed essay was written by John G. Morris, formerly of The New York Times and Magnum and now living in Paris, who is the author of Get The Picture: A Personal History Of Photojournalism (University of Chicago Press, 2002).PARIS, FRANCE -...
NPPA And NPPF Now Taking Applications From Photojournalists For The Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund
09/20/2005 // DURHAM, NC  – The National Press Photographers Association, along with the National Press Photographers Foundation, today announced that applications are now being accepted from photojournalists for the NPPF/Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund, a disaster...
Best Use of Photography: 2nd Quarter 2005 Results For News, Feature, Picture Pages, Sports, Multi-Page
09/15/2005 // Because of the extensive coverage of Hurricane Katrina, there will be added categories for the 3rd Quarter Best Use of Photography contest. There is precedence for this: categories were added for the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 and for 9/11 coverage in...
Orange County Register's Bruce Chambers Photographs Dramatic Rescue Of Katrina Victim 15 Days After Storm
09/15/2005 // Orange County Register photojournalist Bruce Chambers and reporter Keith Sharon have been traveling, sleeping, eating, and living with the California Task Force 5 Search and Rescue team of Orange County, CA, for the last two weeks as they work in...
What Happened To The Hurricane? This Is Civil Warfare And A Refugee Crisis
09/15/2005 // By Marko GeorgievI went to shoot a storm, found myself in civil warfare, and ended up in a refugee crisis.What happened to the storm? I kept asking myself this a few days into the assignment, which was given to me by the national desk at The New...
2006 NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant Goes "Digital" With Entry Rule Changes
09/11/2005 // LOUISVILLE, KY  – “The NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant for 2006 still has the theme ‘The Changing Face of America,’ but now we have new rules for entering the contest,” grant administrator Bill Luster announced today.“All photographs entered...
Photojournalists Covering Katrina Fall Victim To Growing Violence, Chaos
09/08/2005 // By Donald R. Winslow, News Photographer magazineAUSTIN, TX – As photojournalists continue to document the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina’s violent assault on the Gulf Coast, today they also found themselves documenting new violence and death among...
Fund Established To Help Bob Brandon
09/08/2005 // While television photojournalist Bob Brandon underwent surgery in a Denver, CO, hospital yesterday to improve his ability to breathe, friends and coworkers established a fund to help his family with any costs they accumulate during his extended...

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