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"Cutting Edge VI" Workshop Was A Big Success In January
02/05/2005 // By Vicki HildnerNot even the threat of an impending ice storm (breaking news!) kept nearly 100 people from attending the Cutting Edge VI "Will Fix it in Editing" workshop on January 29. It drew such a large crowd that the National Press...
Former Sacramento Bee photographer pursuing his art again after brutal beating
02/04/2005 // By Walt WileySacramento Bee Staff WriterAt the brain-injury rehab clinic where John Trotter spent months recuperating, there's a sign in the shower listing all the parts of the body that need to be cleaned.Trotter laughs when he thinks about it."It'...
Photojournalist Laura Sikes Wins $5K White House News Photographers' Association Grant
02/03/2005 // WASHINGTON, DC (February 3, 2005) - Freelance photojournalist Laura Sikes of Alexandria, VA, is the recipient of the White House News Photographers' Association $5,000 Project Grant for her photographic essay "Poor From The Start," coverage of poor...
Maysville, KY, Chief Photographer Bob Warner Dies; Was Critically Injured In August In Wisconsin Crash
02/03/2005 // Ledger Independent chief photographer Bob Warner, 49, died yesterday from complications resulting from an August 2004 single vehicle auto accident in Eau Claire, WI, his newspaper in Maysville, KY, reported today.Warner, an NPPA member since March...
Photojournalist Susan Caldwell, Daughter, Killed In Crash; Mother, Daughter, Remembered As 'Bright Stars'
02/03/2005 // By J.K. Dineen San Francisco Examiner Staff WriterSOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA - From little league championship games to political rallies to tragic house fires, Susan Caldwell captured the pulse of the Peninsula for 16 years as a staff photographer at...
UNDER IRON MOUNTAIN Corbis Stores "Very Important Photographs" At Zero Degrees Fahrenheit
02/01/2005 // Gary Haynes joined United Press International as a photographer in Detroit in 1958. By 1969 he was UPI’s assistant managing editor of photography in New York. From inside UPI, as a shooter and a boss, he saw nearly every UPI picture to move on the...
NPPA Business Practices Committee Announces "Best Practices" Recommendations
02/01/2005 // DURHAM, NC  – The NPPA Business Practices Committee, after months of deliberations and reviews by industry leaders in photojournalism, today released "Best Practices for the Business of Independent Photojournalism."The document comprises two lists...
Call For Entries For The UNFPA's "Family Of Woman" Photography Exhibit
01/29/2005 // CHEVY CHASE, MD  – Sue Wood, creative director for Wood Communications, has announced a Call For Entries for the photography exhibit "Family of Woman," a project of the U.S. Committee for the Untied Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The exhibit is...
Photojournalist Arrested At Crime Scene; Two Police Officers Shot, Suspect Shoots Himself
01/15/2005 // (Story update: The Tribune reported on January 18 that managing editor Jim Robertson and photojournalist Don Shrubshell met with the Boone County prosecuting attorney, Kevin Crane, and the arresting officer and the officer’s sergeant. Crane said he...
Special Reid Blackburn Internship, Scholarship Marks 25th Anniversary Of Mount St. Helen's Photographer
01/15/2005 // VANCOUVER, WA  – The Columbian newspaper of Vancouver, WA, is offering a special summer 2005 photography internship in memory of the 25th anniversary of the death of staff photographer Reid Blackburn.Blackburn, 27, a staff photographer at The...

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