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URGENT: New Location for Right to Photograph Seminar in Philadelphia
07/12/2016 // The site has moved for National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and the Society of Professional Journalists presentation Preparing for the DNC: Right to Photograph...
Caught in the Middle of the Dallas Ambush
07/11/2016 // By Tom BurtonATHENS, GA (July 11, 2016) The crowd carried signs and chanted as they marched back to Belo Garden Park in Dallas on July 7. By all accounts, it had been a peaceful demonstration as they paraded through downtown, protesting the police...
Family celebrates life of David Gilkey
07/10/2016 // ATHENS, GA (July 10, 2017) - On Friday the family and friends of David Gilkey gathered in Portland, OR, to remember him … not as the war photographer, but as "David, the boy."An accomplished and veteran conflict photographer, Gilkey and his...
New Student Quarterly Clip Contest Results
07/10/2016 // ATHENS, GA (July 10, 2016) – There's a new set of winning contest images on the National Press Photographers Association's Web site, and that's the NPPA Student Quarterly Clip Contest results.View the winning images and check out the current...
Photographer Cletus Marcel (Pete) Hohn, 89
07/09/2016 // ATHENS, GA (July 9, 2016) - Cletus Marcel (Pete) Hohn was born on Christmas Day, 1927, and died on the Fourth of July, 2016, at Lakeside Oasis Hospice in Buffalo, Minnesota.Hohn was born at his family home just one block from the Mississippi River...
Department of Defense Learns From NPPA
07/09/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzMembers of the NPPA took part in the Department of Defense Visual Storytelling Workshop in Anchorage, Alaska, which went from June 26 to July 2. Melissa Lyttle, Mark Dolan, Brad Smith and Mary Calvert worked as team leaders...
Slate Photo Illustrations Draw Objections From News Agencies
07/06/2016 // By Tom BurtonNews photos that were digitally combined to show Vladimir Putin at campaign events with presidential candidate Donald Trump have been removed from the Slate website after objections from news organizations that distributed the original...
Photojournalists Explore Instagram for Professional, Personal Use
07/02/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzInstagram announced a milestone last week that the photo-sharing app has more than half a billion users, with 300 million of them posting to their accounts everyday.A new account is the NPPA Instagram page, which was started last...
Eric Seals wins Murrow award for shipwreck story
07/02/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzEric Seals, a photo and video journalist at Detroit Free Press and NPPA member, won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award on June 21 for his video about the shipwreck of Hydrus, a boat that sank in Lake Huron during the Great...
Fred Parrish: Professor Who Pushed His Students and Saw Them Succeed
06/29/2016 // By Tom BurtonAs a professor at the University of Florida, Fred Parrish was adamant about what he expected from his photojournalism students: they had to take great care in their craft, write exceptional and accurate captions, be ethical, and tell...

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