In Frame: September 15, 2014

Potomac Shopping Cart by Brett Davis

Potomac Shopping Cart by Brett Davis

Shopping for fresh fish in the grocery story just got a whole lot easier. Photo shot on (or in) the Potomac by Brett Davis.

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Friday Links: September 12, 2014

Water Dreams, Yards Park by Chris McDaniel

Water Dreams, Yards Park by Chris McDaniel

Our last free photography class through Knowledge Commons DC opened for registration today. Sign up now to learn street photography techniques from professional instructor Gerry Suchy next Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m. Gerry will have one more class on September 27. UPDATE: The Sept 20 class is full! You can still sign up for the waitlist. Get ready early NEXT FRIDAY when registration opens for the Sept. 27 class.

Join us TONIGHT for our Photobook Happy Hour at WeWork Wonder Bread less than a block from the Shaw metro, 6 to 8 p.m. The event is free, and you can browse great books by Chris Suspect, Mambu Badu, Adam Ryder, Michael Andrade, and Keith Campbell — and talk to the artists about how they went about publishing their work. Everitt Clark will also be there with his soon-to-be-published prints and the 4″x5″ large format camera he uses.

 

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Announcing the InstantDC 2014 Open Call Winners

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A huge thanks to the hundreds of local photographers that submitted their images to our InstantDC Open Call, our first project teamed up with the IDC crew.

We’ve been working hard with judges Keith Lane and E. Brady Robinson to select the top images for the exhibit at the Washington School of Photography, which is graciously hosting a free opening night celebration in their huge gallery space on October 3, and showcasing the exhibition for an entire month! We’re still sorting out the opening night arrangements, so more on that later.

Congratulations to our winners, whose names and winning photographs can be found after the jump. You’ll be notified by email with more instructions soon! The Best in Show selections will be announced closer to the show, so stay tuned for that too.

If you are interested in sponsoring the InstantDC 2014 Show, it’s not too late! Email us at info[at]exposeddc.com for more information.

And now, drumroll please – your InstantDC 2014 Open Call winners:

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A Nasty Case of Photographer’s Block

Piazza Dante, Naples, Italy - photo by Kerrin Nishimura

Piazza Dante, Naples, Italy – photo by Kerrin Nishimura

Just over one month ago I moved back to the D.C. area after living in Naples, Italy for two years. I know. Italy! Land of pizza and pasta! How could I move back? Didn’t I want to stay forever?!? Naples is a great city. It’s gritty and dirty but filled with some great people and even greater food. It’s also extremely photogenic. Naples was founded by Greeks over 2,000 years ago. The historic part of town follows the ancient Roman city plan. Under one church you can walk down Roman roads and peek inside a Roman market. Above ground there are hundreds of years of history in the buildings, streets, markets, shops, and families that call this crazy, wonderful city home.

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In Frame: September 8, 2014

Untitled by Rob Cannon

Untitled by Rob Cannon

The end of summer brings many rituals: from the start of the school year, to the beginning of football season, to the annual doggie swim at local pools. This pooch seems to be enjoying his shake-off, and the way his face is contorting is priceless. Nicely done Rob Cannon.

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