Our 2015 photo contest is open for entries! Next March we’ll host the 9th annual (holy cow that’s almost a decade!) Exposed DC Photography Show, our celebration of living in the Washington, D.C. area. Continue reading
Use some of your upcoming vacation time wisely by picking out the photos you want to enter in our 9th annual Exposed DC photography contest. Winners will be exhibited at our new location, Capital Fringe headquarters, next March. Get those photos in by January 7.
- D.C. based photographer Mary F. Calvert has been photographing women who’ve survived rape in the military.
- Photographer Nancy Genovese won $1.1 million dollars in a law suit against the New York, Suffolk County Sheriff’s office for wrongful prosecution.
- Petapixel showcased the vintage photos found by Joel Snow at a flea market, and describes how he has started a website to share more.
- Rahul Dhankani and Arko Datto document the arduous work life of migrant laborers constructing some of the world’s highest roads in the Himalayas.
- “This week, with the arrival of the holidays, SEEN will feature three slideshows showcasing Oliver Wasow’s eye. First up, we present people standing next to their televisions.“
- A collection of photographs owned by the late financier Howard Stein sold at auction for a record $21.3 million, benefiting his Joy of Giving Something Foundation. The sale also set records for photographers Alvin Langdon Coburn, August Sander, and Tina Modotti.
- Air & Space Magazine announced the winners of their photography contest, and you can vote for a Readers’ Choice award.
- Noor images is featuring images of fracking by Nina Berman.
- Dupont Undergound will officially be used for arts and events. This is great news, since the Arlington County Manager has recommended the closing of Artisphere.
- The flooding on the metro this week due to a water main break left us with some wild flooding photos.
- ASMP has the new permitting rules by the Forest Service on their website.
- Local photographer Joshua Yospyn has updated his photographer reading list.
- Behind the scenes with photographer Marco Grob’s on his TIME cover shot.
- Multiple Exposed and Fall Review prize winner Angela Napili took the cover shot of her cat for WARL’s 2015 calendar.
- The Best of 2014 lists have started, and we roundedsome up:
- And finally, Putin’s tiger is still causing trouble in China. It was caught on camera eating a dog.
Come to the closing reception for our InstantDC Fall Review at BloomBars in Columbia Heights this Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Buy any of these amazing framed images by local photographers for just $150 as a gift for your favorite art lover, or just yourself. Need more ideas for the photographer in your life? Consult our Exposed DC holiday gift guide. And remember to get your photographs of the D.C. area into our 9th annual photo contest before January 7!
- We start off this week with very sad news, “Michel du Cille, a Washington Post photojournalist who won the Pulitzer Prize three times for his dramatic images of human struggle and triumph, and who recently chronicled the plight of Ebola patients and the people who cared for them, died [from an apparent heart attack] Dec. 11 while on assignment for The Post in Liberia. He was 58.” The Post also has a piece about his long career, and the Guardian has a selection of some of his best images.
- Photojournalist Luke Somers was killed this week by al-Quada militants in Yemen after a failed rescue attempt by U.S. special forces. Some of Somers work can be seen on the Corbis website.
- One of the most talked about stories this week is the sale of the $6.5 million photography by Peter Lik. But don’t worry, two Guardian columnists are debating if photography is actually art. Yawn.
- Time Magazine highlights the most popular Department of the Interior Instagram shots from 2014.
- When soldiers come home from war: “For many, reintegration is coming to terms with those two halves: the veteran and the civilian made anew.” Photos by Devin Mitchell.
- Photographer Georgine Benvenuto lost the tip of his nose to a drone inside a TGI Fridays.
- See the ArtDC show Density open tomorrow night in Hyattsville, and Frank Hallum Day’s show at Addison/Ripley Fine Art tonight.
- So you’d think Baltimore police would have learned from their very public mistakes in depriving photographers (and videographers) of their constitutional rights. Well you’d be very wrong.
- Vice interviewed Jim Saah about his work covering the early D.C. hardcore music scene.
- The AP has announced the summer paid internships, including those for photographers.
- Editors at PDN, Rangefider, and Emerging Photographer selected the work of eleven photographers they believe are rising in the industry.
- Victoria Sambunaris has spent more than 15 years taking solo road trips across the United States. Armed with her 5-by-7 wooden field camera, she captures the American landscape in an attempt to understand the world and our place in it.
- It may not be legal, but many pilots are taking photos in the air and posting them to Instagram.
- The City Paper explores which pieces of art D.C. galleries brought to two Miami Art Fairs, and it includes plenty of photography.
- Magnum Photos photographer René Burri died in October. This is a short documentary in which he discusses six of his most iconic images.
- “Legendary photographer Danny Lyon’s photographs of commuters in the ’60s are on view for the first time at a Brooklyn subway station.”
And finally, Phevos the tiger is leaving neglectful conditions in Greece for a better life in California.