Join us on Wednesday at 6 p.m. for our virtual roundtable focused on framing. Whether you have a perfect shot in mind to share or you’re looking for some inspiration and direction for your next photography outing, we’d love to see your images and hang out with you for a bit! Register here and we’ll see you online soon.
- Nearly 1,300 people applied for this year’s Women Photograph grants, with winners announced earlier this week.
- The newly launched “Lebanon Then and Now: Photography from 2006 to 2020” exhibition features 50 works by 17 Lebanese art and documentary photographers. Originally planned as a physical exhibition at MEI Art Gallery, it has been reimagined as a virtual installation due to coronavirus.
- Army photographer Melvin C. Shaffer was tasked with capturing the medical story of World War II on film.
- The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York received more than 300 works from Gayle Greenhill’s photography collection, which will establish a collection in her name at MoMA as well as create an endowment fund for future exhibitions and acquisitions through the potential sale of some works.
- A Vermont photographer took family “porchtraits” to raise money for a local homeless shelter.
- Video game players are taking their in-game photography to new levels and being inspired by photography greats from real life.
- Livability22202 is seeking input, ideas, and insights about the Crystal City Underground—the area that includes our Fotowalk exhibits and other shops, art, etc. To spur creative thinking about the space, there are three challenges with prizes to be awarded.
- Dario Calmese became the first Black photographer to shoot the cover of Vanity Fair with his image of Viola Davis that is a recreation of an 1863 portrait “The Scourged Back.” He calls the cover his protest and “rewriting this narrative.”