Featured Instagrammers is back! Tag your Instagram posts with #ExposedDC for a chance to be featured and follow us on Instagram to see even more featured work from the community, selected by Thurston Willis!
- If you haven’t seen Diane Arbus: A box of ten photographs yet, head to the Smithsonian American Art Museum today at 5:30 p.m. for a curator gallery talk.
- Tickets are still available for tomorrow’s Fancy Camera Workshop at Fostr Collaborative led by D.C. photographer, educator, and Exposed alum, Amanda Archibald. This class is specifically designed for those who want to learn more about how their own cameras work and how to take better pictures.
- Read this as literally as you can: A snowflake photographer turned his passion into money.
- Get tickets for Critical Exposure’s “Zoom in with Your Body: DC in an Activist Era” and support D.C. youth of color who will share photos and stories of their leadership and activism on Thursday, November 1 from 6-9 p.m. at The HiIl Center at the Old Naval Hospital.
National Geographic shares a few stories about how winning their photo contest has impacted photographers’ lives.
- Sign up for one of the many upcoming classes or special events from the Capital Photography Center.
- Winners of the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition have been announced.
- The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has expanded their Photography Centre with an inaugural exhibit, Collecting Photography: From Daguerreotype to Digital, opening today.
- Head to the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop tonight for an artist talk with Jamelle Bouie—a prolific photographer when he’s not working as Slate’s chief political correspondent. 7 to 9 p.m.
- Join Exposed alum Geoff Livingston on a free photo walk in Alexandria tomorrow starting at 5 p.m.
- Sign up for an exclusive after-hours photography workshop on October 19 at the National Air and Space Museum. Attendees will learn lighting and composition tips from experts who work with large objects, using the Apollo Lunar Module, the Star Trek Enterprise model, and Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Vega. Sign up by Monday, October 8; 40 participants will be selected.
- Join us at our monthly happy hour on Tuesday, October 9 from 6-8 p.m. at City Tap Dupont. Hang out with fellow photographers and the Exposed team, including our newest volunteer Thurston Willis who is helping feature all your great work on Instagram.
- Women Photojournalists of Washington announced the winners of their 12th Annual Juried Exhibition. Among the winning photographers are regular Exposed alums Ellie Van Houtte and Erika Nizborksi.
- A photo editor for two decades, Robert Miller decided to pick up a camera again and walk through D.C. to get back in touch with his street photography side.
- Sony is looking for five female photographers or filmmakers to help add some balance to a traditionally male-dominated industry. Each selected photographer will receive a $25,000 grant and $5,000 to spend on Sony gear.
- D.C. photographer, educator, and Exposed alum, Amanda Archibald, will be teaching another Fancy Camera Workshop at Fostr Collaborative on October 13, 10 a.m., $75. This class is specifically designed for those who want to learn more about how their own cameras work and those elusive manual exposure settings.
- Lenny Kravitz turned a dinner and dance party into a photography project and exhibition that also incorporates his design work and new role as creative director of Dom Perignon.
- Sandy Sugawara’s exhibit, Places We Find, opens at Photoworks today with a reception and gallery talk tomorrow, 4-6 p.m.
- Art All Night kicks of at 7 p.m. Saturday and runs until 3 a.m. Check the community-run Facebook group for photographers to find out more about scheduled events, logistics, and photography advice. goARTful will also be there at the Shaw Art Market at 7th & R Streets; swing by to check out the photography collection we collaborated on that features Exposed alum.
- Gear Patrol is keeping tabs on the biggest photography news from photokina.
- Artist Chris Engman brings natural landscapes indoors by securing large-scale photographs to a room’s walls, ceilings, and floors. His latest work, Containment, allows viewers to actually step inside the installation.
- The new Photobox Instagram Photography Awards seeks to acknowledge the best of Instagram, as chosen by a panel of judges, in ten categories.
- The Guardian provides a glimpse into the world’s largest ever exhibition of tiger photography.
- Join Exposed alum Geoff Livingston for a free photo walk in Alexandria on October 6 as part of the annual Global Photowalk Celebration, 5 p.m.
- Winners of the 2018 Beacon Celebration of the Arts will be honored in person and have their work displayed at the Beacon 50+ Expo at Springfield Town Center this Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. The photography category was curated by our very own Noe Todorovich.
Join Exposed alum Amanda Archibald at a photo exhibition and silent auction on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Fostr Collaborative from 6-8 p.m. to learn about her experience working with the Snapshot Dhaka Team in Bangladesh this summer with a group of her high school photography students.
The 10-part series, “Voices of African Photography” continues with Yassine Alaoui Ismaili’s documentation of Casablanca.
- If you own an iPhone, here’s how iOS 12 might affect your mobile photography.
- Submissions for the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo are accepted through October 15.
- A Texas-based photographer has attended hundreds of estate sales to photograph the possessions on sale—from an expansive Playboy magazine collection down to the toilet paper holder on the wall in the bathroom.
- 202filmcollective will hold a low light film photography workshop at Glen Echo Park on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.
- Teju Cole, a novelist and photographer, is collaborating with Vijay Iyer, a composer and jazz pianist, on an experimental performance that will blend Cole’s photography and words with Iyer’s music.
- LA Times photographer Carolyn Cole contributes to a report on Puerto Rico one year after Hurricane Maria.
- Wired Magazine is turning 25, and wrote about how they got the 50 portraits—25 icons and 25 people looking to the future—for the issue.
The Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival: Arts & Ales is tomorrow from 12-6 p.m., free. Over 100 artists and artisans, including photographers, will participate as vendors.