The deadline for entries to our 15th annual photography contest is fast approaching. With so much happening since our 2020 exhibition, we are sure you’ve captured countless scenes and moments that transpired in and around this city. We look forward to reviewing all the submissions and also can’t wait to see which images catch our special judges’ attention and receive a Best in Show award along with a $100 cash prize. Will it be one of yours? Submit your best images of the D.C. metro area to our contest by Jan. 27!
- Join Capital Photography Center to explore Antietam National Battlefield tomorrow, 2:30 p.m., $94. Or if you plan to stay in, you can sign up for Sunday’s online course for photography basics and exposure control, $140.
- Photographer Edas Wong keeps an eye out for times when two disparate subjects come together in one scene and captures them with his camera.
- It’s the last day to submit to Photoworks’ call for entries to “Hindsight is 2020 – Street Photography in a Tumultuous Year.”
- A new auction marks 100 years since the birth of Ruth Orkin who traveled the world making waves in an industry dominated by men.
- The National Portrait Gallery is accepting entries through January 29 for its triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition that celebrates excellence in the art of portraiture.
- Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW) is sponsoring a Civil Unrest Training by Global Journalist Society today from 6:00-8:00 p.m. that will cover best practices for civil unrest with a focus on visual journalists covering protests and major political events, including the upcoming inauguration in Washington, D.C. WPOW also started an emergency fund to help journalists purchase safety gear.
- In response to the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol last week, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma is hosting a free 90-minute training webinar for journalists today at 12:00 p.m.
- Apostrophe is accepting applications through Jan. 29 for their second round of the Apostrophe Mentorship Program, a 12-week course focused on amplifying the voices of the BIPOC community within the photo industry.
- Imaging USA will be held entirely online this year, with general sessions running this Sunday through Tuesday. A 3-day all-access pass is $59 or free for PPA members.