Have you entered our annual contest yet? Submit your best images of the D.C. metro area by February 28 for the opportunity to have your work included in the show at Dupont Underground in May.
- Tuesday the exhibition “Day to Night: In the Field with Stephen Wilkes” opens at National Geographic. Admission to the exhibit is $15, and there will also be a talk with Stephen Wilkes on Tuesday the 13th from 7:30-9:00 p.m, $25.
- Kyler Zeleny has amassed more than 6,000 orphaned Polaroids and invites people to create fictional stories behind the images.
- Jonathan Higbee seeks out human interaction with the urban environment in his street photography.
InterAction is accepting entries to its 16th Annual Photo Contest which seeks to illustrate innovative, effective, and inspiring efforts in international relief and development. The deadline for entries is April 6.
VSCO Voices, a six month grant program that provides mentorship and $20,000 in funding for creators dedicated to empowering marginalized communities in the United States, is accepting applications through March 4. This year’s project theme is home.
Driely Schwartz has photographed the likes of Beyoncé, Kanye West, Questlove, and other popular celebrities. She shares some of her experience and advice in this interview with Forbes.
- Google began selling its artificial intelligence Clips camera last week for $249. Its website says the camera is “smart enough to recognize great expressions, lighting and framing. So the camera captures beautiful, spontaneous images. And it gets smarter over time.” Google began marketing the camera for parents who take a lot of photos of their children.
- “To satisfy an elitist, narrative fetish about ‘Trump Country’, photographers from outside have long ignored my region’s diversity.” Historian and Shenandoah Valley resident Elizabeth Catte sets out what people keep getting wrong about Appalachia.
- Einstein’s Camera–how one renegade photographer is hacking the concept of time.
- The New Yorker explores the bohemian rhapsody of Peter Hujar, who said of his portraiture work, “I like people who dare.”