Have you bought your advance tickets to our 10th anniversary show reception yet? It’s going to be our biggest and best opening party EVER!! If you don’t have it in your calendar yet, mark it down right now: Thursday, March 10, 6pm to 10pm!
- Befitting our 10th anniversary, our venue is the gorgeous Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square, courtesy of our wonderful hosts the Historical Society of Washington D.C.
- We’ve also partnered with an amazing assortment of local photography organizations: Critical Exposure, Capital Photography Center*, The Exposure Group, IGDC & HOIST, APA|DC, and Leica DC, who will all join in the celebration, each with their own special setup at the event. *Don’t forget to send a photo to Capital Photography Center for your chance at a critique!
- Your ticket includes complimentary craft beer from the superb Bluejacket Brewery, along with wine, soft drinks and snacks.
- You’ll be bowled over by the 47 beautiful, local images all made by area photographers, including our five Best in Show prize winners Messay Shoakena, Arpita Upadhyaya, Chris Suspect, Kevin Wolf and Andrew Golda.
- Our commemorative 10th Anniversary magazine is NOW ON SALE! Order online, or buy yours in person at the March 10 opening. It features all the images from this year’s exhibit, as well as from the previous four years of Exposed, including work by Bill Coyle (aka biketripper) who also took that tremendous photo above!
- Due to an unforeseen schedule change at the Carnegie Library, the exhibit dates are now: Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4pm; Saturday, March 12, 10am-4p; Closing day, Friday, March 25.
- Buy those advance tickets!
And now, back to your regularly scheduled linkage:
- In a case involving two Philadelphia residents suing city police for using excessive force against them, a federal judge has ruled that civilians have no constitutional protection to film cops, except under specific, highly subjective circumstances.
- NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is the only American to have spent 340 days in space. In addition to his research, he captured his unique view of the Earth.
- If you thought taking photos in public with an iPad was embarrassing, you haven’t seen the MacBook Selfie Stick.
- The National Press Photographers Association has issued a strong statement about the Secret Service throw-down of a photojournalist at a Trump rally on Monday.
- Dazed features the women at the frontline of documentary photography.
- Patti Smith is “not trying to change the world with photography.”
- The breathtaking, disorienting terrain of Greenland and Iceland.
- In Josef Schulz’s poignant series Übergang, the Düsseldorf-based photographer documents Europe’s abandoned checkpoints.
- Local porcine celeb-let Wee Wee the pig and his new BFF Scooter show off their new matching sweaters.