Did you enter our 11th annual photo contest yet? You’ve got until January 11, but don’t dilly dally! Submit your photos that show the D.C. metro area through the eyes of people who live, work, and love here. Winning images will go on display in our spring exhibit–always a terrific community celebration.
Now, get your link on:
- Fantastic job alert: The National Museum of African American History and Culture is hiring a conservator for its photo department.
- Who knew we’d have a reason to link to that incredible New York Times report on Russian hacking and its influence on the presidential election in Friday Links? Turns out there was a little misunderstanding between what qualifies as news photography versus portraiture with poetic license when Justin T. Gellerson photographed the infamous file cabinet at the center of the Watergate scandal.
- As hacking becomes more prevalent, photojournalists demand encrypted cameras.
- National Geographic announced the winners of its 2016 contest. The Atlantic has plucked its favorites for a must-see gallery.
- Check out these super pics of @tinyfellas, “an ongoing micro-installation series based in DC.”
- PDN interviews photographer Josué Rivas, who’s been documenting Standing Rock since the summer.
- Stunning noir photos of actors and actresses by Jack Davison in the New York Times Magazine.
- Nick Ulivieri’s gorgeous photos of sea smoke rising over Lake Michigan.
- Local food photographer Rey Lopez created a true Americana slideshow as he followed Eater DC’s Tim Ebner on a sober jumbo slice crawl.
- Switching to British Christmas food, the world’s largest mince pie factory in Barnsley, Yorkshire, produces 720 pies a minute.
- WIRED followed around the “obsessive mushroom hunters” of New York City.
- Photographer Paul Bannick documents “the hardships and resilience of the 19 regular North American owl species” in his new book.
- Lion cubs, sprinting giraffes, and curious jackals: Click over immediately to this slideshow from wildlife photographer Anup Shah’s visit to a Kenyan National Reserve.
- 45 photos of Corgis in an ugly Christmas sweater parade in Seattle. Arf arf.