As the end of the year draws closer, we have begun preparations for our 14th annual photography show and have some exciting updates we’ll be sharing soon. For now, we wanted to let everyone know that our annual photography contest will be happening earlier than usual this year. We’ll open the contest with a kickoff happy hour in early November, so get ready and stay tuned!
- The opening reception for David Burnett’s “We Choose to Go to the Moon” exhibit at the Leica Store DC is tonight from 7:00-9:00 p.m., free.
- StreetMeetDC is hosting a photo event at Soleado Lavender Farm tomorrow from 1:00-7:30 p.m., $25.
- Cole Davis documents life in Brownsville, a neighborhood in Brooklyn that is often referred to as the “Murder Capital of New York,” aiming to share the beauty and depth he finds.
- Winning images of the Nikon Small World photography contest include a turtle embryo, a snowflake, and a pregnant plankton.
- At a studio in Kandahar, Magnum photographer Thomas Dworzak found unexpected photos of Taliban fighters.
- The DC Street Photography Collective, DCSPC, invites DC area photographers to participate in a critique with Reuben Radding and members of DCSPC that will happen at their photography event on Nov. 20 at Slash Run. To be considered for the critique, submit 3-5 photographs to email@example.com by Sunday Nov. 3rd at midnight.
- Ilford announced a new film for both 35mm and 120 that is sensitive to all colors in the visible light spectrum apart from red.
- Our friends over at DC’s youth photography and social justice non-profit Critical Exposure are hiring for four full-time positions—Program Manager, Program Coordinator, Operations Manager, and Communications Coordinator.
- The Guardian’s photography editors are rethinking the images they use in their coverage of climate-related news.