Join us tomorrow night at 6 p.m. for the inaugural “People, Pixels & Prints” episode on Instagram Live. Host and creator Shedrick Pelt will be chatting with three photographers featured in the “rise up” exhibition chronicling the Black Lives Matter movement and uprising: Kenny Holston, Shelby Swann, and Mukul Ranjan. Follow @exposed_dc on Instagram and tune in tomorrow for a chance to win one of the prints discussed on the show!
- Camera collector William Fagan obtained a mysterious roll of film when he bought a Leica Illa years ago and just recently had it developed and is now looking for anyone who recognizes the people in the photos.
- As part of “The World Through a Lens” series from The New York Times, Richard Frishman shares a collection of powerful images that show the ghosts of segregation throughout the United States.
- Entries are now open for the Focus on the Story Portrait Awards 2021. The call is open to all genres of portraiture, including environmental, studio, fine art, family, candid, and street.
- Photoworks is holding a virtual benefit tomorrow at 7 p.m. that will include a photo raffle and a sneak peek of filmmaker and special guest Ann Segal’s new documentary “Light on Iowa” a conversation with photographer Nancy Rexroth.
- For forty years, respected community photographer and local activist Nancy Shia has lived in an apartment on the corner of Ontario Street and Columbia Road and taken countless photographs of the Columbia Heights, Adams Morgan, and Mount Pleasant neighborhoods.
- National Geographic shares 10 unforgettable images from their Year in Pictures issue.
- Nikon and the National Gallery are partnering on a free, joint webinar exploring the similarities and differences between photography and painting, focusing on still life. The session is Tuesday, December 15 at noon EST.
- Photographer Bob Gruen talks to NPR about his experience capturing the lives and performances of rock stars over the decades and key moments in his career.
- Ron Hoffer captured his experiences working in Eastern Europe in the tumultuous 1990s in a new photo memoir that was published in Germany before the pandemic hit and is now available in the U.S. The publisher’s website provides a sneak peek, and copies are currently available at Politics and Prose, through other independent booksellers, or directly from the author.