It’s been a while since we had a virtual roundtable, and we’d love to see what photos you’ve been taking lately. Join us on Thursday, August 19 at 6:00 p.m. for a session where we can catch up and share images on the theme of vacation. You can register here and refer to the confirmation email for details on uploading photos. Looking forward to seeing you and your awesome photos!
- A group of five photojournalists who were arrested and/or beaten during last year’s protests against racial injustice has sued the NYPD in an attempt to stop what they call egregious and repeated violations of journalists’ right to record police activity on public streets.
- Fifty years ago, Sue Davies opened the Photographers’ Gallery in London “to gain recognition for photography as an art form in its own right.”
- From the man-faced stink bug to the mirror spider that looks like a disco ball, nature is full of incredible insects that survive thanks in part to their bizarre adaptations.
- Clever paper cutouts by Rich McCor (aka Paperboyo) transform architecture and landmarks into amusing scenes.
- “The New Woman Behind the Camera” exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and slated to open at the National Gallery of Art at the end of October, presents about 200 photographs by 120 female photographers from more than 20 countries.
- Winners of the Minimalist Photography Awards 2021 were selected from over 3,700 entries from 39 countries.
- Exposed alum Marci Lindsay interviewed Sasha Waters Freyer, the director of Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable, who talked about her portrait of the artist, women in street photography, and why she became a filmmaker.
- UNESCO invites people aged 14 to 25 who have lived or traveled to the Silk Roads region to submit photos to their Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads contest before the August 24 deadline, free to enter.