- Critical Exposure is searching for a Program Director to lead youth organizing programs that train DC youth of color ages 14-24 in community organizing, photography, storytelling, and action planning. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis with a deadline of April 26.
- The “Telling Your Story” virtual exhibit opened earlier this week on Photoworks’s site, featuring 8 artists’ photo projects from a class they took with Ernesto Bazan.
- The BBC announced The Great British Photography Challenge is due to air this summer, with photography luminaries Rankin and Chris Packham at the center of the broadcast.
- Sigma Photo and Cardinal Camera invite you to a virtual session on the basics of photographing birds, from your bird feeder to the beach to the prime locations and destinations with photographer and Sigma tech rep, Brett Wells, on April 24 at 11:00 a.m.
- Speaking of birds, European starlings flock in mesmerizing swarms of thousands, but why is still somewhat of a mystery.
- PHmuseum’s curated awards guide provides info on grants and other photography applications currently open for submissions.
- Eric Pfrunder, who inherited Karl Lagerfeld’s photograph collection, plans to register the catalog on the Lukso blockchain, as well as releasing the photos over time through exhibits and books.
- Indian photographer Sutapa Roy’s “Wish My Butterfly Would Live Forever” tells the story of a young girl concerned about the health of the environment across the globe. It also shows a mother seeing her daughter mature and find her place in the world.
Earlier this week, we announced some exciting news! We are partnering with Focus on the Story and Lost Origins Gallery to present the 15th annual Exposed DC Photography Show in an outdoor installation in Mount Pleasant this summer. A special celebration will take place on Sunday, June 6 at 3 p.m. as part of the kickoff for the fourth annual Focus on the Story International Photo Festival. We are also exploring additional, creative ways to share the winning images to ensure increased accessibility and safe opportunities to view the show. Stay tuned for updates on our events and exhibition news!
- Join Leica Store DC for the next virtual edition of Cameras, Coffee, and Conversation featuring photographer and filmmaker Mynxii White on April 7 at 4:30 p.m.
- A U.S. appeals court has ruled in favor of photographer Lynn Goldsmith in her copyright dispute over how Andy Warhol had used her portrait photo of Prince.
- Timeless photos of a traveling circus trigger nostalgic thoughts of a long-lost time.
- Glen Echo Park Partnership Galleries issued a call for artwork for an upcoming juried exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the park’s iconic Dentzel carousel.
- Christopher Mathews celebrated his birthday near the erupting Geldingadalur volcano in Iceland with the northern lights making an appearance.
- The first annual Leica Women Summit, a tuition-free virtual gathering, will be held April 22, 24, and 25.
- Photographers often carefully light the petals of flowers, avoiding harsh bright spots, but those are just what Xuebing Du seeks in her images.
- A new show on Hulu called “Exposure” follows up-and-coming mobile photographers participating in weekly challenges.
- The “Our City, Ourselves: Women Photograph Washington” virtual exhibition opened this week, with a panel featuring some of the artists in the show. Share your photos taken around the city with the hashtag #OurCityCAH and the Ward in which the photo was taken to participate yourself.
Exposed DC is excited to announce that we are partnering with Focus on the Story and Lost Origins Gallery to present the 15th annual Exposed DC Photography Show in an outdoor installation in Mount Pleasant. The exhibit will be installed on the exterior wall of Ellē restaurant at 3221 Mt Pleasant St NW. A special celebration of the 2021 Exposed DC photography show will take place on Sunday, June 6 at 3 p.m. as part of the kickoff for the fourth annual Focus on the Story International Photo Festival.
Since 2006, Exposed DC has produced our annual show to shine a spotlight on life in the D.C. metro area as seen through the lenses of some of the region’s most passionate amateur photographers and professionals alike. The show includes unique takes on the capital’s iconic locations, as well as everyday scenes captured outside of the tourist bubble. You can preview this year’s winning images here.
The outdoor exhibition will run for three weeks, closing on Sunday, June 27. The Exposed DC team is also exploring additional, creative ways to share these images celebrating the Washington, D.C. area to ensure increased accessibility and safe opportunities to view the show. Stay tuned for updates on our events and exhibition news!
For more information or media inquiries, please contact:
Noe Todorovich at email@example.com
Support for the 2021 Exposed DC Annual Photography Show is provided by the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities.
The Exposed DC Photography Show is a Ten Miles Square production.
- Influential women photographers discuss what it means to be a photographer in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, March 30 at 4:00 p.m. for “Our City, Ourselves: Women Photograph Washington,” free and open to the public, pre-registration required.
- Fluorescent light, red dye, and gelatin are the ingredients of an emerging photography technique that allows scientists to better visualize the skeletons of animals.
- Art collector Daniel Wolf, who quietly amassed 25,000 photos for the J. Paul Getty Museum thereby jump-starting collectors’ interest in the medium, died earlier this year.
- The new exhibition Dreamland by Helene Schmitz opened this week at the House of Sweden. While they are currently closed to the public, virtual guided tours of the exhibition will be held on Zoom this weekend and next, and the exhibition will be on display through December.
- Join the International Center of Photography March 29 through April 2 for the online series, “The Rules Are Broken: A Year in Imagemaking,” which will explore the impact the pandemic, social movements, and a year lived through screens had on imagemaking.
- On April 1, Blake Gopnik will join author Andy Grundberg in a virtual launch celebration to discuss his new book that’s described as part memoir and part history on how photography became contemporary art.
- Photographers in the Somali Arts Foundation’s exhibition, Still Life, aim to take control of Somalia’s story and present a fuller, fairer portrayal of life in the country, as well as wanting it to become normal for women to take photos there.
- Eighteen years ago, 24 photographers agreed to document New Year’s Day for 24 years. Preview a selection of their work, which will be on display in London in one of the first exhibitions to reopen in the UK after coronavirus lockdowns.
- Karen Marshall began a project in 1985, documenting female friendship over the course of three decades, starting with the group’s junior year in high school.
- Critical Exposure is seeking a Program Director to join their team and lead their youth organizing programs.
- Get tickets for this year’s virtual WPOW Seminar + Portfolio Review happening on April 10: general public $45, WPOW member $35, student $20.
- Jay P. Morgan took a cheap panoramic film camera to Death Valley, sharing the results and technical details about the camera and settings, too.
- Category winners in the Sony World Photography awards’ open category have been announced along with some shortlisted entries.
- Commercial and fine art photographer Barry Seidman found inspiration for his latest project looking at his kitchen junk drawer.
- It took Finnish photographer JP Metsavainio 12 years and 1,200 hours of exposure to create this 1.7 gigapixel panorama of the Milky Way.
- More companies are switching to CGI for creating images of their products, with potential impact on how product photographers operate.
- Digital Camera World shares a list of 22 of the most innovative and prolific female photographers and how they’ve shaped the art form.