- Launched six years ago, Women Photograph now consists of 1,600 photographers from more than 100 countries. A new book features a collection of work by 100 members.
- Fernando Braga captured lightning striking the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro.
- Voting is open through March 14 for the RSPCA’s Young Photographer People’s Choice Awards, a competition for young photographers.
- Head to Photoworks Gallery tomorrow from 5:00-7:00 p.m. for the opening reception of “The Mind’s Eye” exhibit featuring the work of students from two Montgomery County high schools.
- You can also RSVP to join Photoworks online Sunday at 10:00 a.m. for the free, monthly Photo Matters session on the topic of “Summer Is Icumen In.”
- The 2023 Leica Women Foto Project Awardees were announced this week.
- The World Nature Photography awards 2022 received entries from 45 countries. The grand prize winner captured a crocodile lurking in the mud in Zimbabwe.
- Photographer Tommy Kha frames his own American South with portraits that blend his Asian heritage and family history with the mythology of the South.
- Join APA | DC for happy hour on Thursday, March 16 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at St Vincent Wine.
- Victoria Barnes is teaching a flower photography workshop at Made in ALX tomorrow, 2:00 p.m., $40.
Friday Links: December 3, 2021
It’s nearly that time of year again… The holiday season is officially upon us, which means our 16th annual photography contest is just around the corner! Join us at metrobar DC on Friday, December 10 at 6:00 p.m. for a happy hour as we kickoff this year’s contest. We’ll also be enjoying the first monthly #ArtatMetrobarDC photography slideshow we co-curated with Focus on the Story.
- Speaking of metrobar DC, head there this Sunday for a holiday art fair and book sale, including the 3 p.m. opening of “Look Hear Gallery,” an exhibit curated by Shedrick Pelt that celebrates the beauty and intimacies of Black culture in Chocolate City through the lens of Black photographers.
- Join Exposed alum John Buckley for a book signing of “Pictures of U,” his new limited-edition photobook at the Leica Store DC on December 9 at 6:00 p.m., free.
- Paying homage to historic photographs of groups of musicians and producers, Dee Dwyer assembled more than 100 go-go musicians in Chuck Brown Memorial Park for a photo dubbed, “A Great Day in Go-Go.”
- Flickr’s Your Best Shot 2021 competition is accepting entries through January 4 in six different categories.
- The closing reception for the DC Art Now 2021 exhibition of Art Bank finalist works will be held on December 9 from 5:00-7:00 p.m., free.
- View a selection of photographs by Yuri Long and Jon Malis at Photoworks online or in person at the gallery on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00-4:00 p.m. There will also be an artist talk on December 8 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom and a gallery reception on December 10 at 5:00 p.m.
- One hundred photographers contributed wildlife photos to the Vital Impacts Initiative to raise funds and awareness for grassroots conservation organizations.
Friday Links: April 23, 2021
- Today is the last day to submit work to Stop Motion’s call for entries for Vol 10; photos must have been taken in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia during 2020.
- The 2021 World Press Photo category winners were announced last week; you can view the complete collection of photos and stories here.
- The Photoworks Slam returns June 6, when photographers will vie for spots in an exhibition in the Photoworks 2022 Gallery. If you’d like to participate, submit your work by May 31.
- The Royal Horticultural Society announced the winners of its 2021 Photographic Competition.
- On April 29 at 6 p.m., AIA | DC is hosting a webinar with historian and Dutch native Henriette Rahusen that will explore the historical context of the noteworthy presence of architecture in Dutch art using paintings, drawings, prints, cartography, and old city descriptions to show how the built world influenced artistic expression.
- The annual Sony World Photography Awards announced winners of the 2021 competition, with two top prizes going to photographers reexamining biases in how culture and history is portrayed.
- The Professional Photographers of America (PPA) announced subsidies for photography exhibitors for their Imaging USA conference slated for next January at the National Harbor.
- May 3-7, instructors will be providing practical training during The Lightroom Virtual Summit. Tickets are free, with additional benefits available for VIP Access Pass holders ($99 through May 3).