April 26, 2013
SPRING IN FOCUS WINNERS!
Thanks to all who participated - our judges had a tough time selecting from over 1,000 submitted images! The winners and honorable mentions can be viewed on the FotoDC website, as well as on Facebook. Join us on May 23rd at the Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts in Georgetown for an opening reception featuring the Spring in Focus and 2013 Fotobama Contest winners (invitation to follow).
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS!
SPIRIT OF DC CONTEST WINNERS
1st Place: Alyona Vogelmann
2nd Place: Bailey Rosen
3rd Place: Oliver Devine
CHERRY BLOSSOM CONTEST WINNERS
1st Place: Chantal Dussuel
2nd Place: Ching - Yi Chang
3rd Place: Anne Marie Pippin
SPIRIT OF DC CONTEST
Samuel Corum, Neema Doma, Eileen McMenamin, Aaron Minks, Timothy Moore, Hannah O’Malley
CHERRY BLOSSOM CONTEST
JP Benante, Anthony Divino, Jordan Emont, Joe Flood, Scott Fracasso, Andy Kitchen, Jayanta Mondal, Sara Neufeld, Navin Sarma, Buddy Secor, Stacy Smith-Evans, Edie Swift
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DAVID PIKE AWARDS Extended deadline 4/29 - Honors reporting that changes perceptions about homelessness, and is open to all publications and outlets, as long as the entries cover the DC metro region or national policy as it relates to these issues. Please send submissions and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAPITAL PHOTOGRAPHY CENTER
presents panel discussion WANT TO GO PRO? LEARN WHAT WORKS. Join professional photographers Chris Alvanas, Moshe Zusman, Ron Aira, Zaid Hamid and Kate Hauschka for an evening of information and inspiration. Learn from the pros about business models that work and do not work, succeeding in a competitive market, collaboration, outsourcing work, gear choices and more. May 3, 2013 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Moshe Zusman Photography Studio, 1401 Florida Ave, NW, 20009. Pre-registration is required - register at www.CapitalPhotographyCenter.com/classes/
EMBASSY OF SPAIN presents LATINO/US COTIDIANO a national traveling exhibition and photobook visualizing the U.S. Latino experience today through twelve of the most talented photographic voices working internationally. CLOSING DATE: May 12th(Former Residence of the Ambassador of Spain - 2801 16th St, NW
EMBASSY OF SPAIN On Sunday, May 5th @ 1pm, join distinguished arts professionals Laura Roulet and Muriel Hasbun in conversation with photographer Susana Raab and Cultural Attaché Guillermo Corral about the relevant themes and points of intrigue illuminated by the works in the show. Cava and tapas will be served, information here. RSVP required:email@example.com (Former Residence of the Ambassador of Spain - 2801 16th St, NW)
FLAK PHOTO announces a new project/collaboration with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art - Making Pictures of People - On Current Portraiture
WHITE HOUSE NEWS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION (WHNPA)'s gala dinner takes place on Saturday, May 11, 6:30 pm, at the Ritz-Carlton. It's a fabulous black tie event to honor the best news photographers of 2012. There will also be great raffle prizes, along with goodie bags for all - more detailshere.
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MATTHEW RAKOLA and The Learn Projectwere recently hi-lighted in Wonderful Machine Cog. Rakola will soon be adding the Washington Ringing Society, a group of bell ringers who ring at the national cathedral, and quite possibly private investigators and a surfboard making shop in Maine to the ongoing project which documents a, "broad range of unusual educational opportunities from across the learning spectrum."
MAX MACKENZIE, long-time Washington fine-art photographer, has his first West Coast Exhibition featuring huge 10 foot-long-prints of his well-known color and b+w panoramic landscapes of the American West. Show opens at the dnj Gallery in Santa Monica on Saturday, April 20th, 2013: 6-8 pm.
ADAM WISEMAN's Moving Portraits is a series of approximately one minute filmed portraits that capture a moment of un-guarded introspection. Wiseman uses a combination of documentary portraiture techniques and available technological advances in high quality video to take “filmed portraits” of his subjects.
ROBB HILL is working on a local project entitled Representation Without Taxation. The project explores how Washington, DC functions with the power players, the lifers, the transients and what forms this somewhat stable but very disproportional tripod.