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An Exhibition at the Getty Center Showcases Los Angeles as Seen Through the Eyes of Teenagers

Posted by on September 11, 2018 | Contests/Events, Education, Student Photography

Open through January 20, 2019, at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the exhibition “LA #Unshuttered: Teens Reframing Life in Los Angeles” features the photographs of 23 Los-Angeles area high school students. Each student was asked to pick a social issue of personal importance, and advocate for it with his or her photography. The resulting... More

Mark Your Calendars: Photoville is Returning to Brooklyn In September

Posted by on August 29, 2018 | Contests/Events

Returning for a seventh year, Photoville is a pop-up photography event featuring 85 disparate exhibitions highlighting the work of over 500 photographers that will be open in the Brooklyn Bride Park from September 13 to 23. Produced by United Photo Industries, the exhibitions will be housed in and on shipping containers. Programming will include nighttime... More

An Exhibition in the Bronx Highlighted Latin American Photography

Posted by on July 24, 2018 | Contests/Events

Tinkuy is a traditional dance of the Andes. Men dressed like huallatas or andean geese native to the area, danced and ran around the territory of Chahuaytire before to begin the theatrical courtship with the single women of the community. Highlands of Pisac, Perú. 2016. © Sharon Castellanos / VII Mentor Program

From July 12 through 22, residents of the Melrose neighborhood in the South Bronx were treated to the Latin American Foto Festival, an installation of photo essays by prominent Latin American photographers. The exhibition, which was sponsored by the Bronx Documentary Center, encompassed the entire neighborhood, and was hung in community gardens, on the walls... More

Enter This Prestigious Competition For Young Photojournalists by July 27

Posted by on July 20, 2018 | Contests/Events

Iraqi Special Operations Forces soldiers survey the aftermath of an ISIS suicide car bomb that managed to reach their lines in the Al Andalus neighbourhood of East Mosul.

Open to all photographers entered in a full time photography program, or under the age of 24, the Ian Parry Scholarship is a competition named after Ian Parry, an esteemed photojournalist who died while on assignment for The Sunday Times during the Romanian revolution in 1989. Awarded for the past 28 years, this year, there... More

A Series About Environmental Threats Facing New Orleans, and More, On Display at the 2018 SVA Thesis Exhibition

Posted by on June 14, 2018 | Contests/Events, Student Photography

In New Orleans, the phrase Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler, which is Cajun French for “let the good times roll,” is used as a call to party. A series of photographs by Alison Gootee with the same name depicts the opposite of celebration. Instead, the images capture the infrastructure, some of it crumbling, built to... More

An Exhibition Presents the Work of 12 Emerging New York-based Artists

Posted by on June 7, 2018 | Contests/Events, Photographer Interviews

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In “Daybreak: New Affirmations in Queer Photography,” an exhibition open at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art from June 9 through September 2, 2018, the work of 12 emerging New York City-based artists is presented. Collectively, they explore what a queer community looks like in 2018. The work, all of which were made... More