Photography News Bulletins
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RTP Hires Maureen McNeil
New Executive Director at Rehabilitation Through PhotographyNew York, NY, September 28, 2012 -- RTP, Rehabilitation Through Photography announces the hiring of a new executive director, Maureen McNeil. Maureen comes to this new position with a strong background in the arts and culture, and most importantly, over 10 years experience in Non-profit management. She has a proven track record of working with board members. She has served as a spokesperson for organizations on a national and international broadcast media basis. Maureen is recognized as a true leader in the field of arts and culture.
Masters of Nature Photography
Frans Lanting, Thomas D. Mangelsen and Art Wolfe team upLOS ANGELES, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, three of the world's most renowned nature photographers--Frans Lanting, Thomas D. Mangelsen, and Art Wolfe--are teaming up to present a series of unique weekend events that will change the way you look at photography and what you can do with your own camera.
Phase One Digital Artist Series
Four new workshopsCOPENHAGEN, July 18, 2012 -- Phase One announced open enrollment for four new special Phase One Digital Artist Series (PODAS) Workshops -- one scheduled each month from September through December, 2012. They will be held in Namibia, Scotland, Monument Valley in Arizona, and New Zealand.
Sammon Says Socialize or Succumb
New app is called Social Media Marketing for PhotographersIn Rick Sammon latest (his 10th) app, Social Media Marketing for Photographers, this seasoned pro gets you started on social media . . . and on the all-important business side of photography, as well. The app is available for both the iPad and iPhone. It's Rick's one-hour soial media presentation that has been given around the country. Introductory price (until July 15) is $9.99. After that the price goes to $19.00. Link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/social-media-marketing-by/id534916985?ls=1&mt=8
Phase One Digital Artist Series
Photography workshops for 2012COPENHAGEN, February 27, 2012 — The 2012 Phase One Digital Artist Series (PODAS) international photography workshops are now open for enrollment. Each of the ten all-inclusive photo excursions is limited to less than 25 participants. All feature a hands-on learning environment amidst breathtaking surroundings, and for the first time, French and German speaking workshops have been arranged.
Sigma Announces the Passing of Michihiro Yamaki
Imaging manufacturer’s pioneering CEO, founder led company for more than 50 yearsWe are deeply saddened to learn that Michihiro Yamaki, founder and CEO of Sigma Corporation, has died. In addition to his numerous contributions to photography and his innumerable achievements as an industry leader, Mr. Yamaki was a true gentleman. He will be greatly missed and all of us at Werner Publishing want to express our condolences to the family and to the global community of Sigma Corporation.
Tamron "Secrets to Better Pictures" Seminars
Free for new DSLR buyersNovember 21, 2011, Commack, New York ― Tamron will be conducting a series of complimentary seminars throughout the US at select authorized dealers. Beginning November 25, 2011 thru December 31, 2011, any customer that purchases a DSLR kit from one of 26 select retailers (*see list below) is cordially invited to attend at no charge a Tamron "Secrets to Better Pictures" Seminar during the first half of 2012.
Nikon To Sponsor Joe McNally's 9/11 Exhibit
"Faces of Ground Zero – 10 Years Later"MELVILLE, NY (August 16, 2011) – Nikon Inc. is the exclusive photographic equipment sponsor of the “Faces of Ground Zero – 10 Years Later” exhibit at the Time Warner Center in New York. The free exhibit, marking the 10th Anniversary of 9/11, will take place from August 24 to September 12, 2011. The exhibit features more than fifty images and videos by internationally acclaimed photographer, Joe McNally, that bring to life some of the extraordinary individuals personally impacted by the events of 9/11.
British Journalist Wins Arnold Newman Award for Portraiture
Jason Larkin wins for his series "Past Perfect"New York, NY – PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo has announced today that British documentary photographer, Jason Larkin, is the winner of the 2011 Arnold Newman Award for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture. Larkin's winning image series, titled "Past Perfect," examines how the museums of Egypt use different styles of curating to present exhibits depicting the past to contemporary audiences. Larkin’s work was selected from a large pool of entrants who requested consideration for the Newman Prize from their entries to PDN’s Photo Annual competition. Larkin will receive a $15,000 cash award and an exhibit of his winning picture series at the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland, Maine from July 2 -- November 27, 2011.
Willard S. Boyle, Father of Digital Eye, Dies at 86
By Douglas Martin/The New York TimesWillard S. Boyle, who won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics for helping to develop a device that is at the heart of virtually every camcorder, digital camera and telescope in use, died on Saturday in Truro, Nova Scotia. He was 86. (In the photo, Boyle, left, is with George E. Smith in 1974. Their work on the charge-coupled device won them a Nobel Prize in 2009.)
1945-2011 In MemoriamIt is with profound sadness that we mark the untimely passing of Hilary Araujo on April 14, 2011 at the age of 65 after a short illness. Mr. Araujo had been Vice President of Marketing for The Tiffen Company of Hauppauge, New York since June of 2004 and was responsible for the company’s overall advertising, marketing, and public relations programs during that time.
Sigma 50th Anniversary Site
Users can interact and learn about the company’s historyRonkonkoma, NY, April 20, 2011 – Sigma Corporation of America is celebrating its 50th anniversary by launching an online community where Sigma users can interact and learn about the company’s history.
Sigma Announces Scholarship Winner
Andrew Lu receives $5,000 in cash and $1,000 in Sigma gearRonkonkoma, NY, April 18, 2011 – When Andrew Lu entered the Sigma Corporation of America Scholarship contest, he had two goals: To evoke emotion with his black-and-white imagery and to take home the grand prize. Today, the camera and lens manufacturer announced that Lu has successfully accomplished both of those objectives. The Yorktown Heights, NY, native has been announced as the winner of the second annual Sigma Corporation of America Scholarship Contest, for which he will receive a prize of $5,000 in cash and a $1,000 credit toward Sigma products of his choosing.
Charlottesville, June 9-11LOOK3 is returning to beautiful Charlottesville. The 3-day festival will take place June 9,10,11 when we welcome photographers, editors, and media professionals from around the world. With Guest Curators Kathy Ryan (NYTimes Magazine) and Scott Thode (VII magazine), LOOK3 will present another inspiring three days of exhibitions, presentations, interviews, workshops, and outdoor projections.
Sigma Scholarship Voting Underway
Voting to determine top five finalistsRonkonkoma, NY, March 11, 2011 – A diverse collection of photos depicting high school student life, nature scenes, exotic foreign destinations and urban landscapes are among the hundreds of images submitted by 167 high school seniors who are competing in Sigma Corporation of America’s second annual Scholarship Contest.
Peter Read Miller Workshop
Takes place April 4-10Los Angeles, CA – March 8, 2011 -- World Class Sports Illustrated Photographer Peter Read Miller has announced he will conduct his annual Sports Photography Workshop in Denver, Colorado on April 4-10, 2011. The workshop, now in its 7th year and limited to only 25 attendees, will provide a personal and hands-on approach to teaching a variety of shooting and lighting techniques that have helped Miller's photos grace more than 100 Sport Illustrated covers. Workshop participants will have an opportunity to apply their new skills to live sporting events throughout the weeklong workshop. Photographers interested in learning more about the workshop or registering to attend can visit Peter Read Miller Sports Photography Workshop.
Sigma Scholarship Deadline Approaching
Accepting submissions through Feb. 28Ronkonkoma, NY, Feb. 16, 2011 – Time is running out for high school seniors to submit their applications for the Sigma Corporation of America scholarship contest, and vie for their chance to win $5,000 cash, and $1,000 in Sigma products.
Calumet Photographic Hosts Free Color Calibration Seminar
Friday, Feb. 18: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.Five signed copies of Al Satterwhite's book "TITANS" will be given away as door prizes at this free color calibration seminar led by Josh Fischer, education manager at Datacolor and renowned expert on color calibration.
New book from Jim M. GoldsteinEnjoy the stunning beauty of White Sands National Monument in this collection of fine art landscape photographs by San Francisco based photographer Jim M. Goldstein. This unpublished collection of fine art photographs is presented exclusively via the iPad in high definition. View and explore the high-resolution images, share artwork with friends and learn more about the amazingly dynamic environment that is White Sands National Monument, New Mexico.
Light Painting Workshop
With Harold RossHarold Ross, light painter extraordinaire, is running a still life workshop in February for photographers interested in learning about light painting. Harold uses the technique in studio and outdoors, for both his personal fine art work and for commercial assignment photography. For more info, check out www.lightpaintingworkshops.com.