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Stanmeyer Wins World Press Photo of the Year for 2013

17 February 2014
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Photographer John Stanmeyer has been awarded the World Press Photo of the Year for 2013 for an image of immigrants standing on a beach in Djibouti near the Somali border, trying to get wireless connections for their cell phones in an attempt to contact families abroad. Stanmeyer shot the image for...

Mary Anne Redding Named Chair of Photography

15 May 2012
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The Santa Fe University of Art and Design has named Mary Anne Redding as their new photography department chair. Redding, who is a leading photography educator, writer and curator, has previous taught at Arizona State University and New Mexico State University. She also formerly served as the curator of photography for the Palace of the Governors/New Mexico History Museum. Her most recent exhibitions include Contemplative Landscape at...

Eppridge, Bey, Clarkson Honored for Lifetime Achievement

14 March 2012
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Among the winners at the 2011 Lucie Awards this past October were notable photographers Bill Eppridge, Dawoud Bey and Rich Clarkson.

Eppridge, who covered the Beatles' 1964 arrival in America, Robert Kennedy's 1968 presidential campaign and assassination, and the...

Howard’s ‘Project Imagin8ion’ Finalists Chosen

24 August 2011
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Canon U.S.A. and Hollywood filmmaker Ron Howard have selected eight winners of their Project Imagin8ion photography contest. The winning photos will be used to inspire a short film by Howard.

Launched on May 22, the project invited photographers of all skill levels to submit their most imaginative photographs based on...

Former ASMP President Kelly Wins IPC Award

19 June 2011
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American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) past president Richard Kelly has received the 2011 International Photographic Council (IPC) Professional Photographer Leadership Award. Kelly received this award along with five other notable photographers, each of whom specializes in a different sector of the industry.

A Pittsburgh photographer, Kelly is known for his editorial...

LA Times, Washington Post Photographers Win Pulitzer Prizes

13 June 2011
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Barbara Davidson of the Los Angeles Times has been awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for her story on victims of gang violence.

As part of this honor, Davidson was awarded a $10,000 cash prize. Carolyn Cole, also from the Times, was named a finalist for images of the...

Brian Lawler Receives Educator of the Year for Higher Education from EDSF

13 October 2010
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Photographer and professor Brian Lawler received the Educator of the Year for Higher Education award from the Electronic Document Systems Foundation.

Lawler won this award for his 30 years in the photography, typography and prepress industries. His other work has included consulting for Kodak, Apple, Hewlett-Packard, Adobe Systems, Epson and Nikon. He has also written articles for WhatTheyThink.com and Graphic Arts Monthly.

David Bram Wins Griffin Museum of Photography Focus Award

12 October 2010
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The Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, Mass., has named the recipients of its annual Focus Awards. One of this year's winners is Albuquerque-based David Bram, founder of Fraction magazine.

Bram received the Rising Star award, which is given each year to emerging contributors in the photography community. His online publication focuses on alternatives to physical galleries and predominantly features the work of new artists.

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