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Press Photographers Association of Greater L.A. Exhibit in L.A. through March 31

March 7, 2013: Associated Press photographer Nick Ut talks with Sara Cannon, art curator for the Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery during the Press Photographers Assn. of Greater Los Angeles photography exhibit. Photo by Scott Harrison, Los Angeles Times

The Press Photographers Assn. of Greater Los Angeles has found a new location for its 75th Anniversary Photo Exhibit. Until March 31, 2013, the images are on display at the Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Visitors need to enter Los Angeles City Hall through the Main Street entrance.


(Los Angeles Times)


Santa Fe Workshops Photo Contest

The first Santa Fe Workshops contest of the year is Animals, from wild to domesticated. Prizes valued at over $14,000.

The early-submission deadline is March 19; fee is $30 for 3 images. ANIMALS closes May 7, 2013.

(Santa Fe Workshops)


Annenberg Exhibit: War/Photography March 23- June 2

© ASP Palmer – Alfred Palmer

The Annenberg Space for Photography today announced its next installation, WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath. Organized by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the exhibit opens free to the public in Los Angeles on March 23, 2013 and runs through June 2, 2013. 

WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY encompasses over 150 images going as far back as 1887 through present-day and is arranged by themes presenting both the military and civilian point of view including the advent of war, daily routines, the fight itself, the aftermath, medical care, prisoners of war, refugees, executions, memorials, remembrance and more.

The exhibit includes the work of award-winning portrait photographers and photojournalists, military photographers, amateurs and artists including iconic images such as Joe Rosenthal’s Old Glory Goes Up on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima and Alfred Eisenstaedt’s V-J Day, Times Square, New York.

Recognizable from news coverage is Eddie Adams’ image of the execution of a Viet Cong prisoner on the streets of Saigon.

Specific to the Los Angeles exhibit will be the Annenberg Space for Photography’s original short documentary film and digital image presentation produced by Arclight Productions. Together, the documentary and digital gallery will feature over 500 photographs exclusive to the Photography Space from six acclaimed contemporary conflict photographers: Alexandra Avakian, Carolyn Cole, Ashley Gilbertson, Edouard H.R. Glück, David Hume Kennerly and Joao Silva.


Annenberg Space for Photography
2000 Avenue of the Stars, Century City, CA 90067
Wednesday through Friday: 11 am – 6 pm,
Saturday: 11 am – 7:30 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm
Admission is free. Parking with validation is $3.50 Wednesdays – Fridays and $1.00 on weekends.


Operation Photo Rescue to New York Feb. 2 and 3 to Restore Hurricane Sandy Damaged Photos


Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) is coming to New York City February 2 and 3 to digitally copy photos for anyone whose pictures were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Volunteer photographers, designers, restoration artists, and others, will repair, restore and print images at no cost, and the original prints stay with the owner. This will take place at the School of Visiual Arts, 133 W@est 21 Street, Room 101C. Appointments available via http:/ Walk-ins also welcome.

More detail at OPR’s website.

(The Daily PetaPixel)




Samsung EX2F Smart Camera Available Today for Lower Than Anticipated Price

Samsung announced today that their new EX2F Wi-Fi enabled Smart camera is now available nationwide for $499.99 ($50 less than the anticipated retail price when the camera was announced in early September). The compact EX2F offers full manual control, an f/1.4 24mm wide-angle lens, a 1/1.7-inch 12-megapixel BSI CMOS image sensor, and a 3-inch Swivel AMOLED display. With Wi-Fi connectivity, photographers can instantly share their shots via email or social networking directly from the camera. Users can also use the Remote Viewfinder app to frame shots on a smartphone or tablet’s screen.


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