Archive for January 2013

NPPA Honors Storm, Estrin, Harrity and Dimick

Posted by on Thursday January 31, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) has awarded its annual Clifton C. Edom Award to Brian Storm, founder of multimedia production company MediaStorm, the photojournalists’ organization announced today. The award, named for the first head of the photojournalism program at the University of Missouri at Columbia and the founder of the awards now known as... More

ICP Infinity Awards to Honor Goldblatt, Henner, de Middel

Posted by on Wednesday January 30, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants

South African photographer David Goldblatt will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 29th Annual Infinity Awards, the International Center of Photography (ICP) announced yesterday. The awards will be given at a gala to benefit ICP on May 1 in New York City. Goldblatt, 82, has produced numerous books and museum exhibitions of his work,... More

Call for Submissions: Those Photos You Took Before You Were Famous

Posted by on Tuesday January 29, 2013 | Fine Art

Curators Laura Moya and Laura Valenti Jelen are putting together an exhibition for this spring that showcases images that photographers made when they were children. “Early Works” will show in April at Newspace Center for Photography in Oregon during Portland Photo Month, and at RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco in Fall 2013. According to... More

Defamation Lawsuit Against Lauren Greenfield Thrown Out of Federal Court

Posted by on Monday January 28, 2013 | Uncategorized

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that the lawsuit brought against photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield by one of the subjects of her award-winning documentary “The Queen of Versailles” has been thrown out by a federal judge in Orlando. The parties have been ordered to seek arbitration. Greenfield and the Sundance Institute, which runs the Sundance... More

Obituary: Architectural Photographer Philip Beaurline, 59

Posted by on Wednesday January 23, 2013 | Obituary

Philip Beaurline, an architectural photographer based in Charlottesville, Virginia, died January 18 from complications from the flu. He was 59, his obituary in the Charlottesville Daily Progress reports. Born in Davenport, Iowa, Beaurline graduated from Grinnell College. He held a variety of jobs –as carpenter, blacksmith and bricklayer, among other occupations–before he took his first... More

AFP, Washington Post Violated Daniel Morel’s Copyrights, Judge Rules

Posted by on Tuesday January 15, 2013 | Copyright/Legal

A federal court has ruled that Agence France-Press violated photographer Daniel Morel’s copyrights by distributing his images of the 2010 Haiti earthquake without permission. The copyright infringement claims turned on whether the terms of service for Twitter, the social network that Morel used to distribute his images of the earthquake, gave AFP the legal right... More

$15K Alexia Foundation Grant Deadline, Exhibition Coming Up

Posted by on Tuesday January 15, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Events

The deadline for the 2013 Alexia Foundation grant is this Friday, January 18. The $15,000 grant will be awarded to a photographer who is looking for funding “to produce a substantial picture story that furthers the Foundation’s goals of promoting world peace and cultural understanding.” The Alexia Foundation supports photojournalism that explores issues of social... More