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UPI presents the opening of their latest exhibition, TIPC 2016: Origin, the winners of the 2016 Tokyo International Photography Competition from January 24 to February 25, 2017, in DUMBO.

TIPC 2016: Origin

UPI presents the opening of their latest exhibition, TIPC 2016: Origin, the winners of the 2016 Tokyo International Photography Competition from January 24 to February 25, 2017, in DUMBO.

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The Best of Photojournalism 2017 is open to professional photographers, editors and online photojournalists, and there is no entry fee

Best of Photojournalism contest deadline looms

Renowned as “the contest designed for photojournalists by photojournalists,” and incorporating the many facets of the visual journalism industry, NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism competition annually attracts the most talented professionals in four divisions, collectively representing nearly 100 categories.

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Brooklyn Heights resident Nathan Benn brings Kodachrome Memory to The Cape Ann Museum, a collection of 30 images taken on assignment for National Geographic Magazine of life in the Massachusetts coastal location in 1978.

Kodachrome Memory: Nathan Benn's North Shore, 1978

Brooklyn Heights resident Nathan Benn brings Kodachrome Memory to The Cape Ann Museum, a collection of 30 images taken on assignment for National Geographic Magazine of life in the Massachusetts coastal location in 1978. The exhibit runs through February 19, 2017, with the artist making a special appearance and talk on Saturday, January 7th.

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Pete Souza has a dream job of photography, and his best images of 2016 prove why. For the last eight years he has documented the Obama White House as Chief Official White House Photographer and Director of the White House photo office. The behind the scenes access gives a look at life in the White House in the final year of President Obama's presidency.

Pete Souza presents White House 2016 Year in Photographs

Pete Souza has a dream job of photography, and his best images of 2016 prove why. For the last eight years he has documented the Obama White House as Chief Official White House Photographer and Director of the White House photo office. The behind the scenes access gives a look at life in the White House in the final year of President Obama's presidency.

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Macy's Fireworks return to the East River

Best of 2016 Photography from SBN

Our favorite photographs from 2016 start with the return of the Macy's Fireworks to the East River, bringing the coastline of Brooklyn back as a prime viewing area. Our pictures were taken north up river from One Brooklyn Bridge Park. We also love the Gowanus and Sports so take a look at our online gallery!

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I finally made a trip to the Brooklyn Museum for Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present, what I feel is a seminal exhibit that was long in the making.

Brooklyn Museum presents "Who Shot Sports"

IT'S YOUR LAST CHANCE TO SEE SOME OF THE GREATEST SPORTS IMAGES. WHO SHOT SPORTS CLOSES AFTER FIRST SATURDAY ON JANUARY 7TH! I finally made a trip to the Brooklyn Museum for Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present, what I feel is a seminal exhibit that was long in the making. Sports photography, as many of my friends know, is my passion.

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The Museum of the City of New York presents a screening of Bill Cunningham New York followed by a discussion of his work

Bill Cunningham New York

The Museum of the City of New York presents an evening of tribute to one of New York's greatest street photographers with a screening of Bill Cunningham New York followed by a disc

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UNDERFIRE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PFC. TONY VACCARO, which debuts Monday, November 14, 2016, on HBO, chronicles the life of a man who played two risky roles in World War II: a combat infantryman on the front lines and a photographer who took and developed roughly 8,000 photographs of the war.

UNDERFIRE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PFC. TONY VACCARO

UNDERFIRE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PFC TONY VACCARO, which debuted on HBO, chronicles the life of a man who played two risky roles in WWII: a combat infantryman and a photographer who took 8,000 photographs of the war. The documentary features many of today's war photographers and photojournalists including Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalists Lynsey Addario and Tyler Hicks.

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WhiteWall comes to SoHo: An Online photography lab creates a showroom  for the 21st century photographer

WhiteWall: SoHo Showcase debuts during Photoplus

The biggest argument we have in the industry these days is the state of non-virtual display of images. With so much work published daily on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr - how can you make the end product special? Well, the answer is WhiteWall. During Photoplus 2016, WhiteWall opened their first showroom and retail store outside of Germany in SoHo, New York City.

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2016 Best In Show at The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar by Reuters/Jonathan Bachman

2016 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Photo Contest Winners

For those of us who still love Photojournalism, I thought I would share all the First Place winners in the 2016 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, which took place November 11-12, 2016, America’s longest continuously operating photojournalism conference.

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New Yorkers will be able to experience the Spring season on Governors Island, beginning May 1, extending its public access season by nearly one month.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Beyond South Brooklyn

For the first time in history, New Yorkers will be able to experience the Spring season on Governors Island, opening to the public on May 1, extending its public access season by nearly one month.

The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.
Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.

Dance Theatre Etcetera presents the 24th Annual Red Hook Fest on Friday, June 9th to Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Red Hook

Dance Theatre Etcetera presents the 24th Annual Red Hook Fest on Friday, June 9th to Saturday, June 10th, 2017, with live music and dance on the beautiful Brooklyn waterfront.

The Look + Listen Festival presents the best of new music in New York City art spaces from May 18-21, bringing performances to contemporary art venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan including the BRIC House in Fort Greene.
Beyond South Brooklyn

The Look + Listen Festival presents the best of new music in New York City art spaces from May 18-21, bringing performances to contemporary art venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan including the BRIC House in Fort Greene.

Beyond Brooklyn

Front Room Gallery, our favorite Williamsburg gallery, has reopened on Manhattan's lower East Side premiering with a solo exhibition of new paintings by Thomas Broadbent through April 9th.

Front Room Gallery, our favorite Williamsburg gallery, has reopened on Manhattan's lower East Side premiering with a solo exhibition of new paintings by Thomas Broadbent through April 9th.

The Museum of Science Fiction announces that Joe Haldeman will be the Literary Guest of Honor for Escape Velocity 2017 in Washington, DC.

The Museum of Science Fiction is proud to announce that Joe Haldeman will be the Literary Guest of Honor for Escape Velocity 2017, taking place Labor Day weekend, September 1 to 3 at the MARRIOTT Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.