Lynsey Addario on war

March 31, 2011

Lynsey Addario argues the importance of women covering war

WPOW member SERLI is featured in upcoming photo exhibit “Slices of Life”. Opening reception is Feb. 23, 6-8:30pm at Montgomery College  in Rockville. See photos below for additional details.

Compelling commentary by writer Kim Barker on the role of women covering war zones:


Attention students!  The WHNPA “Eyes of History” Student Photographer of the Year contest is open for entries from March 1-13, 2011.  Students around the world are eligible to enter and you don’t even have to be enrolled in a photojournalism program to participate!

Click here for more information.


WPOW member Danita Delaney is hosting this event on February 19. Check it out!
WASHINGTON, DC — The Exposure Group African American Photographers Association, Inc. is celebrating its history and presenting In the Beginning: 1978 Evolution of POSITIVE IMAGE an in-depth discussion with the founding members of Positive Images later renamed The Exposure Group African American Photographers Association, Inc. This event takes place on Saturday, February 19, 2011 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Historical Society of Washington, DC located at 801 K Street, NW. The Historical Society is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
In the Beginning: 1978 Evolution of POSITIVE IMAGE will focus on the history of photography in Washington as it relates to The Exposure Group as well as explore individual and group evolutions since its inception. As a backdrop, the founding members will also discuss the stories behind their lens and how their images have impacted African American culture and communities nationally and internationally. Let’s learn its history that has not been documented in most textbooks.
The Magnum Foundation and the Inge Morath Foundation announce the tenth annual Inge Morath Award. The annual prize of $5,000 is awarded by the Magnum Foundation to a female documentary photographer under the age of 30, to support the completion of a long-term documentary project. One award winner and up to two finalists are selected by a jury composed of Magnum photographers.

WPOW members have been offered a 50% discount off tickets or photo entries to the Civilian Arts Project‘s upcoming event, “So You Think You Can Shoot?” Photos will be reviewed by  MARY CAHILL, Deputy Photo Editor, Martha Stewart Omnimedia, AVI GUPTA, Photo Editor, U.S. News & World Report, DAVID HICKS, Senior Photo Editor, Washingtonian and DEE SWANN, Senior Photo Editor,

Plus – Learn from experts about trends in publishing photography, best practices for contacting photo editors, and what not to do under any circumstances!

Click here for tickets. Enter the code “WPOW” to receive the 50% discount.


-Jenna Isaacson


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