2011 Bellingham Visual Journalism Conference and Workshop

From Russ Kendall: Howdy all. I wanted to let everyone know that the 2011 Bellingham Visual Journalism Conference and Workshop is on the calendar for Friday, July 15 thru Sunday, July 17. We’ve added a second day of multimedia workshops and have also added a photo contest. And of course, …

Featured NPPA11 photographer

We are going to start to feature photographers across the Region 11. Get yourself featured by filling out our form at http://r11.nppa.org/featured-photographer-suggestion/

July 2011 Clip Contest Winners

July2011 winners of the regional digital clip contest. Links to the winners appear below. Spot News 1st “Criado fire and murders” Robert Pennell / Medford Mail Tribune 2nd “Smoky Moon” Kai-Huei Yau / Tri-City Herald 3rd “Fire Victim” Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News   General News 1st “Ten year …

Anthony Bolante

Seattle photographer Anthony Bolante of The Image Arsenal is a multimedia journalist and editor with more than 20 years of professional experience specializing in editorial photography, sports photojournalism and adventure documentation. Born in Honolulu and now based in Seattle, Anthony has worked as a staff or contract photojournalist at numerous …

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Announcing The 2014 Alexia Foundation Grant Call for Entries

October 30, 2013 National News No Comments
The Alexia Foundation is pleased to announce that it will begin accepting applications for its 2014 Professional and Student Grants starting November 15, 2013.

Five Myths About The Federal Shield Law

October 30, 2013 National News Comments Off
NPPA has been a supporter of the Free Flow of Information Act, sometimes referred to as the Federal Shield Law. It was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last month on a bipartisan, 13-5 vote. If passed by Congress, the Act would be the first statute to protect journalists from being forced to identify their confidential sources in federal court. Kurt Wimmer, a lawyer who specializes in free speech and the Constitutional rights of journalists, has written an article about five myths that persistently linger regarding the Act.

Five Myths About The Federal Shield Law

October 30, 2013 National News Comments Off
NPPA has been a supporter of the Free Flow of Information Act, sometimes referred to as the Federal Shield Law. It was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last month on a bipartisan, 13-5 vote. If passed by Congress, the Act would be the first statute to protect journalists from being forced to identify their confidential sources in federal court. Kurt Wimmer, a lawyer who specializes in free speech and the Constitutional rights of journalists, has written an article about five myths that persistently linger regarding the Act.

NPPA Lawyer Gives PhotoWeekDC Legal Workshop On November 2

October 28, 2013 National News No Comments
Photographers are being caught in the middle of a perfect storm of technology, terrorist fears, and a World Wide Web mentality of entitlement to images. At the leading edge of this storm are the rising number of incidents of photographers being interfered with or arrested due to a climate of fear and suspicion of anyone taking pictures or recording events in public. This issue has only been exacerbated by the widespread proliferation of cellphone cameras and the ability of everyone to post photos and recordings on the Internet.

“Misappropriation” Art, Or Transformative Fair Use? It’s Complicated

October 26, 2013 National News Comments Off
In the ongoing copyright infringement case by photographer Patrick Cariou against “appropriation artist” Richard Prince, both sides have filed briefs respectively supporting and opposing the August 21, 2013 petition for a writ of certiorari filed by Cariou, appealing the April 2013, ruling in the case by a three judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. That decision reversed and vacated a 2011 lower district court ruling involving the application of the fair use doctrine to artistic works. Cariou originally published his photographs in 2000 in a book entitled Yes, Rasta, while Prince’s work was exhibited in 2008 as Canal Zone collages.

Photographer in the Spotlight

Jordan Stead

12 Sep 2011

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Jordan Stead is a photojournalist and recent graduate from Western Washington University with a major in visual journalism and a minor in environmental studies. He has interned and been affiliated with such companies as ZUMA Press, Seattle Magazine, The Bellingham Herald and The Skagit Valley Herald. His work – both in stills and video – has received national attention through awards with the National Press Photographers Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, Scripps Howard and the Washington Press Association. Aside from organizing the world into one rectangle at a time, Stead enjoys cold showers, hot vacations and temperate attitudes. Stead is currently at work in the King, Skagit and Whatcom counties of Washington state and is accepting photo and video assignments worldwide. References and clips available upon request. He can be reached at: [email protected] or on his cell: 206.326.0260 Website: http://www.jordanbstead.com/  

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Collaborations for Cause

22 Apr 2012

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A message from Dan Lamont Hello Colleagues: I am hoping you can help get the word out about a visual journalism retreat called Collaborations for Cause to be held in Langley on Whidbey Island May 4 and 5. It is a benefit for the Blue Earth Alliance, which supports documentary photography about social and environmental issues. This will be a …

2011 Bellingham Visual Journalism Conference and Workshop

25 Jan 2011

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From Russ Kendall: Howdy all. I wanted to let everyone know that the 2011 Bellingham Visual Journalism Conference and Workshop is on the calendar for Friday, July 15 thru Sunday, July 17. We’ve added a second day of multimedia workshops and have also added a photo contest. And of course, there’ll be an ass-kickin’ BBQ Friday evening. Please save the …

Northwest Video Workshop

19 Aug 2010

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SEATTLE, WA (August 19, 2010) – If you’re ready to take your stories to the next level, then the one-day 2010 Northwest Video Workshop in Seattle in October is for you, workshop chair TJ Mullinax says. “The Northwest Video Workshop is hitting the road to put the most incredible video specialists in Seattle to help refine your skills and to …

Clip Results

July 2011 Clip Contest Winners

6 Oct 2011

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July2011 winners of the regional digital clip contest. Links to the winners appear below. Spot News 1st “Criado fire and murders” Robert Pennell / Medford Mail Tribune 2nd “Smoky Moon” Kai-Huei Yau / Tri-City Herald 3rd “Fire Victim” Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News   General News 1st “Ten year murder cold case ends” Benjamin Brayfield / The World 2nd …

March 2011 Clip Contest Winners

10 Mar 2011

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March 2011 winners of the regional digital clip contest. Links to the winners appear below.   Spot News 1st “Fatal fire dog” Robert Brawdy / Tri-City Herald 2nd “Chicken Truck Rollover” Brandon Swanson / The Chronicle 3rd “ATV Accident” Colleen Flanagan / The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News General News 1st “Sailor returns to someone special” Joshua Trujillo / SeattlePI.com …

February 2011 Clip Contest Winners

10 Feb 2011

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February 2011 winners of the regional digital clip contest. Links to the winners appear below. Spot News 1st “House fire” Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2nd “Hangar Fire” Eric Engman / The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 3rd “Through the Ice Bridge” Eric Engman / The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner General News 1st “Air National Guard Base closes” Marc Lester / Anchorage …

December 2010 Clip Contest Winners

10 Feb 2011

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The December 2010 winners of the regional digital clip contest. Links to the winners appear below. Spot News 1st “Squalor Dogs” Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review 2nd “Fire Rescue” Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review 3rd “House fire” Larry Steagall / Kitsap Sun General News 1st “Weed Smackdown” Eric Engman / The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 2nd “Linville Kiss” Katie Greene 3rd …