Professional Women Photographers presents an exhibition of its two most recent International Open Calls at the .No Gallery May 9th through May 27th. The jurors for two calls were Debra Clomp Ching and Mary Ellen Mark. The artists’ reception will be held May 11th from 6 to 8 p.m. The .No Gallery is located at 251 East Houston Street in New York City.
Have you ever been to an event that renews your faith? Well Saturday my faith was renewed in a group of teenagers and their parents. Professional Women Photographers (PWP) hosts an annual event (it’s 8th year!) that’s open to New York metropolitan area high school students. (Girls only of course!) An opportunity to see first hand what’s in the heads of teenagers these days when it comes to abstract photography. They didn’t disappoint! Helping with the exhibit set-up was an opportunity to “give back€ by sharing my time and there’s nothing like working in a committee to get to know others and learn the dynamics of the group. It always takes a village to pull these events off and afterward there’s [continue reading...]
WORKSHOP: Lightroom Image Correction DATE: Saturday, February 4, 2012 TIME: 10:00 – 3:00 LOCATION: to be announced FEE: $85.00 PWP Members. $100 non-members RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Ignore the boring technical correct verbiage in the subject line - this will actually be a fun, creative exercise. You will learn while working on your own images and go back to your workspace, putting to use the new knowledge on your other images. Limited to 12 people With many people working on self-published books, the skills of preparing an image for print becomes even more important. For exhibitions many of us turned our digital files over to an expert to correct and print. With book publishing (or promotional cards and such) we now need to have those skills [continue reading...]
Last night a photo queen graced PWP with her presence. Dressed in red velvet with flowing blue hair, Flo Fox, with her images, wit, and wisdom held the room at St. Paul the Apostle Church spellbound. Fox began taking pictures in 1972, right after she “split from her ex.€ With money from her first paycheck as a costume designer, she bought an SLR and never looked back. She had been promised one earlier by her mother, “when you graduate ninth grade.€ But her mother died before this could happen. For any other person, this might have been a dream stopper, but Flo Fox is no ordinary mortal. But more on that later. The important stuff is the pictures. They seem [continue reading...]
Professional Women Photographers is proud to present its 35th Anniversary International Open Call exhibition at Soho Photo Gallery (15 White Street). It opens Tuesday, June 7th, with a reception from 6 – 8 pm. The two jurors for PWP’s first open call were Elinor Carucci and Stephen Perloff. Carucci is an internationally recognized photographer whose images are in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Fine Art and the Houston Museum of Fine Art. Perloff is the editor of The Photo Review, Focus Magazine and The Photograph Collector. He is also a photographer and curator. There were [continue reading...]