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2014 Eyes of History: Astrid Riecken wins first place in Feature

Congratulations to freelance photojournalist Astrid Riecken for her first place win in the 2014 Eyes of History still contest’s feature category. The Washington Time’s Andrew Harnik won a second place and third place while Awards of Excellence went to Jim Lo Scalzo of the European Pressphoto Agency and the Washington […]

2014 Eyes of History contest is under way

The White House News Photographers Association 2014 Eyes of History contest is under way this weekend at the National Geographic Society in Washington, DC. The weekend kicked off with presentations by our still photography judges, Denver Post Director of Photography Tim Rasmussen, VII Photo founding member John Stanmeyer and National […]

Steward, Renzetti, West, Seals, Ahearn, & Holloway to judge 2014 video contest

The WHNPA is happy to announce the judges for the 2014 Eyes of History Video Contest. Dan Renzetti, Catherine Steward and Pam West will judge the video editing entries while the video photography entries will be judged by Jack Ahearn, James Holloway and Eric Seals. For more information about the […]

Brack & Dharapak talk about White House access on Newseum’s Inside Media

Moderator, John Maynard, listens while WHNPA members Dennis Brack and Charles Dharapak speak during a taping of Inside Media at the Newseum. The two photojournalists who are veterans of White House coverage speak about restriction on press coverage by the Obama administration. The program which will be available for view […]

Leen, Rasmussen & Stanmeyer to judge 2014 still contest

The WHNPA is happy to announce that the 2014 Eyes of History Still Contest will be judged by Sarah Leen, Tim Rasmussen and John Stanmeyer. Each judge is distinguished in the field of photojournalism and will bring their eye and experience to this year’s still contest. For more information about […]

Photo by AP’s Martin helps reunite man with his family

WHNPA member and Associated Press photojournalist Jacquelyn Martin played a key role in the fortuitous reunion of a missing man and his family. Martin made a cold weather feature of a man resting near a steam vent with a group homeless in Washington, DC Saturday, January 4th. The man who […]

Help hang 2013 ‘Eyes of History’ exhibit

Please join Dennis Brack and others and help setup the exhibit on Thursday, December 26 and Friday, December 27. If additional work is needed it will be completed on Monday, December 30 and Tuesday, December 31. All help is greatly appreciated. Anyone interested should contact Dennis Brack at [email protected]. The […]

WHNPA Joins broad coalition of media organizations to Meet with White House Press Secretary and other Obama administration officials

(WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dec. 17, 2013) – Today, the White House News Photographers Association joined other industry leaders, including the White House Correspondents Association, the American Society of News Editors, Associated Press Media Editors, National Press Photographers Association and representatives of the television network pool at a meeting with White […]