Associated Press

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Andrew Harnik of The Washington Times wins First Place Pictorial

Andrew Harnik of The Washington Times was awarded First Place Pictorial and Second Place during the 2015 WHNPA Eyes of History Still Contest. Kevin Dietsch of UPI won Third Place. Andrew Harnik of The Washington Times, Carolyn Kaster of the Associated Press and Linda Davidson of The Washington Post received […]

Politico selects 10 Best Washington Photos of 2014

Politico Magazine has selected its choices for the 10 Best Washington Photos of 2014. A panel of photojournalists — including Dennis Brack, Melissa Golden, Brooks Kraft and Lance Rosenfield — helped the magazine select the series. The panel’s top picks went to Larry Downing, of Reuters; Saul Loeb, of Agence […]

Charles Dharapak speaks to Newspaper Association of America about White House access

Associated Press photographer Charles Dharapak joined his colleague AP White House correspondent Julie Pace to address the Newspaper Association of America’s mediaXchange conference about the Obama administrations lack of access and transparency for journalists. The address was written about by the Associated Press and Poynter. Dharapak (DAR’-uh-pak) brought his experience […]

2014 Eyes of History: Melina Mara wins first place in Picture Story Politics

Congratulations to Washington Post photographer Melina Mara for her first place win in the 2014 Eyes of History still contest’s Picture Story Politics category. Melina Mara, The Washington Post, also won a second place award while the Associated Press’s Evan Vucci won third place. Gabriella Demczuk, of The New York […]

2014 Eyes of History: Patrick Smith wins first place in Sports Action

Congratulations to freelance photographer Patrick Smith for his first place win in the 2014 Eyes of History still contest’s Sports Action category. Second and third place was awarded to the Associated Press’s Alex Brandon. Freelance photographers Logan Mock-Bunting and Patrick Smith won awards of excellence. View the 2014 Eyes of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Air and Space Museum security tackle photojournalist during protest

The Washington Post writes about a situation at the Air and Space Museum where two WHNPA members were interfered with by security officials. While covering a fast food wage protest at the museum’s McDonalds freelance photojournalist Kristoffer Tripplaar was wrestled to the ground while Associated Press video journalist Bill Gorman […]

Charles Dharapak’s Instagrams in Globe’s Big Picture

The Boston Globe featured Associated Press photojournalist Charles Dharapak’s Instagrams in their photoblog The Big Picture. The 18 image slideshow features images made while covering politics in Washington, DC and on the road. Dharapak is not new to Instagram and also used it during the 2012 US Presidential campaign. His […]

WHNPA members speak at RIT senior class seminar

Associated Press photographer Jacquelyn Martin, RIT graduate class of 2001, talks to students of Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. The students are in Washington, D.C. on a senior class seminar. William Synder, four-time Pulitzer Prize winning photographer and editor and Chair of the Photojournalism Program […]