WHNPA Announces Eyes of History Exhibit at Pepco Edison Place Gallery (download)(Washington - August 29) -The White House News Photographers Association® will display an exhibit of the 2016 ‘Eyes of History®’ contest winners’ work at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery from September 6th through September 30th, 2016. A closing reception will be held at the gallery on the evening of September 30th.
Earlier this year WHNPA announced that EPA photographer Jim LoScalzo has been named “Photographer of the Year” and Doug Mills of The New York Times has won “Political Photo of the Year” in the 2016 ‘Eyes of History®’ contest judging at the National Geographic Society in Washington, DC. Chip Baysden of WTTG was awarded Video Photographer of the Year and Video Editor of the Year. Spencer Millsap formerly of National Geographic won Multimedia Producer of the Year. Some of their work and the work of other contest winners will be featured at the exhibit.
In commenting on the WHNPA ‘Eyes of History®’ exhibit, President Whitney Shefte said, “Our photographers, video and multimedia producers are the very best in the world, and our contest winners prove that. We are pleased to feature their work in this exhibit and we are grateful to be able to do so at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery.”
The White House News Photographers Association is a 95-year-old non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the efforts of Washington’s professional photojournalists. The WHNPA aims to provide professional and educational outreach to its members and the community through scholarships, programming, an annual competition and a celebration of the industry at the annual “Eyes of History®” gala.
For more information, please contact Whitney Shefte at [email protected] or executive director Heidi Elswick at [email protected] (301-606-8251). For further information about ‘The Eyes of History®’ and to view the winning images and videos, visit the WHNPA website at www.whnpa.org.
The WHNPA and ‘The Eyes of History® are sponsored in part by Nikon, Tiffen/Domke and United Airlines.