LIVE RESULTS: 2018 Year in Pictures as they are judged March 1 & 2

Results of the 84th Annual Photography & Multimedia Contest, judged in 2019.


THE 2018 YEAR IN PICTURES GALLERY OPENING April 23rd @ 6:30pm…

This year’s 2018 Year in Pictures photos and multi-media winners will be presented at the incredible exhibit space at El Barrio Artspace PS 109, 215 E. 99th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday, April 23, 6:30-9:30 p.m. There should be plenty of nearby parking, and mass transit.

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The winners of the annual contest will receive their prizes, including cash awards and plaques at this event.

The New York Press Photographers Association (NYPPA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Photographer of the Year and the 2019 Sports Photographer of the Year Awards.

Thomas A. Ferrara, staff photographer of Newsday, has been named the 2019 NYPPA Photographer of the Year, sponsored by Canon Inc. The panel of three judges considered versatility, content and quality in selecting the Photographer of the Year winner. Judges said that Ferrara’s portfolio stood out because of the variety of images that showed the strength and diversity of the photographer’s images.

Brad Penner, Independent Photographer for USA Today Sports, has been named the 2019 NYPPA Sports Photographer of the Year, sponsored by Getty Images. The judges said that his portfolio showed strong visual content at a variety of sporting events.

The 2019 NYPPA Best in Show sponsored by FujiFilm will be announced at the Gallery opening.

The gallery presentation will feature the winning pictures in free-standing frames. The multi-media videos will be shown in a separate viewing room being provided by the gallery.

Members and their guests will be treated to live music, food and open bar for the entire evening. Come as you are or come dressed to the nines and celebrate great photojournalism and multi-media.

If you want to receive your prize money and plaques, you are encouraged to show up for this event.

The exhibit will be open from April 20-30 daily.

 

NYPPA DINNER 2019 May 17th


2019 NYPPA PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR & SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR ARE…

Media Advisory

PRESS RELEASE from the New York Press Photographers Association: Friday, March 15, 2019

NEW YORK – The New York Press Photographers Association (NYPPA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Photographer of the Year and the 2019 Sports Photographer of the Year Awards.

Thomas A. Ferrara, staff photographer of Newsday, has been named the 2019 NYPPA Photographer of the Year. The award, sponsored by Canon U.S.A., is part of the NYPPA’ 84th Annual Photography & Multimedia Contest.

The panel of three judges considered versatility, content and quality in selecting the Photographer of the Year winner. Judges said that Ferrara’s portfolio stood out because of the variety of images that showed the strength and diversity of the photographer’s images.

Brad Penner, Independent Photographer for USA Today Sports has been named the 2019 NYPPA Sports Photographer of the Year. The award sponsored by Getty Images, is part of the NYPPA’ 84th Annual Photography & Multimedia Contest.

The judges said that Brad Penner’s portfolio showed strong visual content in a variety of sporting events.

Sixteen first place awards, from multiple categories, were chosen from among 1,700 entries. Of these first-place awards, the Photographer of the Year Award was selected. The Photographer of the Year entries consist of a minimum of 10, and a maximum of 15 of an entrant's submissions. The contest was judged from March 1-3, 2019 at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Journalism in New York City.

The photography competition was judged by Jose R. Lopez, recently retired from The New York Times after a 31-year career as a staff photographer and picture editor; Dr. Lauren Walsh, a part-time professor of photojournalism at NYU, co-editor of The Future of Text and Image: Collected Essays on Literary and Visual Conjunctures (2012), “ The Millennium Villages Project” (2016); and photo editor of  “Macondo: Memories of the Colombian Conflict” (2017); and Kim Chapin, Deputy Director of Photography at the Boston Globe since 2005. Chapin’s primary role is visual editor of bostonglobe.com; whose responsibilities also include many of the department’s administrative duties.

Three New Members join the NYPPA

Please welcome to the NYPPA as voted on during the January 2019 Board Meeting:

Two New Members join the NYPPA 

Please welcome to the NYPPA as voted on during the December 2018 Board Meeting:

  • Daniel Herrick Photojournalist | Independent

  • Robert Smolanoff CBS NEWS | Cameraman

Please welcome them to the NYPPA and if you see them on the street say hello

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Two New Members join the NYPPA

Please welcome to the NYPPA as voted on during the December 2018 Board Meeting:

  • John Abbraccimento Photojournalist | Independent

  • Marisol Diaz Photojournalist | Independent-Newsday/AM New York

Please welcome them to the NYPPA and if you see them on the street say hello


NYPPA Member Vic DeLucia passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018

Former Post Photographer Vic DeLucia passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 following a long illness. He died at his beloved Glen Cove home with family members and his wife Joanne at his bedside. He was 85 years old.

Vic worked at the Journal American, until they shut down in 1966, he came to the Post on staff and he remained with us for 10-12 years, when he moved over to the New York Times until his retirement..