We’re getting ready to send the first NYPH Journal to the printers for proofing. Here are some sample pages featuring the winners and finalists from the 2012 edition of The New York Photo Awards. Winners from the 2013 edition will be featured in Volume 2 of NYPH Journal, published by powerHouse Books.
Remember, the Round One deadline to submit is September 12.
Some pictures of animals, Kenya, 2006
Richmond, Virginia, 2007
Pete Brook profiles Coverage on Wired’s Raw File blog today.
I’ve been making some pictures on Instagram.
To be fair, it’s kind of a chicken-and-egg situation: Does the media simply feed the audience’s desire for celebrity news and a fascination with the abomination? Or does the media create and perpetuate that appetite?
“The biggest spectacle I’ve seen must have been in Los Angeles and Encino, Calif., on the occasion of Michael Jackson’s memorial,” says [Christopher] Dawson. “Hundreds of fans congregated … but they seemed a small group compared to the media infrastructure and supporting police presence.”
From the meta-observational standpoint of a photographer photographing photographers, Dawson’s wry series encourages us to think twice about what we see in the news. To wonder: What’s just outside of that frame?
Behind The Scenes Of The Media Circus Spectacular
Photo Credit: Christopher Dawson
Thank you to Claire O’Neill and everyone at NPR Multimedia.
Thanks to Claire O’Neill and the folks at NPR’s The Picture Show for this profile on the Coverage project.
The New York Photo Festival invites you to the opening reception for The New York Photo Awards 2012 Exhibition on Friday, September 28 from 6—9PM at The powerHouse Arena.
Orlando, Florida, 2011
Coverage was shortlisted for the New York Photo Awards. Other finalists include Andres Gonzalez, Katrin Koenning, Shane Lavalette, and Emily Schiffer. Exhibition opens September 28 and runs through October 10, at the powerHouse Arena in DUMBO.