NPAC welcomes incoming president Michelle Berg
News Photographers Association of Canada | Celebrating Quality Photography in Journalism.
by Brent Calver
1M ago
The News Photographers Association of Canada/Association des photographes de presse du Canada would like to welcome new president Michelle Berg. She takes up the mantle from outgoing president Diana Martin, who helped steer the organization out of the pandemic and back to stability. Michelle Berg is a photojournalist and busy mother of two. She has been a staffer at the Saskatoon StarPhoenix for over a decade. During her time with Postmedia, Berg has received numerous nominations for her work and was recognized with multiple awards including a NPAC/APPC National Pictures of the Year award for ..read more
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Finalists announced for National Pictures of the Year
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by Brent Calver
1M ago
The NPAC/APPC annual general meeting and NPOY winners anouncement has been set for May 26, 2024 at 4 p.m. Pacific / 7 p.m. Eastern. A Zoom link will be announced in the coming days.   We are happy to announce the National Pictures of the Year finalists, mentioned alphabetically by last name: FE – Feature Leah Hennel – Independent Mike Miller takes his horse for a drink in the Milk River before competing at the Writing-on-Stone Rodeo in southern Alberta on August 5, 2023. Jeff McIntosh – The Canadian Press Eric Reid monitors wheat being transferred from a combine as a rainbow appears t ..read more
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NPAC AGM Announcement, Judging complete for National Pictures of the Year
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by Brent Calver
2M ago
Annual General Meeting and election of a new president The NPAC/APPC annual general meeting has been set for May 26, 2024, with the National Pictures of the Year winners announcements to be made in the same evening. The exact time and a Zoom link will be announced in the coming days. After three years of long hours dedicated to righting the ship, the NPAC board is pleased to announce as of last year the organization is operating in the black. This has been no easy task, and careers, life, and burnout have pulled away volunteers. As such, NPAC board president Diana Martin has announced that de ..read more
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NPAC 2023 National Pictures of the Year NOW OPEN
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by Brent Calver
6M ago
Dear NPAC/APPC members, It is that time of year again — time to enter the National Pictures of the Year contest. This year submissions can be entered from January 15 to February 15, 2024, closing at 11:59 p.m. PST The link to submit entries will be in the receipt when you purchase entries. Before entering, please review the rules and submission guidelines at https://npac.ca/national-pictures-of-the-year-rules-and-submission-guidelines/. CHANGES TO THE RULES: Team and Single Multimedia have been merged, to be entered into one combined multimedia category. Portrait and Personality have been ..read more
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NPAC announcing inaugural Community Visual Storytelling Grant
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by Brent Calver
7M ago
Dear Members, The News Photographers Association of Canada/Association des photographes de presse du Canada is evolving to serve you better by reflecting the industry’s current state. July 1 marks NPAC’s inaugural Community Visual Storytelling (CVS) grant launch, with full details provided during the Spring Annual General Meeting. The CVS grant will be open to any NPAC photojournalist in good standing as of Jan. 1, 2024, through to the end of the project. CVS will provide financial assistance to the successful applicant to complete a community-based project that moves the public awareness need ..read more
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2022 National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) Winners
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by Brent Calver
1y ago
The News Photographers Association of Canada’s (NPAC) 17th annual National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) recognizes the ongoing excellence of Canadian photojournalism. “Photojournalists use their camera, keen eye, and connection to humanity to explore and document the world around us,” said Diana Martin, NPAC president. “Ultimately, the images they capture are instruments of change and a testament to the importance of photojournalism.” After careful consideration by a panel of experts, the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) announced the NPOY winners and runners-up during its onlin ..read more
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National Pictures of the Year 2022 Finalists Announced
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by Brent Calver
1y ago
  We are excited to announce the finalists of the 2022 National Pictures of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced ahead of the annual general meeting May 28 at 4 p.m. Pacific and 7 p.m. Eastern Time. A Zoom Link will be sent out before the meeting. NPAC sincerely thanks Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent Marcus Yam, New York freelance photojournalist Hilary Swift, and photographer and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer for B.D. Colen for judging the contest. These photographers dedicated eight straight hours, plus more via email, out of their busy schedules to provide constructi ..read more
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Judging complete for 2022 NPOY
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by Brent Calver
1y ago
Judging complete for 2022 NPOY Finalists and judging video coming soon Dear members, We are pleased to announce judging for the 2022 National Pictures of the Year competition is complete, and the judging video will be uploaded in coming days alongside the announcements of finalists. Three industry-leading judges gave their time to review this year’s entries, Marcus Yam, B.D. Colen, and Hilary Swift Marcus Yam is a roving Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent and staff photographer. Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he left a career in aerospace engineering to become a photograp ..read more
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Judge announcement for 2022 NPOY and date set for 2023 AGM.
News Photographers Association of Canada | Celebrating Quality Photography in Journalism.
by Brent Calver
1y ago
Dear valued members, We are pleased to announce judging for the 2022 National Pictures of the Year will take place April 29. Following no small amount of logistical challenges aligning the schedules of three world-class photojournalists, we are pleased to announce our first of three judges, Marcus Yam. Marcus Yam is a roving Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent and staff photographer. Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he left a career in aerospace engineering to become a photographer. His goal: to take viewers to the frontlines of conflict, struggle and intimacy. His approach is de ..read more
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National Pictures of the Year 2022 competition kicks off
News Photographers Association of Canada | Celebrating Quality Photography in Journalism.
by Brent Calver
1y ago
  It is that time of year again — time to enter the National Pictures of the Year contest. This year submissions will run from January 15, to February 15, closing at 11:59 p.m. PST Please get your entries ready for submission the link to submit entries will be in the receipt when you purchase entries. Before entering, please review the rules and submission guidelines at https://npac.ca/national-pictures-of-the-year-rules-and-submission-guidelines/.  Good luck! NPAC/APPC ..read more
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