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January 2018

BPPA 2017 PoY Judging Day 3

January 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bunker Hill Community College, 250 New Rutherford Avenue
Boston, MA 02129 United States
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2017 BPPA contest judges John McDonnell (from left), Mary Calvert, and Cathaleen Curtiss. Photo by Brian Snyder. Come watch the 2017 BPPA Pictures of the Year contest judging process. Judging will take place again at Bunker Hill Community College in Room E175 and is open to the public. BHCC's campus is a bit confusing, so make sure to look at the campus map. Members of the BPPA are encouraged to attend. It's a great opportunity to see how your work…

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Meet the Judges – Dinner and Drinks

January 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Independent, 75 Union Square
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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Once again this year, we're having an informal get-together after the 2017 Pictures of the Year judging is done. It's your chance to meet the judges: John McDonnell, Mary Calvert, and Cathaleen Curtiss. We're gathering at The Independent at 75 Union Square in Somerville, MA at 7pm on Thursday, Feb. 16. Attendance is free, but you'll have to pay for your own food and drinks. This event was a blast last year. Hope to see you there!

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February 2018

Presentation by John Tlumacki, 2017 BPPA Photographer of the Year

February 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harvard Public Affairs and Communications, 114 Mt. Auburn St., 6th floor
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Please join us for our first BPPA meeting of the year where Boston Press Photographer of the Year, John Tlumacki, will show his winning portfolio and talk about his work. John will be speaking Thursday February 22nd at 7PM at 114 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge at Harvard.

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March 2018

Pitchers & Shots social gathering

March 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
New Oasis Brazilian Restaurant, 373 Main St.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The BPPA is gathering for a social evening of food and drinks. Please join us and get to know other photographers in the area. We've held similar events over the past few years and it's always a good opportunity to mingle with colleagues outside of a press riser. Hope to see you there. We'd like to get an idea of how many people will be attending, so please fill out this form. Here's the facebook event page, too.

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April 2018

Know Your Rights: Real-World examples of licensing, copyrighting and contract negotiation with M. Scott Brauer

April 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mount Ida College, 777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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$10

Photo by M. Scott Brauer BPPA Secretary M. Scott Brauer will be speaking about business practices for freelance photographers at an ASMP event. BPPA members (and members of other partner organizations including AIGA, ASPP, Griffin, NPPA, PPA, and PRC), get discounted admission: $10 in in advance - $20 at the door. Social Hour: 6:00-7:00 PM Program: 7:00-9:00 PM Here's the ASMP blurb: Come join us for an informative evening with M. Scott Brauer who has been a freelance photographer for…

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BPPA College Contest Deadline

April 16, 2018 @ 11:59 pm

The BPPA’s 2017 College Contest is now open for entry. The deadline is 11:59 PM on Monday April 16, 2018. Details here.

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Creative Lighting Workshop in Boston With Rick Friedman

April 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
$250

BPPA Member and past president Rick Friedman is teaching a lighting workshop on April 22, 2018. Join award- winning photographer, Rick Friedman, for an intensive full-day, creative lighting workshop, incorporating speedlights and studio strobes. You can plan on leaving this workshop feeling empowered to create great images, no matter what lighting situation you come up against. You won’t want to miss this workshop! Rick Will Teach: How to create a multiple-lighting set up How to control your speedlights and strobes…

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May 2018

Cambridge Photojournalist Randy Goodman Presents: Iran Reflections

May 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Iran Reflections - ©Randy Goodman

Iran Reflections - ©Randy Goodman From the event website: 1979 Hostage Crisis to 2015 Nuclear Agreement Join us for a slideshow and talk by Randy Goodman on her newest photo series as she discusses the changes in Iran from 1979 to today, including the effects of the Iran Nuclear Deal on the citizens of the country. Cambridge photojournalist Randy H. Goodman has an eye for people, politics and possibilities. She’s captured images from Iran’s Islamic revolution to recent times. During…

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Charlie Austin memorial service

May 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Florian Hall, 55 Hallet St.
Dorchester, MA 02122 United States
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In memoriam: Charlie Austin - 1944-2018

In memoriam: Charlie Austin - 1944-2018 Emmy-winning WBZ reporter Charlie Austin passed away on April 10, 2018. He worked at the station for more than 30 years, and retired in 2000. A full obituary can be seen online, and the Boston Globe also published a lovely remembrance: "Charlie Austin was the nicest guy in a competitive business." A memorial service celebrating the life of Charlie will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 11am at Florian Hall at 55…

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BPPA Annual Awards Dinner

May 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, 85 W Newton St.
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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$35 - $55

The Boston Press Photographers' Association Annual Awards Dinner will be held on May 12, 2018, at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts. This is a new venue for the event, so please make sure you're headed to the right place. We'll gather together to celebrate the winners of the 2017 Pictures of the Year contest and College Contest. In another change from previous years, ticket prices will change as we get closer to the date. If you buy before Monday,…

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