On the passing of Bob Thayer

The BPPA is sad to relay news of the passing of former member Bob Thayer after a short illness at the age of 63. Thayer was a friend and mentor to many in the organization and had a long and prolific career in journalism in New England. Links to his obituary and some of his

October Notes

The BPPA is gearing up for another good season, and that means meetings and contest planning. First up, the BPPA will meet on Thursday, November 6th, at 7pm at E.P. Levines in Waltham. John Tlumacki will present some of his work and talk about his experiences last year. Second, the contest deadline for the best

BPPA Awards Dinner

The annual dinner and gala to recognize and award the winners of the 2013 BPPA Pictures of the Year contest will be Saturday, June 7 2014 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, MA. The reception will be from 6pm until 7pm, with dinner to follow shortly afterward. This year’s Bob Howard Good Fellowship Award

The BPPA returns to the Clock Tower Gallery

The Winthrop Cultural Council presents the award-winning photographs from the Boston Press Photographers Association. The Clock Tower Gallery 45 Pauline Street, 1st Floor Winthrop, MA   Come to the opening reception Saturday, February 8, from 2-5pm. Exhibit up from February 8 to March 1. Open Thursdays from 6-8pm and Saturdays from 2-4pm. More information at¬†winthropculturalcouncil.org


This is the new BPPA Board of Directors through 2015: Angela Rowlings Brian Snyder Jessica Rinaldi Jim Mahoney John Tlumacki Peter Southwick and Rick Friedman as immediate past president There was a tie in the balloting, but rather than calling for a tie breaker election, current chairman Bob Howard graciously removed himself from the ballot

Holiday Party at JJ Foleys

Join us Weds. Dec. 11 at Foley’s starting at 7pm for the annual BPPA Holiday Party, with dinner, drinks and a raffle. Cost is $10 per person, payable either through PayPal or in cash to Neal on site. Please RSVP so we can order an appropriate quantity of food. Via Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/707915325899966/?source=1 or send