New York Press Photographers Association’s Year in Pictures comes to Openhouse Gallery Thursday

Openhouse Gallery is hosting The Year in Pictures 2010, the New York Press Photographers Association’s yearly contest for metro-area photographers. The exhibition will feature 200 photos out of more than 2,000 submissions. Pictures from Haiti to Harlem, politicians to polecats and everything in between. The exhibition is open September 15 through September 18 from noon-8 pm and is free. On September 14 from 6-9 pm there’s an opening reception including a donation drive for the Chris Hondros Fund. Hondros, the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist died in Libya in April, and donations will go to young photographers.

New York Press Photographers Association Year in Pictures at Openhouse Gallery

A taxi cab driver looks around Times Square while parked next to a tourist bus while waiting for a red light to change. Aristide Economopoulos, The Star Ledger.

“The pictures on display are made by the photographers who cover NYC and the metro area on a daily basis. With each category the images evoke such different emotions, similar to day to day work of a photojournalist. One day you are covering the Mayor at City Hall and the next you can be at a homicide scene or even a parade,” says Julia Xanthos of the New York Press Photographers Association.

New York Press Photographers Association Year in Pictures at Openhouse Gallery

Schoolchildren run up Audobon Avenue during a downpour in Manhattan. Craig Warga

The Year in Pictures winners were selected by a three-judge panel of MaryAnne Golon, Jonathan Newton and William Snyder. Golon is director of photography and multimedia at AARP and Time’s former director of photography. She was twice named a top-10 most important person in photography by American photo mag. Snyder is a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and Newton is a staff photographer at The Washington Post.
The Year in Pictures also includes a multimedia category featuring nine pieces and judged by Seth Gitner and Bruce Strong of Syracuse’s Newhouse School of Public Communications.

New York Press Photographers Association Year in Pictures at Openhouse Gallery

Men carry a coffin through the streets of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on January 12th, 2010. Michael Appleton

New York Press Photographers Association
The Year in Pictures 2010
Thursday 9/15-Sunday 9/18
Noon-8 pm
Openhouse Gallery | 201 Mulberry St. between Spring + Kenmare

New York Press Photographers Association Year in Pictures at Openhouse Gallery

An armed security guard watches over a collapsed warehouse to guard against would-be looters in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Michael Appleton

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For more information about the NYPPA, contact Julia Xanthos or Mark Dye at juliaxanthos@me.com + markdye@mac.com.

New York Press Photographers Association Year in Pictures at Openhouse Gallery

Ryan Grady tries to pull away a wire from his face while going through the Kiss of Mud obstacle, Bear Creek Mountain Resort, for the first ever Tough Mudder run. Aristide Economopoulos, The Star Ledger

New York Press Photographers Association Year in Pictures at Openhouse Gallery

Fans are stunned as Ike Davis of the New York Mets goes over the railing to try to make a catch on a foul ball at Citifield. Paul Bereswill, New York Post

New York Press Photographers Association Year in Pictures at Openhouse Gallery

"I smiled because I was free - I smiled because I was alive," said eight-year-old Kiki Joachin after being pulled from the Haitian earthquake rubble. Matt McDermott

New York Press Photographers Association Year in Pictures at Openhouse Gallery

Snow blankets the sky as the Empire State building stands in the background above the Park Ave. subway at 33rd Street in Manhattan. David Goldman

New York Press Photographers Association Year in Pictures at Openhouse Gallery

A young child collects coal illegally from local open mines in Jharia, Jharrkhand, India. The coal they collect earns workers around $1 a day at the local markets. Alison Sarah Joyce

New York Press Photographers Association Year in Pictures at Openhouse Gallery

Phillip Jackson Benson knocks out Alexander Santana during a DiBella Entertainment – Broadway Boxing super middleweight bout at BB King Blues Club & Grill in Manhattan. James Keivom

 


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