2007

2007 Convention Pics

Fun was had by all at the 2007 WNPA Convention in Milwaukee, Wis. Some brave souls turned the cameras on their contemporaries for this fun look at this year’s festivities. [brightcove:1155139582]


Note from Jim Brandenburg

I thought I’d pass this note along. Mark Hoffman Mark, Thank you for your kind note. I hope my wanderings on stage somehow made sense.The mix-up at my office about the time 3:00 vs. 7:00, did throw me a little. Sorry. I really enjoyed talking to you and your friends after the show. I felt […]


John Alley and the Secret of Kodak

John Alley talks about the origins of the name Kodak and its ties to Wisconsin during the 2007 WNPA Convention held in Milwaukee, Wis. at the Milwaukee Art Museum. [brightcove:1155109446]


Student POY: Thank You

WNPA Members, After accepting my student POY award this past weekend, I just wanted to say thank you. True, I am picking-up and moving to Wisconsin, but I also feel as though I am being ushered-in and welcomed. I am incredibly excited to have the opportunity to work alongside you all in the future. You […]


Convention Food Guide and POY advice from NP

As the WNPA POY contest looms on the horizon I thought it was only appropriate to chime in with some tips and tricks for first-timers on how to keep your sanity during and after the judging. I know how it is, the photo, or even worse, the story that you had attached all of your […]


CONVENTION UPDATE: Brenda Kenneally can’t make it, Mimi Chakarova can.

Saturday, March 24, 2007 — Convention speaker Brenda Kenneally is not able to make it to this year’s convention as she previously thought due to a major development in a documentary she has been working on over the past three years. The WNPA would like to welcome Mimi Chakarova as a most recent addition to […]


Loucks to design WNPA program

Tom and Angela Loucks have graciously volunteered to design this year’s WNPA program.


Looking for a volunteer to design WNPA program

Do you want to showcase your design skills with images from four of the world’s top photographers? Here’s your chance. We need someone to design/layout a bio, headshot and couple photos profiling each speaker on an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper. All of the material is ready to go and you don’t have […]


So what do you think is cool?

Hey guys… So, now that we know who our speakers are, it’s time for my annual fundraising (door prizes!) for the convention. I will talk to my usual folks who have been VERY generous, but I’m wondering if there is anything out there that you think would be cool to win. And no…Porsche is not […]


Jim Brandenburg to be speaker at WNPA

Famed National Geographic photographer Jim Brandenburg will be speaking at the 2007 convention on Saturday, March 31 at the Milwaukee Art Museum. His appearance has been made possible due to the generous support of Canon U.S.A. An excellent slide show of some of his favorite images narrated by himself can be found at: http://www.startribune.com/319/v-slide_show/story/687910.html More […]


Pulitzer Prize winner David Leeson first confirmed speaker for 2007 WNPA convention

Dallas Morning News photojournalist David Leeson is the first confirmed speaker for the 2007 WNPA convention Friday-Saturday March 30-31 in Milwaukee. He recently wrote a thought-provoking essay on Sportsshooter.com on the the future of photojournalism. Here is the link: Leeson – The Future of Photojournalism We have not decided on a location yet, pending the […]


2007 convention in photos

2007 convention in photos

The 2007 convention was a unique experience for all who attended. Whether it was David Leeson’s presentation, dinner at Eliot’s Bistro or the social gathering at the Hotel Metro, 2007 was a memorable year. Here are photos from the convention.