WNPA to offer live-stream video of College and Pro POY judging

WNPA will offer live, streaming video of the College and Professional POY contest judgings this Thursday and Friday, courtesy of the Green Bay Press-Gazette and Mogulus. You will be able to watch the judging live as it happens, chat with other viewers, or come back later to watch on-demand recordings by category. or check […]

Convention Schedule

Schedule for the Sat. March 21, 2009 WNPA Convention at the Pyle Center 10 -11 a.m.  coffee, bagels, and registration. Vendors from Canon, Nikon, will host displays of the latest gear.  (Break sponsored by Canon) Slideshows of winning images will be displayed. 11 a.m. – NOON  Ami Vitale NOON -1 p.m.  Dai Sugano 1 p.m. […]

March Photo Night

Get warmed up for the WNPA/IPPA Convention, and join us for the March Photo Night. Hope to see you there– Monday, March 2, 2009 Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm Location: Brocach Street: 1850 N Water St City/Town: Milwaukee, WI

2009 WNPA Convention Speakers List

So far WNPA/IPPA has confirmed these convention speakers. Stay tuned with more exciting speaker updates! Ami Vitale Ami Vitale is an independent journalist based in New Delhi, India. Her photography and stories from events in Europe, The Middle East and Africa have appeared in publications including Time, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report, BusinessWeek, The […]

Register for the WNPA/IPPA Convention

The 2009 joint WNPA/IPPA Convention will be held at the Pyle Center in Madison, Wis. on Saturday, March 21, 2009, starting at 8:30 a.m. Download the Convention Registration Form, including maps, parking and hotel information. Download Convention Registration Form Here

Hotel rooms and parking for the WNPA convention

WNPA has some hotel rooms reserved in Madison, Wis. over March 19-21 for the joint WNPA/IPPA Convention. This is helpful because the convention takes place the same week as the state basketball tournament in addition to other Madison-area events over the weekend. Hotel rooms are typically scarce during that time. But again, no need to […]

Come on down

It’s that time again. Photo Night is a great way to mingle with your colleagues and talk shop. Everyone is welcome, so come on down! Photo Night Monday, February 2, 2009 5:30pm – 8:30pm Brocach (an Irish pub) 1850 N Water St. Milwaukee, WI

Illinois to join 2009 WNPA Convention in Madison

The 2009 WNPA convention will be held in Madison, Wis. over March 20-21. It will be a joint convention with the Illinois Press Photographers Association. More information, contest entry forms, hotel and speaker details coming soon!

Photo night in December

Hi all– Here’s your “photo night is less than two weeks away” warning. Please schedule in a little time for yourself during the holiday season and join us! Monday, Dec. 1 Brocach–second floor 1850 N. Water St Milwaukee 5:30-ish Kris

Photo Night

Photo Night

Photo night! Remember that? It’s where we had good conversation, talked about work and enjoyed talking with other photo nuts. Set your calendar now and come! ~Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Monday, Oct. 6 Brocach Irish Pub 1850 N Water St Milwaukee, WI 53202 5:30 ish Location Map

WNPA life member, Don Krohn exhibit

Former Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune photographer Don Krohn from Port Edwards, Wis. has an exhibit at the South Wood County Historical Society:  For more about his carrer as a news photographer, please read on: Exhibit displayed at museum this summer By Nancy Quick For Central Wisconsin Sunday WISCONSIN RAPIDS — A collection of photographs depicting […]

UPDATE: Eugene Richards joins the roster of great convention speakers

UPDATE: Eugene Richards joins the roster of great convention speakers

Eugene Richards is joining the list of speakers for the 2008 WNPA Convention. He is making his appearance as a Canon Explorer of Light speaker. Eugene Richards is a photographer, writer and documentary filmmaker who is best known for his books and photographic essays on such diverse topics as breast cancer, drug addiction, poverty, AIDS, […]

Big thank-you

Our volunteers are currently hard at work readying this year’s WNPA Convention and both College and Professional contests. Whether it’s lining up speakers, managing WNPA’s finances or all the contest entry forms and membership dues there are people hard at work for you. In addition, we have a new monthly clip contest chair, and WNPA […]

Convention at Milwaukee’s Hotel Metro

THE SPEAKERS: Frazer Harrison, Michael Kienitz and Angela Grant are already signed on to speak at this year’s convention, and WNPA added Eugene Richards to round out the speaker’s list. HOTEL METRO CONTACT INFORMATION: PHONE: (414) 272-1937 Toll-Free: (877) 638-7620 E-MAIL: WEBSITE: ROOMS: WNPA has group rates for the convention. Deluxe suites $149/nt, […]

Harrison, Grant, Kienitz headline 2008 WNPA convention

Harrison, Grant, Kienitz headline 2008 WNPA convention

Veteran entertainment photographer Frazer Harrison, photojournalist and digital imaging expert Michael Kienitz and Angela Grant, a multimedia producer at the San Antonio Express-News who authors News Videographer, a weblog featured on will be featured as guest speakers at this year’s WNPA convention held Saturday, March 29, at Milwaukee’s Hotel Metro. Frazer Harrison Harrison began […]

Lowepro kicking in some sweet gear for the convention

Dan Powers, of the Appleton Post-Crescent is hard at work securing some top-notch sponsors and also donors of sweet gear and photo accessories for this year’s convention in Milwaukee. Through his efforts, Lowepro, a manufacturer of some of the nicest photo backpacks, laptop cases, carrying bags and other accessories is kicking in over $860 worth […]

Ideas For Fun Stuff For The 2008 Convention

Hello everyone, Well, as you know, it’s approaching that time of the year again. Our annual convention will be here before you know it! Like last year, I am looking for some feedback for door prizes. I have already contacted the following companies… Lumiquest, Aquatech, Think Tank Photo, Kinesis Photo Gear, Lowe Pro, Lexar, Sandisk, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Former LIFE editor appearance in Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s VP Photo Gallery is holding an event that may be of interest to convention attendees arriving Friday evening. Former LIFE Magazine editor Richard B. Stolley is appearing as part of an anniversary exhibit of images by the publication’s renowned photographers. Here’s a link to the event:

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 […]