Hey Lucie! I’m home!

Sorry about that title. We couldn’t help ourselves.

You may have seen the ad on the home page to your right and wondered what was up.

“Douglas Kirkland, host of the 2004 Lucies and inaugural recipient of the 2003 Lucie for Entertainment Photography claims, “The movie industry has its Oscars and now the photography community has its Lucies!”

But actually The Lucies is not only a cool event honoring the greats but they sponsor a competition for the best in the various fields of photography. The winners are published in a beautiful book that the people who will hire you always keep on hand .if you are looking to start a career or enhance a career, this could be the right competition for you.

You are too late for this year but you can get a head start on next years May deadline.

OK, stop laughing.

Around Dec. you’ll be happy you had the extra time to really polish your submission.

The following is a press release:
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Lucie Awards Announces the 2006 Honorees at
Rencontres d’Arles Photo Festival, Arles, France

Arles, France (July 07, 2006) – Hossein Farmani, Chairman of the Lucie Awards and President of the International Photography Awards announced the 2006 Lucie Award Honorees in conjunction with the 34th Annual Rencontres D’Arles Festival, in Arles, France July 7th at the Hotel Calendal cocktail party co-organized by the Lucie Awards and the Rencontres d’Arles organization.

The Lucie Awards annual gala ceremony recognizes the achievements of the world’s finest photographers in categories including fashion, advertising, portraiture, fine art, photojournalism, documentary and sports. The Lucies also award a visionary award and a lifetime achievement award.

The 2006 Lucie Award Honorees are:
Willy Ronis – Lifetime Achievement
Sarah Moon – Achievement in Fine Art
David Bailey – Achievement in Fashion
Duane Michals – Achievement in Portraiture
Neil Leifer – Achievement in Sports Photography
Marc Riboud – Achievement in Photojournalism
Roger Mayne – Achievement in Documentary
Eikoh Hosoe – Visionary

Past recipients include the late Gordon Parks, Sebastiao Salgado, James Nacthwey, Bert Stern, Sylvia Plachy, the late Arnold Newman, Jay Maisel, Jim Marshall and Bruce Davidson, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Douglas Kirkland, Steve McCurry, Melvin Sokolsky, Ruth Bernhard, William Claxton, Lucien Clergue, Phil Borges, Annie Leibovitz, Larry Clark, Cornel Capa, Bob Willoughby, Lillian Bassman and many more.

The 2006 Lucie Awards, presented by Pilsner Urquell and the International Photography Awards will take place at the American Airlines Theatre on 42nd Street, New York City on Monday, October 30, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. To purchase tickets, please call 310.659.0122.

end of press release.

Better yet…check out their website: The Lucie Awards
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Now we will definitely see you there. Oct. into early November will see a lot of photography related events in NYC. From PHOTO NY to the Lucies to Photo Expo. What a perfect time to be in NYC.

WHY are we telling you about this now?? In July?
Because if you start booking now you will get the right room rates and the right price on a plane ticket.

Cheers!
DW

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Upcoming Events

  • PhotoPlus Expo
  • Oct. 19th -22nd, 2016
  • Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City
  • Lucie Awards
  • Oct. 23rd, 2016
  • Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City

Is there an event we should know about?
Let us know on twitter.

Current Exhibitions

  • Met Breuer
  • Diane Arbus-In The Beginning
  • July 12th – November 27th, 2016
  • 945 Madison Avenue
  • New York, NY 10021
  • Phone: 212.731.1675
  • Whitney Museum
  • DANNY LYON: MESSAGE TO THE FUTURE
  • June 17, 2016 – Sept. 25th, 2016
  • 99 Gansevoort Street
  • New York, NY 10014
  • Tel: 212.570.3600
  • Getty Center
  • Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium
  • March 15–July 31, 2016
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Nan Goldin
  • May 26–August 10, 2016
  • 11 West 53 Street
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel:212-708-9400
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • Simen Johan
  • May 26–August 10, 2016
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • A COOL BREEZE
  • JULY 6 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • KlompChing Gallery
  • FRESH 2016
  • July 13–August 6, 2016
  • 89 Water Street
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 11201
  • Phone:212.796.2070
  • Peter Fetterman Gallery
  • Neil Leifer
  • June 4 – September 3, 2016
  • 2525 Michigan Avenue Gallery A1
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • 90404
  • Phone: 310.453.6463
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Crime Stories: Photography and Foul Play
  • Through July 31st, 2016
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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