2013 FotoWeekDC Portfolio Reviews - Frank Van Riper
Photographers of all levels will have the opportunity to meet for 20 minutes with one or more reviewers on Sunday, Nov. 3rd between 10:00am - 5:00pm. FotoWeekDC portfolio reviews provide both profesional and amateur photographers with the opportunity to have their work reviewed by a distinguished lineup of professionals. These reviews are a great opportunity to meet one on one with experienced photo professionals from various fields to review your best work.
Frank Van Riper is a widely read online photography columnist (www.TalkingPhotography.com) and for many years was the photography columnist of the Washington Post. Before that he served as White House correspondent, national political correspondent and Washington Bureau news editor for the New York Daily News. Van Riper’s photography is in the permanent collections of the National Museum of American Art and the National Portrait Gallery (Washington, DC) as well as the Portland Gallery of Art (Portland, Maine.). His 1998 book of photography and essays, Down East Maine/A World Apart, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and won the silver award for photography from the Art Director’s Club of Washington.
He was a 1979 Nieman Fellow at Harvard and holds the 1980 Merriman Smith Award (with the late Lars-Erik Nelson) from the White House Correspondents Association. Van Riper is a popular teacher and lecturer, and is on the faculty of PhotoWorks at Glen Echo Park, Md. He has lectured widely, including at the Maine Photographic Workshops and the Smithsonian Resident Associate program. In 2007 he was awarded the Distinguished Achievement Award from the University of Maine at Machias for his “outstanding career in journalism and photography” and in 2011 was inducted into the City College of New York Communications Alumni Hall of Fame.
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