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The 2023 NYPPA Annual Contest

The Judging of the New York Press Photographers Association’s 89th Annual Contest will be judged on March 1 and 2, 2024.

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May 17, 2023

Statement from Bruce Cotler, President of the New York Press Photographers Association, on the Paparazzi Pursuit of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in New York City

“The basic principle of photojournalism is to cover the news as documentarians and observers. The behavior alleged to have occurred in New York last night goes against this principle at its core, and runs counter to the code of ethics to which all of our members—and any press photographer with respect for themselves and the profession—are expected to adhere.”


Bruce Cotler


With regret, we announce the death of member Dennis Whittam. Dennis was a photographer and editor of Fire News on Long Island since 1973. He had battled leukemia, and had gone into hospice care this week. Arrangements are posted below. He was also an ex-Captain of the Terryville Fire Department.

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We mourn the loss of Jackson Pokress senior member of the New York Press Photographers Association, and father of past president David Pokress. Jack was a WWII veteran who served in the CBI theater documenting Merrill’s Marauders for the 164th Signal Photo Company. He was 102. He passed away on May 13, 2023.

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Neal Boenzi, a photographer for the New York Times, a Life Member of the New York Press Photographers Association, and one of the best all-around street, spot news, and feature shooters of the 20th century, has died at 97 on April 3, 2023.

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Daily News Photographer, NYPPA past President, and board member, Bill Turnbull Sr., has passed away

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Celebrating photojournalist Kathy Willens’ storied 45-year career with the Associated Press

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