Posts Tagged ‘nppa’

*My 2013 POY. (Pictures of the Year)

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Where does the time go? Even though my tenure as a staff photographer at the newspaper was abruptly cut short in November due to layoffs that eliminated our entire photo staff, it was still a very gratifying year for making images. Boarded a few airplanes for out of town personal assignments, utilized remote cameras, strobes, [...]


*(Still) “More Winners…” for March 2012.

Basil Lembhard (17, left) is inconsolable outside St. Lukes Cornwall Hospital on Thursday morning, March 8, 2012 after learning that his brother Michael Lembhard (22) was shot and killed in a police involved shooting inside the residence late Wednesday evening.  CHET GORDON/Times Herald-Record

One of the lead images from the overnight of March 7, 2012 earned me a first place in the NPPA’s (National Press Photographer’s Association) Monthly News Clip Contest for March. Amazing that I’m probably going to remember that date, as it’s the late night, and subsequent following two days’ coverage of the fatal shooting of a [...]


"More Winners…" Feb. 2012

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Kinda starting the year off right with a (small) announcement that an image of mine was awarded a second place (top) in the NPPA – MNCC (National Press Photographer’s Association – Monthly News Clip Contest) for last October. The image that’s come to be known around the office and with colleagues as “The kid with [...]


"Another Winner…" NPPA 2nd. Place Sports for June 2011

Livingston Manor shortstop Ken Fisk (#14) dives but can't make the play on a ball hit by Tim Steffens (#9) of Smithtown Christian during the fourth inning of their New York State Class D regional final at Pine Bush High School in Pine Bush, NY on Tuesday,

Well, a second place ain’t too bad in the National Press Photographer’s Association Monthly News Clip Contest for June 2011. I wrote a bit about how I made this image back during the high school baseball playoffs in an earlier post here on the blog, and have re-posted it below (so you don’t have to [...]


*More NPPA Winners… (for Nov. 2010)

Newburgh Police Crime Scene Detectives and funeral home personnel remove the first of two bodies from 12 Liberty Street in the Heights neighborhood of the City of Newburgh, NY on Friday, November 5, 2010. Two men were the victims of a double homicide last

Newburgh Police Crime Scene Detectives and funeral home personnel remove the first of two bodies from 12 Liberty Street in the Heights neighborhood of the City of Newburgh, NY on Friday, November 5, 2010. Two men were the victims of a double homicide last night. CHET GORDON/Times Herald-Record Another winner in the National Press Photographer’s [...]


*More NPPA Winners… (for April 2010)

The NPPA / MNCC (National Press Photographer’s Association / Monthly Clip Contest) finally got around to posting their April winners. More props on a regional and national level, which is always good for the soul… ~cg. April 2010: 1st. Place General News (Story) April 2010: 2nd. Place Feature / Multiple Picture Story.


2 More Winners for July. NPPA Monthly Contest.

It’s always nice to be recognized by the National Press Photographer’s Association (NPPA) Monthly Clip Contest for work during the calendar year. Here are two winners from back in July. Hard to believe that the two 12+ hour days spent on the Chelsea Clinton stakeout in tony Rhinebeck was four months ago. ~cg.Click HERE to [...]


*December 2008 NPPA Winners…

Three of my multiple-picture feature stories published last December were recognized by the NPPA’s Monthly News Clip Contest (National Press Photographer’s Association), earning a 1st., 2nd., and 3rd. Place for the month. Here’s the link to the NPPA’s results page above:NPPA / MNCC. December 2008 Region 2 I had written earlier about each assignment and [...]