March 28 – April 9, 2016
VANCOUVER, March 23, 2016 /CNW/ - A wide ranging and powerful exhibition of the best Canadian Photojournalism organized by the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) is being brought together at the Pendulum Gallery as a featured exhibit of the city-wide 2016 Capture Photography Festival.
NPAC promotes high quality and ethical photojournalism in Canada and through a variety of programs this non-profit association strives to raise the quality of photojournalism being done by Canadians around the world.
The National Pictures of the Year awards is such a program and is the largest annual photojournalism competition in the country, showcasing the best work of NPAC members each spring. The awards provide working photographers with critical peer review of their work and allows them to stay current with trends and techniques in photojournalism.
The images in this exhibition are finalists from 14 categories being recognized, including Photojournalist of the Year and the 2015 winners will be announced at the 9th annual National Pictures of the Year awards on April 23 in Toronto.
SOURCE News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC)
Image with caption: "ANNIE SAKKAB / INDEPENDENT - FEATURE CATEGORY: Mennonite sisters Karli Martin, 16 (left) and Kayla Martin, 15 (right) enjoy having their hair down in the garden outside their home in Mapleton Township, Ontario July 15, 2015. Teenage girls within the conservative community start to wear their hair up with a prayer veiling or covering at the age of 15 and typically the next year or two they choose between getting baptized and joining the church or leaving to pursue other lifestyle choices. Most women choose to stay and have a family. (CNW Group/News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160323_C1876_PHOTO_EN_649118.jpg
Image with caption: "RYAN PFEIFFER / METROLAND - SPORT ACTION CATEGORY: Team Canada's Peter Orr celebrates after he knocked the ball loose from Team USA catcher Thomas Murphy to score the game winning run as Team Canada beat Team USA 7-6 in 10 innings to win the gold medal in men's baseball at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games at President's Choice Ajax Pan Am Ballpark on July 19, 2015. (CNW Group/News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160323_C1876_PHOTO_EN_649120.jpg
Image with caption: "MARTA IWANEK / TORONTO STAR - PORTRAIT CATEGORY: Mumtaz Ibrahim plays with her father Adan at their host family's home in Mississauga, Ontario March 31, 2015. Mumtaz Ibrahim was born with no right upper eyelid, a cleft skull and frontonasal dysplasia disfiguring her face. Through the Hospital for Sick Childrens Herbie Fund, which provides financial support to families from all over the world in need of treatment for their children, she was able to come to Canada for surgery. (CNW Group/News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160323_C1876_PHOTO_EN_649122.jpg
Image with caption: "DAVID BLOOM / POSTMEDIA - PICTORIAL CATEGORY: Visitors to the Telus World of Science wear 3D glasses during the unveiling of the facilitys new IMAX Laser 4K Projector in Edmonton, Alberta on Wednesday Oct. 14, 2015. (CNW Group/News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160323_C1876_PHOTO_EN_649124.jpg
For further information: Ali Ledgerwood, [email protected], 778-233-0812; Pendulum Gallery, 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, 604 250 9682, www.pendulumgallery.bc.ca