• National Press Photographer’s Association

SIU NPPA Named Outstanding NPPA Student Chapter of the Year

SIU NPPA has been named Outstanding NPPA Student Chapter of the Year! Congratulations! “The Outstanding NPPA Student Chapter this year is the student organization at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. The students rallied to document a tornado that went through their region and produced a book called “4:56 a.m. The Story of the February 29, 2012 Tornado.” Their … Continue reading

SIU NPPA Hosts Fundraiser

SIU NPPA hosted our first fundraiser of the new year on Monday! We deposited our earnings into our RSO account and plan to host a fundraising ‘lunch table’ every 2 weeks in the communications building. We had a great turnout and strong reaction to our hot dogs and cake pops! We’re hoping to build up … Continue reading

SIU NPPA Congratulates Sam Means for placing in the Hearst Multimedia Competition

SIU NPPA Congratulates Sam Means from the SIUC Photo department for placing in the Hearst Multimedia Competition. Sam produced a multimedia presentation showcasing Arnette’s Barbershop in Carbondale, IL. Fantastic Job Sam! Congratulations!

SIU NPPA Featured on “The Visual Student”

Congratulations to SIU NPPA and the SIUC Photojournalism department for being featured on The Visual Student for their work on 4:56 A.M. The Story of The February 29, 2012 Tornado. Bettina Hansen wrote a fantastic article telling the story of how our SIU photo students approached the natural disaster. The article features insight from former student Steve … Continue reading

SIU NPPA Hosts Strobe Workshop

Our first workshop of the year was focused on strobes. Our very own Mark Dolan lead the workshop where we learned how to operate both Nikon and Canon strobes. We learned about basic function including front and rear-curtain sync, how to bounce light, and slave mode – as well as working strobes with a slow … Continue reading

SIU NPPA 2012-2013 T-Shirt Design

Here’s the design for this year’s SIU NPPA T-Shirt!

SIU Students Win at IPPA: Brooke Stevens named Student Photographer of the Year

Congratulations to the SIU Photojournalism students who placed in the IPPA Best of Student Photojournalism competition! SIU students were awarded a total of 14 awards, more than any other school that entered! Special recognition goes to Brooke Stevens for being named Student Photographer of the Year! List of Winners: Brooke Stevens 1st Place, Student Photographer … Continue reading