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Friday, March 14, 2014

Professional Women Photographers Student Exhibition

As many learned yesterday, Calumet Photo has closed it's US stores. We'd built a strong relationship with Calumet, as they were not only in the photography industry, but also our neighbors and friends. Located just across the street on West 22nd in Manhattan, our two stores always did what we could to help out one another, whether it be through the store or the rental department. We are very sorry to see them go. 

Due to the untimely closing, we've been trying to help out the Calumet customers, and, thankfully, the Professional Women Photographers group. This Saturday, from 4:30 to 6:00pm, the PWP Student Exhibition (featuring the work of high school girls throughout the northeast. The theme is self-portraits!) was set to take place at Calumet, but we've been able to move the exhibition to our rental department.  

Details from the PWP event page:
"This year we are honored to have Debra L. Rothenberg as a guest speaker.
Debra L. Rothenberg is an award-winning photographer, residing in New York City. She is an accomplished professional whose photographic range consists of music/concerts, celebrities, news, sports, CD and book covers, newspapers and magazines, portraiture, children, and private events.  Debra's latest book is Bruce Springsteen In Focus 1980-2012.  Debra has been a concert photographer for New York Daily News since 1999. Her extensive clientele includes TV networks, major national publications, and universities.  Among her many accomplishments is a National First Place award in the sports category from the National Press Photographers Association. She is a member of the National Press Photographers Association and is listed in Who’s Who Among American Women.
Join us at this reception for meet Debra and show your support for these talented young women. If you have any questions, please email info@pwponline.org
There will also be a silent auction for all kinds of gear, tickets and more! And, please visit their website for more info.
So please be advised of the change in location, and stop by to support the students and this wonderful organization!