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Mexico, 1985 by Leslie Parr

Call for Entry: PHOTO NOIR:Light and shadow in black and white film photography

Mexico, 1985, by Dr. Leslie Parr PHOTO NOIR: Light and Shadow in Black and White Film Photography This exhibit celebrates light—the quintessential element of photography—and the shadows that the help define the emotion, detail and information contained in the photograph. In classic Film Noir movies, shadows accentuated mystery and mood and exposed character and motive.… Read More »Call for Entry: PHOTO NOIR:Light and shadow in black and white film photography

Ruth Orkin: In Motion

New Orleans Photo Alliance is pleased to present Ruth Orkin: In Motion, an exhibition celebrating the works of the pioneering 20th-century photographer and filmmaker Ruth Orkin, curated by Natalie Cooney and Rebecca Rau. Perhaps best recognized for her series chronicling the experience of traveling alone as a woman, and the iconic image American Girl in… Read More »Ruth Orkin: In Motion


December 9, 2022 – January 29, 2023Hosted by the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St, 70130 Featured image: Kim Llerena, Route 90 West, Texas (Blockbuster) (2020), 8″ x 10”, archival pigment print CURRENTS is an annual exhibition that highlights the diverse photographic work being created by New Orleans Photo Alliance members. It is… Read More »CURRENTS 2022


September 24 – November 23, 2022 A public opening reception will be hosted at The NOPA Center, 7800 Oak Street, on Saturday, September 24, 5 – 8 pm. As the seasons change from Summer to Fall, Environs takes a closer look at the ever changing world around us, as well as our role within it, … Read More »Environs

All Music Down Here

New Orleans Photo Alliance’s 2022 spring juried exhibition,  All Music Down Here, celebrates the return of live music to the Greater New Orleans Area and honors the diverse, world-class music scene in New Orleans as it exists today.

Still Life

Still Life, the depiction of predominately inanimate objects, can offer us new ways of looking at the ordinary. The works in this exhibition were chosen for their meticulous care in the selecting, arranging, and lighting of the subject matter. Some of the pieces are sublime in their beauty, others offer up an inexplicable mystery. They… Read More »Still Life

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