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It’s baaacck.

On June 24-27, women from all over will have a great opportunity to learn from some of the industry’s top mentors. There will be time to connect with other photographers, shop, relax and enjoy at the beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona Firesky Resort & Spa.

Early registration ended with the month of April. Registration is now $299 for PPA members and $329 for non-members. Registration includes top-notch programs, social events, mentoring opportunities, some meals, boutique shopping and plenty of great girlfriend gifts.

For more information, to reserve your spot, or make hotel reservations, check out their website.

With all the recent hubbub about Photoshopped celebrities in magazines (which is frankly just a fact of life these days), French ELLE decided to feature three women with no makeup or Photoshopping for the April issue (the photos were shot by Peter Lindbergh). This is perhaps more shocking than any leaked photo of an un-retouched Kim Kardashian. It’s not lost on us that they chose three of the most beautiful women in the worl… [via American Photo]

Read the rest of the story and see a couple photos here.

At the International center of Photography in New York last year, Associate Curator Kristen Lubben found herself talking a lot about a timeless subject: the differences between men and women. She was co-curating part of an exhibit of photos of the Spanish Civil War by Robert Capa and Gerda Taro. The two had been lovers and professional partners at that early point in their careers. While Capa went on to become one of the 20th century’s most renowned war photographers, Taro died in 1937 at age 26, after being struck by a tank.

“We had Taro upstairs and Capa downstairs,” says Lubben. “It was an interesting test case for some people—do men and women take different pictures? As I gave tours of the exhibition, I was constantly asked about it.”

Such fascination makes sense. Gender is an endlessly debatable topic. The debate gets fiercer when it turns to boys-versus-girls. And the stakes get higher as more women take up cameras. [via PopPhoto]

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Via the NPPA:

This year’s Women in Photojournalism Conference is a unique blend of traditional photojournalism offerings and new multimedia and video ideas, 2008 television conference chair Pat Holloway says.

And online registration for the conference is now available here. …

“We have talented speakers who will inspire and rekindle your own commitment to the craft. We provide workshops to give you real tools for success. Boundaries will be broken between students and seasoned professional and new friendships made,” Holloway said.

The 19th annual Women in Photojournalism Conference will be held August 8-10, 2008, at the Astor Crowne Plaza hotel in New Orleans, LA. The even is sponsored by Nikon, Canon, Avid, and the National Press Photographers Association.

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