The new issue of PDN asks a handful of professional photographers who are also parents about how they balance their career and family responsibilities. One of the photographers they interviewed is Melanie Acevedo, who juggles working for clients such as Target, Land of Nod, Motorola, and Jonathan Adler with raising her two kids—Violet and Rockwell—with […]
Photo District News selects Tobias Hutzler for “PDN’s 30: Our Choice of New and Emerging Photographers to Watch”
Congratulations to Tobias Hutzler, who has been named one of PDN‘s 30 photographers to watch in 2013. He was selected by the magazine’s editors from more than 300 photographers from around the world. “We are huge believers in Tobias’ talent, and it’s gratifying to know that the editors share our enthusiasm for his work,” says […]
In its February issue, PDN takes readers behind the scenes of the mysterious motion piece that Jim Fiscus recently created for Motorola‘s Droid Razr Maxx. We say mysterious because the piece has no moving parts but feels exactly like a motion spot. Learn how he and agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners pulled it off in […]
Steven Lippman’s photo of powerful Anna Tunnicliffe sailing the ocean a winner in PDN’s The Shot contest
Steven Lippman‘s dramatic portrait of American sailor Anna Tunnicliffe for ESPN The Magazine‘s 2012 Body Issue has been named a winner in PDN‘s latest The Shot contest. The image was published in the February issue of PDN and appears online, in the winners’ gallery. Congratulations, Steven! . . .
Michael Muller takes PDN inside his lighting process for a “How I Got That Shot” feature on his strobe-lit surfing photos, part of the “Summer of Darkness” project he shot for a TransWorld Surf magazine contest this past fall. Click here or on the screenshot below to read the full story and view a gallery […]
If you missed the panel discussion “Your Picture Here: How to Get Published in The New York Times, Time, GQ and Wired,” at PDN‘s PhotoPlus Expo, make your way over to pdnpulse.com for PDN managing editor Meghan Ahearn‘s summary. The panelists—photo editors from the above magazines—shared their thoughts on the kinds of promos they like to […]
Have you ever looked at a Liz Von Hoene photograph and wondered how she did it? Now’s your chance to get some insight into her creative process. In its November issue, PDN spotlights “Liz Von Hoene’s Versatile Approach.” “Whether she’s creating a ‘poppy’ look for clients like Target or Crystal Light, shooting fashion in the […]
Kathy Ryan, photography director of The New York Times Magazine, on Kwaku Alston. Plus: Behind-the-scenes video of Kwaku’s Nikon shoot with Ashton Kutcher.
The fall issue of PDNedu, a magazine produced by PDN for photo educators and their students, includes a feature on Kwaku Alston that covers everything from how he established himself—entering, and winning, photo contests while a student at Rochester Institute of Technology gave him a big boost—to his experiences photographing celebrity portraits, the First Family, […]
Meghan Ahearn, the managing editor of PDN, interviewed Craig Cutler about his “CC52″ project for a feature in the magazine’s May issue, and the article is available in its entirety to read online. Here’s a small excerpt from “Craig Cutler Just Keeps Shooting”: . In early 2011, commercial photographer Craig Cutler was ready to start […]
PDN is one of the major supporters of a photo competition aimed at raising awareness of global health issues, and with the entry deadline coming up, our friends at the magazine have asked us to help them spread the word. The BD Hope for a Healthy World Photo Competition seeks photos on the theme of […]