PDN explores Tobias Hutzler’s “light drawings” and the commercial assignments they’ve inspired

From using pure moonlight to shoot cars in the desert to casting a net of lights into the sea and setting a long exposure, photographer and director Tobias Hutzler has spent more than a year experimenting with light and how it interacts with the landscape. The results, which he describes as “light drawings,” are striking—and […]

Come see Walter Iooss, Art Streiber, and Doug Menuez at PhotoPlus this week

PDN‘s PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo kicks off tomorrow at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, a four-day event that is the largest photography and imaging show in all of North America. There will be more than 220 exhibits, thousands of new products, and more than 80 conference seminars, keynote presentations, and special […]

Lauren Greenfield, Nadav Kander, and Art Streiber featured in PDN’s 2014 Photo Annual

Congratulations to Lauren Greenfield, Nadav Kander, and Art Streiber, whose work was honored in PDN‘s 2014 Photo Annual! Lauren won in the video category for her Chevy Malibu campaign, “Perfect—#trulyrich,” for Commonwealth. . . The magazine spotlighted Nadav’s portrait series featuring the authors published in the fourth edition of Granta‘s Best Young British Novelists. The […]

Nigel Cox featured on the cover of PDN’s “Lighting Issue”

. Nigel Cox discusses his approach to lighting in the May issue of PDN, the cover of which features a photo from one of his recent shoots for longtime client Bergdorf Goodman. “Since moving to New York in 1999, [Nigel has] seen just about every assignment a professional photographer can come across, and he’s approached […]

PDN interviews Nadav Kander for feature on “How Great Portraits Are Made”

For a feature on “How Great Portraits Are Made,” published in PDN’s March issue, managing editor Meghan Ahearn interviewed Nadav Kander about photographing actor Michael Shannon for a Port magazine cover story. Noting that Shannon is thought of as a bit of a tough guy thanks to his work in Boardwalk Empire and Man of […]

PDN tours Kwaku Alston’s Venice Beach studio

In “The Studio Issue” of PDN, published this month, Kwaku Alston takes readers inside his Venice Beach, California, workspace—a cute two-story building on Abbot Kinney Boulevard that he purchased 13 years ago. At the time, the area was known for grit and crime, and Kwaku recalls that after he bought the place, people told him, […]

PDN names Don Razniewski, Jorg Badura’s digital tech and first assistant, an All Star Assistant

Congratulations to Jorg Badura‘s digital tech and first assistant, Don Razniewski, who was named one of PDN‘s All Star Assistants. Don has been Jorg’s right-hand man for six years, patiently problem-solving alongside Jorg on far-flung locations, on the water and in high altitudes, and in weather conditions of all kinds. “Did I mention he isn’t […]

PDN interviews Walter Iooss about his longstanding collaboration with sports icon Michael Jordan

. The new issue of PDN explores the long-term collaborations between four photographers and their subjects—including Walter Iooss and basketball legend Michael Jordan, whom Walter first photographed back in 1987 on assignment for Sports Illustrated. In the article, Walter talks about how the two became friends, the deep trust that exists between them, the benefits […]

Folio magazine looks at PDN’s Photo Annual cover featuring a portrait by Nadav Kander

. For the cover of its 2013 photo-annual issue, PDN selected a portrait by Nadav Kander of British actor Bertie Carvel, from a portfolio Nadav shot for The New York Times Magazine. “We worked from a list of 18 potential cover images,” PDN creative director Darren Ching tells Folio magazine, in an article exploring the cover-selection […]

PDN explores how Nigel Cox does “still life photography on a grand scale”

For its August issue, PDN interviewed Nigel Cox about a recent shoot he did for Dwell magazine. The assignment, PDN notes, was to show upholstery fabrics draped over things, but Nigel suggested covering variously shaped objects and arranging them to look like they were suspended in midair. “I always pictured them as floating,” he tells […]


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