Spotlight: What’s In at Out

August 27, 2014 - The magazine’s photo director explains how he assigns photography for the gay men’s fashion and pop culture monthly, and how his many creative projects fit together. More »

© Jon Tonks

Jon Tonks Explores The Far Reaches of the British Empire

August 27, 2014 - In his long-term documentary project, the photographer surveys the last vestiges of the British Empire—and the people, places and things that define it—with wit and charm. More »

© Ben Huff

The Value of Self-Publishing

August 26, 2014 - Three photographers discuss their creative processes and motivations for self-publishing their photography books. More »

Shaping The Light: 7 Key Light Modifiers For Your Studio

August 25, 2014 - A roundup of light modifiers of all shapes, sizes and prices for a range of studio and location photography uses, from shooting cars to still lifes to celebrity portraits. More »

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© Mark Mann

What's In Your Bag? Mark Mann Empties His Brixton Messenger

August 25, 2014 - Sponsored content: Acclaimed celebrity-portrait photographer and Leica aficionado Mark Mann lets us take a peek inside his ONA Brixton camera bag. More »

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How Nazraeli’s Chris Pichler Determines Book Prices and Print Runs

August 21, 2014 - The founder of Nazraeli Press explains how photo books are traditionally priced, and what photographers need to know about the changing business of book publishing. More »

© Michel Leroy

Personal Work to Paying Assignments: Michel Leroy’s Rally Bikers Project

August 20, 2014 - How Michel Leroy grabbed attention and jobs with his personal project on bikers at motorcycle rallies. More »

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What’s Your Niche: Sailboat Racing Event Photography

August 20, 2014 - Photographer Allen Clark makes his living shooting sailing regattas along the East Coast and in the Caribbean, and selling prints afterwards to the competitors through his website. More »

Leverage Your Website: 4 Tips for Strengthening Your Brand

August 20, 2014 - Sponsored content: An agent for professional photographers offers great ideas and advice for building and branding a photography website, including tips for editing and promotion. More »

© Angela & Ithyle

Frames Per Second: Filming Song and Dance

August 19, 2014 - The photography/directing duo Angela & Ithyle’s spirited video for Benefit Cosmetics was a lesson in the fun and the challenges of filming choreography. More »

© Justin Kaneps

When Photographers Become Publishers: Mossless

August 19, 2014 - Crowd-funding and photographers support helped publishers Romke Hoogwaerts grow Mossless from a Tumblr blog into a full-fledged print publication. More »

© Deaja Fallas

When Photographers Become Publishers: Tiny Atlas Quarterly

August 18, 2014 - How the digital travel and lifestyle journal founded by Emily Nathan evolved into a print magazine. More »

© Manual For Speed

Photographers Become Publishers: Manual For Speed

August 14, 2014 - By launching their own professional cycling journal, Daniel Wakefield Pasley and Emiliano Granado filled a void in the sport’s coverage, and built a brand that they’ve parlayed into sponsorships and other commercial work. More »

© Ian Teh

Picture Story: The Ruin of a Great Chinese River

August 13, 2014 - MSNBC.com has published Ian Teh’s sad and beautiful lament for the Yellow River, one of the more tragic environmental casualties of China’s quick economic transformation. More »

Photographers Share Details of Their Recent Book Deals

August 08, 2014 - Photographers reveal the terms of the book deals they've made with several publishers, providing valuable insight into the book publishing industry. More »

© Alec Hemer

How I Got That Shot: Mimicking Sunlight for an Interior Shot

August 07, 2014 -

Interiors photographer Alec Hemer explains how he used a mix of light sources to mimic sunlight and create a homey scene.

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© Robin Schwartz/courtesy Aperture

The Costly Business of Photo Book Publishing

August 06, 2014 - With rising costs and tightening margins, some book publishers are turning to new avenues to share costs and risks. More »

© Goseong Choi

Family Album: Goseong Choi's Fine-Art Series About His Grandmother's Death

August 04, 2014 - Goseong Choi began photographing his family for a change of pace, then his grandmother fell ill and passed away, challenging the photographer to create his most personal work to date. More »

© Manual For Speed

PDN August 2014

August 01, 2014 - The Photo Book and Self-Publishing Issue. More »

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Maidan Moment: Anastasia Taylor-Lind’s Book of Portraits From Kiev

August 01, 2014 - Anastasia Taylor-Lind’s idea to create portraits of protesters and mourners in Kiev’s Independence Square spawned a social media phenomenon and resulted in her “most precious” images to date, which are being published this month in a new book. More »

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4 Steps To Give Your Digital Video the Look of Film

July 30, 2014 - A cinematographer’s advice on how to give digital video the “organic” look of film before, during and after shooting footage. More »

© Tom Corbett

How I Got That Shot: Tom Corbett's High-Energy Fashion

July 29, 2014 - Fashion photographer Tom Corbett explains how he achieves his signature look, and how he adapts his directing and shooting style to very different assignments. More »

7 Great Camera Rigs for Different Gigs

July 28, 2014 - These recently released camera stabilizers will help keep your reel sharp. More »

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How Women's Health Uses Stylish Photography to Stand Out

July 24, 2014 - The magazine's photography director Sarah Rozen talks to PDN about the wide variety of photography she assigns. More »

© jeN davis

Selling Prints to Fund Books: It's Complicated

July 23, 2014 - How photographers can sell prints to raise money for book publications, without undermining the market for their work. More »

© Lori Nix

Managing Your Inventory of Limited-Edition Prints

July 21, 2014 - Photographers and galleriests discuss the importance of, and methods for, managing an artist's print inventory.

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© Rose Wind Jerome

Anatomy of a Successful Grant Application: Center for Photography at Woodstock

July 18, 2014 - Tips and advice about how to submit a winning application to the CPW artist in residency program from the executive director and past resident artists Alma Leiva, Maria Buyondo and Caleb Ferguson. More »

© Amy Stein & Stacy Arezou Mehrfar

13 Tips For Building Your Fine-Art Network

July 16, 2014 - An important part of working as an artist is establishing relationships with peers and mentors. Here, a dozen artists offer their advice for establishing and maintaining these relationships. More »

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Personal Work That Lands Assignments: Peter Menzel's Focus on Household Consumption

July 14, 2014 - Peter Menzel and writer Faith D'Aluisio have built a brand around projects about household consumption and the environment. That led to a challenging public service project for Glad, the trash bag company, to teach Americans to throw away less and recycle more. More »

© larry fink/courTesy aperTure

New Books Offer Workshops With Famous Photographers For Just $30

July 10, 2014 - This summer Aperture is launching a new series of books that present workshops from well-known photographers like Dawoud Bey, Rinko Kawauchi, Todd Hido and Larry Fink. More »


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The Value of Self-Publishing


©Francesco Tonelli
PDN's Taste Food Photography Awards


© Manual For Speed
PDN August 2014



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