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© Ben Knight

DamNation Documents the National Debate Over Dam Removals and River Restoration

September 16, 2014 - Co-directors Ben Knight and Travis Rummel look for human-interest stories to stoke the discourse on dam removals and river restoration with their DamNation documentary. More »

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Frames Per Second: Shaul Schwarz's Reel Peak Films is a Production Company Devoted to Editorial Documentaries

September 12, 2014 - Photojournalist and filmmaker Shaul Schwarz founded Reel Peak Films to convince magazines that there's a better way to assign photographers to make videos. More »

© PETER MCBRIDE

Environmental Crusaders: Photographer Peter McBride and the Colorado River

September 10, 2014 - Since 2008, the photographer Peter McBride has worked on a project to bring attention to the plight of Colorado River, or as he calls it, the "architect of the Grand Canyon." More »

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Photographers, Designers, Publishers and Writers Reimagine a 1963 Time-Life Book with MATTER

September 09, 2014 - The original MATTER, the first volume of Time-Life's Life Science Library series, is the inspiration for a new book by Vandret Publications. More »

© KATE BROOKS

How One Magazine Strives for Gender Balance in Assignments

September 05, 2014 - Photographer Daniel Shea talks with photo editor Jessie Wender about gender equality in editorial photography. More »

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Keep It Simple: Fashion Shooter Billy Kidd's Advice on Designing Your Site

September 04, 2014 - Sponsored content: PDN's 30, fashion and beauty photographer Billy Kidd talks shop about redesigning his website through Squarespace's publishing platform. More »

© JOHN WELLER

Environmental Crusaders: Photographer John Weller's Obsession with Antarctica's Ross Sea

September 01, 2014 - A photographer's decade-long crusade to protect Antarctica's Ross Sea, which many believe to be one of the last pristine oceanic ecosystems in the world. More »

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Environmental Crusaders: Photographer and Filmmaker David Buckland, Founder of Cape Farewell

September 01, 2014 - The brainchild of photographer and filmmaker David Buckland, Cape Farewell has worked with more than 300 artists to create cultural and artistic responses to climate change. More »

© DAMON CASAREZ

Picture Story: Indebted College Grads, Back Home Again

September 01, 2014 - Damon Casarez's project on young grads like himself who moved back in with their parents landed him a cover story for New York Times Magazine. More »

© Ben Knight

PDN September 2014

September 01, 2014 - The Nature & Environmental Photography Issue. 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 »

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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 »

© 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 »

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 »

© 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 »

© 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 »

© 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 »

© 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 »

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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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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 »

© Anastasia Taylor-Lind

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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PDN August 2014

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

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