Milton Rogovin, who died last month at the age of 101, discovered his talent for photography in his 40s, and used it to dignify the lives of the disenfranchised, the poor, and the working class in his native Buffalo and beyond. Rogovin’s work and life are the subject of a touching 11-minute documentary that Harvey Wang filmed when Rogovin was 93. The film won Best Documentary Short at the 2003 Tribeca Film Festival, and is well worth the watch.
FATIMA’S DRAWINGS from Magnus Wennman on Vimeo. Among three finalists for the World Press Photo short form multimedia prize is Magnus Wennman’s outstanding 5-1/2 minute video called “Fatima’s Drawings.” His “Where the Children Sleep” project was widely published last year, and “Fatima’s Drawings” is a continuation of his work documenting the plight of refugee children... More ›
Veteran collector, curator and photography consultant W.M. Hunt has a reputation for his straight-talking career advice. In this exclusive PDN video, he talks about a strategic mistake made by many aspiring fine-art photographers, and how to avoid it. He also demystifies the process of writing a good artist’s statement, and makes a case against spending... More ›
Photography careers are built on talent and hard work. But they also depend upon relationships–with mentors, editors, art directors, curators and others who can provide the critical support required for any career to grow and thrive. Veteran collector, curator and photography consultant W.M. Hunt explains in this exclusive PDN video how to build those important... More ›