Photographer Jordan Hollender was scheduled to do portfolio reviews at NYCFotoworks in New York City this week but was called away on a job. Rather than abandon the reviews, he made a cut out of himself, and had an assistant show up to the reviews for him, placing everything on the table in front of each reviewer. The photo we took shows the assistant’s set up: the cut out of Hollender, portfolio, letter to the reviewer from Hollender, notebook for the reviewer to write notes in, and business cards.
Although PDN did not get the opportunity to meet with “him”, it was a memorable encounter.
Eighteen photographers from around the world have been awarded the 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, a grant that helps independent photographers produce in-depth and creative stories on underreported issues. Grantees were selected by an independent editorial committee from a pool of 140 photographers nominated by 26 international editors, curators, and educators. The grantees are: Poulomi Basu,... More ›
Photographer Edward Burtynsky announced this week that he will use a CAD 25,000 ($18,892) award he received to establish a photo book publishing grant for Canadian emerging photographers. The money will support one CAD 5,000 ($3,778) grant per year for the next five years. Burtynsky had received the cash prize from The Canada Council for... More ›
Jon Verney makes his multi-hued prints by using the sulfur-rich water and mud in hot springs and geysers to bleach and tone silver-based prints. Verney first tried the process at a hot spring in Italy, and has since traveled to hot springs in Iceland, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and the Salton Sea in southern... More ›