Archive for October 2013

PDN Video: Gregory Heisler on How to Relate to Portrait Subjects (Even If You Are Shy and Bumbling)

Posted by on Monday October 28, 2013 | Celebrity, PDN Video Picks

Portrait photographer Gregory Heisler says people constantly ask him, “How do you get people to pose?” In our latest clip from our video interview with Heisler, he explains the importance of putting yourself in the shoes of your subjects, and figuring out how to interact with them in ways that suit your own personality. He... More

PPE 2013: Tips for Shooting Ads That Viewers Believe and Clients Like

Posted by on Monday October 28, 2013 | Uncategorized

Facing an increasingly media-savvy audience who tend to “ignore advertising completely or don’t believe it,” said PDN senior editor Conor Risch, advertising clients are clamoring for campaigns that look believable and “authentic.” At the PhotoPlus Expo panel “How to Make Advertising that Doesn’t Look Like Advertising,” photographers Olivia Bee, Christa Renee and Bil Zelman shared... More

PPE 2013: NASA Astronaut Don Pettit on Photographing in Space

Posted by on Saturday October 26, 2013 | Uncategorized

NASA astronaut Don Pettit offered unique perspectives on photographic technology and the beauty and challenges of space photography in his keynote address at PhotoPlus Expo on October 24. Pettit, who has spent more than a year in space as part of three missions to the international space station, shared a few of the thousands of... More

Obituary: Deborah Turbeville, Pioneering Fashion Photographer

Posted by on Friday October 25, 2013 | Obituary

Photographer Deborah Turbeville, whose atmospheric images for Mademoiselle, Harper’s Bazaar, Italian Vogue, L’Uomo Vogue, Cacharel and Valentino were distinctive for their mystery and drama, died in a New York hospital October 24, her agents, Marek and Associates, confirmed. The cause of death was lung cancer. Throughout her career, Turbeville created fashion, travel and architectural images... More

PPE 2013: Photography & The Law: Access, Copyright and Social Media Issues

Posted by on Thursday October 24, 2013 | Copyright/Legal

During a talk at PhotoPlus Expo 2013, sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), attorneys Mickey Osterreicher and Alicia Wagner Calzada provided tips for how photographers can protect their First Amendment rights and control the copyright and distribution of their work. Tips On the Right to Photograph in Public Osterreicher, who is the general... More

New Law Regulates the Use of Child Models in New York

Posted by on Thursday October 24, 2013 | Fashion

New legislation in New York State demands that models under the age of 18 receive the same protection as child performers. Photographers and clients who hire models under the age of 18 will have to provide them with more protections and services on shoots in New York State under a new law that takes effect... More

NFL, Getty and AP Hit With Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Posted by on Wednesday October 23, 2013 | Copyright/Legal, Photojournalism

Seven photographer are suing the National Football League and two image distributors–Getty Images and Associated Press (AP)–for copyright infringement over widespread use of their images in NFL ads, products and promotions without fair compensation, according to an October 21 report from Courthouse News Service. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in New York, is a... More