Archive for May 2014

Good Food: Romas Foord, Ditte Isager, Food & Wine Honored in 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards

Posted by on Tuesday May 6, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The James Beard Foundation announced the winners of its annual Books, Broadcast and Journalism awards on May 2, and two cookbooks shared the prize for best photography. Historic Heston, by chef Heston Blumenthal, features historic English recipes photographed by Romas Foord in the style of Old Master still-life paintings. Historic Heston also won the top... More

Bon Appétit, W, National Geographic, Glamour Win National Magazine Awards for Visuals

Posted by on Friday May 2, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Bon Appétit, National Geographic, W, and Glamour were the winners of the photography, multimedia and video category awards in the 2014 the National Magazine Awards competition, the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) has announced. The winners were honored at a ceremony last night in New York. Bon Appétit won the Photography award for overall excellence... More

George Steinmetz Wonders: Was It Worth Getting Arrested for National Geographic Cover Story Photos?

Posted by on Thursday May 1, 2014 | Photojournalism

This month’s cover story of National Geographic, about how to meet growing worldwide demand for food, is the story that got photographer George Steinmetz in trouble last June, and he’s still stinging from the experience. Caught in the political crossfire between animal rights activists and agribusiness interests trying to make it illegal to photograph factory... More