Events

Sebastian Junger’s Tim Hetherington Doc to Premiere at Sundance

Posted by on Thursday December 6, 2012 | Events

“Which Way is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington,” Sebastian Junger’s documentary about the life and work of his friend and colleague, the award-winning photographer, will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January in Park City, Utah. Hetherington was killed in a rocket attack in Libya in April... More

Wedding & Portrait Photographers International Appoints Jason Groupp WPPI Director

Posted by on Tuesday November 20, 2012 | Business, Events

The Nielsen Photo Group, which owns PDN, has announced the appointment of Jason Groupp as the director of Wedding & Portrait Photographers International. We’d like to welcome Jason to the Nielsen Photo Group. For more information on the appointment, please see the press release below. PRESS RELEASE New York, NY (November 20, 2012) – Wedding... More

Aperture and Paris Photo Announce First PhotoBook Prize, PhotoBook of the Year

Posted by on Friday November 16, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Events, Fine Art

Paris Photo and the Aperture Foundation announced the winners of the first annual Paris Photo Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards today. The First PhotoBook Award went to Dutch photographer David Galjaard for his self-published book Concresco, about the remaining cold-war-era bunkers that dot the Albanian landscape. Open to all new bookmakers, the award includes a $10,000... More

Sandy Fundraisers: Great Photographers Selling Prints For Sandy Relief (Updated)

Posted by on Wednesday November 14, 2012 | Events, Fine Art, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

A print sale fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy relief featuring $50 prints of iPhone photographs from a great list of photographers will take place this Monday, November 19 at Foley Gallery in New York. Organized by Wyatt Gallery, Michael Foley, Ben Lowy and Ruddy Roye, and curated by Jun Lee, the show includes photos by Lowy,... More

FotoDC Presents the 5th Anniversary FotoWeekDC Festival – November 9-18, 2012

Posted by on Tuesday October 23, 2012 | Events, Uncategorized

            What began in 2008 as a week-long local photography festival has grown into a year-long, international commitment to the medium. While the venues, categories, and events offerings have evolved with each year, dedication to the FotoDC/FotoWeekDC missionremains constant: to provide exposure for photographers and make diverse, high-quality photography accessible... More

On Sustainable Business Models, and Comparing Apples to Oranges

Posted by on Friday September 28, 2012 | Business, Events, Media, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

The American Society of Media Photographers’ program, “Sustainable Business Models: Issues & Trends Facing Visual Artists,” held September 27 in New York City, can be viewed online via ASMP’s video library. Speakers and panelists provided useful context and insights into the current marketplace for photography, as well as thoughts on how professional freelancers might adapt... More

Aleppo Photo Festival Holds “Symbolic Opening” in War Zone

Posted by on Friday September 21, 2012 | Events

On September 15, the day the 11th annual Aleppo International Photo Festival was scheduled to open in the war-torn city of Aleppo, Syria, founder and organizer Issa Touma held a “symbolic opening” at his gallery. Weeks after PDN first tried to reach him, Touma emailed PDN and posted a statement on the festival’s Facebook page... More

Luminance: On the Intersection of Business, Technology and Photography

Posted by on Monday September 17, 2012 | Events

Photoshelter’s two-day symposium Luminance, held at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center in Manhattan on September 12 and 13, brought together imagemakers and creative industry professionals for half hour TED-style talks designed to address both current trends and the future of photography. Presenters were grouped in threes under themes such as the Manipulators, the Storytellers,... More