Events

Recap of the PDN’s 30: Strategies for Young Working Photogs Panel at SVA

Posted by on Friday April 12, 2013 | Events, Fashion, Fine Art, Uncategorized

During this week’s PDN’s 30 panel discussion at the School of Visual Arts Theatre, perseverance, personality and community emerged as common themes in the early careers of 2013 PDN’s 30 photographers Geordie Wood, Lisa Elmaleh and Bon Duke. PDN editor Holly Stuart Hughes moderated the panel, which also included Readers Digest photo director Rebecca Simpson... More

Spring Photography Auctions Total More Than $30.8 Million, Set Artist Records

Posted by on Wednesday April 10, 2013 | Business, Events, Fine Art

Six photography sales last week at the three major auction houses in New York City brought in more than $30.8 million dollars and included record sales for masters Man Ray and Diane Arbus, among others, as well as contemporary artists including Robert Frank, Richard Misrach, Alex Prager and Viviane Sassen. Two sales at Christie’s on... More

Business Advice and Tips Headline WPPI Show

Posted by on Thursday March 7, 2013 | Business, Events

The WPPI Conference + Expo is getting underway in Las Vegas. In addition to seminars and master classes providing insights and technical tips for wedding and engagement photographers, there are also several educational sessions addressing business issues facing photographers in every genre, as well as opportunities to hear critiques and advice from notable photographers. WPPI... More

$15K Alexia Foundation Grant Deadline, Exhibition Coming Up

Posted by on Tuesday January 15, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Events

The deadline for the 2013 Alexia Foundation grant is this Friday, January 18. The $15,000 grant will be awarded to a photographer who is looking for funding “to produce a substantial picture story that furthers the Foundation’s goals of promoting world peace and cultural understanding.” The Alexia Foundation supports photojournalism that explores issues of social... More

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