ICP Celebrates Infinity Award Winners (Recap and Video Links)

Posted by on Tuesday April 29, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Fashion, Fine Art, Photojournalism

Last night the International Center of Photography honored photographers working in photojournalism, fine-art and fashion at the 30th annual Infinity Awards. The awards were inaugurated in 1985 as a way to recognize outstanding achievements by photographers working in various genres within the medium. It was the first Infinity Awards ceremony for new ICP director Mark Lubell,... More

Video Pick: In Bed With Chanel

Posted by on Tuesday April 22, 2014 | Fashion, PDN Video Picks

Laurel Pantin in Chanel from Ann Street Studio on Vimeo. It’s not easy to create an engaging video, let alone a brief, engaging video. Jamie Back and Kevin Burg of Ann Street Studio recently did just that with this 15-second flick featuring Lucky Magazine market editor Laurel Pantin in a big white bed wearing colorful... More

PDN’s 30 Photographers Provide Career Tips to Aspiring Photographers (UPDATED)

Posted by on Thursday March 27, 2014 | Business, Fashion, Social Media/Web

A panel featuring three of this year’s PDN’s 30 photographers discussed strategies for building a successful career and offered a wealth of useful tips to an audience of students and industry professionals at the School of Visual Arts theater in New York last evening. The PDN’s 30 photographers, Bobby Doherty (still life), Billy Kidd (fashion),... More

How Should Clients React to Sexual Coercion Allegations Against Terry Richardson?

Posted by on Wednesday March 26, 2014 | Business, Celebrity, Fashion

Now that another model has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against photographer Terry Richardson, his clients face a difficult question: What ethical obligations, if any, do they have to take a stand? Over the past several years, reports have periodically flared up that Richardson has manipulated some models to engage with him in... 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

Bruce Weber on David Bailey, Diane Arbus, Lisette Model and Romance

Posted by on Monday September 16, 2013 | Fashion

I recently got the chance to interview legendary photographers David Bailey and Bruce Weber. The two photographers – who are old friends–had spent a day together shooting in Harlem with the new Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone, taking photos that Nokia is showing in an exhibition and in their marketing. The day after the shoot, as... More

Inez and Vinoodh Launch Perfume Based on a Photo

Posted by on Monday September 9, 2013 | Fashion

Fashion photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin collaborated with the Swedish fragrance company Byredo on a perfume inspired by one of their own photos. In an interview on the Barneys New York blog The Window, van Lamsweerde said their fragrance, called 1996, is based on their photo Kirsten 1996. “Ben Gorham of Byredo created... More

NY Times Public Editor Questions T Magazine Photoshopping Policy

Posted by on Monday May 20, 2013 | Fashion, Media, Photo Manipulation

In an editorial published yesterday in The New York Times, the newspaper’s public editor, Margaret Sullivan, questioned the rules regarding Photoshopping at T, the monthly style magazine published by the Times, and suggested that readers should be notified when fashion images have been digitally manipulated. She also pointed out that editors shouldn’t assume that readers... More

National Geographic and W Win Photography Categories at National Magazine Awards

Posted by on Friday May 3, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Fashion, Media, Photojournalism

  The American Society of Magazine Editors announced the winners of the 2013 National Magazine Awards last night in New York City. National Geographic won in four categories, including Photography and Multimedia. For the Photography category, National Geographic submitted three issues of the magazine, which included work by Aaron Huey, Andrew Parkinson, Carsten Peter,  Alex... More

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