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In Honor of World Photography Day, Here’s the Most Popular PDN Photos of the Day

Posted by on Friday August 19, 2016 | Fun, Uncategorized

Here at PDN, every day is World Photography Day. But in recognition of August 19th’s international holiday dedicated to celebrating passion for photography, PDN‘s editors are bringing attention to some of the most popular photographs that you, our readers, have enjoyed over the past three years. We’ve dug through our archives to showcase some of the most popular... More

Your Favorite Hip Hop Photo Book is Now a Coloring Book

Posted by on Wednesday August 10, 2016 | Fun

Back in the Days, photographer Jamel Shabazz’s classic photo book on 1980s street style and the roots of hip hop culture, has never been in out of print since it was published in 2001. Now Shabazz’s collection of street photography is getting a fun remix. Book publisher powerHouse Books, which published the original Back in... More

The History of Photography, As Told Through Stick Figures

Posted by on Friday July 22, 2016 | Fine Art, Fun

When Charles Woodard was in the history of photography class taught by Nick Muellner at Ithaca College, he sketched each masterpiece on a 4×6 flash card, to help him memorize the titles and dates for the final exam. His crude lines and stick figures are reductive, but also uncannily recognizable. The gallery Higher Pictures in... More

True Confessions, Photography Edition

Posted by on Friday May 20, 2016 | Fun

Photographers, especially pros, are expected to conform to a set of, if not standards, then expectations. Keep the mode dial firmly on manual. Don’t say you’re a “natural light” photographer. And so on. But in our unguarded moments, we’ve all slipped. The folks at Digital Rev TV are clearing the air with a series of raw, heartfelt... More

Some (Mostly) Fun Photo Stats for 2015

Posted by on Thursday December 17, 2015 | Fun

  With the year drawing to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year that was and there’s no better way to do that than through a bulleted list of statistics. Here are a few that caught our eye: 1.2 trillion: The number of photos humans have collectively snapped in 2015, according to the... More