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PPE 2015: Mary Virginia Swanson’s Tips on Funding Your Photo Project

Posted by on Saturday October 24, 2015 | Uncategorized

In her seminar “How to Fund Your Long-Term Project” at PhotoPlus Expo, Mary Virginia Swanson shared a variety ideas for researching and securing support from government, corporate and philanthropic entities. Swanson, a consultant, author and the executive director of the LOOK3 festival, encouraged photographers to think about everything they need to finish a project, and to achieve... More

PDN Video Pick: Office Scene (“Today, I’m going to let them touch me”)

Posted by on Monday February 9, 2015 | Fine Art, PDN Video Picks, Video

Photographer Endia Beal’s video “Office Scene” demonstrates how it is possible to make strong, compelling video with almost nothing, if you’re smart about it. The video is a foray into the discomfort zone of inter-office race and personal relations. Beal, who is African American, heard rumors around a corporate office she worked in that several... More

LaToya Ruby Frazier Awarded United States Artists Fellowship

Posted by on Thursday October 16, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier is among the 34 people named United States Artists fellows for 2014. The awards, announced on October 13, 2014, come with an unrestricted prize worth $50,000. The “United States Artists” (USA) program is described as investing in “the fundamental value artists contribute to American society.” The organization is funded by individuals... More

PDN Video Pick: Mark Moffett Gets Up Close and Personal with Pollinators

Posted by on Thursday June 27, 2013 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism

Among a number of noteworthy photo projects screened at the 2013 Look3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier this month was “Pollinators,” a four-minute video featuring stunning macro images of insects and animals in the act of pollinating plants, by National Geographic contributor Mark Moffett. Part of the charm of the video is... More

Stanley Greene Wins 2013 Aftermath Grant

Posted by on Friday December 14, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Stanley Greene has won the 2013 Aftermath Grant for his proposal to create a new project, “The Rise of Islam in the Caucasus,” The Aftermath Project organization announced today. The Aftermath Grant, worth $20,000 in 2013, supports photographers whose work addresses the legacy of conflict. In making the announcement, The Aftermath Project noted that Greene... More

PPE 2012: Facing The Lack of Diversity in Photography and The Arts

Posted by on Monday October 29, 2012 | Fine Art

To provide some context for the PhotoPlus Expo panel discussion on “(Mis)representation: The Underrepresentation of Non-Whites and Women in the Arts,” moderator Charles Guice, an independent photo dealer, noted some statistics about the changing demographics of the United States. According to recent census data, whites in the US will no longer make up the majority... More

One Problem with Running Your Own Photo Agency: It Takes a Lot of Time

Posted by on Monday August 27, 2012 | Photojournalism

When LUCEO, the photographer-run cooperative agency, issued a press release last Monday announcing it had redesigned its web site to be more “client centered” and highlight the agency’s multimedia work, the announcement was overshadowed by news that three of its six founding members—Matt Eich, David Walter Banks, Kendrick Brinson—were leaving the agency “to pursue personal... More

Look 3 Report: Alex Webb on His Creative Process, Kodachrome, and Magnum

Posted by on Sunday June 10, 2012 | Events, Photojournalism

Magnum photographer Alex Webb’s conversation with author and photography critic Geoff Dyer at the Look 3 photo festival provided a sweeping retrospective of Webb’s career, from his earliest black and white work through his development as a revered master of color photography on projects from Haiti to the US/Mexico Border, Florida, Cuba, and beyond. Throughout... More