Archive for June 2010

Ask The Experts: How Do You Handle Workflow on Location?

Posted by on Wednesday June 30, 2010 | Uncategorized

Want tips on shooting on location, breaking into destination wedding photography, or managing your workflow on the go?  PDN and SanDisk have launched a new column, Ask the Experts, in which photographers share their expertise and answer questions from PDN readers about a variety of photographic problems.  To start things off, Matt May and Suzanne... More

Government-issued Press Credential Didn’t Stop Arrest, G20 Photog Says

Posted by on Tuesday June 29, 2010 | Media, Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Toronto-based photojournalist Brett Gundlock, who was arrested by police while photographing G20 protesters over the weekend, says his government-issued press credential was clearly visible to the officers who took him into custody on Saturday evening. A photograph taken by a Reuters photographer at the scene even shows his visible badge during the arrest, he says.... More

Photojournalist and Filmmaker Win Settlement From London Police

Posted by on Tuesday June 29, 2010 | Media, Photojournalism

A photojournalist and filmmaker received £3,500 ($5,280) each in an out-of-court settlement with the London police after the pair were prevented from documenting a protest at the Greek embassy in 2008, The Guardian reported today. A film of the incident posted on the news organization’s Web site shows police grabbing photojournalist Marc Vallée’s camera and... More

Obituary: Bill Hudson, Photographer of Civil Rights Protests, 77

Posted by on Tuesday June 29, 2010 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

News photographer Bill Hudson, whose images of police brutality against civil rights protesters stirred national outrage, died June 24 in Jacksonville, Florida, the AP reports. He was 77. According to his wife, Patricia, the cause of death was congestive heart failure. Born in Detroit, Hudson began working as a photographer for the Army during the... More

Photojournalists Arrested in G20 Clash

Posted by on Monday June 28, 2010 | Media, Photojournalism, Photos In The News

A pair of photographers working for Canada’s National Post were arrested over the weekend while documenting protests of the G20 summit in Toronto. On Saturday night The National Post published a report that staff photographer Brett Gundlock and freelancer Colin O’Connor were detained by Toronto police while photographing protestors clashing with police. The report included... More

Cannes Do: U.S. Agency Wins Outdoor Lion at Ad Fest

Posted by on Thursday June 24, 2010 | Business

New York-based advertising agency Anomaly has won an Outdoor Lion Grand Prix award for their campaign for denim and clothing company Diesel. Images for the campaign were shot by photographers Kristin Vicari, Melodie McDaniel and Chris Buck. Anomaly are among a small contingent of American agencies earning recognition at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival... More

Subject of Iconic Eisenstaedt Photo Dies

Posted by on Wednesday June 23, 2010 | Uncategorized

Edith Shain, who claimed to be the nurse embraced by a jubilant World War II sailor in the famous Times Square photograph by Life photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, has died. She was 91, according to several news organizations reporting her death. Eisenstaedt's photo shows the sailor clutching the nurse as he kisses her, and captures the... More

Polaroid Collection Auction Raises $12.5 Million, Sets Record for Ansel Adams Sale

Posted by on Wednesday June 23, 2010 | Fine Art

The court-ordered auction of portions of The Polaroid Collection, which took place Monday and Tuesday at Sotheby’s, raised nearly $12.5 million for the company formerly known as Polaroid Corp. The funds raised in the sale will be used to settle debts with the bankrupt company’s creditors. In the auction’s first session Monday evening, a buyer... More

Party Pics from PDN Photo Annual Now Online

Posted by on Tuesday June 22, 2010 | Uncategorized

We have lots of party pictures from the PDN Photo Annual Party, held May 20 at the Tribeca Skyline Studios! We have so many photos, in fact, that if you were among the winners, contest judges, sponsors and friends who attended the PDN Photo Annual party, be sure to check out our online galleries of party... More

Getty Expands Flickr Image Sourcing

Posted by on Tuesday June 22, 2010 | Uncategorized

Getty Images, which has been licensing a selected collection of Flickr images since March 2009, has opened its licensing doors to the Flickr masses. Flickr members can now "opt in" to a program that makes their images available for licensing through Getty. That doesn't mean Getty will promote the work of every Flickr member who... More