Archive for November 2010

How The September Fashion Issues Fared

Posted by on Tuesday November 9, 2010 | Fashion, Media

The ad sales and newsstand success of a September issue is so important to a fashion magazine’s bottom line that media watchers and the fashion press were breathlessly reporting who would be featured on the covers of the big fashion issues back in July. Last week the Audit Circulations Rapid Report announced which fashion magazines... More

U.S. News & World Report To Cease Print in December

Posted by on Monday November 8, 2010 | Media

In a memo sent to U.S. News & World Report staff this past Friday, editor Brian Kelly, and president William D. Holiber announced that the organization would stop printing monthly magazines and focus on digital publishing. The gradual move away from print began in 2008. First the magazine reduced frequency from weekly to biweekly issues.... More

Joao Silva Being Treated at Washington Army Hospital

Posted by on Thursday November 4, 2010 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Joao Silva, the New York Times contract photographer who was severely wounded when he stepped on a land mine in Afghanistan on October 23, has undergone “repeated operations” at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC , according to his long-time friend and former collaborator Greg Marinovich. Marinovich has reported that the South... More

Death of Underwater Photog Ruled Accidental

Posted by on Wednesday November 3, 2010 | Photojournalism

The Palm Beach Post has reported that Florida authorities cannot determine how 53-year-old underwater photographer Wes Skiles died last summer, so they have ruled his death an accidental drowning. Skiles died July 21 near Palm Beach, shortly after completing an assignment for National Geographic Television to photograph an underwater research expedition. He remained on location... More

Photo Plus Coverage: How to Transition from Assistant to Photographer

Posted by on Monday November 1, 2010 | Events

During a Saturday afternoon seminar at Photo Plus Expo this past weekend four photographers—Brian Bloom, Jacqueline Di Milia, Nick Ferrari and Doron Gild—discussed what they learned while making the leap from assistant to photographer. PDN’s photo editor, Amber Terranova, moderated the panel. Tips shared with the audience by the photographers included advice on how to... More