Archive for April 2011

PDN Video Pick: Tim Hetherington’s ‘Diary’

Posted by on Wednesday April 20, 2011 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism

Diary (2010) from Tim Hetherington on Vimeo. This 20-minute film was created last year by photographer and filmmaker Tim Hetherington, who was killed on April 20, 2011, in Misrata, Libya. Hetherington died covering the conflict between Libyan rebels and forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Qaddafi. Hetherington wrote of the film: “’Diary’ is a highly personal... More

Tim Hetherington Killed In Libya, Others Injured

Posted by on Wednesday April 20, 2011 | Obituary

Photojournalist Tim Hetherington was killed today in Libya while covering the fighting between rebels and troops loyal to Colonel Muammar Qaddafi, The New York Times has confirmed. Hetherington reportedly died after being hit by rocket fire in the city of Mistra. Getty Images has confirmed that staff photographer Chris Hondros was injured in the same... More

Tsunami Slide Show iPhone/iPad App Benefits Red Cross Japan

Posted by on Tuesday April 19, 2011 | Photos In The News

A new iPhone/iPad slide show app, featuring images of tsunami devastation and rebuilding in Japan taken by 14 international photographers, has been launched to benefit the Japanese Red Cross Society. The “3/11 Tsunami Photo Project” app sells for 99 cents on the iTunes store, and has been released with help from Kodansha Ltd., Japan’s largest... More

PDN Video Pick: Koothu, Paper and Kerosene

Posted by on Tuesday April 19, 2011 | PDN Video Picks, Uncategorized

Trailer: Koothu, paper and kerosene from Kannan Arunasalam on Vimeo. Above is a trailer for “Koothu, Paper and Kerosene,” a series of short videos created by Sri Lankan journalist Kannan Arunasalam, which document how people in Jaffna, Sri Lanka survive when the resources they need are depleted. Made with the support of Sri Lankan citizen... More

LA Times, Washington Post Photographers Win Pulitzers for Photos

Posted by on Monday April 18, 2011 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Barbara Davidson of the Los Angeles Times has been awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for her story on innocent victims of gang violence. Carol Guzy, Nikki Kahn and Ricky Carioti of the Washington Post were awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography for their images of the aftermath of the... More

How to Submit Your Work to PDN’s Who’s Shooting What Column

Posted by on Friday April 15, 2011 | Uncategorized

PDN’s “Who’s Shooting What” column lists the photographers and creatives behind recent ad campaigns. To be considered for a mention in the column, please e-mail executive editor David Walker at Put “WSW” in the subject line. PLEASE INCLUDE ALL applicable information in the format shown here: Client: (full name) Brief description: (what was the... More

Photogs Crowd-Sourcing a Global Map of Photo Book Stores

Posted by on Thursday April 14, 2011 | Fine Art, Social Media/Web, Uncategorized

Photographer Matt Johnson and designer Wayne Ford, who operate the Web site Photo Book Club, have been hitting the social media channels asking for recommendations for great photo book stores around the world. They’re plugging the recommendations into a Google map, which they aim to turn into a comprehensive resource. They are up to 50... More

Photo Auction/Event to Benefit Japan Rebuilding To Be Held Next Week in NYC

Posted by on Wednesday April 13, 2011 | Events, Fine Art, Fun, Photojournalism

A silent auction of photographic prints to benefit relief efforts in Japan will be held next Thursday, April 21 at 25CPW Gallery in New York City. The auction is being organized by a group of NY-based Japanese and American photographers, and includes work donated by more than 60 photographers. Ticket sales for the event, and... More

PDN Video Pick: Hey You! A Project for Haiti

Posted by on Tuesday April 12, 2011 | PDN Video Picks, Photos In The News

After the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, seven young artists, including photographers Kareem Black and Wyatt Gallery, formed an art collective they called Le Set (Creole for “seven”) and volunteered with They have continued to use their work to raise money for the and to inspire others to help. They call their... More