Archive for February 2014

Trunk Archive Buys Bernstein & Andriulli, Gallery Stock

Posted by on Wednesday February 19, 2014 | Business

Image licensing agency Trunk Archive has acquired Bernstein & Andriulli (B&A), the photographers’ rep firm, and its sister company Gallery Stock, Bernstein & Andriulli announced today. Howard Bernstein said in a prepared statement that Trunk Archive’s image collection and service capabilities “make [Trunk Archive] the perfect partner for future growth and offers many strategic opportunities... More

Daniel Berehulak Named 2014 POYi Freelance Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Tuesday February 18, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Daniel Berehulak has been named Photographer of the Year–Freelance at the 2014 Pictures of the Year International Competition. Berehulak, who is based in New Delhi, India, won the honor for a portfolio that includes stories about malnutrition and drug addiction in Afghanistan, the Hindu pilgrimage Maha Kumbh Mela, and celebrations by South Africans of Nelson... More

Kodak Alaris Hires New CEO from Motorola Mobility

Posted by on Monday February 17, 2014 | Business

Kodak Alaris, the personal and document imaging company now owned by the UK Pension Plan (KPP), named Ralf Gerbershagen its new Chief Executive Officer on Friday. Gerbershagen was previously at Motorola Mobility, currently part of Google, where he had held positions as Managing Director Motorola Germany GmbH and VP & General Manager Motorola Mobility Europe... More

Robin Hammond Wins 2014 POYi World Understanding Award

Posted by on Monday February 17, 2014 | Uncategorized

Photographer Robin Hammond has won the 2014 World Understanding Award at the Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition for “Condemned,” his widely acclaimed project about the neglect and mistreatment of the mentally ill in African countries ravaged by war and natural disaster. The World Understanding Award is a category of POYi’s Reportage Division, which... More

Patrick Smith Named POYi’s 2014 Sports Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Friday February 14, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Freelance photographer Patrick Smith has won Sports Photographer of the Year honors at the 2014 Pictures of the Year International competition (POYi). Smith won for a diverse portfolio that emphasized his NASCAR coverage, but included sports action, portraits and feature photos of athletes and fans of various sports. National Geographic magazine has won the top... More

John Stanmeyer Wins 2013 World Press Photo of the Year

Posted by on Friday February 14, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Uncategorized

American photographer John Stanmeyer won the 2013 World Press Photo of the Year for an image depicting African migrants standing on the beach in Djibouti, holding mobile phones aloft in an effort to get an inexpensive wireless signal from neighboring Somalia so they could reach family abroad. The World Press Organization announced the winners of the... More

Cramped But Cool Studio: Down to the Basics in Honolulu

Posted by on Wednesday February 12, 2014 | Uncategorized

This month, in connection with The Studio Issue of PDN we’re posting the “Cramped But Cool Studio Showcase.” We’re inviting PDN readers to share images of small-but-convenient workspaces. We kick off with photographer Andrea Brizzi’s one-room, studio-living-workspace in Honololu. It does not have much in it, but what it has is charming. “I keep two... More

Does The NY Times’ Sochi Photo “Firehose” Do Photogs a Disservice?

Posted by on Wednesday February 12, 2014 | Media, Photojournalism

Today The New York Times launched a live stream of images from Sochi, which they’re dubbing a “Firehose.” It funnels images by Times photographers and from the paper’s wire service feeds, and evidently there will be roughly 14,000 images per day coming through the, ahem, hose. The images are running without captions. And while there... More

Barbara Davidson Named 2014 POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Tuesday February 11, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Los Angeles Times photographer Barbara Davidson has won Newspaper Photographer of the Year honors in the 2014 Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition, contest organizers announced this afternoon. “[T]he judges noted a strong balance of powerful aesthetic with solid journalistic content” in Davidson’s portfolio, POYi organizers said in a prepared statement. Her portfolio included... More