Archive for December 2014

Obituary: LIFE Photographer Ralph Morse, 97

Posted by on Tuesday December 9, 2014 | Obituary, Photojournalism

Photographer Ralph Morse, who covered war, sports, science, celebrities, theater, and other assignments during his long career as a staff photographer for LIFE and TIME magazines, died December 7 at his home in Florida. He was 97. Morse’s death was reported yesterday by TIME magazine, which said on its website that “no photographer in the... More

Obituary: Street Photographer Arthur Leipzig, 86

Posted by on Monday December 8, 2014 | Fine Art, Obituary

Arthur Leipzig, a documentary photographer who captured daily life in New York City, died on Friday, December 5, 2014, at his home in Sea Cliff, N.Y., The New York Times reports.  He was 96. A high-school dropout, Leipzig studied under Sid Grossman at the Photo League, enrolling in 1941 after he injured his hand in... More

How Photographer Stephen Crowley Works Around White House Photo Ops

Posted by on Monday December 8, 2014 | Photojournalism

New York Times photographer Stephen Crowley, an astute, keen-eyed observer of Washington politics, explains in an interview appearing in this month’s edition of PDN how he built his career working around obstacles to access. “They have their stage,” he says of politicians and their handlers. “I’m content to walk behind the cavalcade and observe.” His... More

PDN Video Pick: A Spotlight on Underage Victims of the Illegal Sex Trade

Posted by on Thursday December 4, 2014 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism

(click “Play All” option for a two-minute trailer for the web version; click “Theatrical Version” to launch a 2:45 introduction to that version.) Seattle photographer Tim Matsui and MediaStorm have just released The Long Night, a documentary film about teenage victims of illegal sex trade in King County, Washington. Matsui has focused on stories about... More

Shortlist for Deutsche Börse $47,000 Prize Announced

Posted by on Wednesday December 3, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The shortlist for the 2015 Deutsche Börse Prize was announced today.  The annual prize, which comes with 30,000 pound award (about $47,200 US), was established by The Photographers’ Gallery in London. It is given annually to a living photographer (or collaborative partners) to recognize a specific body of work in an exhibition or publication that... More

4 Tips for Making a Lasting Impression with Photo Clients

Posted by on Monday December 1, 2014 | Business

Sponsored by Zenfolio Whether it’s on your website or in a directory listing, how you present your photography business online is crucial when it comes to booking a new client. Minnesota-based photographer Shelley Paulson has been shooting professionally for eleven years, and she showcases her warm, Midwestern-influenced style of wedding and portrait photography on Photographer... More