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A Meditation on Hong Kong

Posted by on October 25, 2016 | Contests/Events, Photographer Interviews

Photo © Kiu Ka Yee

Pictures of Hong Kong often emphasize its bustling streets and awe-inspiring high rises, but photographer Kiu Ka Yee‘s ode to the city is imbued with a sense of quiet and stillness. Yee says: “Hong Kong is changing so fast without us even realizing it. [This is] a project about memories, relationship and home.” The images capture the soft pastels and... More

The 2017 PDNedu Student Photo Contest is Open for Submissions!

Posted by on October 19, 2016 | Contests/Events

Photo © Joy Newell

This edition marks the 14th year of the PDNedu Student Photo Contest, showcasing work from high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Seven Grand Prize winners and seven Honorable Mentions will be published in the Spring 2017 issue of PDNedu, which is distributed to more than 1,400 schools in the United States and at Society for Photographic Education (SPE) events.... More

Four Days Left to Enter Emerging Photographer

Posted by on October 13, 2016 | Contests/Events

Photo © Driely S.

Submissions to the Winter 2016 issue of our sister magazine, Emerging Photographer, will close October 17. All photographers with five years of experience or less as a professional photographer are eligible to enter. In four issues, the editors have published the work of more than 40 new photographers. The magazine is distributed to more than 8,000 photo editors, art... More

Come Learn, Network and Have a Drink with PDNedu x Nikon

Posted by on October 11, 2016 | Contests/Events

Our annual panel with Nikon is returning to PhotoPlus Expo next week at the Javits Center in New York City. We’ve invited photographer-filmmakers Corey Rich, Carli Davidson and Keith Ladzinski to speak on the topic “Understanding Your Brand: Advice for New Image-Makers,” moderated by PDN editor Holly Hughes. They’ll be discussing how to market your stills... More

Photoville is taking over Brooklyn Bridge Plaza

Posted by on September 20, 2016 | Contests/Events

Join us at Brooklyn Bridge Park for one of our favorite events! Photoville opens the night of Wednesday, October 21 through Sunday, October 25 and is entirely free. Check out the modular shipping containers, featuring exhibitions such as “On the Street with Bill Cunningham,” presented by The New York Times; “Political Theater,” by Mark Peterson; “Bodies We... More

Andrew Renneisen Awarded 2016 Ian Parry Scholarship

Posted by on September 2, 2016 | Contests/Events

Photo © Andrew Renneisen

Photojournalist and Syracuse University alum Andrew Renneisen has been honored with the Ian Parry Scholarship Award for Achievement for his series “An American Dilemma, Revisited.” Renneisen was our “One to Watch” pick in the fall 2015 issue of PDNedu for both his photographic talent and his dedication to telling important stories. Now 24 years old, he has been documenting... More

Call For Submissions: PDN’s FACES Portrait Photography Contest

Posted by on August 31, 2016 | Contests/Events, Student Photography

Photo © Irvin Rivera

Faces is one of PDN’s biggest photo competitions of the year, and it has categories for both professional and amateur photographers. Prizes include cash prizes of $1,500 and $2,500, two one-page features in PDN, Impact lighting kits and B&H Photo gift cards. All winners are published in PDN and online, and all work will be viewed by judges... More

Emerging Photographer is Open For Submissions!

Posted by on August 10, 2016 | Contests/Events, Media

Photo © Driely S.

Our sister magazine, Emerging Photographer, is seeking fresh work for the Winter 2016 issue. All photographers with around five years or less of professional experience are eligible to enter. Perks include a feature in the print + online magazine, which is designed to focus on what matters: the work. The magazine is distributed to more than... More

Call for Entries: Syngenta Photography Award—$65k in Prizes

Posted by on July 8, 2016 | Contests/Events

  Professional, amateur and student photographers are invited to enter the third edition of the Syngenta Photography Award which includes a $15,000 prize in the Professional Commission category (open to professional photographers only) and a $5,000 prize for the Open Competition, which is open to all photographers who are 18 years or older. The deadline for entries is August 22,... More

Jess Richmond Wins The Curator’s Grand-Prize Award

Posted by on July 1, 2016 | Contests/Events

Jess Richmond, a recent graduate of Parsons School of Design, has been awarded Grand Prize in PDN‘s annual hunt for new fine-art photographers, The Curator. Her series, “The Madness of Many” brings her imaginary twin, “Connie,” to life. In each frame, Jess plays with spatial relationships, constructing in-camera illusions. Richmond’s work will exhibit alongside the work... More