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Student Photo Op: Veronica Sage McAvoy

Posted by on June 2, 2016 | Student Photography

The work of photographer Veronica Sage McAvoy was brought to our attention after a recent portfolio review at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Her still-life series “Entropy” is an exploration of color, placement and relationships that toy with the value of significance—and insignificance. McAvoy is an undergraduate student and will graduate... More

Nate Gowdy’s “Campaign in Contrast”

Posted by on April 19, 2016 | Student Photography

2013 PDNedu Student Photo Contest winner Nate Gowdy has been on the campaign trail for the 2016 presidential election, capturing bold black-and-white portraits of the candidates that reflect the polarizing state of U.S. politics today. Reminiscent of the style of photojournalist Mark Peterson, Gowdy’s portraits are jarring and exaggerated, showing the unflattering sides of candidates on both... More

Timothy Hutto on Romance and “Things”

Posted by on April 7, 2016 | Student Photography

"Beauty" Photo © Timothy Hutto

By Brienne Walsh Timothy Hutto describes his relationship with photography as a “crazy, romantic story.” “I was in Paris, trying to figure out my life,” he begins over the phone from Brooklyn, New York, where he’s currently living while working towards his MFA at Pratt Institute. Hutto was in Paris on medical leave from the... More

Graduate Students Need to Know about the 2015 Snider Prize

Posted by on January 8, 2015 | Student Photography

Image: 2014 Snider Prize award recipient Hyounsang Yoo, from Smoke and Mirrors, 2013 Next week, Columbia College Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) will begin accepting submissions for the 2015 Snider Prize, a purchase award given to emerging artists as they leave graduate school. MoCP’s curatorial staff will select three artists for this award: one winner... More

Submit Your Pictures for Your Chance to Win

Posted by on January 10, 2014 | Student Photography

image © Eugenijus Barzdžius Student photographers, listen up for a chance to have your work seen and selected by top industry experts. PDN’s Photo Annual is our biggest opportunity of the year, featuring valuable prizes and industry recognition for both professionals and students. All student finalists have an added chance to win the Marty Forscher Fellowship, which awards a... More

A Tale of Three Cities (Part II) SAIGON

Posted by on September 20, 2012 | Student Photography

By Abby Robinson Image © Lam Hieu Thuan/#6 A, B & C Backstory: On my first trip to Saigon in the summer of 1994, the most important person I met was Lam Tan Tai, head of the Saigon branch of the Vietnamese Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA). He asked me... More

PDNedu Breaks Out of the Classroom!

Posted by on September 11, 2012 | Student Photography

PDNedu magazine, a favorite of photo programs across the U.S., is hot off the press and now shipping to photo educators in schools from coast-to-coast. In addition to the magazine in print, PDNedu is now accessible from any computer, tablet or mobile device—free of charge and with a global reach.... More

A Tale of Three Cities

Posted by on September 4, 2012 | Student Photography

In summer 2011, Abby Robinson, photography faculty member at New York City’s School of Visual Arts reported on the PDNedu blog about her international adventures teaching a month-long digital photography study-abroad residency in Shanghai, China. This summer, Robinson was in Asia from May through August, where scoped out the photo... More