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Archive for 2015

ViewFind Student Grant Open Through November 30th

Posted by on November 20, 2015 | Contests/Events

Opportunity for student photojournalists: ViewFind, a visual journalism startup, is currently running a $5,000 grant for student photojournalists. ViewFind wants to see your stories about race, presented as a series of 12 to 20 images. Visit viewfind.com for additional details. The submission deadline is November 30th.   More

Five Days in Haiti: Andrew Renneisen Captures Haiti Holy Week

Posted by on November 11, 2015 | Photographer Interviews

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - APRIL 5, 2015: A Catholic dancer looked out from St. AnneÕs Chapel during preparations for Easter Sunday mass in the Cite Soleil neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti on April 5, 2015. Despite the Catholic Church shrinking in Haiti, many Haitians rely on its support.

By Brienne Walsh When Andrew Renneisen was invited to see the nonprofit Hands Together in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, the photographer didn’t have a plan for a series in mind. The suggestion came from his former principal, Father Chris Beretta, of the all-boys Catholic high school, Salesianum School, in Wilmington, Delaware. Hands Together has been providing food,... More

Lynsey Addario on Life as a Conflict Photographer

Posted by on November 2, 2015 | Photographer Interviews

New volunteer fighters loyal to the opposition movement attend their first day of training at a base in Benghazi, in Eastern Libya, March 1, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya. (Credit: Lynsey Addario for The New York Times)

By Harrison Jacobs  “I will be famous someday if you just let me in,” Lynsey Addario once told a wary security guard in Argentina. She was 22 years old and trying to get into La Casa Rosada, Argentina’s presidential mansion, where Madonna was filming a movie. An editor at the Buenos Aires Herald had told... More

Call For Entries: PDNedu Student Photo Contest

Posted by on October 19, 2015 | Contests/Events

The 13th annual PDNedu Student Photo Contest is open for entries. For the first time, we’re offering a special price for early entrants. Enter a single or series for $15 through November 5. Grand-prize winners (one per seven categories) will receive a Nikon DSLR camera, $150 to B&H and a portfolio review with an editor or judge.... More

How to do PhotoPlus Expo for Free (yep, free!)

Posted by on October 9, 2015 | Contests/Events

So you want to go to PhotoPlus Expo this year. It’s an enormous four-day conference and expo at the Javits Center in New York City—how do you pick what to do? Here’s how to maximize an Expo Only Pass (free for ages 17-25), which you can register for at www.photoplusexpo.com. Do: Visit all of the... More

Studying the State of the American Dream: Lauren Greenfield at PhotoPlus Expo

Posted by on October 6, 2015 | Photographer Interviews

By Terry Sullivan For the better part of 25 years, renowned photographer and documentary filmmaker Lauren Greenfield has been studying manifestations of the American Dream by primarily focusing on youth culture, gender, consumerism and the influence of the media. Next year, she will present her documentation in a mammoth 432-page retrospective book, titled Wealth: The... More

Emerging Photographer submission deadline approaching!

Posted by on September 28, 2015 | Contests/Events

If you’d like to get your work in print, consider our submission-based sister magazine, Emerging Photographer. Each issue, EP features the work of a new group of photographers (five years or less professional experience is the only requirement), selected by a jury of EP, PDN and Rangefinder editors. The magazine is polybagged with 5,000 copies of PDN, targeting industry creative subscribers.... More

Join us at the PDNedu/Nikon Panel at PhotoPlus Expo

Posted by on September 25, 2015 | Contests/Events

Come network with acclaimed photographers and student peers at PhotoPlus Expo next month! Photographers ages 17 to 25 can attend the show for free with a Young Adult/Next Gen Expo Pass. The annual expo will be held at the Javits Center in New York City from October 22–24. Be sure to RSVP for the October 22 PDNedu and... More

The Fall 2015 issue of PDNedu has arrived!

Posted by on September 24, 2015 | Media

We are excited to announce the Fall 2015 issue of PDNedu has begun shipping to schools. For the Documentary & Photojournalism Issue cover story, we spoke to conflict photographer and Nikon Ambassador Lynsey Addario about dedicating a life to photojournalism and what it takes to fully commit to the field. Also included in the issue are One to Watch pick... More