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Presenting the 2017 PDNedu Student Photo Contest Winners

Posted by on March 22, 2017 | Contests/Events

We are so excited to announce this year’s group of Grand Prize winners and Honorable Mentions from our annual Student Photo Contest! Michael Vince Kim will take home $1,500 for his outstanding documentary series, and all seven Grand Prize winners will receive Nikon D5600 cameras + lenses, $150 to B&H Photo and a portfolio consultation with one... More

The W. Eugene Smith Fund Announces a Larger Grant for 2017

Posted by on March 3, 2017 | Contests/Events

Photo © Justyna Mielnikiewicz

Each year, the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund recognizes an outstanding humanistic photographer and awards him or her with a grant for a proposed project. This year, the memorial fund has announced an increase from $30,000 to $35,000 for the selected photographer, in addition to $5,000 each for one or more finalists. Past recipients of the grant... More

The Search for Outstanding and Undiscovered Fine-Art Photography is Back

Posted by on February 16, 2017 | Contests/Events

Photo © Jess Richmond

PDN’s annual search for new fine-art photographers, The Curator, is open for entries! The categories include Portraits, Still-Lifes, Abstract/Mixed Media, Landscapes, Urban Scenes and Student Work. Last year, the $3,500 Grand Prize award was given to Jess Richmond, a Parsons School of Design graduate, in the Student Work category. Richmond and five other honorees exhibited their... More

See the PDN’s 30 Panel at ArtCenter College of Design

Posted by on January 26, 2017 | Contests/Events

Photo by Damon Casarez

If you live in the Pasadena, California, area and want to learn more about navigating the professional photography industry, join us at the PDN‘s 30 panel tonight at 6:30 PM at ArtCenter College of Design. Free and open to the public, “Strategies for Launching & Building a Career” will feature PDN’s 30 photographers Damon Casarez, Stephanie... More

4 More Days to Enter the PDNedu Student Photo Contest

Posted by on January 4, 2017 | Contests/Events

Photo © Joy Newell

The 14th annual PDNedu Student Photo Contest will close on January 8. If you’re a student in a high school, undergraduate or graduate program, you’re eligible to enter. Here are a few key reasons to enter: It’s an easy way to get your work in front of editors, early! Our jury includes members of the photo... More

The Winter 2016 Issue of Emerging Photographer is Out!

Posted by on November 29, 2016 | Contests/Events, Photographer Interviews

Our sister magazine, Emerging Photographer, has published its fifth juried issue, highlighting ten more rising stars in documentary, fine-art, portrait, fashion and travel photography. You can read the digital version of issue for free below, or pick up a print copy over at peecho.com. Featured photographers include Carmen Daneshmandi, Eliso Tsintsabadze, Anki Grøthe, Reuben Wu, Matthew... More

Announcing the jury of the PDNedu Student Photo Contest

Posted by on November 15, 2016 | Contests/Events

Photo © Joy Newell

We’re gearing up for the best PDNedu Student Photo Contest to date. For the first year, we’re providing one winner with a $1,500 cash prize, and every single entrant will receive feedback from our jury of esteemed experts. Four judges come from the photo departments of magazines that are all known for excellent photography, with editors... More

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