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Escape the Cold on January 15 with YPA Mentoring Exhibit

Posted by on January 2, 2014 | Education

© Chase Guttman, New York 2 mentoring team In summer 2013, the Young Photographers Alliance (YPA) mentoring program paired 76 college-age photo students with 33 professional photography mentors in 19 teams throughout the United States, Canada, Scotland, India and United Kingdom. From June through August, teams met regularly to discuss the common theme “Escape” and review work from individual mentee projects.... More

PDNedu’s Fall Issue is all about Light

Posted by on October 3, 2013 | Education, Media

PDNedu‘s Fall 2013 issue is hot off the press and currently shipping to photography programs nationwide. Inside, you’ll find engaging and colorful stories on the theme of Lighting and Light. Our cover feature, It’s a Living, is a rollicking profile of Lynn Goldsmith’s long and multifaceted career. Her new book Rock and Roll Stories, about her days (and nights) as a music scene star... More

Poetic Storytelling at the Maine Media Workshops

Posted by on September 11, 2013 | Contests/Events, Education

Summer may be waning, but there are still some great photographic learning opportunities at the Maine Media Workshops. Celebrating its 40th year of media education with a world-renowned faculty in a breathtaking setting, aspiring storytellers should consider honing their craft in Thatcher Cook’s upcoming Poetic Storytelling workshop. To give you a taste of what a day at... More

Gathering of the Blue Dots in Maine

Posted by on August 8, 2013 | Contests/Events, Education

Summer 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the Maine Media Workshops (MMW) and, as such, there’s plenty of photocentric activity going down in Rockport, Maine these days. The exhibition Mentor: 40 Photographers, 40 Years recently opened at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, and remains on view until September 22. Curated by Bruce Brown and... More

Join Us On the Road for Hands-on Photo Workshops!

Posted by on May 14, 2013 | Contests/Events, Education

On the Road (OTR) is a new two-day photography workshop perfect for photo students and emerging photographers seeking greater technical expertise and sharper entrepreneurial skills to get their business off the ground, as well as professional photographers pursuing new markets. Brought to you by WPPI, PDN, ASMP and Kelby Training, this year’s OTR location stops... More

Escape this summer with YPA’s 2013 Mentorship Program

Posted by on April 25, 2013 | Contests/Events, Education

Calling all students! The Young Photographers Alliance (YPA) has finalized locations for its 2013 summer mentoring program, and is setting up nineteen teams in the following international locations: • Anchorage, Alaska • Los Angeles, California • Orlando, Florida • New Orleans, Louisiana • Minneapolis, Minnesota • Kansas City, Missouri • New York, New York •... More

Strategies for Young Working Photographers

Posted by on April 4, 2013 | Contests/Events, Education

Mark your calendars for next Wednesday, April 10th and join us at 6:30 pm for the free PDN’s 30 panel at the SVA Theater in New York City, where select photographers from PDN‘s 2013 PDN30 issue will offer their perspectives on getting started in the photo industry. Learn how these rising stars got to where... More