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Sinziana Velicescu’s “A Tree Grows In”

Posted by on April 27, 2017 | Photographer Interviews

Photo © Sinziana Velicescu

Trees in urban or industrial settings can appear solitary, but in Sinziana Velicescu’s series “A Tree Grows In,” she takes a graphic and playful approach to the topic. The series makes use of unexpected relationships between trees, their settings and each other, and one could almost caption their conversations as they peek over the flat roofs... More

Returning to the South Bronx

Posted by on April 24, 2017 | Photographer Interviews, Student Photography

Photo © Sarah Blesener

Photographer and recent Alexia Foundation grant recipient Sarah Blesener has continued to photograph her series about South Bronx teenager Chavi, which we first posted about here last August. Now a sophomore in high school, Chavi has remained close to his friends, and Blesener continues to document the strong bond they have whenever she is back in... More

Simon Sharp’s “Nepali Nintendo”

Posted by on April 19, 2017 | Photographer Interviews

Photo © Simon Sharp

Simon Sharp, who was recently featured in our sister publication Emerging Photographer for a series on child labor in Nepal and India, is continuing his work on photographing the lives of kids in developing nations. His series “Nepali Nintendo” documents how the children of Kathmandu “make do and mend, reinterpret and find another life for whatever they... More

How to Move Abroad

Posted by on April 13, 2017 | Business/Marketing, Legal

Photo © Alex Potter

You’ve finished up school and you want to see the world, camera in hand. Some photographers want the cultural experience away from home, while for others—such as budding photojournalists—it’s almost a prerequisite of the industry. However, making that dream a reality does entail quite a bit of forethought and preparation. Here’s a brief overview of... More

The Behind-the-Scenes Specialist

Posted by on April 11, 2017 | Photographer Interviews

Photo © JoJo Whilden/HBO

Being the fly whose job it is to perch on the wall of a television set is inherently cool. But when you’re the fly who’s photographing stills for Netflix, SHOWTIME and HBO for shows like Orange Is the New Black, Homeland and Girls, it’s pretty much a photographer’s dream job. JoJo Whilden is a photographer... More

We Want Your Feedback!

Posted by on March 31, 2017 | Media

If you receive PDNedu at your school, you likely saw our survey ad on the back cover of the Spring 2017 issue. The deadline to complete the Spring 2017 Student Survey (and to have the chance to win a $100 gift card to B&H Photo) is almost here. Head over to bit.ly/2lhtPiR to complete the survey by... More

Little Commentary in Brooklyn

Posted by on March 24, 2017 | Contests/Events

Photo © Eliso Tsintsabadze and Pavel Filkov

Eliso Tsintsabadze and Pavel Filkov will debut their new series “Little Commentary” tonight at SoAM Studio at 35 Meadow Street in Brooklyn. Catch the opening from 6-9 pm or see the exhibition on display through April 6. The landscape work, devoid of human presence, still speaks to the desires and role of humanity. The series statement... More

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 Innovation Issue is Out!

Posted by on March 8, 2017 | Media

Photo © SANDRO

The Spring 2017 issue of PDNedu has shipped to schools around the country, and the digital edition has launched. Read it (for free!) at digitalmag.pdnedu.com. We’re so excited about this issue, which focuses on how to foster ingenuity in your creative approach, your business and your lifestyle. Innovation isn’t just about the gear in your bag (though we... More