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Posts Tagged ‘The New York Times’

Why You Should Go to Photoville 2017

Posted by on August 11, 2017 | Contests/Events

Photo © Kisha Bari

One of our favorite fall events is returning to Brooklyn Bridge Park from Steptember 13-24. Photoville will take place among a sprawl of shipping containers along the Brooklyn waterfront, and the wide array from container exhibitions, outdoor installations and nightly events is always a unique experience. The Smorgasburg and Brooklyn Brewery beer garden with tasty... More

Grappling with Virtual Reality

Posted by on July 5, 2017 | Gear, Media

Photo © Imraan Ismail and Ben C. Solomon

 In the past few years, VR has rapidly become an accessible medium to work with. No longer an experience tethered only to gaming, VR is being explored by a variety of industries, ranging from healthcare and architecture to crime reconstruction and military training, as well as storytelling by major media outlets. In November 2015, The... 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

Dive Into Virtual Reality with The New York Times

Posted by on December 15, 2016 | Education

Photo courtesy of The New York Times

As more media brands develop their own virtual reality (VR) content, it will be increasingly important for photographers to learn the language and techniques of this new medium. Like the rush of stills and motion assignments that turned photographers into directors, VR is poised to become the next frontier, requiring a new set of skills... More

Finding Common Ground on the Streets of Brooklyn

Posted by on August 18, 2016 | Photographer Interviews

Photo © Amy Touchette

Photographer and PDNedu contributor Amy Touchette was recently featured in The New York Times for an ongoing body of street photography shot on her iPhone. Touchette’s work depicts the diversity of Brooklyn’s streets in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Williamsburg, but points more to what we all have in common than how we differ. She writes on her Instagram: “Everyday I seek evidence that we do... More

How Photojournalists are Embracing Virtual Reality

Posted by on August 15, 2016 | Gear, Media

Excerpted from PDN, by Jon Blistein Virtual reality is here, and for those looking to embark on a career in photojournalism, take note. With smartphones and $15 Google Cardboard headsets, our parent publication PDN reports that VR is available to a wide audience and has become a viable new medium that has attracted news juggernauts like The... More

Joshua Rashaad McFadden Featured by NYT Lens Blog

Posted by on June 22, 2016 | Student Photography

Black(Male)Selfness

Joshua Rashaad McFadden, Honorable Mention in this year’s PDNedu Student Photo Contest, had had his project “Come to Selfhood” featured by The New York Times’ Lens Blog. “Come to Selfhood” explores the notion of a father figure and how internal and external forces have shaped the black male identity. The project combines traditional portraiture, sourced images and handwritten notes from McFadden’s subjects... More