It takes a lot of trust for a photographer to relinquish control of their camera on set. So whether photographer Zen Sekizawa is occupying the director’s chair on a motion shoot or working on a hybrid video/stills production, when she has a choice, her director of photography is always Ernesto Lomeli. The pair first met on set as co-DPs on...
April 21, 2017
The Tim Hetherington Trust has given its third annual Tim Hetherington Visionary Award to Omar Imam for his series “Syrialism,” which features constructed portraits of Syrians in exile. Imam receives 15,000 Pounds (about $19,200 US) to continue the work. The Trust also chose to award a supplementary grant of 5,000 pounds (about $6,400 US) to Andrea Ellen Reed, for her... More »
April 17, 2017
There exist different philosophies among photographers about what images can and should do for the viewer. Some make pictures to convey a specific idea or message, others strive for ambiguity. Christopher Russell began scratching drawings into the surfaces of his prints because the photographs he was making “met the idea in my head, but the connections I was making were... More »
April 10, 2017
Freelance photojournalist Daniel Berehulak and Chicago Tribune staff photographer E. Jason Wambsgans have been awarded the 2017 Pulitzer Prizes for photography. The prize winners were announced today at Columbia University. Berehulak won the Breaking News Photography prize for his coverage of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown on drug use and dealing, which was published by The New York Times. This is... More »