Photographer Interviews


PDN’s 30 2005

January 17, 2005

PDN‘s 30 2005: Our Choice of Emerging Photographers to Watch

ERIK ALMAS

Erik Almas PDN 30 2005

© Erik Almas

Age: 32 | Born: Trondheim, Norway | Residence: San Francisco | Education: Academy of Art, San Francisco | Clients: United States Postal Service, Hyatt, Baby Einstein, Noodles & Co., Nike

DAVE ANDERSON

Dave Anderson PDN 30 2005

© Dave Anderson

Age: 34 | Born: East Lansing, MI | Residence: Little Rock, AK | Education: Oberlin College, OH | Clients: Clinton Presidential Library, TSD Associates

KAREEM BLACK

Kareem Black PDN 30 2005

© Kareem Black

Age: 27 | Born: Philadelphia, PA | Residence: New York City | Education: School of Visual Arts, NYC | ClientsGQ, Vibe, Sports Illustrated, Blender, Atlantic Records

JOÀO CANZIANI

Joào Canziani PDN 30 2005

© Joào Canziani

Age: 31 | Born: Lima, Peru | Residence: Los Angeles | Education: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA | Clients: Stonesthrow Records, Planet Magazine, The Fader, Travel & Leisure

JESSE CHEHAK

Jesse Chehak PDN 30 2005

© Jesse Chehak

Age: 25 | Born: Tarzana, CA | Residence: Brooklyn | Education: New York University; Sarah Lawrence College | ClientsNewsweek, Entertainment Weekly, Black Book, Fortune, LIFE

KEVIN COOLEY

Kevin Cooley PDN 30 2005

© Kevin Cooley

Age: 29 | Born: Torrance, CA | Residence: Brooklyn | Education: MFA, School of Visual Arts, NYC | Exhibitions: Ambrosino Gallery, FL; White Columns Gallery, NYC; Momenta Gallery, NYC | Clients: Details, The New York Times Magazine, Fast Company, Fortune

CASPER DALHOFF

Casper Dalhoff PDN 30 2005

© Casper Dalhoff

Age: 32 | Born: Aarhus, Denmark | Residence: Copenhagen, Denmark | Education: Danish School of Photojournalism | Clients: Corbis

STEVE GIRALT

Steve Giralt PDN 30 2005

© Steve Giralt

Age: 26 | Born: Miami, FL | Residence: Brooklyn | Education: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY | ClientsSaveur, Sephora

HAYLEY HARRISON

Hayley Harrison PDN 30 2005

© Hayley Harrison

Age: 27 | Born: Atlanta, GA | Residence: New York City | Education: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA | ClientsLife, Time Out, Fitness | ExhibitionsWay Out Gallery, NYC

JESSICA TODD HARPER

Jessica Todd Harper PDN 30 2005

© Jessica Todd Harper

Age: 29 | Born: Philadelphia, PA | Residence: Wynnewood, PA | Education: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY | Exhibitions: Allentown Art Museum, PA; Blue Sky Gallery, OR

CIG HARVEY

Cig Harvey PDN 30 2005

© Cig Harvey

Age: 31 | Born: London | Residence: Boston, MA | Education: MFA from Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport College, ME | Clients: Kate Spade, Bloomingdale’s, Ralph Lauren

MASOOD KAMANDY

Masood Kamandy PDN 30 2005

© Masood Kamandy

Age: 23 | Born: Boulder, CO | Residence: New York City | Education: School of the Visual Arts, NYC | ClientsThe New York Times Magazine | Exhibitions: Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art, NYC; The Momentum Gallery, Berlin

COLBY KATZ

Colby Katz PDN 30 2005

© Colby Katz

Age: 29 | Born: Washington, D.C. | Residence: Fort Lauderdale, FL | Education: NYU Tisch School of the Arts, NYC | Clients: Staff photographer for The New Times in Fort Lauderdale/West Palm, The New York Times, The Miami Herald, Sun-Sentinel, Tokion, Newsweek, Details

KARIM BEN KHELIFA

Karim Ben Khelifa PDN 30 2005

© Karim Ben Khelifa

Age: 32 | Born: Brussels, Belgium | Residence: Paris | Education: Self-taught | Clients: The New York Times, Newsweek, Washington Post Magazine, Stern, The Guardian

WILLIAM LAMSON

William Lamson PDN 30 2005

© William Lamson

Age: 27 | Born: Arlington, VA | Residence: Brooklyn | Education: BA, Dartmouth College; MFA, Bard College | Exhibitions: Pierogi Gallery, NYC; Yossi Milo Gallery, NYC

KARINE LAVAL

Karine Laval PDN 30 2005

© Karine Laval

Age: 34 | Born: Paris | Residence: Brooklyn | Education: La Sorbonne University & ASSAS University, Paris | Exhibitions: Bonni Benrubi Gallery, NYC

GINA LEVAY

Gina LeVay PDN 30 2005

© Gina LeVay

Age: 26 | Born: Chicago | Residence: New York City | Education: NYU; MFA, School of Visual Arts, NYC | Clients: Hearst, Profoto, Independent Film Channel | Exhibitions: Splashlight Studios, NYC; Visual Arts Gallery, NYC

WILLIAM MEBANE

William Meband PDN 30 2005

© William Mebane

Age: 32 | Born: Greenville, SC | Residence: New York City | Education: BA, University of Colorado; MFA, San Francisco Art Institute | ClientsFortune, USA Today, Stanford University, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Education Week Magazine

ERI MORITA

Eri Morita PDN 30 2005

© Eri Morita

Age: 34 | Born: Tokyo | Residence: New York City | Education: Ferris Women’s University, Yokohama, Japan; International Center of Photography, NYC | ClientsSeventeen, Cosmo Girl, Jane, Black Book, Vogue Nippon

CHRIS MUELLER

Chris Mueller PDN 30 2005

© Chris Mueller

Age: 30 | Born: Mineral Point, WI | Residence: New York City | Education: University of Portland, OR | ClientsFortune, Esquire, Newsweek, Arnold Worldwide, Wieden & Kennedy

EMILY NATHAN

Emily Nathan PDN 30 2005

© Emily Nathan

Age: 28 | Born: Southfield, MI | Residence: San Francisco | Education: University of Michigan | ClientsDwell, Real Simple, Lucky, Cooking Light, Budget Travel, Condé Nast Traveler

JEHAD NGA

Jehad Nga PDN 30 2005

© Jehad Nga

Age: 28 | Born: Smith Center, KS | Residence: Los Angeles & Barcelona | Education: Brief attendance at UCLA | ClientsThe New York Times, Time, Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian

FARAH NOSH

Farah Nosh PDN 30 2005

© Farah Nosh

Age: 30 | Born: Vancouver, B.C. | Residence: New York City | Education: University of British Columbia; Western Academy of Photography, British Columbia | ClientsThe Guardian, The Independent, New York Times, Time, The Globe and Mail, The Sunday Express, Jane

ERIC OGDEN

Eric Ogden PDN 30 2005

© Eric Ogden

Age: 33 | Born: Flint, MI | Residence: Brooklyn | Education: BFA, University of Michigan | ClientsVanity Fair, W, Teen Vogue

Matthew Pillsbury

CHRISTA RENEE

christa-renee-pdn-30-2005

© Christa Renee

Age: 26 | Born: Walnut Creek, CA | Residence: Los Angeles & New York City | Education: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA | Clients: Roxy, Mini Cooper, HP, Vaseline, Glamour, Parent, Fitness

CARLOS RIOS

Carlos Rios PDN 30 2005

© Carlos Rios

Age: 29 | Born: Guadalajara, Mexico | Residence: Los Angeles | Education: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA | ClientsPremiere, Travel & Leisure, Flaunt, Where, Teen

MATT STUART

Matt Stuart PDN 30 2005

© Matt Stuart

Age: 30 | Born: Harrow-on-the-Hill, England | Residence: London | Education: “Assisting” | Clients: Tate Modern, Natwest Bank, Hat-trick Design, Folio Wines

MARK ZIBERT

Mark Zibert PDN 30 2005

© Mark Zibert

Age: 27 | Born: Toronto | Residence: Toronto | Education: Sheridan College, Ontario | Clients: Nike, Timberland, ESPN The Magazine, Toro, Arrow Shirts, Toyota

ANDREW ZUCKERMAN

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© Andrew Zuckerman

Age: 27 | Born: Washington, D.C. | Residence: New York City | Education: School of Visual Arts, NYC | Clients: Puma, IBM, adidas, American Express