Why Editorial Works: Brian Finke for National Geographic

June 24, 2014

By Conor Risch

© brian finKe/courtesy of gallery stocK

A BBQ image by Texas native Brian Finke that helped land him an assignment from National Geographic.

It’s no secret that budgets for editorial photography are often slim, deadlines are frequently tight and subjects can be less than accommodating. Yet the creative freedom, challenges, experiences and opportunities to make great pictures offer photographers something they can’t get from any other type of work. In this eries of articles about editorial photography, which originally appeared in the June...

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