November 2014

The Moving Image Issue

© Gregory Scott/courtesy of Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago

© Gregory Scott/courtesy of Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago A still image of “Don’t Fade Away, 2013,” a work by Gregory Scott created using photography, painting and HD video.

Picture Story: Love Radio Rwanda
An ambitious multimedia project combines fictional drama with documentary storytelling to reveal Rwanda’s lingering tensions two decades after its shocking episode of genocide.
BY DAVID WALKER

How I Got That Grant: VSCO’s Artist Initiative Program
Photographers explain how they completed projects with support from Visual Supply Company, which recently established a $1 million fund to discover, fund, advise and promote photographers and other artists.
BY DAVID WALKER

Copyright Watch: Has a Textbook Publisher Trampled Your Copyrights? There’s a Solution for That.
For years, it was business-as-usual for textbook publishers to overrun the limits of photo-usage licenses, and photographers continue to file infringement claims as a result. A copyright attorney explains what is required to file a claim.
BY DAVID WALKER

THE MOVING IMAGE ISSUE

Letting Go of the Camera
Photographers-turned-directors explain how working with a trusted DP has expanded their technical expertise, and helped them produce motion work they couldn’t have made on their own. Their DPs talk about what it takes to create a successful director-cinematographer collaboration.
BY PDN STAFF

The Growing Market for Fine-Art Videos
Photographers who’ve expanded their art practice to include video have found new audiences
for their work among galleries, collectors and curators.
BY CONOR RISCH

Making Videos Clients Will Love
with Budgets You Don’t Photographers-turned-directors explain how they spend production money in strategic ways to make the best videos they can on tight budgets.
BY DAVID WALKER

CREATE

Building Demand
Developers of luxury residential properties need photographers working in many genres to attract high-end buyers and brokers to sumptuous spaces.
BY MINDY CHARKSI

Spotlight: Reading Reader’s Digest
Photo director Rebecca Simpson Steele on the types of photography the 92-year-old publication has commissioned since its redesign.
INTERVIEW BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES

The winners’ gallery for the PDN Objects of Desire contest

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How I Got That Shot: Gustavo Marx Turns to the Classic
An assignment from a designer takes the fashion photographer to the roots of his technique.
BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES

Product Reviews
Metz Mecablitz 64 AF-1, G-Technology G-RAID Studio, Macphun Tonality Pro.
BY GREG SCOBLETE

Frames Per Second: Using Sound to Tell a Story
Photojournalist Damir Sagolj fell in love with recording audio and used it to poetic effect in a multimedia piece about refugees from the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES

10 Mirrorless Marvels Mount these lenses to your mirrorless camera for maximum performance.
BY THEANO NIKITAS

EXPOSURES

A Father’s Son
After his father’s death revealed a family business in ruins, McNair Evans created a project that helped him and his family cope with the tragedy.
BY DZANA TSOMONDO

New Construction
In a new book, Michael Ashkin uses a unique visual language to trace the seizure and destruction of Long Branch, New Jersey, which displaced longtime residents to enrich real- estate developers and the local government.
BY CONOR RISCH