April 2012

PDN’s 30 2012: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch

© MARK HARTMAN

© © MARK HARTMAN Blitz the Ambassador, photographed for The FADER by Mark Hartman, one of this year’s 30 new and emerging photographers. Hartman and the other PDN’s 30 photographers share their stories of how they launched their careers.

PDNews
The VP of photo publicity for Fox Broadcasting Company on how she hires freelance photographers; for photographer Inge Kathleen Hooker, her story on a refugee family raised questions about her responsibility to her subjects; TV crime scene photographer Michael Kubeisy explains how he simulates those gory forensic photos.
BY DAVID WALKER

PDN’s 30 Gallery
Profiles on this year’s selection of 30 new and emerging photographers to watch.

FEATURE

The Best of Both
Since the beginning of their careers, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin have produced work that challenges and intrigues fashion and ne-art audiences, but their partnership has been just as important to their success as their creative output.
BY CONOR RISCH

CREATE

Consumers Through Digital Communication
Kristina Slade, creative director at AKQA in San Francisco, on communicating across multiple channels and the role visual storytelling plays in digital advertising.
INTERVIEW BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES

Client Meeting: Up In the Air
Hemispheres in- ight magazine relies on bold, beautiful photography created all over the world to catch the eyes of af uent, travel- oriented readers.
BY CONOR RISCH

The winners’ gallery for One Life international photography competition

TECH

How I Got That Shot: Portrait of a Football Hit Man
Nathaniel Welch describes the planning, lighting and problem-solving that 96 went into his Men’s Journal portrait of linebacker James Harrison.

Objects of Desire
Pentax K-01, Photorito Lens Wrap, Vintage Camera Pillows and Belly-Bean.

Product Reviews
Reviews and tests of the Pentax 645D, a fashion photography DVD and the TriPad.

8 Great Software Finds
From iPhone apps to photo-editing tools, we review our favorite photo programs on the market now.
BY THEANO NIKITAS

Frames Per Second:New Orleans Joys
This month PDN begins a new column for and about photographers shooting video. Here Mark Peterson describes his video assignment to capture jazz legends for The New York Times Magazine.
BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES

 Exposures
Livia Corona’s project “Two Million Homes for Mexico” explores the impact a low- income housing initiative has had on families, neighborhoods and traditionsin Mexico; in a new book that tells the story of a fur trapper, Ron Jude examines the subjective nature of morality and the representative ability of documentary photography.
BY MEGHAN AHEARN AND CONOR RISCH