April 2014

PDN’s 30 2014: Our Choice of New and Emerging Photographers to Watch

© CHARLIE ENGMAN

© CHARLIE ENGMAN An image taken for C’N’C Costume National’s Spring/Summer 2013 campaign by Charlie Engman, one of the emerging photographers selected for the 2014 PDN’s 30.

Picture Story: Adventures in Patagonia
A three-week assignment in Patagonia to tell the story of a sustainable sheep ranching project tests photographer Nick Hall’s versatility, problem-solving skills and good humor.
BY DAVID WALKER

Photojournalism & Ethics: What Should (and Does) Happen to Photojournalists Who Manipulate Photos?
To defend the credibility of news photography, the industry shuns photojournalists who get caught doctoring their images. But there are proponents of second chances, and photographers who have been able to salvage their careers.
BY DAVID WALKER

Anatomy of Successful Grant Applications: The Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship
Photographer April Saul and the writer-photographer team of Susan Stellin and Graham MacIndoe explain how they won $40,000 Alicia Patterson fellowships to pursue their in-depth projects.
BY DAVID WALKER

FEATURE

Cycle of Violence
Antibodies, the award-winning retrospective book by Antoine D’Agata, offers the most complete picture to date of the controversial, visionary photographer’s work. In February he spoke with PDN about his pursuit of life at society’s margins.
BY CONOR RISCH

THE PDN’S 30 ISSUE

The 2014 PDN’s 30 Gallery
Profiles of this year’s new and emerging photographers to watch, selected by the editors of PDN.

CREATE

Client Meeting: Popular Science Looks to The Future
The magazine’s redesign favors more portraiture and conceptual photography, making its futuristic subjects more relatable to readers.
BY JESSE WILL

How I Got that Shot: Gleam and Glamour
Arthur Belebeau produced striking compositions in his macro shots of beauty products in action.

Product Reviews
Hands-on tests of the Profoto B1 monolight and the Phase One IQ250 digital back with CMOS sensor.
BY DAN HAVLIK

Frames Per Second: Breaking Into Video
Former PDN’s 30 photographers, who have worked as directors or cinematographers for Bank of America, NOWNESS, Target, TIME and other clients, share the most valuable lessons they’ve learned about shooting video.

7 Hardware Essentials for Your Studio
Our picks for the best computers, monitors, printers, and other gear to make image editing fast and painless.
BY THEANO NIKITAS

EXPOSURES

A Home in the Woods
With funding from a Getty Images grant, Annie Marie Musselman created a new body of work that helped a wolf sanctuary update its visual communications.
BY DZANA TSOMONDO

Fearful Symmetry
In a new book, Christoph Gielen uses aerial photographs of infrastructure, suburbs, and business developments in the American West to consider the environmental impact of suburbanization and low-density development.
BY DZANA TSOMONDO