October 2013

The People in Front of the Lens

© Walter Iooss

© Walter Iooss Michael Jordan, photographed by Walter Iooss in Chicago in 1996 for a promotion for WorldCom. Iooss photographed the basketball star many times for over 20 years. He and other photographers discuss their long-term relationships with one subject in “Longstanding Collaborations.”

PDNews
Picture Story: Lindsay Morris’s photo project about a camp for gender nonconforming kids. From Assistant to Professional: Kyle Johnson sought out like-minded photographers to get advice and make the connections that have led to editorial and ad jobs. What’s Your Niche? Advertising photographer Roger Snider built a successful side business photographing custom semitrailer trucks.
BY DAVID WALKER

The People in Front of the Lens
The subjects of well-known photographs offer a perspective from the other side of the camera.

Longstanding Collaborations
A look at four photographer-subject partnerships that have, over the course of many years, produced provocative, original photographs.
BY CONOR RISCH, DAVID WALKER AND HOLLY STUART HUGHES

Nick Brandt: From Artist to Conservationist
The fine-art photographer calls his new book an “elegy” to the wild creatures of East Africa. He explains how he confronts the reality of poaching through both his art and the conservation organization he founded.
INTERVIEW BY CONOR RISCH

CREATE

Going Native
Brands are teaming up with photographers and asking them to create personal work in order to communicate with visually savvy consumers through native ads and branded content on social-media platforms and the Web.
BY CONOR RISCH

The winners’ gallery for the Look contest

TECH

How I Got That Shot: Fried Chicken Writ Large
Bobby Doherty’s graphic cover for New York demonstrates what can be done with a humble subject and simple tools.

Objects of Desire
Soloshot automated tripod; Nissin Di700 Flash; Lumu iPhone light meter; Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ70 camera.
BY JESSE WILL

Product Reviews
Hands-on reviews of the Ricoh GR camera, Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM zoom lens, Flashpoint ZeroGrav Stabilizer.
BY THEANO NIKITAS AND JOSH ROOT

Frames Per Second: 5 Steps to Promoting and Distributing your Film
You’ve made a video. Now how do you get anyone to see it? Veteran photographers-turned- directors share their advice.
BY GREG SCOBLETE

Portrait Shooters’ Favorite Portrait Lenses
See the lenses photographers love—organized by brand. their advice.
BY THEANO NIKITAS

Exposures
Amani Willett combines photos of his family with images of political and social turmoil in a new book that addresses his anxiety about raising a family in uncertain times; in Matt Eich’s ambitious new exhibition, “The Seven Cities,” he re-examines the Tidewater region of Virginia, where he grew up, with fresh eyes.
BY DZANA TSOMONDO