December 2011

Rising Stars of Wedding Photography

© Austin Gros

© Austin Gros A wedding portrait by Austin Gros, one of the Rising Stars of Wedding Photography profiled this month.

PDNews
The director of Tokyo’s RING CUBE Gallery talks about challenging Japan’s ne-art photography traditions;
Julie Platner’s story on the life and death of a suburban neo-Nazi; photographer Dom Romney discusses his niche: shooting motor sports.
BY DAVID WALKER

PDN’s rising stars of wedding photography (gallery)

FEATURE

City Guide: San Francisco
Photographers in the San Francisco market describe the pros and cons of living and working in their city.

CREATE

Spotlight: The Fashion Advertising Market Today
A Q&A with Giovanni Bianco, creative director and founder of Studio 65.
INTERVIEW BY CONOR RISCH

Gap Tries to Regain Its Cool
Gap’s ad agency worked with style blog Cool Hunting to hire a team of photographers to create fashion photos and documentary-style video for a new branding effort.
BY DAVID WALKER

The winners’ gallery for The Scene, our new contest celebrating event photography

TECH

How I Got that Shot: Marco Gob on the 3-Minute Portrait
The photographer describes his approach to portraiture, why he doesn’t direct his subjects, and how using a simple lighting set-up helped him shoot Time magazine’s 9/11 anniversary portfolio.

Objects of Desire
Rogue Gels, Sony CineAlta F65, CineSkates, Canon PIXMA MG5320 Wireless Photo All-in-One.

Product Reviews
Sigma SD1 camera and 120-300mm F/2.8 EXDG OS APHO HSM lens, Nik Color Efex Pro 4 and the Nikon J1.

Exposures
Eiji Yuzawa’s black-and-white images examine the sculptural qualities of animal bones; James Whitlow Delano gathered images from 118 photographers in a book that raises awareness of hospice care and honors his sister’s memory.