May 2013

The Wedding Issue

© BROOKELYN PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE WEDDING ARTISTS COLLECTIVE

© BROOKELYN PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE WEDDING ARTISTS COLLECTIVE A couple photographed at Bonnet Island Estate on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, by Brooke Fitts of Brookelyn Photography. Brookelyn Photography is represented by The Wedding Artists Collective, one of the four studios and collectives profiled in “Team Work.”

PDNews
Steve Boxall photographs passengers as they experience weightlessness on a Boeing 727; Matthieu Paley landed his rst National Geographic assignment thanks to his long-standing connection to the Kyrgyz community in the Pamir Mountains of Afghanistan; corporate and editorial photographer Lou Jones appears on a reality TV show as a mentor to an aspiring sports shooter.
BY DAVID WALKER AND HOLLY STUART HUGHES

THE WEDDING ISSUE

Team Work
How being part of a wedding collective or studio can bene t freelance photographers who want to pursue a variety of assignments.
BY PDN STAFF

Attractive Investments
Three wedding photographers share the creative package options they offer couples.

Workflow Tips for Weddings Large & Small
Two photographers—one who specializes in large, multicultural weddings; another who handles small, intimate ceremonies—share how they plan for the unique challenges of the nuptials they photograph.
BY AIMEE BALDRIDGE 

FEATURE

Getting Your Work and Life in Balance
We speak with four busy photographers about how they keep their clients and their families happy. Plus, we ask a work-life balance expert for advice.
BY DENISE SCHIPANI 

CREATE

Client Meeting: Know From Adam
The founder of Boston-based creative studio Adam&Co. “lives for” photography, works with great clients and champions ideas over advertising.
BY CONOR RISCH

Spotlight: More Than News Photos
Simon Barnett, director of photography for CNN Digital, explains his mission for the CNN Photos blog.
INTERVIEW BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES

The winners’ gallery for top Knots: the new school of wedding Photography contest

TECH

How I Got That Shot: Larger-Than-Life Jewels
Still-life photographer Laziz Hamani shares his tricks for making rings, pins and other jewelry appear as if they are being exhibited as works of art.
BY MEGHAN AHEARN

Exposures
With his new book of environmental portraits, David Chancellor aims to engage viewers with the controversial sport of big-game hunting in southern Africa; Madrid’s massive urban park is the setting of a new book of photographic fables by Antonio M. Xoubanova.
BY DZANA TSOMONDO AND CONOR RISCH

Objects of Desire
The small-but-handy ProDot; Nikon Coolpix A camera; Phase One IQ2 Series Digital Backs; and Google Glass.
BY DAN HAVLIK

Product Reviews
Hands-on tests of Broncolor Move Outdoor Kit 2; onOne Software Perfect B&W from the company’s Perfect Photo Suite 7; and Prezent, an iPad portfolio app.
BY DAN HAVLIK

Frames Per Second: Pitching Video Storytelling
Photographer and videomaker Brent Foster shares his company’s proactive approach to landing new clients.
BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES

Go Steady With These 10 Tripods
From budget stabilizers to professional kits, here are our favorite tripods to keep your photos on the level.
BY GREG SCOBLETE