May 2016

The Video & Motion Issue

© Zoe Adlersberg

© Zoe Adlersberg From Zoe Adlersberg’s “Nostalgia,” a story for Kid-in, the online fashion and art magazine. Adlersberg posed girls in clothing and settings that recall adult fashion photography.

PDNEWS

What’s Your Niche?: Alison Cohen Rosa, Movie Set Photographer
Rosa, who spent nearly two decades shooting commercial work, talks to PDN about her serendipitous career change in 2013, and her work on the sets of Birdman, Time Out of Mind, Hail, Caesar! and other films.
BY DAVID WALKER

Picture Story: A Team for the Homeless
Preston Gannaway’s long-form photo essay for ESPN explores the daily life of a young trans woman playing on a soccer team for homeless youth.
BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES

How to Get Published by…Narratively
Zara Katz, director of photography at Narratively, explains how the storytelling platform sources and selects photo stories for publication.
BY DAVID WALKER

THEME

Choosing the Best Distribution Platform for Your Film
Weighing the pros and cons of video on demand, subscription services, do-it-yourself options and more.
BY AIMEE BALDRIDGE

Marketing Strategies That Land Video Assignments
Photographers-turned-directors discuss their most effective strategies for presenting and sharing their video work.
BY PDN STAFF

FROM THE ARCHIVES

What You Need to Know to Shoot Better Video
Photographers-turned-directors, editors and grips explain what they’ve learned about creating videos, from capturing sound and moving images to handling post-production.

CREATE

Kids’ Photography, Coming of Age
Influenced by more fashion-savvy consumers and new platforms for showcasing innovative kids’ photography, some kids’ brands in the U.S. are embracing a more sophisticated esthetic.
BY DAVID WALKER

Spotlight: Fun on Wheels
Jesse Southerland, design director at Bicycling magazine, has overseen the transformation of its design and photography. He talks about his collaborations with photographers and the photo clichés he avoids.
INTERVIEW BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES

GEAR & TECHNIQUES

How I Got That Shot: Versatile Beauty Lighting
Los Angeles photographer Mark Leibowitz applies his fashion and beauty lighting to shooting sports apparel.
BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES

Product Reviews
Pixel peeping with the Phase One IQ3 100MP; going steady with the Olympus 300mm f/4.
BY GREG SCOBLETE

Product Roundup: Picture Perfect: Inkjet Papers and Printers
When it’s time to turn your pixels into prints, turn to these papers and printers.
BY GREG SCOBLETE

Inkjet Prints: One for the Ages?
Inkjet prints can be beautiful and, stored properly, incredibly long-lasting.
BY GREG SCOBLETE

EXPOSURES

Human Nature
Michael Lundgren’s new book, Matter, is an “elegiac fable” about our man-altered earth and the passage of time.
BY CONOR RISCH

World of Wonder
Caleb Charland uses myriad techniques to create film photographs and photograms that reference light speed, gravity, time and photography’s ability to inspire wonder.
BY CONOR RISCH

End Frame: The Power of One Person’s Story

This Month on PDNONLINE.COM

HOW TO BREAK INTO THE KIDS’ FASHION MARKET:
Photographers, stylists, and editors talk about the tastemakers and gatekeepers.

INTERVIEW: LUCA ZORDAN, FOUNDER, L’ENFANTERRIBLE:
The photographer talks about launching his own magazine to showcase the work of leading kids’ photographers from the U.S. and Europe.

HOW TO SHOOT FOR ESPN:
Tim Rasmussen on the story pitches that land assignments.