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©Nate Gowdy

Enter our 2014 Student Photo Contest by Dec. 24

December 17, 2013 - Submit your images in our Student Photo Contest for a chance have your work viewed by influential judges, get your work featured in PDNedu Magazine, and win prizes, such as a Nikon camera, Canson Infinity Discovery Pack, B&H gift card and a portfolio review session with a PDN editor.  More »

© Lynn Goldsmith

It's A Living: The Shape-Shifting Image Maker

November 04, 2013 - Lynn Goldsmith Looks Back on a Life Lighting the Stars

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© CJ Harker

Storytellers: CJ Harker Lights up the Skating Scene

November 01, 2013 - Like many young photographers who document their friends and lifestyle, CJ Harker finds his inspiration in the culture of skateboarding. More »

© Masato Kuroda

Project X: The Astoria Project

October 31, 2013 - Community College Students Capture Diversity in Queens
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© Fotofolios.org

Project X: Portfolios with a Global Reach

October 29, 2013 - Fotofolios.org: An international Internet resource delivering images and opportunities to students and graduates.
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photo © Christina Katsolis

Special Report: Museum Studies

October 11, 2013 - Museum Studies: Photography Programs with Associated Museums Generate Academic Enlightenment

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© Ami Vitale

Big Sky Country: Ami Vitale Pictures Her World Through NIKKOR Lenses

October 10, 2013 -

Nikon celebrates two milestones in 2013—the 80th anniversary of NIKKOR lenses and production of the 80 millionth NIKKOR lens this past June. Renowned documentarian and Nikon ambassador Ami Vitale recently took some of NIKKOR's newest lenses through their paces on a shoot in rural Montana. See and read why she pictures her world through NIKKOR lenses.

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Photos © Philippe Halsman/Magnum Photos

Out of the Past: Philippe Halsman

October 08, 2013 - Philippe Halsman: 1906–1979

Master of Jumpology, Virtuoso of light and Aficionado of the Psychological Portrait
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© Craig Stevens

Star Teacher: The Sage Teachings of Craig Stevens

October 04, 2013 - Serving as Mirror: The Sage Teachings of Craig Stevens More »

© Hao Wu

Inside Selection: Hao Wu - 3448 89th St

October 01, 2013 - Hao Wu, a 2013 graduate of the International Center of Photography’s General Studies program, talks about the lighting techniques behind his collaborative self-portrait series, as well as the effect this work has had on his relationship with his wife.

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© John Solano

Photo Gigs: John Solano

September 30, 2013 - Q&A with Nikon legend John Solano, co-developer of the Lowel GL1 Hotlight More »

© Joe Lavine

Media Reports: Light Right

September 28, 2013 - Light Right: Learn How to Create Images, Set Up a Studio and Launch Your Photography Career

by Joe Lavine and Brad Bartholemew

Peachpit Press, Paperback, 312 pages

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© Andy Bloxham

Special Report: Generation Next

March 22, 2013 - Photography education is a rapidly evolving field, due in part to the technological changes affecting the medium. Another factor in this evolution is a changing of the guard among teachers. As older faculty members retire or programs grow, yesterday’s graduate students are moving into teaching positions, full of new ideas to advance the field and inspire the next generation of students. While jobs in photo education are not easy to come by and teaching is no simple task, many photo students and recent graduates aspire to take on this role. For insights about the path from student to teacher, we talked to three photo educators who have already greatly affected the programs they teach in, even at the start of their careers.

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© NASA/Donald Pettit

Its A Living: Exploring the Next Frontier

March 19, 2013 - Exploring the Next Frontier: The Otherworldly Images of NASA Astronaut Donald Pettit
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© Ania Lehmann

Project X: Truth With a Camera

March 18, 2013 - Showing truth with a camera: Workshops connect photo students with NGOs and nonprofits

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© Charlie Engman
PDN April 2014



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