Alison Cohen Rosa, who spent nearly two decades shooting commercial lifestyle, portraits, and still life, talks to PDN about her serendipitous career change in 2013, and her work on the sets of Inside Llewyn Davis, Birdman, Time Out of Mind, Hail, Caesar! and other films. The New York-based photographer discusses the challenges of her new specialty. PDN: How did you...
June 22, 2017
Founded in 2005 as a New York-based fashion guide, Refinery29 has expanded its editorial focus and its readership, now claiming about 27 million unique visitors per month. PDN talked to photography director Toby Kaufmann to learn how her department finds and hires photographers, and keeps up with the site’s fast-paced publication schedule. Before joining Refinery29 two years ago, Kaufmann had... More »
June 6, 2017
The art director of the tech and digital culture website explains what kinds of photo stories he wants to publish, and how photographers should pitch them. PDN: What kinds of photo stories is Mashable looking for? Dustin Drankoski: Originally, Mashable was aiming to be a general news site. About a year ago, we narrowed our focus. Now it’s a lot of... More »
May 31, 2017
Photographers employ just about any strategy to make sure their promotions stand out. This month’s Promos We Kept features four photographers who thought spreading a smile was as good a method as any to attract attention. After all, couldn’t we all use a good laugh? Randal Ford “In the right context, humor can be great at getting attention,” says photographer Randal Ford. But it depends... More »