A social consequence of China’s rapid economic growth is a mass migration of young people from the provinces to Beijing, Shanghai and other commercial centers. The working and living conditions of those migrants have been the subject of much media coverage. But photographer Sim Chi Yin’s portraits of migrants crammed into makeshift quarters in the basements and air-raid shelters of...
September 20, 2017
With “Just Stop,” her long-term project about gender-based abuse in Egypt, Cairo photojournalist Eman Helal has tried to depict victims of harassment in a way that counters the common assumption that women are to blame for provoking attacks. She began the project in 2013, after she read a Facebook post by a teenage girl who reported that a man had... More »
September 19, 2017
Photographer Pete Turner, who created richly colored imagery for National Geographic, Look, Sports Illustrated, Esquire, Seagrams, AT&T, United and other clients, died September 18 at his home on Long Island, New York, according to his wife, Reine Turner. He was 83. The recipient of more than 300 awards from advertising and design associations, Turner was given the Outstanding Achievement in... More »
September 18, 2017
Over the years, PDN has interviewed a number of photographers about how they launched successful and sustained careers. Women photographers in particular have been enterprising in leveraging their personal projects to land assignments. Most of the women we’ve interviewed say their successful transitions from assistant or digital tech required strong networking skills and a passion for making work—whether it’s photographing... More »