Bill Ingalls, who has been a NASA photographer since 1989, describes the variety of assignments he covers, and explains what he looks for when hiring other photographers for the U.S. space agency. PDN: How did you become a NASA photographer? Bill Ingalls: I was in college at Waynesburg University outside of Pittsburgh. An alumnus who worked for NASA offered a...
August 21, 2017
Hannah Frieser, the Executive Director of the Center for Photography at Woodstock (CPW), curates numerous group exhibitions a year, is a sought-after portfolio reviewer, and also hosts workshops and lectures for emerging photographers. When she meets photographers during reviews, she often asks, “So what’s your strategy for follow-up?” She isn’t only interested in how the photographers will follow up with her,... More »
August 21, 2017
It was John Paul Sartre’s novel, Nausea, that got photographer Ron Jude thinking about how pictures communicate with viewers. Jude borrows Sartre’s title for a new book of photographs, published recently by MACK. Jude created his Nausea from a series of images he made in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and in Atlanta, in 1991 and 1992, while he was pursuing his... More »
August 14, 2017
Like other retailers, art galleries have been affected by online shopping and the changing habits of their customers. Art dealers Sasha Wolf of Sasha Wolf Projects and Michael Foley, owner of Foley Gallery, recently talked about the business model of the brick-and-mortar gallery, and the new ways that potential buyers are finding artists. The discussion, which took place in February,... More »