January 2017

The Travel & Outdoor Photography Issue

© Mikey Schaefer

© Mikey Schaefer Mikey Schaefer photographed climber Tommy Caldwell, a Patagonia Ambassador, on Wendenstöcke in the Bernese Oberland of Switzerland. Schaefer explains what he’s learned in his years of working for Patagonia in “Long-Time Client-Photographer Collaborations.”


Picture Story: New York City Survey
The Museum of the City of New York commissioned Joseph Michael Lopez to photograph 20 New York neighborhoods for a sweeping exhibition about the city.
By David Walker

Career Launch: Christin Rose’s Second Act
The Los Angeles-based photographer explains how she found her voice and success behind the camera, after building a successful career as a producer.
By David Walker


Long-time Client-Photographer Collaborations
How three adventure and travel photographers earned the trust of their best client, and how their long-term collaboration has improved their photography.
By David Walker, Conor Risch and Holly Stuart  Hughes

How to Land Travel Assignments
We talk to photo editors about what qualities and skills they seek in the photographers they send on assignment.
By Holly Stuart Hughes

Oh Sh**! Photographers’ Travel Disasters(and Their Remedies)
Globetrotting photographers share memorable gear and travel mishaps, and the lessons they learned to avoid repeating their mistakes.


PhotoPlus Expo: Roundup
Lessons learned about workflow, self-publishing, pitching video, and paying the bills from seminars and keynotes at this year’s PhotoPlus Expo.
By PDN editors


Exploring Australia Via 360 Video
An interactive video for Expedia and Tourism Australia lets viewers follow a journey through Australia’s landscapes.
By Holly Stuart Hughes

Gear & Techniques

How I Got That Shot: Inside and Out
With bounced light and some experimentation with ISO, Noah Webb brings a warm and inviting glow to an architectural gem in Southern California.
By Holly Stuart Hughes

Product Reviews
Pixel-peeping with the Hasselblad H6D-50c; getting a RAW deal with DxO OpticsPro 11 and breaking the speed barrier with Canon’s 1D X Mark II.
By Greg Scoblete

Frames Per Second: Go Live
Livestreaming is hotter than ever. Here’s what video pros need to know.
By Aimee Baldridge

Gear Roundup: The Boom in Medium-Format Cameras & Lenses
These are boom times for medium-format camera systems with major updates, new models and new players entering the field.
By Greg Scoblete


Surviving Sexual Assault
Lauren Kelly explores the experiences of fellow survivors of sexual abuse in a project about the struggle to heal.
By Rebecca Robertson

American Workers
In his series “Blue & Blue,” Juan Giraldo draws on his experience as an immigrant to portray the lives of eight minority families in working-class southeast Chicago.
By  Dzana Tsomondo

End Frame

Mikey Schaefer on Galen Rowell’s Majestic Landscapes