How Finds and Hires Photographers

October 17, 2017

By Holly Stuart Hughes

Photo by Koury Angelo. Courtesy of © Rolling Stone LLC. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission

Koury Angelo photographed Cage the Elephant at Lollapalooza for a day-in-the-life feature about the event. “It was a way to bring our followers into the middle of things,” says Ahmed Fakhr, director of photography at

Ahmed Fakhr, director of photography at, joined the publication two years ago. He had previously worked at Entertainment Weekly and Newsweek/Daily Beast. At PhotoPlus Expo, he’ll be speaking with fellow photo editors from The New Yorker, Refinery29, Bloomberg Businessweek, Marie Claire and The California Sunday Magazine on a panel titled “What Photo Editors Want Now.” We asked Fakhr how...

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