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Frames Per Second: Photojournalist Damir Sagolj On Using Sound to Tell a Story

November 25, 2014 - Award-winning photojournalist Damir Sagolj explains why he loves recording audio and how sound enhanced his multimedia piece on a Fukushima refugee. More »

10 Modern Mirrorless Systems and the Lenses That Help Them Shine

November 24, 2014 - These lenses will help you get the maximum performance from your mirrorless camera. More »

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McNair Evans: Confessions For a Son

November 21, 2014 - After his father's death revealed a family business in ruins, McNair Evans created a project that helped him and his family cope with the tragedy.   More »

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Making Videos Clients Will Love With Budgets You Don't

November 20, 2014 - Photographers-turned-directors explain their strategies for spending production money wisely to make the best videos they can on tight budgets. More »

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The Growing Market for Fine-Art Videos

November 18, 2014 - Photographers who've expanded their art practice to include video have found new audiences for their work among galleries, collectors and curators. More »

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How I Got That Shot: Fashion Photographer Gustavo Marx Turns to the Classic

November 17, 2014 - A designer's look-book assignment inspired Gustavo Marx to return to his photographic roots. More »

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Create Spotlight: Rebecca Simpson Steele of Reader's Digest

November 14, 2014 - Photo director Rebecca Simpson Steele talks about the redesign of the publication and how she assigns photographers to shoot for all of the brand's platforms. More »

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Letting Go of The Camera: Frank Ockenfels 3 and DP Welles Hackett Bring Stills to Life

November 12, 2014 - When AMC, FX or other TV networks assigns Frank Ockenfels 3 to shoot short motion clips that mimic his still images, he calls on director of photography Welles Hackett. More »

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Has a Textbook Publisher Trampled Your Copyrights? There's a Solution For That

November 10, 2014 - Numerous photographers have filed copyright infringement suits against textbook publishers who routinely overran photo licenses. A copyright attorney offers tips on how to file a claim.  More »

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How Luxury Real Estate Clients Hire Photographers

November 07, 2014 - New luxury residential developments need photographers working in many genres to help draw high-end buyers and brokers to sumptuous spaces.   More »

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Reimagine the Client Gift With Custom Self-promo Magazines

November 07, 2014 - Sponsored post: Fashion and beauty photographer Benjamin Kaufmann discusses his experience creating a custom magazine through Blurb for his clients this holiday season.
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Letting Go of the Camera: Zen Sekizawa and Ernesto Lomelli's Technical Finesse

November 06, 2014 - Photographer/director Zen Sekizawa says director of photography Ernesto Lomelli's technical knowledge and fraternal familiarity helps her make better videos.  More »

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Picture Story: Love Radio Rwanda

November 05, 2014 - An ambitious multimedia project combines drama and documentary storytelling to explore Rwanda's lingering ethnic tensions and expose fault lines in post-genocide reconciliation. More »

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How Photographers Reinvent Their Careers

November 05, 2014 - Photographers explain how they re-charge their creative energy and move their careers in new directions in this collection of articles. More »

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Letting Go of the Camera: We Are The Rhoads and their go-to director of photography Tom Banks

November 04, 2014 - The husband-and-wife photography team We Are The Rhoads collaborates with the technically-saavy DP Tom Banks and his crew for video assignments.  More »

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How I Got That Grant: VSCO's Artist Initiative Program

November 03, 2014 - Visual Supply Company established a $1 million fund to fund and promote photographers. Three photographers explain how VSCO's support helped them complete their projects. More »

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PDN November 2014: The Moving Image Issue

November 01, 2014 - Making the most of director/director of photography collaborations; the growing market for fine-art video work; tips and tricks for creating videos clients love on budgets director's don't. More »

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Step Ahead: Preserving Memories With Mylio

October 30, 2014 - Sponsored post: Mylio, an elegant new tool for photo storage, management and security, is launching at PhotoPlus Expo. We spoke with Joe McNally about the software's importance to both his professional and personal collection of imagery. More »

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Cole Barash's "Talk Story" Explores Oahu's Famed North Shore

October 28, 2014 - Through the life of 21-year-old surfing phenom John John Florence, Cole Barash offers a counterpoint to the action imagery typical of Hawaii's notoriously insular surf community More »

7 iPad Portfolio Apps for Showcasing Your Images and Videos

October 24, 2014 - These useful portfolio apps range from the simple but effective to the feature-rich and highly customizable, and can help you share slideshows and videos on your iPad. More »

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Sasha Gulish: From a Little of Everything to Lifestyle Advertising

October 23, 2014 - A year ago Sasha Gulish was shooting food, travel and portraits; then she hired a consultant to help redefine her brand through her personal work. More »

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Client Meeting: The Chronicle of Higher Education

October 22, 2014 - The Chronicle of Higher Education is a publication aimed at university professionals and relies on photographers all over the country to breath life into stories about the Ivory Tower. More »

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Ryan Schude's Car Owner Portraits Open Up New Opportunities

October 21, 2014 - Photographer Ryan Schude's series "Them and Theirs," a look at people and their vintage cars, has helped him tap into the car photography market. More »

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David Yellen: From Corporate Offices to the Outdoors

October 17, 2014 - Corporate portrait photographer David Yellen used personal work to rebrand himself as an outdoor shooter. More »

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Tips From Editors on Making Better Video

October 16, 2014 - Experienced editors discuss the mistakes inexperienced filmmakers sometimes make, and what they wish directors understood about what can and can't be fixed in the edit.  More »

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James Wojcik: On Making "Work You Care About"

October 16, 2014 - The boxed set of 50 postcards, which include the URL of the website he created just for his oyster project. More »

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How I Got That Shot: David Prince's Colorful Collages

October 14, 2014 - Photographer David Prince takes an intuitive approach to assembling and lighting still lifes. More »

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Create Spotlight: Lara Richardson of the Discovery Channel

October 09, 2014 - As senior VP for marketing at Discovery Channel, Lara Richardson is responsible for all of the network's on-air and print campaigns, social networking, domestic distribution of content and the annual upfront sales presentations. She talks to PDN about the challenges of TV marketing and her work with photographers to create campaigns on a variety of platforms. More »

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When Instagram Success Leads To Advertising Assignments: Lauren Lemon

October 07, 2014 - As brands try to maximize the potential of social networks like Instagram, photographers like Lauren Randolph are using social networks to help build their careers and land assignments. More »

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Karen Morgan's Dog and Cat Photos Go Beyond Cliches, Land Ad Jobs

October 06, 2014 - Chicago-based Karen Morgan has been shooting dogs and cats, and despite competition, landing ad assignments from clients like Pfizer. More »

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