November/December 2019

Getting Published

© +Kris Graves Projects/Photo © Zun Lee

© © +Kris Graves Projects/Photo © Zun Lee Toronto by Zun Lee is one of 20 monographs in the slip-cased set titled Lost II, published by +Kris Graves Projects, the imprint of photographer and publisher Kris Graves.


How Independent Book Publishers Work without Charging Photographers
Independent, artist-run publishers are figuring out how to create sustainable businesses without asking for large financial contributions from the photographers they publish. Here’s how they make it happen.

How and Why to Pitch Magazine Photography Stories
Photo editors and photographers share insights into how to pitch stories, and why pitching is a good way to build your career.

Book Proposals That Get Publishers’ Attention
Three experienced publishing professionals say it takes more than compelling visuals to land a book deal.

Special Report

It’s the End of the Year: Here Are Tips for Your Taxes
Accountants offer advice about changes to tax law affecting small business owners, and how to get your finances in order.

First Take

Photographing Low-Wage Service Workers for TIME
Photographer Sasha Arutyunova captures working life from the perspective of some women on the lower rungs of the U.S. economy.

Career Launch: Meron Menghistab
The New York-based photographer consistently pursued face-to-face meetings with the photographers and photo editors whose work he admired. 

Behind the Lens: The Photographers’ Scrum at an Intelligence Committee Hearing


How The New Company Hires Photographers for Nike Branding
Associate creative director Aimee Hoffman talks about how she’s found photographers to shoot work for Nike, the agency’s biggest client.


How I Got That Shot: A Food Photographer’s Motion Test Pays Off
Louise Hagger adapted her idea for a stop-motion animation to the needs of a beverage client.

Product Reviews
In-depth and hands-on with the Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R, the Canon EOS RP, the Polaroid RGB LED and two lenses from Sigma, the 70-200mm F2.8 Sport and the 28mm F1.4 Art.

Frames Per Second: Kyle Alexander’s Year of Filmmaking
The photographer says when he enrolled in a cinematography course, his goal was to “keep growing as an artist.”  

High-Capacity Storage and NAS Drives
Store more with these high-capacity storage drives.


Your Mountain Home
Stephen B. Smith’s new book looks at the way people in suburban developments in the American Southwest show their love for the natural landscape.

One-Woman Show
Ina Jang created the colorful, abstract still-life images in her new book as a break from a different, psychologically challenging body of work.

End Frame

Matthew Salacuse on Training Assistants to Be Photographers
Meron Menghistab, the subject of “Career Launch,” credits assisting Matthew Salacuse with teaching him to become a photographer.

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