February 25th, 2013
February 19th, 2013
- All images © Alejandro Cartagena
Alejandro Cartagena’s “Car Poolers” exhibition at Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles opened this weekend. The exhibition runs through April 6th. Visit Kopeikin Gallery or Alejandro Cartagena‘s website for more information.
Cartagena’s “Car Pooler’s placed into the Personal Work category for the 2012 PDN Photo Annual. The 2013 PDN Photo Annual FINAL deadline is today! Visit http://pdnphotoannual.com.
January 22nd, 2013
All images © Adam Amengual
Adam Amengual‘s series, “I Survived Skatopia,” documents a small skateboard/anarchist commune in Rutland, Ohio. Every June around 500 people from all over the United States gather in southern Ohio to participate in Bowl Bash – four days of of music, skating and debauchery. In these portraits, the participants are pulled away from the chaos, if only for a minute. Amengual’s series “Homies” placed in the “personal” category of the 2012 PDN Photo Annual and was the winner of the Sony Emerging Photographer Award.
The 2013 PDN Photo Annual’s extended deadline is today! For more information and to enter the context, visit: http://www.pdnphotoannual.com/
January 25th, 2012
All images © Steven Laxton
Steven Laxton’s portrait series, “Circo El Salvador,” documents nomadic circus families of El Salvador who perform in rural and impoverished areas of Central America. This form of entertainment is an important escape for those who live in remote areas of the country where they face not only poverty, but also the highest homicide rate in the world. This photographic series placed in the “personal” category of the 2012 PDN Photo Annual and was the winner of the $15,000 Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture.
The 2013 PDN Photo Annual is now open for entries through January 29. With your entry you can opt to have your portraiture considered for the 2013 Arnold Newman Prize. For more information and to enter the contest, visit: http://pdnphotoannual.com
September 5th, 2011
© Vincent J Musi.
National Geographic photographer Vince J Musi is an award winning photographer whose unique take on animal photography was recognized in the 2011 PDN Photo Annual. The early deadline for the 2012 Photo Annual is TODAY at midnight PST. The image above is from a story on wild things bred for their aggressive behavior. Scientists in Novosibirsk, Russia, are comparing these rats to those bred for friendliness to understand the connection between genetics and behavior.
© Jana Romanova
Viktoria and Anton await the arrival of their daughter, Varvara, in St. Petersburg, Russia. “Waiting,” Jana Romanova’s series on sleeping expectant parents, was included in the PDN Photo Annual 2011 online gallery.