PDN Photo of the Day displays photographs selected by the editors of Photo District News, a publication for photo professionals.
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PDN Photo of the Day features work from photographer’s personal series, unpublished works, commissions and assignments, exhibitions, and published books. Photography featured on our blog is selected by PDN editors. The “Best of PDN Photo of the Day 2014,” however, was selected by you, our amazing, photo-loving audience. The above slideshow features one image from each of the 10 most-popular posts from the year. Below are links to each full post.
Slide 1: “Kids in Love” – Self-taught twenty year old Olivia Bee’s “personal diary photos”
Slide 2: “Fourth of July: A Fireworks How-To” – David (Davey) Johnson provides tips and tricks on long exposure fireworks photos
Slide 3: “Portraits of the Nihang Sikhs, the Eternal Army” – Mark Hartman’s personal series of the Nihang Sikhs taken while visiting India earlier this spring
Slide 4: “Hip-Hop Honeys” – Brian Finke’s on-going series documenting life on-set of hip-hop videos
Slide 5: “Sharks and People: Exploring the Relationship Between The Two” – National Geographic photographer Thomas P. Peschak’s newest book
Slide 6: “Inside the Decline of American Newspapers” – Will Steacy’s five-year project photographing The Philadelphia Inquirer
Slide 7: “Duane Michals: Empty New York” – New York City in the mid-60’s by Duane Michals who “always finds new ways to understand the human experience”
Slide 8: “Martin Schoeller’s Portraits” – Martin Schoeller’s new book, “Portraits” features his well-known close-up portraits and lots, lots more
Slide 9: “Boys In Dresses” – Dallas-based fine art photographer Maxine Helfman’s images depicting boys in dresses challenge perspectives on social issues
Slide 10: “In Memory Of: Families of Murder Victims in Camden” – Kate Pollard Hoffman’s ongoing series “Surviving Camden,” documents familys who’ve lost a loved one
We would like to thank everyone who contributed to PDN Photo of the Day this year. If you have a photo series or project you’d like to submit for consideration on our blog, please email editor@pdnphotooftheday.