“Of the thousands of people, celebrated and unknown, who have
sat before my camera, I am often asked who was the most difficult
subject, or the easiest, or which picture is my favorite. This last
question is like asking a mother which child she likes the most.”
JADE-SNOW MOY JOACHIM
is a photo editor at The New York Times.
She has worked in the business and arts
departments and, most recently, in sports,
where she led the newspaper’s visual coverage of the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, B.C.
She has also worked at Bloomberg News. She
is relocating to Washington, D.C., with her husband, where she will try her hand at freelancing
and to seek new opportunities in photography.
We proudly present the 2011 PDN Faces portrait competition winners’ gallery. Thank you to the photographers who entered and to our wonderful judges. With your support, Faces has become, in a few short years, one of PDN’s most popular photography competitions. As Philippe Halsman said, it’s hard to choose your favorites. Our judges have accomplished this difficult task and we are proud to celebrate the winning work. A special congratulations to first-place winners Russell Monk, Mark J. Davis, Ken Drake and Esther Cesilie Frydenlund. To view this gallery online, and for information on the 2012 contest, please visit pdnonline.com/contests. We look forward to seeing your work again next year.
is an assistant photo editor for Bloomberg
Markets Magazine. She has also worked for
Adweek, The Wall Street Journal, InStyle
and HBO. Manuela received her B.F.A in
photography from The School of Visual Arts.
She was born in Cluj, Romania and is currently working on a photography project that
explores the Romanian farmstead culture.
is the senior photo editor of Wired magazine
in San Francisco, California, where she started
in 1999. Her focus at Wired is on environmental
portraiture, photojournalism and product
photography. She was previously an art buyer
at Foote, Cone & Belding and her accounts
included AT&T, MTV and Dockers. Her
work has been recognized by the Society
of Publication Designers and PDN magazine.
Woods frequently talks with students at the
Academy of Art University and California
College of the Arts about photography.
NEIL BINKLEY is a photographer’s marketing and portfolio consultant. He cofounded the photographer agency Wonderful Machine, where until 2010 he was marketing and publicity director. He has reviewed numerous photography portfolios and Web sites, and has worked at op ad agencies, magazines and corporations. His consulting work has garnered winning entries in Print Magazine’s Regional Design Annual and PDN’s Photography Annual.
Binkley regularly speaks on industry panels
and at portfolio reviews.
PHOTO © KENNETH O HALLORAN