CON TEN TS
ON OUR COVER: Zachary Zavislak photographed this meal, created by chef April Bloomfield of The
Breslin Bar & Dining Room in New York City, on assignment for New York magazine. It is honored in the
Magazine/Editorial category of the PDN Photo Annual, which begins on page 80 .
THIS PAGE: An image from Peter Dench’s forthcoming book, England Uncensored, which was supported
with money raised on the crowd-funding site Emphas.is. Dench is one of four photographers interviewed
in “Crowd-Funding Success Stories,” page 44.
How Pinterest ensures the liability for misuse of
intellectual property rests with its users. Plus: How
garden photographer Stacy Bass found her niche;
Jon Lowenstein on his successful application for a 2011
Guggenheim Fellowship; photojournalist Sim Chi Yin
photographed the service workers dwelling
in makeshift, underground quarters in Beijing,
and found herself inspired by them.
B Y DAVID WALKER
the Year in PhotograPh Y
32 THE “LIKE” LIST: FAVORITE SOURCES
FOR NEW PHOTOGRAPHY
Photography clients and mavens name their
favorite places to find new photographers and
get photographic inspiration.
36 TOP NEWS STORIES, TOLD FROM
We talk to photographers who managed to find fresh
and thoughtful perspectives on some of the year’s
biggest—and most covered—news stories.
44 CROWD-FUNDING SUCCESS STORIES
How four photographers managed to surpass their
fund-raising goals and underwrite their photo projects.
BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES
50 FILM FRENZY
Manufacturers and retailers say the film business
remains profitable, and may be showing signs of
growth among pros and analogue enthusiasts. But is it
enough to keep Kodak selling film?
BY CONOR RISCH
56 CASUALTIES OF WAR, PROTEST AND
OTHER DANGEROUS STORIES
In a year in which embattled regimes dealt ruthlessly
with the press, photographers and media workers were
often caught in the crossfire.
Who won the year’s top prizes, grants and awards.
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the Photo annual 2012
The juried selection of the best images of the year.
94 PHOTO BOOKS
116 CORPORATE DESIGN/PHOTO PRODUCTS
134 STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY
146 WEB SITES
150 STUDENT WORK
The winners of the Adobe Breakthrough Photography Award,
The Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic
Portraiture, the Epson Creativity Award, The Sony Emerging
Photgrapher Award and the Marty Forscher Fellowship Fund.
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164 Hungry for More
Looking for a way to introduce a new
style of work to her repertoire without
confusing her existing clients, Anna
Williams developed an online project that
allowed her to show off her range, expand
her brand, and land commissions from
new and existing clients alike.
BY CONOR RISCH