CON TEN TS
ON OUR COVER: Amanda Marsalis photographed designer Charlotte Dellal, of the shoe company Charlotte
Olympia, for Vogue. Marsalis is one of two photographers who explain how their lighting is influenced by
the quality of light in geographic locations they know best in “Light Influences,” page 22.
THIS PAGE: The Saltzman House in East Hampton, New York, designed by architect Richard Meier and
photographed by Scott Frances. In “Shots in the Dark,” page 32, Frances and two other photographers
describe their approaches to photographing large subjects between dusk and dawn.
Matt Lutton, winner of the Burn
magazine Emerging Photographer
Grant, on the five years he spent
exploring the repercussions of Serbian
nationalism throughout the Balkans;
how Luke Sharrett, a student at Western
Kentucky University now on contract for
The New York Times, landed a spread in
The New Yorker; Mark Maio, ophthalmic
photographer, on his niche specialty.
B Y DAVID WALKER AND
HOLLY STUART HUGHES
the lighting issue
22 LIGHT INFLUENCES
Photographers have a sense for how
places are characterized by their light.
PDN recently asked two photographers
who make beautiful use of natural
light about how the distinctive light in
two particular locales—California and
Sweden—has influenced and inspired
their work in different ways.
BY CONOR RISCH
32 SHOTS IN THE DARK
Three photographers discuss the
challenges of lighting large subjects
in dim shooting conditions.
BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES, DAVID WALKER
AND MEGHAN AHEARN
© Scott FranceS/ ottoarchive.com
40 7 LIGHTING TIPS FOR
SHOOTING VIDEO WITH
Saturday Night Live’s director of
photography Alex Buono shares his
lighting secrets for capturing footage
B Y DAN HAVLIK
72 Spotlight: W Magazine:
Past, Present, Future
As W prepares to celebrate its fortieth anniversary with
an oversize edition and a new book, editor-in-chief Stefano
Tonchi talks about the importance of photographers to
the magazine’s history, and what he sees for the future of
W and the magazine business.
INTERVIEW BY CONOR RISCH
78 Client Meeting: Creative Input
Photographers are key contributors to Seattle design firm
Brown463’s team-based approach to creative work.
BY ERIC NEWMAN
the winners’ gallery for PDN Faces Portrait
Photography contest begins on page 43.
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