VOLUME XXXIV ISSUE 8 AUGUST 2014
ON OUR COVER: Kris Boeckmans, a member of Lotto-Belisol (a professional cycling
team) rides through the Secteur pavé de Quiévy à Saint-Python at the 2014
Paris-Roubaix. The image was shot by Daniel Wakefield Pasley and Emiliano
Granado for the online magazine they created, Manual For Speed. For more on
this and other magazines published by photographers, see page 38.
THIS PAGE: Author and transgender rights activist Janet Mock, photographed by
Danielle Levitt for Out magazine. Out’s photo director is interviewed in “Create
Spotlight,” page 70.
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10 Picture Story: The Ruin of a Great Chinese River
How photographer Ian Teh produced his sad, beautiful lament for the
Yellow River, one of the more tragic environmental casualties of China’s
quick economic transformation. BY DAVID WALKER
14 Personal Work to Paying Assignments: Michel Leroy
Jump-Starts New Business with Rally Bikers Project
Seeking creative renewal, Michel Leroy took a summer off to
photograph a subject that had fascinated him as a kid. He’s successfully
used the project to grab the attention of advertising clients.
BY DAVID WALKER
16 What’s Your Niche: Sailboat Racing Event Photography
Photographer Allen Clark makes his living shooting sailing regattas
along the East Coast and in the Caribbean, and selling prints
afterwards to the participants through his website, PhotoBoat.com.
Clark and his wife, Daniela Clark, explain how the business works.
BY DAVID WALKER
THE PHOTO BOOK &
29 The Costly Business of Photo Book Publishing
With rising costs and tightening margins, some book publishers are
turning to new avenues to share costs and risks. BY KRIS WILTON
38 Just Do It: Photographers Become Magazine
Publishers To Realize Their Visions
Photographers-turned-publishers have produced the journals they wanted
to make, and in the process have attracted committed readers and the
attention of sponsors. BY CONOR RISCH AND HOLLY STUART HUGHES
48 The Value of Self-Publishing
Three photographers who have recently self-published their photo books
discuss their motivations, creative processes and lessons learned.
BY CONOR RISCH AND DAVID WALKER
70 Spotlight: What’s In at Out
Greg Garry is the photo director of Out and a freelance art director,
stylist and writer. He explains how he assigns the magazine’s
photography and how his many creative projects fit together.
IN TERVIE W BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES
The winners’ gallery for The Great Outdoors
begins on page 52.
ON OUR COVER
The Real Costs of Publishing Your Photo Book
When Photographers Become Magazine Publishers
3 Self-Publishing Success Stories PAGE 46
The Great Outdoors Winners’ Gallery PAGE 52
Review: Hasselblad H5D-50c PAGE 80
Video Production: From Stop Motion to Live Action
7 Light Modifiers for Your Photo Studio PAGE 88