VOLUME XXXVII ISSUE 10 OC TOBER 2017
8 Picture Story:
Pariah at the Hackathon
Antoine Bruy’s assignment
from Bloomberg Businessweek
was to make fun, playful pictures
of a hackathon, where lots of
people were staring at computers
and telling him to go away.
BY DAVID WALKER
12 What’s Your Niche?:
Bob Tabor, Horse Portraitist
After taking up photography
at the age of 60, the New York
City-based photographer has
built a fine-art business from his
unusual style of horse portraiture.
BY DAVID WALKER
16 Career Launch:
Kat Borchart, Fashion
and Beauty Photographer
The Los Angeles-based photographer
explains how lessons she learned
in various jobs prepared her for a
freelance career. BY DAVID WALKER
32 How Photographers Help
Scientists See Differently
PDN spoke with three photographers
who are documenting the work of
scientists to create imagery that
intrigues and informs audiences.
BY PDN STAFF
36 Science-Focused Artist
Residencies on the Rise
A growing number of residencies
at science labs, research stations
and universities are fostering
collaborations between artists
and scientists. BY CONOR RISCH
40 The Brains Behind Your Gear
Scientists and engineers from
photo product teams talk about
their best innovations and what
they’d like to build next.
BY GREG SCOBLETE
FRom THE ARCHivE
44 inspiration and Advice
from PhotoPlus Speakers
Tips from photographers and photo
editors who will be speaking at the
PhotoPlus Expo Conference.
BELo W: Hasselblad engineer Per Nordlund began his academic career studying
nuclear physics. Today, he’s helping to build Hasselblad’s new, compact
medium-format cameras. Our interviews with Nordlund and engineers from
other imaging companies start on page 40.
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3 PHo ToGRAPHERS
CAP TuRiNG THE
WoNDERS oF SCiENCE
WH Y SCiEN TiSTS ARE
CoLLABoRATiNG Wi TH
PHo To GEAR
THE SoNY a9
PHo ToPLuS EXPo
oN ou R Cov ER: anand Varma
photographed a ruby-throated hummingbird in
lake atitlan, guatemala
as part of a long-term
collaboration with a biologist.
To read about Varma’s
recent hummingbird videos,
and how he and other
photographers are working
with scientists, see page 32.