Photos Of The Day For July 2020

Did you miss a Photo Of The Day last month? View all of July’s selections in this slideshow.
"Tuscany" by Ryszard Lomnicki was one of Digital Photo Pro's Photos Of The Day For July 2020.
Did you miss a Photo Of The Day last month? View all of July’s selections in this slideshow. Each Photo of The Day is chosen from our online gallery and is featured on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Visit the gallery to submit your best photos and gain inspiration from the Digital Photo Pro magazine community. "Tropical... Read more

Viral Image: Dave Killen’s Photo Of “Naked Athena”

We asked this Oregon-based photojournalist questions about a recent provocative photo he shot
The image of a nude protester named “Naked Athena,” shown here from Dave Killen’s twitter feed, @killendave, was captured this past weekend during the protests in Portland, Oregon. WARNING: This story contains images of graphic nudity that some might find offensive. Images of a nude woman appearing in the midst of political protests and uprisings... Read more

Photos Of The Day For June 2020

Did you miss a Photo Of The Day last month? View all of June’s selections in this slideshow.
"California Sea Lions" by Tony Britton was one of the Photos of The Day for June 2020
Did you miss a Photo Of The Day last month? View all of June’s selections in this slideshow. Each Photo of The Day is chosen from our online gallery and is featured on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Visit the gallery to submit your best photos and gain inspiration from the Digital Photo Pro magazine community. "Untitled"... Read more
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2020 The Face Photo Contest Third-Place Winner: Greg Davis

Discover the third-place winner of our current photography contest focused on portraiture
The third-place prize in the 2020 The Face Photography Contest goes to Greg Davis for the image, “De Otro Mundo, Oaxaca, Mexico.” “I’ve been working on a project on Oaxacan culture for over two years, which I hope will coincide with an exhibition I have been asked to create for the grand opening of a new museum and art center being built in... Read more

2020 The Face Photo Contest Second-Place Winner: Pat Rose

Discover the second-place winner of our current photography contest focused on portraiture
The second place prize in the 2020 The Face Photography Contest goes to Pat Rose for the image, “Sophia With Roses.” “I made this portrait of quiet solemnity in collaboration with my lovely model, Sophia, whose interesting presence and striking beauty lent so much to the series of emotional portraits we made during our photo session. We shot in... Read more

2020 The Face Photo Contest First-Place Winner: Luke Burke

Discover the grand-prize winner of our current photography contest focused on portraiture
The grand prize in the 2020 The Face Photography Contest goes to Luke Burke for the image, “Laughter is Good for the Soul.” “I captured this image for a personal project for Black History Month. As an African American, I have always been proud of my heritage and am always finding ways to educate myself and others on the history of African Americans.... Read more

A Gallery Of Finalists For Digital Photo Pro’s The Face Contest

The editors have selected the finalists for its most current photography contest
The Digital Photo Pro magazine editors have selected the finalists for The Face Contest. To see the finalists, check out our slideshow below: Slideshow for Digital Photo Pro’s 2020 The Face Photo Contest Breath... Read more

Cover Shot, August 2020

Taking a close look at photographer Dina Litovsky’s image for the cover of Digital Photo Pro magazine
As in last year’s August 2019 issue, this year’s August 2020 issue has two themes: Photojournalism and Travel Photography. And, by and large, you’ll find that most articles focus on either photo-j or travel shots. However, occasionally, you’ll find an article that is equal parts travel photography and photojournalism. I think that’s true... Read more

What’s Going On: How Photojournalists Are Documenting The George Floyd Protests

Some photographers covering the George Floyd protests have caught the eye of other photojournalists, photo editors and educators
This image, by street photographer Steven John Irby, is one of many the photographer captured of the George Floyd protests and was included in a recent New Yorker article, with the caption “Just north of Times Square, marchers paused to read the names of men, women, and children who had been killed by the police.” This image is also on Irby’s... Read more

Photos Of The Day For May 2020

Did you miss a Photo Of The Day last month? View all of May’s selections in this slideshow.
"Stuck in the Mud 2" by Jose Luis Mendez Fernandez
Did you miss a Photo Of The Day last month? View all of May’s selections in this slideshow. Each Photo of The Day is chosen from our online gallery and is featured on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Visit the gallery to submit your best photos and gain inspiration from the Digital Photo Pro magazine community. “Pretty... Read more

A Wedding Photographer’s Search For Opportunity During The Coronavirus Crisis

How one pro photographer is balancing the need for income with staying home, long-term goals and the fear of missing out
Shooting family portraits while maintaining social distancing is just one of the ways wedding photographer Mike Colón has attempted to shift gears and find new opportunities. (Photo: Shutterstock) No matter how talented a photographer may be, when the economy shuts down the assignments disappear. We’ve all learned this the hard way in 2020. World-class... Read more

Getting Press For Your Photography—Part 3

In this third of a three-parts series, Amy Touchette explains how to create and sent out a publicity pitch
My previous two posts on how to get press for your photography focused on, first, deciding who your audience is and what’s your story, and then, second, who to pitch to, how to hone your pitch list to a distinct, thoughtful set and how to obtain the contact information of people you want to pitch to. Here is the final set of steps to consider as you... Read more
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