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Quick Tip: Three Photo Editors on How They Find Photographers

By August 22, 2019 Current News

Screenshot of article posted on PDNPulseCross-posted from PDNPulse
[by David Walker]

To get editorial assignments, photographers have to get their names—and work—in front of photo editors. PDN’s “Who I’ve Hired” interview series offers insight about how different photo editors find the photographers they’ve hired lately. Here are three examples from recent interviews:

Chloe Coleman, international photo editor, Washington Post:

PDN: Besides recommendation from other photographers, how do you find photographers you want to hire for assignments?
C.C.: Jurying contests has been big the last couple years. I ended up with a long list of people I was interested in [hiring] from Magenta Fast Forward…

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