What happens when a major photo magazine shuts down? That question has reverberated throughout our office ever since Emerald Expositions, the owner of Photo District News (PDN), announced that the beloved magazine was ceasing publication. The decision to
Tasneem Alsultan was browsing in a Dubai bookstore a few years ago when she found “She Who Tells a Story,” a collection of photo essays by members of Rawiya, a collective of Arab women. Ms. Alsultan then had a thriving wedding photography business in Saudi Arabia and the gulf states, but she had no idea what possibilities awaited beyond that. As she paged through the volume, however, Ms. Alsultan saw clearly a new path — to tell dignified stories of Arab women.