Friday Inspiration: PDN 30 All Grown Up - PhotoShelter Blog

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

We’ve been big fans of PDN‘s gear announcements, industry news and attention to advertising and commercial photography for a long time. But today we’re focusing on one legacy in particular, PDN 30, which introduced us to an incredible set of photographers in the early stages of their promising careers. After checking in on some past PDN 30 honorees for nostalgia purposes, we want to highlight where a few of them are in their careers today.

Stolen Gear Is Small Hurdle for Year-Long Photo Project

This is the story of a 365-day, Kickstarter-fueled photo odyssey across America, called This Wild Idea. The project has photographer Theron Humphrey meeting one new person every day and telling his or her story through photos and a blog post.

While it’s never a good time to have one’s MacBook Pro, Canon 5D, Zeiss lens and iPad stolen, Theron Humphrey was in the middle of a project that required him to post a photo every day to his website, where thousands of readers check in every month to follow his journey.