6 Editor’s Letter
72 PDNedu Asks Photographers…
Name the one photographer who has had the most
impact on your career, and describe their influence.
COMPILED BY JILL WATERMAN
74 Out of the Past
Eddie Adams: The man in the black fedora.
BY JILL WATERMAN
In the days after September
11, 2001, Steve Simon photographed the area around
Ground Zero as a project
he published in the book
Empty Sky. “People would
lift hands in front of their
faces, trying to shield their
eyes to glimpse the empty
sky in front of them, like an
unconscious salute to where
the towers used to stand, ” he
writes in the introduction. For
an excerpt from Simon’s
latest book, The Passionate Photographer, turn to
Step X Step on page 54.
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TIPS & TECH
50 Business Smarts
Learning from legends: Three photography masters reveal
secrets to surviving the business. BY LINDSAY COMS TOCK
54 Step x Step
The Passionate Photographer: Ten Steps Toward
BY STEVE SIMON
60 What Does It Cost…?
To study, live and work in San Francisco, California?
BY AMANDA BALTAZAR
64 Product News
The latest gear for students and instructors.
BY DAN HAVLIK
OFF THE BEATEN PATH: Nikon
legend Nancy Brown has photographed extensively in China over
the past five years, often in regions
unknown to Western tourists. On
this page, a traditional horseman
catches wild horses with a tool
called an urga, amid the grasslands of Inner Mongolia. For career
insights from Brown and two other
photo industry masters, turn to
Business Smarts on page 50.