The New York Times Magazine’s consistently brilliant use of imagery, from big-name photographers to first-timers, makes it our Photography Annual Magazine of the Year. Mark Sinclair meets the team
The photography annual 2016
Creative Review’s Photography Annual seeks to celebrate great images – those who take them and those who commission them. It’s open to everyone involved in the making and use of brilliant photography – advertising agencies, publishers, galleries, designers, brands and, of course, photographers.
We asked people to recommend magazines, brands, photobooks and photographers who they felt had been outstanding this year. The CR team took those suggestions and — after some epic internal debate — came up with our winners.
And this year, for the first time, we made the Open Competition free to enter, so that cost of entry would not be a barrier to anyone wishing to have their work seen. Our judges have selected their favourites from the work submitted across our categories, featured here and in our print issue which you can order here.
Kathy Ryan, The New York Times Magazine’s Director of Photography, thrives on placing new talent alongside established names while helping to take the publication’s photographic vision beyond the page. She discusses her approach with Mark Sinclair
The National Portrait Gallery’s Eggleston show raised many issues — about the history of photography, the nature of portraiture and so much more — that it was a natural choice to be our photography exhibition of the year, says Eliza Williams
ZEITGEISTInterviews with five photographers who have captured the mood and our imaginations over the past year
Best in book
Emerson’s series seeks to present Mount Fuji “in a manner not previously seen but simultaneously alluding to the work of the legendary Ukiyo-e artists, Hokusai and Hiroshige.” The multiple exposures were created in-camera, shooting different subjects on the same pieces of film. “Careful notation was employed to keep in mind the composition of the final […]
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