We do our best to keep tabs on all the latest news in the photography, advertising, communication, and publishing industries and we like to pass along the highlights each month. In our December Industry News Digest we cover stories from The New York Times, The Atlantic, and the Guardian (amongst others).
50 years ago, two American climbers died on Argentina’s Aconcagua peak, the tallest in the Western Hemisphere. Decades later, two porters found an old 35-millimeter camera in the snow. It belonged to one of the missing climbers — and still had film in it. The New York Times got the film developed at a special lab in Canada. Using the images, official documents, and interviews with survivors and families, they retraced a fatal expedition that has remained a mystery for decades.
The Atlantic delivered us a look back at some of the major news events and moments of 2023.
As Matte magazine published a 480-page survey of contemporary American photography, AnOther Magazine spoke with five photographers defining America’s image.
Billboard reflected on some of its best photos in the music and entertainment industry throughout the year.
Sports media company The Players’ Tribune presented 20 of their favorite photos from 2023, capturing celebrated champions in behind-the-scenes moments, as well as young stars just stepping into the spotlight.
A decade ago, Atom Moore wasn’t all that interested in watches. Now, he is considered one of the industry’s top professional photographers.
The Guardian highlighted the work of a selection of photojournalists working for news agencies worldwide whose images have stood out throughout 2023.
Print Is Dead (Long Live Print!) brought us an interview with the editorial director and founder of Monocle Tyler Brûlé.
Last year saw AI image generators such as Midjourney forging ahead and becoming even more powerful and photorealistic. DIY Photography analyzed its impact on the industry in 2023.
The Guardian speaks to photographers on the stories behind their striking pictures throughout the year.
Reuters looked back on 2023 with one defining picture from every week of the year.