Dustin Drankoski is the Photo Director at Mashable. His team had the honor of securing the first ever Magazine Editing Portfolio award for a digital-only publication in the 2015 POYi competition. He seeks to create unique narrative styles that help push visual storytelling into new spaces and communities. Previously, he was a photo editor at Vocativ and The Wall Street Journal.
America, Point Blank.
Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
The summer of 2016 has created a turning point in the conversation about guns in America. Discussions about responsible gun ownership have devolved into political rhetoric. From Donald Trump’s implications about “Second Amendment people” to “I just don’t want you to be shot by someone who shouldn’t have a gun in the first place,” the violence has dramatically escalated. Civilians and police alike have become victims as bystanders, as targets. The questions remain: How did we get here? How do Americans stop the bloodbath?
What Buyers Really Want from Photographers
Photography has never been more important to helping brands and publications communicate with their audiences. So with a constant need for great photography, how do art directors and photo editors find and work with photographers?