Joel Micah Miller in PDN's 30 of 2011 Issue
Joel Micah Miller has been chosen as one of PDN's 30 2011. The annual issue profiles 30 new and emerging photographers and a selection of their work. Over 70 photo editors, curators, educators, publishers, art directors, reps and photographers helped to narrow down the roughly 300 photographers who submitted work to the final 30. This year's selection all share a commitment to experimenting and refining their work as well as a personal style that is reflected in their photographs.
Miller applies what he's learned in his personal work to his commissions. Many of his assignments have been conceptual and he does a lot of post-production compositing. Miller appreciates how the role of the photographer is changing as they are not just responsible for taking the image but for helping to create the final product as well. He's applied these composite techniques to his personal work. "Monumental", for example, is a collection of composite images of crowds in over-photographed tourist spots around the world. Miller conceived the project out of a desire to capture the spots in a different way.
See more of Miller's photography here.
Issue: April 2011
Article: "PDN's 30 2011">