Logo of 2019 PDN's 30
Logo of 2019 PDN's 30
Cover of Denton County magazine July 18
Logo of PDN 30 for 2018
Former Jobs of Every NFL Owner
Stacker, February 2020

What did NFL owners do before they reached rarified air and did they ever slog away like the majority of sports fans who fill their stadiums? We scoured the web for biographies of owners and interviews straight from the source to find out.

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Sirachai Shin Arunrugstichai
PDN, March 2019

Arunrugstichai, named among the PDN 30, was a fish out of water when photographing protests and other events. After all, he was a diving instructor and a graduate student in marine biology. He's found success documenting marine conservation issues instead.

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Tamara Merino


PDN, March 2019
Photographer Merino, named among the PDN 30, brings depth to headline news in some works. In others, she explores realities that challenged her imagination like communities living underground or in cave houses.  

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Know When to Hold ’Em
Denton County, July 2018

Courtney Hopper is not only a busy mom -- she’s also a horse trainer and the manager of her family’s business, Hopper Ranch, in Aubrey, Texas. On top of all of that, she also found time to become a poker champion.

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An Rong Xu
PDN, March 2018

Photographer and director An Rong Xu, named among the PDN 30, says emotion is essential to a good photo, but 90 percent of the process is gaining access: “Access to subjects, access to resources.”
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