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Why One Filmmaker Still Uses a Nearly Decade-Old Camera

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Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Alex Cooke] The Canon 60D was a great camera when it was announced back in 2010, but of course, like any other camera that’s almost a decade old, it’s been far outpaced by the technology that has come out since its release. And yet, this filmmaker has stuck with it despite all that. Coming to you from Darious Britt, this video features him discussing why he still relies on his Canon…

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Top 20 Photography Stocking Stuffers for Under $20

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Cross-posted from fstoppers.com [by Mike Smith] It’s that time of year again when you’ve suddenly realized there are less than two weeks to Christmas and Santa’s stocking is looking sadly lackluster. So, what can you do to rectify the situation? Here are 20 ideas. Yes it really is only a few weeks to Christmas, and instead of sticking to that New Year’s resolution of having completed your present buying by the last week of November,…

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Election Central 2019: Call for ASMP National Board Candidate Declarations

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  This is to announce the call for candidate declarations for the 2019 ASMP National Board of Directors will be open from December 14, 2018 through January 4, 2019. If you are a current ASMP Professional Member and are interested in serving on the National Board, please review the candidate protocol and the election timetable below. If you have any questions about what the duties and responsibilities of the National Board of Directors would be…

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7 Reasons Why Traveling the World Should Be Your 2019 New Year’s Resolution

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Be creative, be brave and go for it! It’s not as expensive as you’d think. Cross-posted from Freelancers Union Blog [by Todra Payne] I’m sitting in the living room of a lovely house in London (where I’ve been for two and a half months) preparing for an early morning flight to Croatia. This time tomorrow, I’ll be sipping something fruity in an outdoor cafe in Split with a view of the Adriatic Sea. I’m renting…

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Renew Your 2019 Membership in December and Save!

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Dear ASMP Member, Happy Holidays from ASMP! We are about to enter into our 75th Anniversary year and we are feeling jolly enough to extend our discounted membership offer through the month of December… Act before December 31st and get a $25 discount off Professional, Associate or Individual Affiliate membership fees when you renew or upgrade to one of these three levels. Especially during this 75th Anniversary year as a trade association dedicated to educating,…

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From Creative Bridges to Copyright Cash Cows: 99U’s 10 Best Entrepreneurial Ideas

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Cross-posted from 99u.adobe.com [by Emily Ludolph] Entrepreneurial thinking was in the air this year, from bridging creativity and capital to scaling side hustles. We rounded up the best advice from 99U thinkers who have been there, won it all, failed big, and kept on coming back for more. A good entrepreneur mixes creativity, strategy, and smarts. From uncovering under-the-radar gems to the hard science of Gee whiz, how the heck do I price this?, we…

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PHOTOS: Attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941

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Editor’s Note: While we remember the fallen heroes and heroic survivors on this 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we must also celebrate the amazing photographers who captured the historic moment on December 7, 1941 in vivid detail; a day that President Roosevelt called “a date that will live in infamy”. Cross-posted from the denverpost.com [by Katie Rausch] President Franklin Roosevelt called December 7, 1941, “a date which will live in infamy.” On…

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Quick Tip: Teun van der Heijden on Editing and Sequencing a Photo Book

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Cross-posted from PDNPulse [by David Walker] Photo books succeed (or not) on the choice and sequencing of images, not just the strength of the individual photographs. In our story “The Art and Process of Sequencing Photo Books,” Laia Abril, Ramon Pez and Teun van der Heijden explain their processes for working with photographers to sequence their images. Here’s some of the advice shared by van der Heijden, who has designed books for Stanley Greene, Donald…

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Season’s Greetings

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  As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on this past year, especially our members and colleagues who have supported ASMP throughout 2018.  We would like to say thank you and best wishes for the holidays and New Year.   _______________

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