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Netflix Got Pete Souza, Obama’s Photographer, to Shoot ‘Candids’ of Frank Underwood

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Image Credit ASMP Member Pete Souza Editor’s Note: ASMP Member and former White House photographer, Pete Souza, continues to make powerful political shots around Washington, DC. Cross-post from AdWeek.com [by Tim Nudd] Netflix has always enjoyed dipping into the real world for its House of Cards marketing. Most famously, it did so with the “FU 2016” campaign via BBH, which including running a campaign ad for Frank Underwood during a Republican presidential debate in December 2015….

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Netflix Got Pete Souza to Shoot ‘Candids’ of Frank Underwood

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Barack Obama’s Official White House photographer has been trailing another president: ‘House of Cards’ Frank Underwood. Netflix has always enjoyed dipping into the real world for its House of Cards marketing… Now, as Season 5 approaches, the show is again delightfully blurring the lines between real and fictional by getting Pete Souza, the former chief official White House photographer for President Obama as well as Ronald Reagan, to shoot candid shots—which, frankly, were more than…

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Why No Photographer Should Ever Have Downtime

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Obscurity can be a photographer’s worst enemy. But how do you get the exposure you need? According to a recent post on Light Stalking, you should be constantly planning and creating your own projects to use as marketing collateral. When you get into the world of photography, there are a lot of things that “click” through sheer exposure to the industry. One of those things is that the vast majority of successful photographers you meet…

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Stanley Greene, Teller of Uncomfortable Truths, Dies at 68

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Award-winning photojournalist Stanley Greene died today in Paris. Read James Estrin‘s tribute and view a slideshow of some of Greene’s most memorable photographs. Stanley Greene, who started as a music and fashion photographer and later became one of the leading international conflict photographers, died Friday in Paris at age 68. A founding member of the photographer-owned agency Noor Images, he had been ill with liver cancer for several years, associates said. Mr. Greene, one of…

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Strictly Business Update Week Ending 05.12.2017

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Strictly Business Weekly Update Table of Contents Board Members Give Back: Michael Hart Shares Lessons on Being Assertive Strictly Business Webinar Series Presents TECH TALK: Promoting Your Work on Instragram May 17th @ 12pmET LEGAL TALK: Releases with Nathan Hoerschelmann May 24th @ 12pmET Upcoming Webinars TECH TALK: Virtual Reality with Bob Sacha June 21st @ 12pmET ASMP TALK: From Still to Motion with Nat Geo Explorer/Filmmaker Jon Bowermster September 13th @12pmET Member Spotlight –…

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Strictly Business Update Week Ending 05.19.2017

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Strictly Business Weekly Update Table of Contents ASMP Statement on US Proposed Electronics Ban on Flights from Europe Bob Sacha: My Adventures in the Land of VR Strictly Business Webinar Series Presents LEGAL TALK: Releases with Nathan Hoershelmann on May 24th @ 12pmET Upcoming Webinars Jury Awards $900K in Marketing Photo Copyright Case Member Spotlight – Anne Geddes Weekend Reading National & Chapter Events Current News Trends

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How to Make Sure your Freelance Business is Safe from a Cyberattack

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If your work computer gets infected with malware, it could well mean missed deadlines, unexpected expenses and unhappy clients. Ben Taylor has some great advice on how to prevent it from happening to you and your business. Last week, the idea of a global cyberattack moved from science fiction into reality. Over 300,000 computers were affected worldwide, and dozens of companies and government departments were thrown into chaos. IT professionals the world over are still…

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My Adventures in the Land of VR

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ASMP Editor’s Note: Join the upcoming discussion with Bob Sacha in a Strictly Business Webinar Series Tech Talk: Journey into Virtual Reality on June 21. Registration coming soon. Cross-post from medium.com [by Bob Sacha] This post was written to capture what I learned on my journey into 360 video, thanks to generous grants from the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism and from the City University of New York (CUNY) Strategic Investment Initiative to the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, where…

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How To Mine The Internet For Hidden Clues About A Potential Job Offer

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Want to know what working for a potential employer will really be like? Gwen Moran tells you what you should be looking for — and where to get it. To make sure you know what you are getting into before you start, you could simply log on to Glassdoor and ask around, or you could go full-on sleuth and employ some next-level investigation in your research. Ken Sawka, CEO and founder of corporate intelligence firm…

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Behind the Scenes with Sarah Leen, National Geographic’s Director of Photography

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What goes into pitching, researching and publishing a story at one of the world’s most venerable magazines? LensCulture sits down with Sarah Leen for her unique point of view. LC: I read an interview where you talk about how formative your experience in journalism school was for your career. What would you say to photographers who are debating whether or not to pursue formal education? The debate of learning through school vs. learning by doing……

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