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What We Learned This Week: Remembering Dan Budnik, Photographer of Civil Rights Movement and More

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Cross-posted from Pro Photo Daily [by David Schonauer] Editor’s Note: Dan Budnik was and ASMP Member and was awarded the American Society of Media Photographers Honor Award in 1999. Dan Budnik captured history, we noted this week. Budnik, who documented artists at work during the 1950s, key events of the civil rights movement, Native Americans in the Southwest and more, died on August 14 at an assisted living residence in Tucson, Arizona. He was 87….

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ASMP Update Week Ending 8.28.2020

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents Webinar: Fujifilm and ASMP Present Panel Discussion Portfolio Reviews – September 3 Foundation:  Limited Edition Print Sale Thru September 6 Advocacy: Join the CASE Act Clicks Campaign Member Resources: ASMP COVID-19 Guide Benefit: Creative Live Classes Weekend Reading Forums Events Current News  

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The Art of the Personal Project: Stephen Wilkes

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Cross-posted from aPhotoEditor [by Suzanne Sease] Today’s featured artist:  Stephen Wilkes. Stephen is known for his masterful ability to capture the heart of what makes this country what has always has been, a mixing bowl. While things may feel unsettled right now, it’s a moment to reflect, to look at images that reinforce what makes us all uniquely American. We are a strong nation, we are a resilient nation and we are a caring nation….

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Google’s New Licensable Image Feature Officially Live

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Cross-posted from Light Stalking [by Kehl Bayern] As Google explains on their blog post about the official live release of the feature: “For the last few years, we’ve collaborated with the image licensing industry to raise awareness of licensing requirements for content found through Google Images. In 2018, we began supporting IPTC Image Rights metadata; in February 2020 we announced a new metadata framework through Schema.org and IPTC for licensable images. Since then, we’ve seen…

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Pop Culture’s Homage to Gordon Parks

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Cross-posted from PhotoShelter Blog [by Allen Murabayashi] When HBO’s Lovecraft Country premiered last weekend, sci-fi and photo nerds reveled at the detailed homage to several photos taken by the legendary photographer, director and author Gordon Parks. While best known for “American Gothic,” much of Parks’ work throughout his lifetime touched upon the U.S.’ ignominious, racist past – work that has entered the contemporary consciousness through pop culture appropriation. Based on the 2016 novel by Matt Ruff, the series…

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Google Images Adds “Licensable” Badge to Help Photographers Sell Their Images

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Cross-posted from SLR Lounge [by David J. Crewe] Google Images is currently testing a new “Licensable” badge on images as a way to help photographers sell their photos from google search results (and hopefully, help reduce the chance of copyright infringement & image thefts in the process)! The “Licensable” label, which had started beta-testing back in February, provides information on the photographer who captured the image and where/how you can license the image should you…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 8.21.2020

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents Member Resources: ASMP COVID-19 Guide Webinar: Fujifilm and ASMP Present Panel Discussion Portfolio Reviews – September 3 Foundation:  Limited Edition Print Sale Thru September 6 Advocacy: Join the CASE Act Clicks Campaign Chapter Highlights: Chicago Midwest Member Spotlight: Quiet Reflections on the Enchanting Italian Village / Barry Schwartz Weekend Reading Forums Events Current News

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Adobe MAX – The Creativity Conference October 20-22, 2020 – FREE

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Expect the unexpected. Make plans to register for Adobe Max and join us for a uniquely immersive and engaging digital experience, guaranteed to inspire. Three full days of luminary speakers, celebrity appearances, musical performances, a global collaborative art project, and 350+ sessions — and all at no cost. Register now to build your schedule and get sponsor giveaways. REGISTER NOW
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Dorothea Lange’s Photography, Newly Archived Online at Oakland Museum, Eternally Relevant

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Cross-posted from The San Francisco Chronicle [by Tony Bravo] Poverty and racial marginalization, internment camps, and life during wartime — these are among the most famous themes documentary photographer Dorothea Lange chronicled in her groundbreaking 20th century career. From her iconic images of migrant farmworkers in the 1930s to her photographs showing Japanese Americans in government-enforced “relocation centers” during the 1940s, Lange wasn’t afraid of shining light on America’s darker realities. As the country continues…

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Apply to the Sony Alpha Female+ Grant Program

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Apply to the Sony Alpha Female+ Grant Program. Why YOU Should Apply You have a photo or video project idea that you believe in, and this grant will help you bring it to life. Besides funding, we’ll provide the Sony gear to shoot on, Adobe software to edit with, and the opportunity to have your project seen worldwide by countless creators who will be inspired to create alongside you. See Official Contest Rules For Details...
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