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Barry Schwartz

NewsFeed: Week of 4.5.2021

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The ASMP NewsFeed is a weekly collection of articles published in online publications related to the industry. ASMP created this NewsFeed as a source of content for members to allow for easy perusal about what is happening in the diverse corners of the visual creator community. A Theater Photographer Senses a Broadway Bloom Posted in The New York Times - Times Insider  [By Colin Moynihan) The Last Great Photographic Treasure Trove of the Spanish Civil...
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Anne Geddes Was the Original Baby-Picture Influence

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Cross-posted from The New York Times. [By Sarah Lyall]  Editor’s Note: Anne Geddes is an ASMP Professional Member. “Her photography books of little ones in pea pods and flower beds sold millions. Then came Instagram.” “The idea was straightforward: solicit baby photographs from parents around the world, in a sort of open casting call, so that Ms. Geddes could post them in her own Instagram stories. ‘I guarantee I will look at all of them, and…

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LaToya Ruby Frazier, American Witness

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Cross-posted from The New York Times Style Magazine.  [By Zoë Lescase]  “Frazier’s radical empathy has brought her to places whose occupants have every reason to distrust outsiders. She photographs communities gutted by unemployment, poverty, racism and environmental degradation, seeking out subjects dehumanized or ignored by the mainstream media. At 39, she sees her life’s work as an archive of humanity, one that particularly documents the courage and diversity of blue-collar workers and the consequences of…

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In a League of Her Own: Ida Wyman, Girl Photographer in a World of Men

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Cross-posted from blind. [By Miss Rosen]  “A new exhibition looks at rare color photographs of documentary photographer Ida Wyman made on the streets of New York in the 1940s. American photographer Ida Wyman (1926–2019) achieved her every dream except one — the opportunity to publish her illustrated memoir Girl Photographer: From the Bronx to Hollywood and Back before she died. Though Wyman was humble, she never lacked for confidence or nerve, becoming one of the few…

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Building a Bold Brand as a Mobile Journalist

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Cross-posted from ProVido Coalition.  [By Ron Dawson]  “Caroline [Scott] was previously based in the South Atlantic where she developed a television station and its news programming for the population of the Falkland Islands. Since then, she has produced content for the BBC, ITV, Thomson Reuters, Associated Press, Journalism.co.uk, and British Forces Broadcasting Service. Like many other journalists, she has turned more and more to mobile journalism. This has become particularly key during this age of…

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Alfred Stieglitz – Camera Work Quarterly Available for Download.

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Cross-posted from Deborah Gilbert / Develop I’ve always loved treasure hunting at flea markets and antique shops and one of my fantasies has always been to come across an issue of Camera Work, the photography journal that Alfred Steiglitz started publishing in 1903. Unfortunately, no such luck. But now we’re all lucky because all 50 issues have been digitized and can be seen on the website Modern Journals Project! Alfred Stieglitz – Camera Work Quarterly…

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‘Martha: A Picture Story’ Review: Snapshots of a Career

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Cross-posted from The New York Times. [By Ben Kenigsberg]  “This documentary recounts the work of Martha Cooper, a photographer instrumental in establishing the validity of street art. ‘Martha: A Picture Story’ turns the camera around on Martha Cooper, a photographer who captured the era when graffiti-covered subway cars crisscrossed New York, and who was among the first to give serious consideration to the artists who scrawled on those trains. The book ‘Subway Art,’ Cooper’s 1984…

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In Memoriam : Wang Fuchun (1943-2021) by Jean Loh

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Cross-posted from The Eye Of Photography.  [By Jean Loh]  “One Billion Journeys: Wang Fuchun’s Chinese on the Train”, was on display at the British National Railway Museum May-August 2019 in York. Before the pandemic broke out in UK and Europe, Wang Fuchun’s exhibition is supposed to travel to Locomotion in Shildon, before visiting the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford, and finally the Science Museum in London….

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After 80 Years, Still Smiling on the Job

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Cross-posted from The New York Times. [By Alix Strauss]  “The Fred Marcus Studio, a family business in New York, has taken thousands and thousands of photos of brides, grooms and their celebrations.” “The wedding industry grew. Celebrities became clients. Today average packages start around $9,000 to $20,000, though some clients have spent more than $150,000.” “Today, not including Andy or Brian, they have six full-time employees. That includes the two photographers who work in the…

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Jill Krementz Photo Journal: A Celebration of Women’s History Month

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Cross-posted from New York Social Diary.   Jill Krementz has for decades been one of the foremost chroniclers of creative people, from writers to dancers to painters to photographers.  Some of her black-and-white images are iconic, having been seen everywhere and so often they may look like an old friend.  Following is a large selection of women, dating from 1972 to 2019. Jill Krementz Photo Journal: A Celebration of Women’s History Month

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