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Questions with a Pro: Stewart Cohen

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Stewart Cohen. Stewart is a Canadian born photographer and director who is known for his ability to seamlessly bring together all of the various moving parts in both large and small-scale productions. He moves seamlessly between both still and motion works, but also enjoys bringing his work together in different forms such as monographs. He has travelled the world with his work and has been recognized by Adweek as Photographer…

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Questions with an Educator: Jon Van de Grift

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Jon Van de Grift. Jon is a Boulder, Colorado based photographer and educator specializing in aerial photography. He teaches environmental science, geography, and atmospheric science, and thus, has intense concern for the world around us. He works to capture our world from an alternative perspective; the perspective of the atmosphere itself. This desire takes him to great heights on mountain summits and in high altitude aircrafts. Here, Jon describes what…

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Questions with a Pro: Jimmy Williams

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Jimmy Williams. Jimmy is a North Carolina based photographer with a portfolio including advertising, lifestyle, portrait, landscape, and motion assignments. He approaches each image with “how do I want this photo to feel”. The emotions that emerge dictate and inspire a compelling story. He has grown his business to an international level and is sought after by countless creatives. Here, Jimmy shares with us what inspires him and how he…

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Questions with an Educator: Joe Strickland

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Joe Strickland. Joe is a Bristol, Tennessee based photographer and educator who focuses his work on social issues represented through architecture. He investigates spaces that have been created and impacted by humans, but much of his work is void of human presence. He serves as Assistant Professor of Photography and Digital Media as well as the chair of the Digital Media Art and Design Department at King University. Here, Joe…

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Questions with a Pro: Kaveh Sardari

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Kaveh Sardari. Kaveh is a Washington, D.C. based photographer who captures much of the breaking news that revolves around Washington and the world. He has worked his way to photographing some of the most fascinating people in the world, but still finds time to work on more personal projects like his recent short video series. He has also given back to ASMP by previously serving as a chapter co-president. Here,…

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Questions with an Educator: Andreanna Seymore

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Andreanna Seymore. Andreanna is a New York, New York-based photographer and educator specializing in documentary and editorial photography. While pursuing her Master’s Degree at Queens College, she ended up co-founding the Literacy and Mathematics through Photography (LAMP) program that combined her experience with both photography and the social sciences. She has also combined her passion for photography and her love of Roller Derby to create a monograph entitled Scars and Stripes:…

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Questions with a Pro: Chelle Caldwell

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Chelle Caldwell. Chelle is a Woodinville, Washington based portrait and lifestyle photographer that continues to utilize and be captivated by film photography. Her business offers both digital and film photography to each client, which results in a unique, luxury product. She works to build a comfortable environment on set to ensure that her photography captures authenticity. Here, Chelle describes how she creates that rapport with her clients on set, as…

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Questions with an Educator: Ralph Masullo

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Ralph Masullo. Ralph is a New York based fine art photographer and educator with a vast background in the commercial world. He has built a career as a professional photographer for 30+ years, and now works to share all of his experience with his students at Suffolk County Community College. Ralph’s career shift towards fine art photography happened organically as his interest grew in photography education. Here, Ralph details this…

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Questions with a Pro: Carol Liscovitz

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Carol Liscovitz. Carol is a Maine-based architectural and commercial photographer who uses her background as a career architect to inspire and bring greater depth to her work. She aims to tell a story through her work by defining the relationship between site and structure. Here, Carol describes how she transitioned from working as an architect to architectural photography, what she wishes she knew as a photographer just starting out, and…

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Questions with an Educator: Kenneth A. Ragsdale

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Kenneth A. Ragsdale. Ken is a New York based photographer and professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ken has a very unique process based solely on personal memory that combines many art forms to create captivating three-dimensional constructions from which he derives his images. He hopes that his own innovative work inspires his students to continue innovating the photography industry. Here, Ken details how his work came to revolve solely around…

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