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Stay Informed. Subscribe Today. Stay on top of industry and current news trends that impact you as a visual creator. Easily access the ASMP e-news from your laptop or phone while on the run. Subscribe today and receive news about events and happenings from your local ASMP chapter in your inbox. You will also receive news about upcoming ASMP events and Strictly Business weekly updates highlighting the week’s news trends – legal, technical, policy –…

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Election Central 2020: Call for Candidate Declarations for ASMP National Board of Directors

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This is to announce the call for candidate declarations for the 2020 ASMP National Board of Directors. If you are a current ASMP Professional or Life Member and are interested in serving on the National Board in one of four open seats for a three-year term, please review the candidate declaration protocol and the election timeline below. Requirements for Becoming a Candidate In 2020, the National Board will have 12 members who must be Professional…

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Questions with an Educator: Andy Mattern

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Andy Mattern. Andy Mattern’s recent work engages photography’s aesthetic conventions and physical materials as subject matter. Since 2015, he has served as Assistant Professor of Photography and Digital Media at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. His work is held in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the New Mexico Museum of Art, the Tweed Museum of Art, and others. He is represented…

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Shore Leave

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Cross-posted from Magnum.  “Shore Leave, Wayne Miller’s 1945 project made in Honolulu, Hawaii, revealed the vacationing activities of US Navy servicemen during their time off. Working undercover in the guise of an enlisted man, Miller captured his subjects engaging in a range of activities traditionally associated with holidaymaking sailors: sightseeing, gaming, tattooing, seeking female companionship, and of course, drinking.   The images were restricted by officials upon the project’s completion and accordingly have not been…

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7 Popular Instagram Filters And When To Use Them

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Cross-posted from Light Stalking [by JasenkaG] Even though Instagram filters can’t help you turn a mediocre photo into a masterpiece, you can definitely use these filters to make your finest photos pop. There are over 40 native Instagram filters that can be useful to both hobbyists and pro photographers – what’s really tricky is to choose the right one! A filter can change the whole mood of a photo and certainly lead to more likes…

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Visiting Broadway After Dark

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Cross-posted from The New York Times.  [By Sasha Arutyunova, Andre D. Wagner, Chris Maggio, and Sara Krulwich]  “We sent four photographers to capture scenes beyond the stage in the theater district. Here’s what they saw.” “‘Times Square is one of the most overphotographed places in the world,’ said the photographer Sasha Arutyunova, ‘so the challenge is working against cliché.’ Arutyunova, Andre D. Wagner, Chris Maggio and Sara Krulwich, photographers with distinct sensibilities, were tasked with…

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Evelyne Daitz Dies at 83; Ran a Vital Photography Gallery

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Cross-posted from The New York Times.  [By Neil Genslinger]  “Evelyne Z. Daitz, who worked with Lee D. Witkin at his pioneering Witkin Gallery, generally regarded as the first commercially successful photography gallery in New York, then took it over after his death in 1984 and ran it for another 15 years, died on Oct. 31 in Manhattan.” “She was known for an adventurous programming spirit. During her tenure the gallery exhibited established photographers like Jill…

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Weekend Reading 12.5.2019

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Director Frank Rocco. Woman Finally Manages To Get Her 17 Pets To Sit Still For A Photo Photography Cheat Sheet: Bokeh Tips for Festive Holiday Photos Val Telberg View Scenes from Art Basel Miami Beach’s 2019 VIP Preview Day Quick Tip: Fine-Art Print Pricing Advice from 3 Photographers Photographic Minimalism to the…

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t E-mail Out Price Sheets

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Cross-posted from SLR Lounge [by Pye Jirsa] Here’s the scenario: a client reaches out to you asking for a quote or a pricing list to review your packages – do you send it to them? Although the idea is tempting, I am going to give you 5 reasons why you shouldn’t email out your pricing sheets from here on out. Read more  

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What to Charge for Architectural Photography in 2019

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Cross-posted from APALMANAC (Architectural Photography Almanac)  [By Michael Kelley]  “The first thing you need to understand in order to properly price your architectural photography is that there is no one-size fits all answer. I wish that there was a number I could write here and that everyone would nod their heads in agreement, and the article would be done. The price will change depending on your skill level, your locality, the demand for architectural photography…

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