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ASMP National Board Director Amy Tierney Interviews Photographer Carol M. Highsmith

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Editor’s Note: This post is the 3.24.20  transcript of Carol Highsmith podcast interview by National Board Director Amy Tierney on December 15 2019, with additional answers provided by Phil Michel, Digital Project Coordinator, Prints and Photographs Division, The Library of Congress. Amy Tierney, ASMP:  Hi, everyone. My name is Amy Tierney, and I’m one of the National Board Directors of the American Society of Media Photographers and a photographer myself.  Today I am thrilled to…

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ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 31: Part 2 with J. Sybylla Smith

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  Episode 31:  Part 2 w/ Photography Consultant J. Sybylla Smith   This is part 2 of ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy’s interview with J. Sybylla Smith, an educator, curator, and incredible photography consultant, providing collaborations on editing, sequencing, marketing, and writing artistic statements so artists can apply for grants or exhibition proposals. She also consults with educational institutions in order to develop programming and more dynamic partnerships. Sybylla writes and lectures on visual culture, gender…

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Tune In to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 30: J. Sybylla Smith

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Episode 30:  Part 1 w/ Photography Consultant J. Sybylla Smith Today, Tom Kennedy has the pleasure of interviewing J. Sybylla Smith, an educator, curator, and incredible photography consultant, providing collaborations on editing, sequencing, marketing, and writing artistic statements so artists can apply for grants or exhibition proposals. She also consults with educational institutions in order to develop programming and more dynamic partnerships. Sybylla writes and lectures on visual culture, gender equity and photography, and the…

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ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 29: Erika Larsen

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Episode 29: Erika Larsen Tom’s guest on this episode, Erika Larsen, is a photographer known for extended essays that document various cultures from a variety of perspectives. Erika is well-known around the world for her work with National Geographic, Time Magazine, and other globally-recognized companies. She has specialized in immersive photography in order to tap into the world’s oldest profession, storytelling. Erika believes that good photographers have the ability to freeze time, and she has…

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Tune In to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 28: Heather Elder and Gabriella Marks

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Episode 28:  Photographer’s Representative Heather Elder This episode’s special guest is Heather Elder, a photography rep that has worked with some of the most well-known photographers in recent memory. Heather has spent years sharing thoughts and secrets of the photography industry through her blog, Notes From a Rep’s Journal, and her podcast, Dear Art Producer. After 25 years, she still figures out ways to innovate and adapt to the industry as it changes with the…

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Tune into ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 27: Eric Meola and Tom Kennedy

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  ASMP Episode 27: Photographer Eric Meola Eric Meola is an incredibly talented commercial photographer out of New York City. He has spent his career attempting to make his work distinctive, photographing things like the incredible weather of The Great Plains and Bruce Springsteen on the rise. Eric began his commercial photography career after he graduated from Syracuse University, going from his first job as a photography assistant to Time Magazine. Throughout his career, Eric…

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Tune in to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 26: Robert Seale

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Episode 26: Robert Seale Robert Seale is a commercial photographer and long-time ASMP member based out of Houston. Throughout his career, he has been able to stay versatile and prolific, while providing his services to advertising agencies, corporate reports, and a host of editorial publications. Robert has made a name for himself with his exceptional technical ability, graphic eye, lighting skills, and his execution speed as a visual problem solver. From his start as a…

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Tune In to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 25: Lou Jones

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  Episode 25: Lou Jones Tom’s guest today, Lou Jones, is a long-time Boston freelance photographer. Lou received his degree in physics and you could say he was well on his way to becoming a rocket scientist, until he found his way to the art of photography. Since then, he has spent his career blending the commercial and editorial sectors. Through personal and long-term projects, Lou is working to effect change in how the world…

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Tune In to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 24: Pete Souza

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Episode #24: Pete Souza ASMP member photographer, and past Chief White House photographer to President Barack Obama, Pete Souza, speaks with ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy.   Pete went to K-State where he started his photography journey with the school’s newspaper. After quite a journey, he found himself as the White House photographer for both President Ronald Reagan and President Barack Obama. In this episode, Tom and Pete talk about Pete’s time at the school…

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Tune In to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Bonus Episode: CASE Act

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  Bonus Episode: CASE Act Update: Majority Victory in the House! This is a very busy and exciting time in Washington for the ASMP. Here to tell us all about what’s going on is Gabriela Marks, ASMP National Board member. Today’s episode is a short update on the latest news from Capitol Hill. A vote was passed recently in the House to strengthen the copyright system, now onto the Senate. Stay tuned to hear just…

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