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Masters of Photography: Inspiring Videos Every Photographer Should Watch

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Editor’s Note: Several former ASMP Members are featured in this article. Cross-posted from 121 Clicks In this lockdown period, you can watch these inspiring and useful videos from masters of photography. This is the Part 1 of this series, I will share few more inspiring videos in next coming articles. Hope you guys will enjoy these. Stay Safe. Read more Also see Masters of Photography: Inspiring Videos Every Photographer Should Watch – Part 2

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Eve Arnold: The Unretouched Woman

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Editor’s Note: The late Eve Arnold was an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from Magnum. “Eve Arnold, born in 1912, was the first woman photographer to become associated with Magnum Photos, in 1951. ….Her monograph, The Unretouched Woman was published in 1974, and brought together images from a quarter of a century of Arnold’s career. The book aimed to take an expansive look at the experience of being a woman, through a woman’s lens.” “It was…

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These Are the Pioneering Women of Photojournalism

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Editor’s Note: ASMP Legends Dorothea Lange, Margaret Bourke-White, Mary Ellen Mark, Eve Arnold, and Berenice Abbott as well as current ASMP Professional Member Mary F. Calvert are featured in this article. Cross-posted from CNN World [by Kyle Almond] Photojournalism has traditionally been a male-dominated field. But throughout history, women have made their mark on the industry. Yunghi Kim is one of them, and she wants to make sure her peers get the recognition they deserve. Especially those…

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Eve Arnold: Harlem Fashion

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Editor’s Note: The late Eve Arnold was an ASMP Professional Member.  Cross-posted from Magnum.  Joining Magnum in 1957 as the agency’s first female photographer, Eve Arnold captured some of the most significant individuals and groups of the era. Arnold was self taught; the only formal training she received was a brief course at the New School for Social Research in New York, with Alexey Brodovitch, the renowned art director of Harper’s Bazaar. It was on…

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The Surprising Source of Ansel Adams’ Signature Style

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Editor’s Note: The late Ansel Adams was an ASMP Member. Cross-posted from The Conversation. [By Rebecca Senf] Rebecca Senf is the Chief Curator at the Center for Creative Photography, which Ansel Adams helped start, and which houses his archives.  “My new book, ‘Making a Photographer: The Early Work of Ansel Adams,’ charts Adams’ early years, demonstrating how this self-taught expert learned from experience to identify his audience, hone his message and imbue his photographs with drama…

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Empathy and Artistry: Rediscovering Dorothea Lange

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Plus: How Dorothea Lange Defined the Role of the Modern Photojournalist Editor’s Note: The late Dorothea Lange was an ASMP Member. Cross-posted from The New York Times, and the New York Times Magazine.  [By Arthur Lubow and Alice Gregory]  “The fame of ‘Migrant Mother’ has cropped Lange’s reputation unfairly. She is a key link in a chain of photographic history. From Evans, she learned how to frame precise images of clapboard churches. But unlike Evans,…

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New York City, by Weegee the Famous

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Editor’s Note: Notorious New York photographer Weegee (Arthur Felig) was an ASMP Member. Cross-posted from Magnum Photos As part of a season celebrating New York and the role the city has played in Magnum’s history – as well as in the working practices of many of the collective’s members – the agency has partnered with the International Center of Photography (ICP) in offering an exclusive selection of 39 estate-stamped prints by Weegee, whose comprehensive archive…

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What You Can Learn From the Architectural Photographer Ezra Stoller

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Editor’s Note: The late Ezra Stoller was an ASMP Life Member. “Richard Meier adored him. Frank Lloyd Wright asked for him. IM Pei admired him. And they all hired him. It’s safe to say that from the 1940s to the ’70s, the go-to photographer for the world’s most respected architects was Ezra Stoller. Stoller, whose career coincided with the ascendency of Modern architecture, famously shot Falling Water, the U.N. Building, Eero Saarinen’s TWA terminal, among…

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Dorothea Lange’s 5 Most Iconic Images

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Editor’s Note: The late Dorothea Lange was an ASMP Member.  Cross-posted from Artsy.  [By Alexxa Gotthardt]  “In January 1918, at 22 years old, photographer Dorothea Lange set out from New York on a trip around the world—but she didn’t get very far. A San Francisco pickpocket cleaned out her savings, marooning her in the Bay Area. The city would become her home, offering a deep well of inspiration from then on. It’s funny to think…

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f/0.95 and Be There: Fixing 10 Famous Photography Quotes

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Editor’s Note: The quotes from several current (Jay Maisel) and former (Arthur “Weegee” Fellig, Robert Capa, Chase Jarvis, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Mary Ellen Mark) ASMP Members are featured in this article. Cross-posted from PetaPixel [by Michael Comeau] If you know me, then you know I love a good one-liner. In fact, I put together what may be the best collection of portrait photography quotes in history. But even I can get sick of hearing the same old…

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