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Buy a Photo of Your Favourite Musician to Help New York’s Most Vulnerable

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Editor’s Note: ASMP Members Mick Rock and Bob Gruen have photos available for sale in the God’s Love We Deliver Fundraiser. Cross-posted from AnOther [by Miss Rosen] This article is published as part of our #CultureIsNotCancelled campaign: Since the Covid-19 crisis first swept the globe, music has become one of the primary sources of joy and community for millions of people dealing with the strains and stresses of social isolation. Whether watching historic Verzuz battles,…

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How Photographer Mark Seliger and Red Carpet Advocacy Are Paying it Forward During COVID

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Editor’s Note: Mark Seliger is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from Vanity Fair [by Sarah Shoen, Photographs by Mark Seliger] In a world stripped of red carpets, awards shows, and photo shoots, photographers are stuck at home like everyone else—and looking for a way to give back during the pandemic. What better way to do that than auctioning off iconic celebrity portraits? Enter RADArt4AID. Photographer Mark Seliger, whose work includes an annual portrait studio at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party,…

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Photographer Mick Rock Donates Never-Before-Seen Shots of Debbie Harry, Iggy Pop and More to Raise Funds for NHS Supplies

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Editor’s Note: Mick Rock is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from London Indoors [by Lizzie Edmonds] Photographer Mick Rock is to release another five never-before-seen images of stars including Debbie Harry to raise money to buy essential PPE supplies for the NHS. The five portraits of Harry, plus Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Joan Jett and The Ramones will be sold by gallery West Contemporary, with 20 per cent of proceeds going towards its #MasksforNHS fundraiser for much-needed FFP3…

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“Without Them, I Don’t Know What We’d Do”

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Stephen Wilkes’s photographs of essential workers in his hometown of Westport, Connecticut, document a different kind of frontline. Editor’s Note: Stephen Wilkes is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from Vanity Fair.[by Mary Alice Miller and Stephen Wilkes] As a photographer and National Geographic Explorer, Wilkes has documented endangered species and habitats, rising seas, New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, Ellis Island in decay, and more. “I’ve been a witness to change in the world in a…

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