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Gas and Glamour by Ashok Sinha

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Gas and Glamour is a tribute to America’s golden age of the automobile, a time when cars themselves were objects of beauty and the act of driving was celebrated. Those cars are no longer on the streets today, but the celebratory roadside vernacular architecture from that era remains. Ashok Sinha is a respected architectural photographer and prominent ASMP New York Chapter Member, where he also serves on the board of directors. Given that Covid has…

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AMSP-Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter: Work with Perspective – October 8, 2020 – Video

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Please join ASMP-MSP for an evening with three visual professionals in our community who are using their platforms to advocate, and contribute positively to our collective communities through photography and other channels. This will be a special creative event, a cultural exchange of ideas and vision, please bring your questions and your friends. The conversation was hosted by Mary Archambault. Mary is a photo assistant and photographer based in Minneapolis. She is co-chair for social…

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Chicago-Midwest Members Discuss CASE Act with Senator Duckworth Staff in Chicago

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Pictured, left to right, are ASMP members John Zich and Mariah Karson, Ms. Harris, and ASMP members Charles “Stretch” Ledford, Paul Ellege and Leasha Overturf. © Senator Duckworth staff On Wednesday, November 13, ASMP Chicago-Midwest members met with U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s Chicago Director Loren C. Harris in Sen. Duckworth’s Chicago Office to ask that the Senator join the growing bipartisan group of Senators who are co-sponsors of the CASE Act. More information about the...
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Are We Having Fun With Photography?

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Editor’s Note: This article was written by ASMP Connecticut Chapter Member Douglas Turney. Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Douglas Turney] When was the last time you can remember having fun with your photography? Not the joy of landing a photography job or the excitement of nailing that one photo, but rather childlike fun while shooting. For many, photography is a job that pays the mortgage, puts food on the table, and keeps the lights on. While…

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Stop Going It Alone: Why I Stopped Being a Photographer Hermit

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Editor’s Note: This article was written by ASMP Connecticut Chapter Member Douglas Turney. Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Douglas Turney] For many photographers, photography can be a solitary pursuit. Many of us run a single person business where the majority of our time is spent by ourselves. Sure there are times when we collaborate with clients, talent, and assistants, but this isn’t the same as socializing with our photography peers. I’ve been fortunate enough to find an excellent…

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Chapter Program Spotlight: Southeastern Film & Photo Conference

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ASMP interviewed South Carolina Chapter President Brian Dressler about their flagship program, the Southeastern Film and Photo Conference. Can you give us a basic description of the program? The ASMP/SC Southeastern Film & Photo Conference has been held in the fall for the last two years. A two-day conference held at Furman University featuring Canon Explorers of Light, Gregory Heisler (2016), and Jack Reznicki (2017), film producers, writers, Photoshop experts, independent filmmakers, portrait photographers and…

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Chapter Program Spotlight: Ladies Power Brunch

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ASMP e-interviewed LA Chapter Vice President Amy Tierney about how they manage their Ladies Power Brunch event. Can you give us a basic description of the program? The event was called “The 2nd Annual Ladies Power Brunch”.  The purpose of the event was to network and educate the imaging community as a whole about the work and content that is being generated by women within the field (Photographers, Motion Directors, Art Producers, Editors, Assignment Editors,…

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ASMP Kansas City/Mid-America: POYi Award-Winning Photographer Yunghi Kim

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For the POYi image description, please click here. Under the leadership of President Simon Kuo, the Kansas City/Mid-America chapter partnered with the University of Missouri School of Journalism in co-presenting a Picture of the Year International Exhibition at the Kansas City Public Library. POYi Exhibition is Open to the Public Dates: October 7-November 20 Location: Kansas City Public Library 14 W 10th St, Kansas City, MO 64105 Co-presented by Pictures of the Year International, administered by the University of…

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ASMP New Mexico: THE FENCE

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ASMP New Mexico recently embarked on massive adventure: bringing Photoville’s THE FENCE to Santa Fe. Chapter President Gabriella Marks fills us in on the project, the process and the results. What is THE FENCE and how did the idea to host it in Santa Fe come about? THE FENCE is an outdoor photography exhibition series with an annual audience of more than 3 million visitors. Inaugurated in 2012 as a sister initiative to Photoville in Brooklyn Bridge Park, THE…

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