ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers



Keeping Fit: How to Do the Right Exercise for Your Age

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Cross-posted from [by Julie Broderick] As we get older, our bodies benefit from different types of exercise. Here’s a guide for all ages. The effect of exercise on health is profound. It can protect you from a range of conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers. But the type and amount of exercise you should do changes as you age. To ensure that you are doing the right type of exercise…

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ASMP Town Hall: “The Movement and The Moment: A Town Hall in Two Parts” – Video

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Today, America is contending with twin pandemics. These two – systemic racism and COVID-19 – must be addressed, and each of us has a role to play in defeating them. In this week’s ASMP Friday Town Hall No.13, “The Movement and The Moment: A Town Hall in Two Parts,” Executive Director Tom Kennedy’s special guest is Archy LaSalle, a fine art photographer based in Boston and the founder of “WHERE ARE ALL THE BLACK PEOPLE…

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photo of Kurt Cobain taken by Mark Seliger

Kurt Cobain with Dolls’ Heads: Mark Seliger’s Best Photograph

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Editor’s Note: This photo is on sale as part of an online auction in aid of charities combatting Covid-19 (bids close on 12 June). Photographer Mark Seliger is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from The Guardian [ by Mark Seliger] ‘Things were going pretty darn well for him. Six months later, I was shocked to learn he had passed’ I first photographed Nirvana in 1992 for Rolling Stone magazine in the midst of the band’s world tour…

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How a Wedding Photographer Shot an Engagement in Community Quarantine

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Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Nicco Valenzuela] Wedding and event photographers are among those worst hit by the pandemic. Along with them, of course, are the people who had to put their weddings and lives on hold. In many parts of the world, many weddings and related activities were canceled and postponed due to COVID-19. In anticipation that the implications of this pandemic might last throughout the year, many couples have decided to postpone their big…

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Coronavirus Closes Annenberg Space for Photography for Good

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Editor’s Note: The most recent exhibition was “Vanity Fair: Hollywood Calling,” which featured the works of several past and present ASMP members. Cross-posted from The Los Angeles Times [by Deborah Vankin] The Annenberg Space for Photography — after a decade of exhibitions spanning the world of hip-hop, the global refugee crisis and the medium of war photography, among other subjects — is shutting its Century City doors for good. The organization, founded by philanthropist Wallis Annenberg, has been…

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Hollywood Submits COVID-19 Reopening Plan From Studios, Unions & Producers To NY & CA Governors

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Cross-posted from Deadline. [By Dominic Patten] Photographers waiting to go back to work will be following rules regarding safety that will be set by states, municipalities, and departments of health, all of whom will incorporate guidance from television and movie producers, along with unions and others who work on set. A coalition of those industry players has produced a PDF to address safety issues. “‘The Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee Task Force (the ‘Task Force’) respectfully submits the following…

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