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Photo of Jay Maisel in front of his former home on 190 Bowery

New York Legend Jay Maisel Dishes on 190 Bowery and His New Photo Archive

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Editor’s Note: Jay Maisel is an ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from 6sqft.com [by Michelle Coleman] Jay Maisel is best known for the incredibly expressive stories he tells through his beautiful photography. But in recent years, he’s become perhaps just as well known for his New York City real estate story where he made the deal of the century when he sold his home, the Germania Bank Building at 190 Bowery. What he’s not at all…

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Peter Krogh’s Latest Book: The DAM Book 3.0

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Editor’s Note: Peter is offering a discount to ASMP members on his new book. Log in and go to ASMP benefit page to purchase book. ASMP member, Peter Krogh, has completed the long-anticipated revision of The DAM Book.  With his 3rd DAM book, Peter continues to help photographers build safe and usable private archives, and to show how to get the most out of your images.  The creation and use of visual media is fast…

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Ellen Von Unwerth: “My Girls Are Proud Of Their Womanhood”

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Editor’s Note: Ellen von Unwerth is an ASMP Life Member. Her exhibition opens in London on May 4th and runs through May 18th. Cross-posted from Vogue [by Alice Newbold] “The exhibition is called Ladyland, my favourite subject,” Ellen von Unwerth cackles ahead of her upcoming London show. The German photographer is, of course, referring to the sensual, provocative and playful images of women that have become her calling card. Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Linda…

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Photographer Jay Maisel Launches New Website

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Editor’s Note: Jay Maisel is an ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from PR Newswire BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Iconic and award-winning photographer Jay Maisel is pleased to announce the launch of his new website, www.jaymaisel.com The website has seven photographic collections, prefaced with his thoughts about some of the never-before-published photos of his travels in 35 countries and trips across the United States. The collections include photographs of Jazz greats including Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, as well as images of…

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Ira Block’s Latest Book – Cuba Loves Baseball: A Photographic Journey

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“Ira Block’s photographs remind me of playing baseball when I was a kid in Cuba. It brings back great memories.” –Luis Tiant, Former Boston Red Sox pitcher   Ira Block, an ASMP member since 1981, is an internationally renowned documentary photographer, lecturer, and workshop leader who has produced more than thirty stories for the National Geographic Magazine and its affiliates. Block began shooting stories in Cuba for the National Geographic Magazine in 1997. Over repeated…

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Behind Larry Fink’s Up-Close Photo Shoot with Governor Jerry Brown

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Editor’s Note: Larry Fink is an ASMP Professional Member Cross-posted from The New Yorker [by Max Campbell] “Can you stand back a little?” That’s what the photographer Larry Fink remembers Jerry Brown, the governor of California, asking him on a Monday in December. Fink was at the capitol building in Sacramento to photograph Brown for Connie Bruck’s Profile in this week’s magazine, about the state of California’s war on Trump. Fink had been invited to…

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World Press Nominee Anna Boyiazis’ Finding Freedom In Water Series

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Editor’s note: As March 8th is International Women’s Day, this post recognizes the incredible gift that talented female photographers like ASMP Member Anna Boyiazis – nominated in this year’s People category of the World Press Photo Award – bring to the world as they capture the incredible courage and fortitude of women and girls in images around the world every minute of every day. Cross-posted from wepresent.wetransfer.com When you are surrounded by water all your…

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Celebrating ASMP Members during Women’s History Month

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Join ASMP in celebrating Women’s History Month by honoring ASMP women who were active in the early years in establishing ASMP as a premier organization, to their continued direction seventy-four years later. Recognizing the contributions of these women to events in history and contemporary society, these women include magazine photographers, Margaret Bourke-White, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, and Lisa Larsen, along with other ASMP Legends, Berenice Abbott and Charlotte Brooks. Past Presidents including Barbara Bordnick, Helen Marcus, Susan Carr, and Judy Herrmann,…

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Shooting a ‘Character Portrait’ with Joe McNally and Daniel Norton

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Editor’s Note: Joe McNally is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from PetaPixel [by Will Nichols] Here’s a 17-minute video from Adorama that takes you behind-the-scenes on a “character” portrait shoot with photographers Joe McNally and Daniel Norton. The goal is light the subject in a way that emphasizes what the photographer sees in the person. McNally is shooting with a Nikon D850 in square-format, opting for a wide-angle lens at first. He then moves on…

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