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Netflix Got Pete Souza, Obama’s Photographer, to Shoot ‘Candids’ of Frank Underwood

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Image Credit ASMP Member Pete Souza Editor’s Note: ASMP Member and former White House photographer, Pete Souza, continues to make powerful political shots around Washington, DC. Cross-post from AdWeek.com [by Tim Nudd] Netflix has always enjoyed dipping into the real world for its House of Cards marketing. Most famously, it did so with the “FU 2016” campaign via BBH, which including running a campaign ad for Frank Underwood during a Republican presidential debate in December 2015….

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Remember These Baby Photos by Anne Geddes?

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Cross-post from nymag.org [by Hyunjee Lee] Photographer Anne Geddes is best known for her out-of-the-box baby portraits inspired by nature — of infants dressed up as pea pods, flowerpots, and bumblebees. Her new book Anne Geddes: Small World is a 30-year retrospective of her ongoing career. Geddes began taking photographs as a hobby and set up a studio in her garage. In the 1980s, her portraits of babies and pregnant mothers gained widespread popularity. Her…

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Martha Cooper Solo Exhibition Reveals Many Unseen ‘Action Shots’ in New York

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Cross-posted from the Huffington Post [by Jaime Rojo and Stephen Harrington, Contributor] Editor’s Note: ASMP applauds the creative work of Life Member and legendary street art photographer, Martha Cooper, in her current exhibit at the Steven Kasher Gallery in New York. An intrepid photographer who has launched a million dreams (and perhaps a few thousand careers) in graffiti and Street Art with her photography that captured crucial and seminal aspects of our culture that others overlooked….

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ASMP Members Among PDN Photo Annual 2017 Award Winners

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ASMP would like to congratulate all PDN Photo Annual 2017 Award winners, and extend a special congratulations to ASMP members, Steve Boyle, David Burnett, Jenna Close, Elliott Erwitt, Brian Finke, Carey Kirkella, Dan Root, and Dan Winters, who were among the 2017 winners! Featured in this gallery is the best work of 2016, as judged by our panel of 34 experts in the industry, and features high-profile campaigns, editorial stories and news imagery, powerful personal projects and student work,…

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Andrea Ellen Reed

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Andrea Ellen Reed is a storyteller based in Minneapolis and Brooklyn. She is also the President of ASMP Minneapolis-St Paul. Andrea’s “multi-sensory” project Unsighted was awarded a 2017 grant from the Tim Hetherington Trust. She can be found at andreaellenreed.com. Watch Unsighted. Watch a compilation of The Streets are Talkin’. We Asked: What is Unsighted and how did you come up with the idea for the project? Andrea Said: Unsighted is an experimental short film…

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Connecting All of the Moving Parts on Assignment

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[by Zack Smith] Before I even start to post images, I have to preface that most festival photography I do is a two way street of collaboration, happenstance, timing, and planning. The more I photograph a festival, the more I get in touch with how the many moving parts operate as individual creative cogs in the system, and how they work as a whole. French Quarter Fest is one of my favorite events to photograph…

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Brian Fitzgerald

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Brian Fitzgerald spent his career as an award-winning photojournalist at various newspapers, including as photo editor and assistant managing editor for Seattle Times Company papers in Washington State and Maine. In 2007 he started Fitzgerald Photo, where he provides editorial, corporate and commercial services to clients nationwide. Brian can be found at www.fitzgeraldphoto.com. You can check out his Inspire Maine project here: www.inspiremaine.com We Asked: You started your career as a photojournalist. What led you…

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Networking like a Pro: Making the Most of Every Encounter

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ASMP member Yasmin Alishav recently relocated to Portland, OR. She is a food photographer, food stylist and trained chef. She started  ASMP as a member of LA and reconnected with ASMP in Portland because she recognizes that a high level of community involvement is good for her business and because volunteer work is deeply important to her. She is a self-described voracious networker and believes every encounter is valid. Yasmin’s Background Yasmin attended Le Cordon…

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Book Publishing Like A Pro: Jennie Jones Does Cleveland

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Jennie Jones has been an ASMP member since the late 1980’s. She started her career as an art historian, later taught high school and then finally began her career as a photographer when she was fifty. She developed a reputation photographing the city of Cleveland, Ohio following some advice she received from a local bookstore owner. Her story is one of taking calculated risks, employing strategic marketing tactics, and working hard to achieve success. The…

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ASMP Member Jared Johnson Finalist 14th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest

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Join ASMP in congratulating our colleague, Jared Johnson, on his selection as a Finalist in the category “The American Experience”  in the 14th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest.  Jared attends Virginia Union University. To view Jared’s entry in the Smithsonian Photo Contest. Contest open through March 27th. Winners to be announced March 28th.

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