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Photographer David Burnett on Shooting His Third Impeachment: ‘I felt that historic pang’

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Cross-posted from DPReview.  [By Barney Britton]  “I’ve been shooting with my Speed Graphic for 15, 16 years. I started in 2003-4 doing politics, then I did the Olympics, and some presidential stuff – John Kerry and George Bush. I won a bunch of World Press Photo prizes in 2004-5, ‘Best Sports Story’ with the pictures taken with my Speed Graphic. Along the way I met this guy called John Minnicks, who I happily describe as…

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Why Photographer David Burnett Shot 4×5 Film at Impeachment Hearing

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Editor’s Note: Photojournalist David Burnett is an ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from PDNPulse [by Holly Hughes] Photojournalist David Burnett and his old wooden camera drew a lot of attention and curiosity when he began photographing at the start of Wednesday’s first public impeachment hearing. The feed of every TV network showed Burnett loading and unloading sheet film, and peering into his viewfinder to photograph the two witnesses, George Kent and William Tayor. “Shooting large-format today was…

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Rider of the Storm: Eric Meola’s Western Adventures

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Editor’s Note: Eric Meola is an ASMP Professional Member. His book, “Fierce Beauty: Storms of the Great Plains,” will be published on Nov. 11. Cross-posted from The East Hampton Star[by Jennifer Landes] Eric Meola is a storm chaser. For the past several years, he has loaded his camera equipment and traveled west from Sagaponack to the Great Plains and “Tornado Alley” — from the Rio Grande in Texas to Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada —…

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Photo of Former President George H.W. Bush, President-elect Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter by David Hume Kennerly

David Hume Kennerly Has Photographed 10 Presidents, and Now UA Has Acquired His Archive

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Editor’s Note: David Hume Kennerly is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from AZCentral [by Rachel Leingang] The archives of a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist will join the University of Arizona’s collections, the university announced. The images and artifacts of David Hume Kennerly, 72, who has photographed 10 U.S. presidents and leaders from around the world, will be part of the university’s Center for Creative Photography in Tucson. In total, Kennerly’s archive includes nearly 1 million “images, prints,…

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Miu Miu Women’s Tales #18 – Brigitte

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Editor’s Note: Celebrity and portrait photographer Brigitte Lacombe is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from YouTube A vast hydraulic factory in London is the site for a special kind of production. One of the world’s foremost portrait photographers, Brigitte Lacombe, is having her own documentary portrait made about her, here. While she candidly discusses her life and ideas with filmmaker Lynne Ramsay, we see Brigitte’s intimate process at work: the graceful movement from behind her…

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Felicia Perretti Breaks Food Photography’s Clichés With Pure Imagination

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Editor’s Note: Food photographer Felicia Perretti is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from In The Luupe Blog Felicia Perretti is one of our favorite food photographers because her style is un-boxable. Working with clients ranging from local restaurants to big brands like Kelloggs, Reyka Vodka, and Aramark – and publications like The New York Times, Boston Globe and Wine and Spirit Magazine, she can be a visual chameleon while sparking her voice into everything she…

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Photo of football players by Walter Iooss, Jr

100 Photos From a Century of Football

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Editor’s Note: Award-winning sports photographer (and ASMP Professional Member) Walter Iooss, Jr. has more than a few photographs featured in this article from Sports Illustrated. Cross-posted from Sports Illustrated Pro football, born on the muddy fields of Canton, Dayton and Decatur, now plays out in billion-dollar pleasure domes across the country, and even overseas. At its core, through a century of the NFL, the game has been marked by visceral energy and phenomenal athleticism, pageantry…

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Behind the Scenes: Photographing the MetLife Monster Energy Supercross Race

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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] I mostly shoot non-ball type of sports like surfing, sailing, skate, motocross, and of course, my favorite the Monster Energy Supercross series. I often answer questions like what my day is like when I’m photographing a sport like Supercross. I get questions like how did you get photography credentials? Do you photograph from the stadium seats? Are…

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Tina Freeman’s Lamentations on Exhibit at NOMA Beginning September 12th

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Editor’s Note: New Orleans-based Tina Freeman has been an ASMP Professional Member since 1980. See more of her work at www.tinafreeman.com.  TINA FREEMAN: LAMENTATIONS Considering Sea Level Rise Through Wetlands and Glacial Photographs NEW ORLEANS, LA – The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents Tina Freeman: Lamentations, on view September 12, 2019 through March 8, 2020. Over the past seven years, Tina Freeman has photographed the Louisiana wetlands and in Arctic and Antarctic locations….

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Greatest Album Art of All Time

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Editor’s Note: Eric Meola, who shot Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run” album cover, is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from Jacksonville Daily News Today, Aug. 12, is National Vinyl Record Day. The date is set in commemoration of Thomas Edison’s 1887 world-changing invention of the phonograph, which allowed the human voice and other sounds to be recorded and preserved for the first time. Besides giving us great sounds and songs, vinyl gave us great artwork…

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