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Behind the Cover: Bernie Sanders

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Editor’s Note: Dan Winters is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from The New York Times Kathy Ryan, director of photography: “For this week’s cover, Dan Winters photographed the Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in a Houston hotel just a day after he won the Nevada caucuses…” Read more

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Kim Maroon and the Fast Women of the Motorsports, Motorcyle and Hotrod Culture

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Join Kim Maroon in Portland, Oregon at her photo show – FAST WOMEN: An exploration of women who ride, race & wrench – a project that follows the growing presence and ever changing role of women in motorsports and motorcycle and hotrod culture. Event Details: Friday, March 6th 6:00 – 9:00PM Nemo Design 1875 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR Music: DJ Troubled Youth Facebook event At the turn of the century, women were performing in…

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Alan Karchmer: Meet the Photographer Who’s Bringing Architecture to the Masses

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Editor’s Note: Alan Karchmer is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from Fast Company [by Evan Nicole Brown] After a temporary, three-month closure for renovations, Washington, D.C.’s National Building Museum is set to reopen to the public on March 13. The main renovations are focused on the building’s Great Hall, which is known for its 75-foot-tall Corinthian columns and gilded archways. In addition, the 19th-century concrete floor will be shored up with a modern foundation, and…

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Andrea B. Swenson Captures the World of Communal Bakers in Morocco

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New York-based ASMP member, Andrea B. Swenson, traveled to Morocco for Whetstone to capture the world of communal bakers in Moroccan neighborhoods. Her images and her featured article ” The Communal Ovens of Morocco” appear in Whetstone Magazine Volume 5 published on December 15, 2019. “About the time I became aware of Whetstone – an indie food magazine – I knew I was going to Morocco later in that year.  I contacted Whetstone and they…

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Screenshot of interview with David Hume Kennerly posted on Musee

Interview with David Hume Kennerly

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Cross-posted from Musée.  [By Kala Herh]  David Hume Kennerly, longtime ASMP member, Pulitzer Prize winner for his work in Vietnam, personal photographer to a president, has seen and done it all.  “The way I was brought up in the business, especially during my time as a UPI wire service photographer, was not to take hundreds and hundreds of pictures hoping to get a good one, but rather just wait until the moment happens.  How many…

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Photo of Kobe Bryant by Walter Iooss, Jr.

A Photographic Tribute To The Life & Times Of Kobe Bryant

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Editor’s Note: Notable sports photographer Walter Iooss, Jr. is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from Boss Hunting [by Garry Lu] In the wake of Kobe Bryant’s untimely passing which occurred just yesterday, tributes have been pouring in from all corners of the world – and not just from fellow athletes. The legendary basketball player left quite an impact, from his NBA career stats, redefining what it means to be a pro athlete, to the almost-ritualistic…

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Caryn B. Davis Packs Her Bags for a 200th Anniversary Antarctic Adventure

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Cross-posted from bhphotovideo.com [by Jill Waterman] The prospect of an Antarctic journey is sure to conjure an inescapable sense of adventure in even the most seasoned traveler. Award-winning photographer and journalist Caryn B. Davis knows this feeling well, because her travel bug runs deep. A former producer, writer, and cameraperson for television documentaries, Davis shifted cameras and careers, in 2000, to specialize in architectural and travel photography. “My dream has always been to travel the…

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Backstage Pass: Harry Benson’s New York Fashion Thrills

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Editor’s Note: Harry Benson is an ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from The Guardian Ralph Lauren looking through a peephole, Donna Karen doing some last-minute fiddling, Vivienne Westwood fixing a hat … the Scottish-born photographer caught the golden age of American fashion. Benson, who celebrated his 90th birthday last month, is best known for photographing the Beatles and for having been a witness to many of the major political and social events in modern history. This…

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The Playful Sensuality of Photographer Ellen von Unwerth’s Images

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Editor’s Note: Ellen von Unwerth is an ASMP Professional Member.  Cross-posted from Artsy. [By Elyssa Goodman]  “Ellen von Unwerth knows what it feels like to be both in front of and behind the camera. The renowned model-turned-photographer celebrates her three-decade career with the exhibition “Devotion! 30 Years of Photographing Women,” running through March 29, 2020, at the new photography space Fotografiska New York, an offshoot of its original location in Stockholm. The show highlights von…

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The Daily Edit – Tracy+David Stills and Motion

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Editor’s Note: Tracy+David are current ASMP Members. Cross-posted from aPhotoEditor [by Heidi Volpe] Heidi: Were you both involved in photography prior to joining forces? Tracy+David: We’re both former news photojournalists who left our staff photography positions at newspapers almost 10 years ago, and moved to Southern California to begin freelancing. David was formerly an Art Director and Photo Editor at The State Journal-Register in Illinois, before returning to grad school for visual communication through the Knight Fellowship…

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