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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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Brian Finke Turns His Camera on His Family and the Cinematic Glow of Texas

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Editor’s Note: Brian Finke is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from It’s Nice That. [by Jenny Brewer] “We try not to have favourites but it’s difficult not to love everything photographer Brian Finke produces. And that encompasses a hugely eclectic subject matter too, from his series on Italian pasta making to the lovely ladies of the Ms. Senior America beauty pageant, not forgetting his oddly compelling shots of sad desk lunches. Brian’s latest series Texas…

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The Art of the Personal Project: Stephen Wilkes on Jay Maisel

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Editor’s Note: Both Stephen Wilkes and Jay Maisel are current ASMP Members. Cross-posted from aPhotoEditor [by Suzanne Sease] “A new documentary about photographer Jay Maisel is opening soon, so I thought I would share this anecdote about Jay. Don’t miss JAY MYSELF, directed by Stephen Wilkes, when it opens in theaters July 31st!” I was sent to NYC to train as an art buyer at Scali, McCabe and Sloves with the amazing Linda Marso. During my first…

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Photographer Dan Winters on His Apollo Obsession

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Editor’s Note: In honor of this week’s 50th anniversary of the Apollo program, ASMP brings you this post about one of its Pro members – space-obsessed Dan Winters – and his work photographing Apollo mission archives and artifacts over the past decades. Cross-posted from WIRED [by Anna Goldwater Alexander] Whenever we have a space-related story in the pipeline at WIRED, we in the art department all look at each other and say, “Oh, well Dan has to shoot…

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Jennifer Gates and Equestrian Living with George Kamper

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Notes about the photo shoot with Jennifer Gates excerpted from George Kamper’s blog post, Shooting with Jennifer Gates. The weather toyed with us. Clusters of nimbus clouds hovered over Wellington, Florida, on the morning of our visit and shoot with Jennifer Gates at Evergate Stables, her home base during the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). Rain, seldom idyllic when staging an outdoor photo shoot, requires a bit of ingenuity and resilience and on this particular day,…

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Inside ‘Chernobyl:’ How the TV Show’s Atmospheric Sets Were Created

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Editor’s Note: HBO production designer Luke Hull was influenced by the Chernobyl images taken by ASMP Professional Member Gerd Ludwig. See all of the Chernobyl-related stories and photos posted on Ludwig’s website. Cross-posted from The Spaces [by Claire Carponen] New television series Chernobyl tells the story of the 1986 nuclear disaster that occurred in Ukraine, then part of the former Soviet Union, and its devastating human cost. The five-part HBO and Sky UK series has been a huge hit, hooking…

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How News Photographs Can Affect Public Opinion

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Editor’s Note: Photographer David Hume Kennerly is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from NPR Heard on All Things Considered A photograph of two migrants drowned in the Rio Grande River captured national attention. NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with photographer David Hume Kennerly about the power of a news photograph. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Sometimes a news photograph captures a story in a way that rises above the noise of daily headlines. The Associated Press published one such photo…

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