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Alison Wright’s Human Tribe

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Editor’s Note: On Thursday, December 7th, New York’s School of Visual Arts will host Alison Wright for an upcoming talk on her new book, Human Tribe, presented by MPS Digital Photography. A book signing will follow her talk.  Alison Wright, a New York-based documentary photographer has spent a career capturing the universal human spirit through her photographs and writing. For many of her editorial and humanitarian projects, Alison travels to all regions of the globe photographing…

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The Art of the Personal Project: Michael Weschler

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Editor’s note: Former ASMP National Board Director, Michael Weschler, captures Team USA Paralympic Sled Hockey All-Star, Ray Diaz, in his many worlds as noted by Suzanne Sease. [by Suzanne Sease] The Art of the Personal Project is a crucial element to let potential buyers see how you think creatively on your own.  I am drawn to personal projects that have an interesting vision or that show something I have never seen before.  In this new…

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David H. Wells’ Echoing Histories

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If you live in New England (or you will be anywhere near there on Friday, December 8th), please join us for an intimate evening with a filmmaker, his subject, a film critic and an audience who will help the filmmaker shape his work-in-progress by screening and critiquing samples of a film.   The Providence Athenæum and Rhode Island based film-maker and long-time ASMP member, David Helfer Wells, announce a community talk-back on Friday, December 8th, showcasing…

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Globetrotting Explorer Jodi Cobb is Recipient of ASMP Lifetime Achievement Award

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In recognition of her distinguished career that has spanned four decades, globetrotting explorer Jodi Cobb was presented with an ASMP Lifetime Achievement Award, by David Wiegold, Chapter President of  ASMP’s Washington DC Chapter, prior to her “Stranger in a Strange Land” Artist Talk presentation on November 13th, 2017 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Jodi Cobb’s Bio One of only four female staff photographers in National Geographic’s history, she is known for breaking through barriers and lifting a curtain on hidden societies. Cobb…

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Photo of President Obama bu Pete Souza

Photographer Pete Souza Reflects On 8 Years (And 1.9 Million Photos) Of Obama

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Cross-posted from NPR.org [by Terry Gross] As the chief official White House photographer for President Barack Obama, Pete Souza had top security clearance and sat in on most meetings and major events with the president. “I was there all the time,” he says. “I wasn’t talking to [Obama] all the time, but I was always in every meeting and pretty much every situation that he had as president.” Over the course of Obama’s eight years…

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Fstoppers Interviews Limor Garfinkle on Her Upcoming Photo Gallery Exhibition, ‘The Comedians’

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Image © Limor Garfinkle Editor’s Note: All are invited to ASMP Member Limor Garfinkle’s In Focus: The Comedian Photo Series Benefit Event on November 8th as part of the 2017 New York Comedy Festival Cross-posted from fstoppers.com [by Alex Cooke] Photographer and Fstoppers alum Limor Garfinkle has been working on a very interesting project for the last two years: designing and shooting portraits of comedians that show off their unique personalities. Now, the project is ready for its gallery premiere at the TBS Comedy Hub as…

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Gucci Journey’s To Rome For New Campaign

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Cross-posted from DA MAN Magazine When it comes to fashion campaigns Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele has been dishing out some of the most colorfully creative concepts so far. From a 60’s inspired disco party for its pre-fall campaign to the most recent sci-fi inspired fall campaign, and for the brand’s latest cruise 2018 campaign Michele takes a more raw approach. Featuring images portraying the flamboyant style of Rome’s eccentric residents set in a number…

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