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Meet Your ASMP Experts & Masters Host – Tom Kennedy

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Luke Copping interviews ASMP Executive Director, Tom Kennedy, about his experiences as the photography director at National Geographic as well as his views on the current state of the photographic industry. View podcast on iTunes   About ASMP Experts & Masters Series The American Society of Media Photographers has introduced a new podcast and live broadcast event called ASMP Experts and Masters. The program brings candid conversations about the craft, business and the culture of…

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Google Image Publishing Guidelines

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Editor’s Note: Google has a new page describing what they consider best practices for image publishing. And where Google goes, so goes the rest of the web. On the same page you’ll find “Video best practices” and “Rich media file best practices.” Cross-posted from Google Support Google Images is a way to visually discover information on the web. Users can quickly explore information with more context around images with new features, such as image captions,…

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Questions with an Educator: Mary Farmilant

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Mary Farmilant. Mary is a Chicago-based fine art photographer who is well known for her work photographing abandoned hospitals. She finds the foundation of photography to be in the intention of the work, and with her background in nursing, the intention and meaning of her abandoned hospitals project are extremely apparent. She now holds the position of adjunct professor at Columbia College Chicago, where she earned both her Bachelor of…

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2018 Eddie Adams Workshop Accepting Applications Through May 31st

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The Workshop The Eddie Adams Workshop is an intense four-day gathering of top photography professionals, along with 100 carefully selected students. The workshop is tuition-free, and the students are chosen based on the merit of their portfolios. Nikon has been the workshop’s major sponsor since its inception. Applications for the 2018 Eddie Adams Workshop are now being accepted. Click here to apply. Final deadline for applying is May 31, 2018. For more information about Eddie Adams…

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The CASE Act Challenge: Submit an Image or Video in Support of Small Claims Tribunal

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Grab your camera and join the CASE Act Challenge! Submit an image or a video telling the world why it is important for Congress to enact the CASE Act! Images: Make a sign.  Something that reads “I Support the CASE Act!” or  “Visual Creators Support the CASE Act” “Protect My Rights – Enact the CASE Act!” or signs with other phrases in support of the CASE Act using #HR3945, #SmallClaims,  #MySkillsPayBills  and #MyCASE4Copyright tags. Videos:…

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Book Your Next Photo Shoot Location with our New Benefit Partner – Peerspace

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  Book one-of-a-kind locations for film shoots, photo shoots, and events. Peerspace is an online marketplace for unique, inspiring, and productive spaces. Whether you’re looking to book a photo shoot location, hold a casting call, collaborate with colleagues, or throw a celebratory reception, Peerspace is the first platform to easily find and book space for all of your production needs. From professional photo studios to blank canvas warehouses and fully curated residences, all the locations you need on…

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Questions with a Pro: Douglas Barkey

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Douglas Barkey. Douglas is a photography and digital media artist who specifically works in advertising, portraiture, landscape, documentary, and digital montage. He has spent much of his life traveling between cultures, and finds his work to be highly influenced by Latin American artists, musicians, and relationships. He brings a very unique and worldly perspective to his projects. Here, Douglas speaks about the origins of his passion for photography, how he…

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Beyond the Myth: The Legacy of May ’68

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Editor’s Note: May ’68, which references months-long uprisings that upended normal life in Paris – and which has similarities to today – was documented, mostly, by still photographers. One of them, Bruno Barbey, remembers it well; he talks about what he documented and where else he did similar coverage on the Magnum Photos site. Cross-posted from Magnum Photos [by Bruno Barbey] “Be realistic: Demand the impossible!” This slogan, penned by the philosopher and theorist Herbert…

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ASMP Legal Talk: Works for Hire with Thomas Maddrey on May 22 @12pmET

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ASMP counsel and Dallas attorney, Thomas Maddrey, will address works for hire in this Strictly Business webinar. Mr. Maddrey will discuss issues related to copyright and works for hire, followed by a Q&A with webinar attendees. Webinar attendees are invited to submit topic-related questions prior to the webinar during registration for the webinar so that Mr. Maddrey can address issues of concern during the presentation.  Read Mr. Maddrey’s previous Strictly Business post on  Strictly Business blog…

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