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Interview with ASMP Founder Charlotte Brooks

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Editor’s Note: For National Photography Month, ASMP is featuring past interviews of the legends and influencers involved in the early years of the American Society of Magazine Photographers (name changed in 1992 to the American Society of Media Photographers to reflect the diversity of member work). Our second featured interview is photojournalist Charlotte Brooks. View timeline of ASMP history. Charlotte Brooks Bio Cross-posted from the Library of Congress Biographical Essays Brooks was born Charlotte Finkelstein in…

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All Available Light: The Life and Legacy of Photographer Ted Polumbaum

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The life, work, and enduring legacy of a social activist-photojournalist as reconstructed by a daughter.   ASMP Editor’s Note: Ted Polumbaum joined ASMP on October 1, 1958.  Over his highly successful four-decade career as a freelance photojournalist, Ted Polumbaum did about 400 assignments for the legendary LIFE magazine, on subjects ranging from politics, religion, science and medicine to natural disasters, sports, and the arts. He also worked regularly for Time, Fortune, Sports Illustrated, Look, The…

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ASMP NewsFeed Week of 5.10.2021

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@Sarah Bones ASMP NewsFeed. Keeping You in the Know. With all that is happening in the world around us, we know that you don't always have extra hours in your day to catch up on the latest news from the myriad of information sources available today. Curated by former ASMP National Board Member and Contributing Editor Barry Schwartz, the ASMP NewsFeed brings you current articles related to the business and art of photography published in...
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Copyright Alliance Joins the AIC Shared Interest Groups (SIGs) Network

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The Copyright Alliance, a nonprofit organization representing the unified voice of the copyright community including ASMP, and the American Influencer Council (AIC) – are both committed to protecting the copyrights of creators. Social media is all about sharing content, and it’s vital to share without infringing on the copyright and IP of a creator’s work. “Presently, grassroots organizing is how we make a meaningful impact in the creator community,” says AIC Founder Qianna Smith Bruneteau….

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Interview with ASMP Founder Bradley Smith

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Editor's Note: For National Photography Month, ASMP will be featuring past interviews of the legends and influencers involved in the early years of the American Society of Magazine Photographers (name changed in 1992 to the American Society of Media Photographers to reflect the diversity of member work). Our first featured interview is Bradley Smith. See more about timeline of ASMP history. Interview: Bradley Smith Mimi Leipzig and Kay Reese recorded this interview with Bradley smith...
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ASMP NewsFeed Week of 5.3.2021

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ASMP NewsFeed. Keeping You in the Know. With all that is happening in the world around us, we know that you don’t always have extra hours in your day to catch up on the latest news from the myriad of information sources available today. Curated by former ASMP National Board Member and Contributing Editor Barry Schwartz, the ASMP NewsFeed brings you current articles related to the business and art of photography published in diverse arenas…

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May is National Photography Month

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Up your skillsets during National Photography Month. In May, take the opportunity to up your photography skills by doing something outside the box of your current routine. Attend an ASMP webinar about commercial photography or book publishing. Register for a portfolio review or a  workshop on Adobe Lightroom. View all upcoming ASMP events. If your schedule does not permit your attendance at a live webinar, log in and view past webinar videos on a wide…

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ASMP NewsFeed Week of 4.26.2021

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ASMP NewsFeed. Keeping You in the Know. With all that is happening in the world around us, we know that you don’t always have extra hours in your day to catch up on the latest news from the myriad of information sources available today. Curated by ASMP Member and Contributing Editor Barry Schwartz, the ASMP NewsFeed brings you current articles related to the business and art of photography published in diverse arenas in one single…

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Webinar: ASMP How To Portfolio Review

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Kat Dalager, production industry veteran, who has given thousands of reviews during her career will join photographer Lynsey Weatherspoon to talk about how to get the most out of a portfolio review. Kat has a long history of being a portfolio reviewer as a producer for a variety of brands, so she’s familiar with being on the client side of the review. Lynsey will bring the perspective of a photographer. Having gone through several reviews...
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