ASMP https://www.asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Sat, 20 Oct 2018 04:19:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Neil Binkley Wins Print Design Award for ASMP Philadelphia Photo Annual https://www.asmp.org/uncategorized/neil-binkley-wins-print-design-award-for-asmp-philadelphia-photo-annual/ https://www.asmp.org/uncategorized/neil-binkley-wins-print-design-award-for-asmp-philadelphia-photo-annual/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 20:43:01 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=152536 2017 marked the first year that ASMP Philadelphia, along with the design, photo editing and strategic guidance from ASMP member Neil Binkley, changed the format of its annual photo contest – and it’s already won a design award. Previously, it had been a bound book that historically required membership to pay for the bulk of the printing costs. The new format was digitally printed by Magcloud, and at less than half the cost of previous...

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Creative Consultant Carolyn Potts on How to Create Portfolio Presentations that Work https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/creative-consultant-carolyn-potts-on-how-to-create-portfolio-presentations-that-work/ https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/creative-consultant-carolyn-potts-on-how-to-create-portfolio-presentations-that-work/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:35:18 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=152719 “And now…. you are live!” Whether you’re “performing” at a portfolio review event (those 20-minute sessions at events with multiple reviewers) – or you’re showing your book to someone when you’re being considered for a specific project – there are ways to optimize your meeting that could help you eventually land that dream assignment. In this ASMP Talk with Carolyn Potts, Carolyn will give you tips on ways to improve your odds of getting some...

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This Simple Strategy Sells More Photos https://www.asmp.org/current-news/this-simple-strategy-sells-more-photos/ https://www.asmp.org/current-news/this-simple-strategy-sells-more-photos/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:12:19 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=152684 Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Brian Pernicone] Put your camera down. Over there. Immediately. You don’t need it if you want to earn more money as a photographer. The single greatest lesson I’ve learned about the business of photography in the past few years is that the images I make are less important to sales than my ability to connect with people. That’s why when I’m out shooting on location, I make a genuine effort to...

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Light Matters with Brian Fitzgerald https://www.asmp.org/asmp-bookshelf/light-matters-with-brian-fitzgerald/ https://www.asmp.org/asmp-bookshelf/light-matters-with-brian-fitzgerald/#respond Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:06:51 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=152533   Have you ever wished you could listen in on the conversation of experienced commercial photographers and masters of lighting—not only to hear their secrets of using flash but to understand the way they approach lighting, location work and the inevitable issues that come with it? Then ASMP member Brian Fitzgerald has the book for you. Light Matters: A Photographer’s Guide to Lighting with Flash on Location contains practical information on how to plan and...

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Weekend Reading 10.18.2018 https://www.asmp.org/weekend-reading/weekend-reading-10-18-2018/ https://www.asmp.org/weekend-reading/weekend-reading-10-18-2018/#respond Thu, 18 Oct 2018 03:32:23 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=152315 Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Director Frank Rocco. How to Remember Everything Ten Movies You’ll Watch During Film School and Why Magazine Covers Shot with Phones Ain’t No Thing Meet The Artist Filling Potholes With Mosaics Of NYC Vermin Adobe Launches New Creative Cloud Updates 2018 Has Been Scary: We’ve Got The Posters...

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Advocacy is a Verb: My Testimony on The Hill https://www.asmp.org/advocacy/advocacy-is-a-verb-my-testimony-on-the-hill/ https://www.asmp.org/advocacy/advocacy-is-a-verb-my-testimony-on-the-hill/#respond Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:42:26 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=152240 Speaking truth to power is an experience unlike any I have had before. It is at once intimidating, exhilarating, difficult and yet also strangely easy. On Sept 27th I testified before the House Judiciary Committee in support of the small claims bill commonly referred to as The CASE Act. The days prior were a whirlwind of office meetings, strategy sessions and a crash course in what it means to show up on The Hill with...

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Led Zeppelin as Seen by Led Zeppelin https://www.asmp.org/member-spotlight/led-zeppelin-as-seen-by-led-zeppelin/ https://www.asmp.org/member-spotlight/led-zeppelin-as-seen-by-led-zeppelin/#respond Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:40:12 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=152382 Editor’s Note: Contributing photographers Bob Gruen and Elliot Erwitt are current ASMP Life Members. Cross-posted from PDN Photo of the Day Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin is a unique collaboration between Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones, the three remaining living members of the legendary band. Commemorating 50 years since their formation, the 400-page chronology spans the band’s career. It’s comprised of hundreds of images and artworks personally selected by the band from...

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Questions with an Educator: Rachel Wolf https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/questions-with-an-educator-2/questions-with-an-educator-rachel-wolf/ https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/questions-with-an-educator-2/questions-with-an-educator-rachel-wolf/#respond Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:25:24 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=152051 This week’s Questions with an Educator features Rachel Wolf. Rachel is a Portland, OR based photographer specializing in camera-less photography, and alternative/antique processes. To create her camera-less photography, she directly exposes photographic paper to chemicals and light. These primary photographic elements become the tools, subjects, and direct chemical processes that create the image. She is also a founding member of FO(u)RT Collective and deiWolf Studio. Here, she provides more details about her unique, camera-less photography, the main lessons...

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Tips for Lighting on Location https://www.asmp.org/current-news/tips-for-lighting-on-location/ https://www.asmp.org/current-news/tips-for-lighting-on-location/#respond Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:15:27 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=152324 Editor’s Note: Stuart Hughes presents tips from eight photographers on lighting in various locations. Cross-post from pdnonline.com [by Holly Stuart Hughes] Versatile Lighting for a Fitness Shoot with Gigi Hadid Photographer/director Monica May shoots a variety of subjects in different styles, and notes, “I don’t have a ‘go-to’ lighting setup, since a lot of what I shoot is inspired by the creative, the location.” On a Reebok shoot with model and Reebok spokesperson Gigi Hadid,...

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Attend PPE 2018 Panel Discussion: The State of Editorial Photography Moderated by Art Streiber https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/attend-ppe-2018-panel-discussion-the-state-of-editorial-photography-moderated-art-streiber/ https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/attend-ppe-2018-panel-discussion-the-state-of-editorial-photography-moderated-art-streiber/#respond Sun, 14 Oct 2018 18:10:49 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=152445 For More Information and to Register for Session    

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