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6 Things To Remember Before Shooting Your Documentary

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Editor’s Note: As still photographers move into video, they may find themselves dealing with the same issues they already experience in sustaining their career. The website No Film School has a great piece by Paula Bernstein on the discussions a group of working documentarians had regarding how they manage their careers in the day-to-day while they attended the Oregon Doc Camp. The similarities to full-time still photographers, even those not going into video, are completely relevant….

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Top 10 WeeklyFstop Photos: Portrait

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Editor’s Note: The ASMP Faces Photo Contest kicks off July 1st. Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Michael B. Stuart] Taking a successful portrait may seem easy to someone who has never tried it. Transforming something from the simple concept of a camera pointed at a person (or a puffin) into a story-telling captivating photo involves skill. I used to shy away from photographing people. A landscape was much more predictable and easy to pull off. This…

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Clemens Kalischer, who memorably photographed refugees and musicians, dies at 97

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Cross-posted from re-post from Boston Globe [by Bryan Marquard] In one photograph from 1958, a boy studies a book in a one-room schoolhouse in tiny Peacham, Vt. — unconcerned, if he even noticed, that a camera shutter was clicking a few feet away. A couple of years later, three masters of classical music fill the photographer’s frame: cellist Pablo Casals, conductor Alexander Schneider, and pianist Rudolf Serkin, their intense expressions forming a visual musical…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 06.22.2018

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ASMP Weekly Update Strictly Business: Call to Action on Proposed Copyright Registration Fee Hike Questions with an Educator: Questions with an Educator: Ralph Masullo Contests: ASMP Faces 2018 Coming July 1st – Gather your Images! Benefits: Benefit Partner Peerspace Welcomes New City Spaces Forums Podcasts Weekend Reading Events Current News Reporting Cybercrimes

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Behind the Scenes with HuffPost’s Photography Director

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Cross-posted from LensCulture [by Coralie Kraft] As the photo director at HuffPost, Christy Havranek oversees a team of photo editors and photographers to create visual content for the popular news and opinion website. Founded in 2005 as The Huffington Post, HuffPost now has newsrooms and editions in 16 countries around the world; Havranek is based in New York City. At HuffPost, Havranek and her team assign photographers to cover topics from breaking news to long-form…

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Weekend Reading 6.21.2018

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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. The Story Behind the Viral Photo of a Crying Child at the Border Adobe Announces Project Rush: Video Editing Made Quick and Easy 11 Killer Tips For Switching From Lightroom to Capture One Here’s IGTV: Instagram’s vertical answer to YouTube How to…

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