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Frances Hodgson On Photography and Storytelling

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Cross-Posted from LensCulture [by Sophie Wright]  Frances Hodgson is a writer about and ex-curator and manager of photography, and was a member of the jury for this year’s LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards.  Hodgson has been in and around photography since 1983, so when he says photography is still a vibrant art, he has authority: “Time and time again, people have said, ‘It’s not what it was when I was a kid. Photography’s different. It’s weakening.’…

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A Review Of The Year 2018 From Jason Row

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Cross-posted from Light Stalking [by Jason Row] As the shutter curtain slowly closes on 2018, we look back on this year as being the one when the shutter curtain became obsolete. The year 2018 will be remembered as a vintage one for mainly the right reasons. Mirrorless came of age, phones got better and better, and the choice of lenses on all systems is now beyond compare. As the festive season approaches and we all…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 12.14.2018

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ASMP Weekly Update Strictly Business: Christina Force, Photographer Consultant Elections: 2019 ASMP National Board Call for Candidate Declarations Advocacy: Executive Director Update on 2019 ASMP Legislative Agenda Membership: Renew Your 2019 Membership in December and Save! Weekend Reading Contests: Announcing ASMP Style Contest Launch in January 2019 Find a Photographer/Find an Assistant Events Podcasts Forums Current News Season’s Greetings

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Renew Your 2019 Membership in December and Save!

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Dear ASMP Member, Happy Holidays from ASMP! We are about to enter into our 75th Anniversary year and we are feeling jolly enough to extend our discounted membership offer through the month of December… Act before December 31st and get a $25 discount off Professional, Associate or Individual Affiliate membership fees when you renew or upgrade to one of these three levels. Especially during this 75th Anniversary year as a trade association dedicated to educating,…

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Election Central 2019: Call for ASMP National Board Candidate Declarations

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  This is to announce the call for candidate declarations for the 2019 ASMP National Board of Directors will be open from December 14, 2018 through January 4, 2019. If you are a current ASMP Professional Member and are interested in serving on the National Board, please review the candidate protocol and the election timetable below. If you have any questions about what the duties and responsibilities of the National Board of Directors would be…

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Weekend Reading 12.13.2018

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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. SquareSpace is Officially Screwing Photographers Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret I’m Moving On From Flickr; But Here’s What I’ll Miss What Digital Creative Agencies Can Expect in 2019 Mas Subramanian Set out to Make a Semiconductor and…

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