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Stewart Cohen: Seeing Red

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Editor’s Note: Stewart Cohen is an ASMP Professional Member Cross-posted from Dream Editions Press Seeing Red explores the popular notion that redheads are well on their way to extinction. It was this curious rumor that piqued the interest of Stewart Cohen. Which ignited a desire to untangle the mystery surrounding red hair with a fine tooth comb, examining a cross-section of gingers from all walks of life. The result is a series of portraits captured in…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 03.15.2019

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents ASMP Joins SPE to Announce Results of Survey Election Central: Election to Seat Four Directors to ASMP National Board Member Spotlight: MEGAPIXELS: A Fiery End For the Old Tappan Zee Bridge Benefits Register Now for the 2019 Palm Springs Photo Festival Surveys: Participate in ASMP Member Demographics Survey Podcasts Events Weekend Reading Current News  

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Weekend Reading 3.14.2019

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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. Where Does the Printed Photo Belong in the World of Instagram? Supreme Court Ruling on Two Copyright Issues “Learning To Fly”: Gorgeous Vintage Photos Of Early NASA Facilities Facial Recognition. The Robot Overlords Know Who You Are Already Snow In NYC: Photos Of The Winter Wonderland By…

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9 Ways Freelance Women Can Help Each Other Get Ahead

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This Women’s History Month, let’s foster power, purpose, and community. Cross-posted from Freelancers Union [by Ariane Hunter] Patriarchal systems would have us think that women are competitive, jealous of each other, and gossipy. That we don’t want to see each other win. On International Women’s Day this past Friday, I shared a post on my Instagram; a story of the first examples of women’s leadership within the household I grew up in. I shared how…

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‘Incarceration Helped Me Find My Voice’

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Cross-posted from the New York Times Lens Blog.  [by Brian Frank]   Some photographers work an area they know very well, and in the case of Brian Frank, it is because he’s lived his subject.  “Years after serving time as a youth offender, the photographer Brian Frank has devoted himself to documenting young men’s experiences with the criminal justice system.” ‘Incarceration Helped Me Find My Voice’

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Michelle Gustafson’s Unique Take On America’s Oldest Track and Field Competition

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Cross-posted from PDN.  [ by David Walker]  Runner’s World Photo Director Amy Wolff did not want a sports photographer to cover the oldest and largest track and field event in the country.  “I thought the Penn Relays would be a good option for a photo essay,” she says. “I wasn’t looking for a sports photographer. I was looking or someone who could tell a story.” Wolff called on Philadelphia photographer Michelle Gustafson, who ended up…

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