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5 Photography Projects You Can Do When You’re Stuck Indoors

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It’s the last week in July. Is it hot or stormy enough out there for you? If the weather is keeping you inside, Jason D. Little has some project ideas to hone your photography-related skills. I have often championed the idea of not staying indoors when the weather turns messy. I’m not talking about going out in extreme conditions, but a little rain or snow never hurt anyone. Doing photography in bad weather can result…

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H-O-P-S-C-O-T-C-H

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Barcelona-born photographer Pau Buscató says, “Street photography is game for me—a game that takes our ordinary, daily lives as a canvas and offers a more elastic reality in which the familiar and the fantastic coexist.” The title “H-O-P-S-C-O-T-C-H” refers to the common street game in which children outline and number a series of rectangles on the ground and hop between them, tossing a small object. Once they select and frame it, that small piece of…

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Space Travel Up Close And Behind The Scenes

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  Image © Dan Winters Photographer and ASMP member Dan Winters was given close-range access to photograph the last three launches of the space shuttle program. Learn about the shoot and see the photos at NBCNews.com For more than thirty years, the space shuttle program carried some of America’s bravest adventurers into the great unknown of space. 135 missions allowed more than 350 people to temporarily escape Earth’s gravity. Photographer Dan Winters was there for the…

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Weekend Reading 7.21.2017

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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 curated by ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping. • It’s official, Bowens is no more. • Why camera companies want you to be dissatisfied with your gear.  • Be careful out there! A photographer was recently robbed and killed while working in San Francisco. • What the photo editor of VanityFair.com wants. • On…

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ADVOCACY ALERT: ASMP Urges Congressional Approval of Full NEA Funding for FY 2018

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© ASMP Member Martha Lochert With the recent announcement of the approved funding by the full House Appropriations Committee of $145 million for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for FY 2018, ASMP strongly urges Congress to approve the proposed NEA funding for 2018. While ASMP notes that this funding approval does not support the full amount of $155 million that was initially sought by a bi-partisan majority of House members, this initial approval goes far in making it known that the…

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