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What We Learned This Week: Resources For Photographers During COVID-19 Crisis, and More

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Cross-posted from Pro Photo Daily [by David Schonauer] Today we spotlight COVID-19 news from the past week. Yesterday we highlighted information about financial resources for photographers. Fstoppers put together a list of grants and other financial resources being made available to photographers, around the world and in the US. Art News reported that Anonymous Was a Woman, which has given more than $6 million in artist grants since 1996, will distribute $250,000 in emergency funding to at least…

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Coping with Coronavirus: Photographers Share Lockdown Stories

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Cross-posted from Blind.  [By Michaël Naulin]  “Faced with cancelled exhibitions, festivals, and commissions, the entire profession is feeling the impact of anti-Covid-19 measures. We have gathered testimonies from photographers, who are on lockdown and anxious, but adapting and keeping up good spirits. Their equipment is stowed away in closets. During the general lockdown, the world of photography has been put on hold until further notice. Just like one-third of world population, photographers are isolated at…

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Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library Harms Authors

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Cross-posted from The Authors Guild, The Illusion of More, and The New York Times. Infringement is not just a problem for photographers; the current emergency is enabling improper and illegal usage of intellectual property in all sorts of ways any photographer would recognize.  A recent issue with the Internet Archive has produced multiple articles in the last week. “The Authors Guild is appalled by the Internet Archive’s (IA) announcement that it is now making millions…

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Weekend Reading 4.2.2020

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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. Vintage Photos Captured People Gargling To Against The Flu From The Early 20th Century Getty Museum challenges people to recreate famous artwork in quarantine, and the results are hilarious 8 Things Photographers Must Do to Lower Their Expenses During the Coronavirus Professional Photography Myths Exposed Portfolio school:…

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Masters of Photography: Inspiring Videos Every Photographer Should Watch

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Editor’s Note: Several former ASMP Members are featured in this article. Cross-posted from 121 Clicks In this lockdown period, you can watch these inspiring and useful videos from masters of photography. This is the Part 1 of this series, I will share few more inspiring videos in next coming articles. Hope you guys will enjoy these. Stay Safe. Read more Also see Masters of Photography: Inspiring Videos Every Photographer Should Watch – Part 2

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