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ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers


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ASMP Bookshelf

The ASMP Bookshelf is being launched in response to the number of our members publishing their own books with a focus on both the creative and business sides of the photography industry.

If you are a member who has published a book, please submit the details to so we can promote your work on the ASMP Bookshelf.

Light Matters with Brian Fitzgerald

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  Have you ever wished you could listen in on the conversation of experienced commercial photographers and masters of lighting—not only to hear their secrets of using flash but to understand the way they approach lighting, location work and the inevitable issues that come with it? Then ASMP member Brian Fitzgerald has the book for you. Light Matters: A Photographer’s Guide to Lighting with Flash on Location contains practical information on how to plan and…

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Lou Jones’ Visual Portraits of Modern Africa in his New Book, panAFRICAproject: Volume I

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Lou Jones’ eclectic career has evolved from commercial to the personal. It has spanned every format, film type, artistic movement and technological change. He maintains a studio in Boston, Massachusetts and has photographed for Fortune 500 corporations, international companies and local small businesses including Federal Express, Nike, and the Barr Foundation. He has completed assignments for magazines and publishers all over the world such as Time/Life, National Geographic and Paris Match. Initiated long-term projects on…

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Peter Krogh’s Latest Book: The DAM Book 3.0

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Editor’s Note: Peter is offering a discount to ASMP members on his new book. Log in and go to ASMP benefit page to purchase book. ASMP member, Peter Krogh, has completed the long-anticipated revision of The DAM Book.  With his 3rd DAM book, Peter continues to help photographers build safe and usable private archives, and to show how to get the most out of your images.  The creation and use of visual media is fast…

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The Fashion Image by Thomas Werner

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Thomas Werner, just released his new book, The Fashion Image. Great fashion photographs and film, at their best, reflect and shape the era in which they are made. Whether you are a student or a working professional, building a career that aspires to this standard can be daunting. Beginning with a history of fashion photography, Thomas Werner offers advice on assembling your creative team, developing shoot concepts, and producing photographs and fashion film for editorial…

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