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Commercial Photography Tips: Shooting for Brands Like J.Crew

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                                                                                                                       © Bryan Derballa Cross-posted from Photoshelter Blog [by Deborah Block] What’s it like shooting for one of today’s most classic fashion brands? Deborah Block asked Brooklyn-based J.Crew photographer Bryan Derballa for a few commercial photography tips. Read more at PhotoShelter Blog.

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The World’s Best Photo?

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The top prize in this year’s World Press Photo contest was given to a dramatic image of the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey. The jury chairman said the jurors were “quite split” on the award and wondered if it might send the wrong message. Read more at Lens Blog – The New York Times

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ASMP Announces Newly-Seated Directors to 2017/18 National Board

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Due to the National Board of Directors having only four final candidates running for the National Board, it was determined by a vote of the board after consulting with ASMP’s governance advisor that there was no need to proceed with an election. Therefore, ASMP is pleased to announce the names of the four candidate-elects, who will begin their terms as Directors on the National Board in June. In alphabetical order, along with their chapter affiliation, the four board members are:…

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ASMP Site Improvements Scheduled for Monday 2/13

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An ASMP site upgrade has been scheduled for Monday, February 13th. The site performance will be noticeably improved as a result of this upgrade. The system upgrade will begin at 6:30am and should be completed by 8:30am ET. Most users will be able to access the new site within an hour of the changes. However, because the caching managed by internet service providers across the country is beyond the control of our IT development team, it may take until the end of the day on Monday for all users to experience…

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Registration Open for 2018 Palm Springs Photo Festival

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MAY 6-11, 2018 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR WORKSHOPS AND PORTFOLIO REVIEWS! The Palm Springs Photo Festival is where you can learn from celebrated master photographers, present your work to our remarkable faculty of industry influencers, attend important seminars, symposiums, evening presentations & enjoy our networking events! For more information about 2018 PSPF To obtain ASMP discount code for PSPF (login required) WE INVITE YOU TO CHECK OUT THESE INCREDIBLE WORKSHOPS DAN WINTERS: The Considered…

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Portlander Gary Braasch, renowned photographer, environmentalist, dies snorkeling off Australia

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Written by Jim Ryan | The Oregonian/OregonLive Gary Braasch used to say his work would take him to the best places on Earth at the worst possible times, his son said. He documented receding glaciers, oil spills and Mount St. Helens’ eruption, earning renown as a nature photographer and environmental activist. Braasch, a Northwest Portland resident, died Monday while photographing coral bleaching and death off the coast of Australia, his son said. He was 72. “He…

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