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World Press Nominee Anna Boyiazis’ Finding Freedom In Water Series

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Editor’s note: As March 8th is International Women’s Day, this post recognizes the incredible gift that talented female photographers like ASMP Member Anna Boyiazis – nominated in this year’s People category of the World Press Photo Award – bring to the world as they capture the incredible courage and fortitude of women and girls in images around the world every minute of every day. Cross-posted from When you are surrounded by water all your…

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Mark Seliger’s 2018 Oscars Portrait Studio

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Image © Mark Seliger Editor's Note: Mark Seliger is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from Vanity Fair Hollywood’s biggest stars stepped inside our portrait studio on Oscar night. Take a look at some of the most stunning photographs. Read more

Celebrating ASMP Members during Women’s History Month

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Join ASMP in celebrating Women's History Month by honoring ASMP women who were active in the early years in establishing ASMP as a premier organization, to their continued direction seventy-four years later. Recognizing the contributions of these women to events in history and contemporary society, these women include magazine photographers, Margaret Bourke-White, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, and Lisa Larsen, along with other ASMP Legends, Berenice Abbott and Charlotte Brooks. Past Presidents including Barbara Bordnick, Helen Marcus, Susan Carr, and Judy Herrmann,…

Shooting a ‘Character Portrait’ with Joe McNally and Daniel Norton

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Editor's Note: Joe McNally is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from PetaPixel Here’s a 17-minute video from Adorama that takes you behind-the-scenes on a “character” portrait shoot with photographers Joe McNally and Daniel Norton. The goal is light the subject in a way that emphasizes what the photographer sees in the person. McNally is shooting with a Nikon D850 in square-format, opting for a wide-angle lens at first. He then moves on to using a…

Pulitzer-winning presidential photographer Kennerly discusses the ‘imagery of leadership’

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Image by Tom Queally for USC Price Editor's Note: ASMP Professional Member David Hume Kennerly shared his images of history at 2018 The George Washington Leadership Lecture. Cross-posted from USC Price School of Public Policy David Hume Kennerly has photographed nine U.S. presidents, providing the public a rare glimpse into the lives and character of the nation’s leaders. In the 2018 George Washington Leadership Lecture, presented Jan. 24 by the USC Price School of Public…