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The Art of the Personal Project: Michael Weschler

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Editor’s note: Former ASMP National Board Director, Michael Weschler, captures Team USA Paralympic Sled Hockey All-Star, Ray Diaz, in his many worlds as noted by Suzanne Sease. [by Suzanne Sease] The Art of the Personal Project is a crucial element to let potential buyers see how you think creatively on your own.  I am drawn to personal projects that have an interesting vision or that show something I have never seen before.  In this new…

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David H. Wells’ Echoing Histories

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If you live in New England (or you will be anywhere near there on Friday, December 8th), please join us for an intimate evening with a filmmaker, his subject, a film critic and an audience who will help the filmmaker shape his work-in-progress by screening and critiquing samples of a film.   The Providence Athenæum and Rhode Island based film-maker and long-time ASMP member, David Helfer Wells, announce a community talk-back on Friday, December 8th, showcasing…

Globetrotting Explorer Jodi Cobb is Recipient of ASMP Lifetime Achievement Award

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In recognition of her distinguished career that has spanned four decades, globetrotting explorer Jodi Cobb was presented with an ASMP Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by David Wiegold, Chapter President of  ASMP’s Washington DC Chapter, prior to her “Stranger in a Strange Land” Artist Talk presentation on November 13th, 2017 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Jodi Cobb’s Bio One of only four female staff photographers in National Geographic’s history, she is known for breaking through barriers and lifting a curtain on hidden societies….

Photo of President Obama bu Pete Souza

Photographer Pete Souza Reflects On 8 Years (And 1.9 Million Photos) Of Obama

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Cross-posted from NPR.org [by Terry Gross] As the chief official White House photographer for President Barack Obama, Pete Souza had top security clearance and sat in on most meetings and major events with the president. “I was there all the time,” he says. “I wasn’t talking to [Obama] all the time, but I was always in every meeting and pretty much every situation that he had as president.” Over the course of Obama’s eight years…

Phot of Nirvana by Mark Seliger

ASMP Members’ Photos Appear in Rolling Stone Photo Issue

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Five past and present ASMP members shot 28 of the 66 photos that are featured in the Rolling Stone Magazine’s 2017 Photo Issue. See these iconic photos by Mark Seliger, Dan Winters, Albert Watson, Herb Ritts and Richard Avedon. The Photo Issue | Rolling Stone