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Networking like a Pro: Making the Most of Every Encounter

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ASMP member Yasmin Alishav recently relocated to Portland, OR. She is a food photographer, food stylist and trained chef. She started  ASMP as a member of LA and reconnected with ASMP in Portland because she recognizes that a high level of community involvement is good for her business and because volunteer work is deeply important to her. She is a self-described voracious networker and believes every encounter is valid. Yasmin’s Background Yasmin attended Le Cordon…

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Book Publishing Like A Pro: Jennie Jones Does Cleveland

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Jennie Jones has been an ASMP member since the late 1980’s. She started her career as an art historian, later taught high school and then finally began her career as a photographer when she was fifty. She developed a reputation photographing the city of Cleveland, Ohio following some advice she received from a local bookstore owner. Her story is one of taking calculated risks, employing strategic marketing tactics, and working hard to achieve success. The…

ASMP Member Jared Johnson Finalist 14th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest

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Join ASMP in congratulating our colleague, Jared Johnson, on his selection as a Finalist in the category “The American Experience”  in the 14th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest.  Jared attends Virginia Union University. To view Jared’s entry in the Smithsonian Photo Contest. Contest open through March 27th. Winners to be announced March 28th.

BTS: Mark Seliger Photographs the Hollywood Stars for Vanity Fair and the 2017 Oscars

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[by Tihomir Lazarov] Cross-posted from Fstoppers. Photographer and ASMP member Mark Seliger teamed up with Vanity Fair to produce iconic photographs of Hollywood stars in a custom-built portrait studio at the 2017 Oscars. Read about the shoot and the process at Fstoppers.

ASMP Legend: LIFE Photographer Lisa Larsen’s Crowd Photography

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A large crowd gathers to welcome Yugoslav leader Tito during his visit to Russia, 1956.                                                                         Lisa Larsen—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images [by Liz Ronk] Cross-posted from TIME Editor’s note: In celebrating ASMP Legends and Leaders during Women’s History month, this timeless 05.02.2013 article entitled “Lisa Larsen’s Curiously Intimate Crowd Photos“, written by Liz Ronk captures the very special talent of Lisa Larsen, one of ASMP’s founding members. Lately, crowds are everywhere. Or rather, crowdsourcing is everywhere — a…