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Brigitte Lacombe and the “New” MoMA

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In this rare interview, ASMP Professional Member Brigitte Lacombe opens up about her first job working in the lab at Elle magazine back in the 1970s and what she loves most about living and working in New York City today. Cross-posted from Creative New York [by Anna Luisa Vallifuoco] If you don’t know the name Brigitte Lacombe, one of her impossibly intimate portraits — of everyone from Meryl Streep to Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, or Louise Bourgeois — is…

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Dan Winters Lands WIRED Magazine Cover

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A photo taken by ASMP Professional Member Dan Winters appears on the cover of the January 2018 issue of WIRED Magazine.

Join Arthur Meyerson on ‘The Journey’

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In The Journey, Arthur Meyerson, one of America’s most celebrated photographers and workshop instructors, traces his photographic life and illustrates it with some of his most compelling images, many of which have never been published before. The Journey begins with an all-inclusive interview conducted by one of photography’s premier curators, Anne Wilkes Tucker. From his early beginnings and successful commercial career to his personal inspirations and workshop teaching, Meyerson candidly discusses these topics and much…

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Harry Benson’s New Book Celebrates His Extraordinary Career

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Cross-posted from CBS NEWS [by Jim Axelrod] NEW YORK — For nearly 70 years, one man has pointed his lens at the country’s most important events and people. When Bobby Kennedy was shot, Harry Benson was there. “I turned to him and I see Bobby’s fallen to the floor,” Benson told CBS News. “Ethel appeared … she threw her hand up … I’m saying to myself, ‘Don’t mess up today, mess up tomorrow.’” When Martin…

Frames Per Second: Tips for Better Video Storytelling

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Editor’s note: Bob Sacha is an ASMP Professional Member who recently served as a judge for the Best of ASMP 2017 Photo Contest. Cross-posted from PDN Online [by Sharon Ber] In addition to directing, editing and writing for video, former National Geographic photographer Bob Sacha also teaches video to photographers who want to meet the demand of clients for motion content. “People say, ‘How do you shoot great video?’ That’s easy. The question is how…