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Backstage Pass: Harry Benson’s New York Fashion Thrills

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Image © Harry Benson/courtesy Staley-Wise Gallery, New York Editor's Note: Harry Benson is an ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from The Guardian Ralph Lauren looking through a peephole, Donna Karen doing some last-minute fiddling, Vivienne Westwood fixing a hat … the Scottish-born photographer caught the golden age of American fashion. Benson, who celebrated his 90th birthday last month, is best known for photographing the Beatles and for having been a witness to many of the major…

The Playful Sensuality of Photographer Ellen von Unwerth’s Images

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Image © Ellen von Unwerth Editor's Note: Ellen von Unwerth is an ASMP Professional Member.  Cross-posted from Artsy.   “Ellen von Unwerth knows what it feels like to be both in front of and behind the camera. The renowned model-turned-photographer celebrates her three-decade career with the exhibition “Devotion! 30 Years of Photographing Women,” running through March 29, 2020, at the new photography space Fotografiska New York, an offshoot of its original location in Stockholm. The…

The Daily Edit – Tracy+David Stills and Motion

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Image © Tracy+David Stills and Motion Editor's Note: Tracy+David are current ASMP Members. Cross-posted from aPhotoEditor Heidi: Were you both involved in photography prior to joining forces? Tracy+David: We’re both former news photojournalists who left our staff photography positions at newspapers almost 10 years ago, and moved to Southern California to begin freelancing. David was formerly an Art Director and Photo Editor at The State Journal-Register in Illinois, before returning to grad school for visual communication through…
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Photographer David Burnett on Shooting His Third Impeachment: ‘I felt that historic pang’

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Cross-posted from DPReview.    “I've been shooting with my Speed Graphic for 15, 16 years. I started in 2003-4 doing politics, then I did the Olympics, and some presidential stuff - John Kerry and George Bush. I won a bunch of World Press Photo prizes in 2004-5, 'Best Sports Story' with the pictures taken with my Speed Graphic. Along the way I met this guy called John Minnicks, who I happily describe as a mad…