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Photo of Jay Maisel in front of his former home on 190 Bowery

New York Legend Jay Maisel Dishes on 190 Bowery and His New Photo Archive

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Editor’s Note: Jay Maisel is an ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from [by Michelle Coleman] Jay Maisel is best known for the incredibly expressive stories he tells through his beautiful photography. But in recent years, he’s become perhaps just as well known for his New York City real estate story where he made the deal of the century when he sold his home, the Germania Bank Building at 190 Bowery. What he’s not at all…

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Peter Krogh’s Latest Book: The DAM Book 3.0

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Editor's Note: Peter is offering a discount to ASMP members on his new book. Log in and go to ASMP benefit page to purchase book. ASMP member, Peter Krogh, has completed the long-anticipated revision of The DAM Book.  With his 3rd DAM book, Peter continues to help photographers build safe and usable private archives, and to show how to get the most out of your images.  The creation and use of visual media is fast…

Ellen Von Unwerth: “My Girls Are Proud Of Their Womanhood”

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Image © Ellen von Unwerth Editor's Note: Ellen von Unwerth is an ASMP Life Member. Her exhibition opens in London on May 4th and runs through May 18th. Cross-posted from Vogue “The exhibition is called Ladyland, my favourite subject,” Ellen von Unwerth cackles ahead of her upcoming London show. The German photographer is, of course, referring to the sensual, provocative and playful images of women that have become her calling card. Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss…
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Photographer Jay Maisel Launches New Website

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Editor's Note: Jay Maisel is an ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from PR Newswire BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic and award-winning photographer Jay Maisel is pleased to announce the launch of his new website, The website has seven photographic collections, prefaced with his thoughts about some of the never-before-published photos of his travels in 35 countries and trips across the United States. The collections include photographs of Jazz greats including Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, as well as images of…

Ira Block’s Latest Book – Cuba Loves Baseball: A Photographic Journey

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“Ira Block’s photographs remind me of playing baseball when I was a kid in Cuba. It brings back great memories.” -Luis Tiant, Former Boston Red Sox pitcher   Ira Block, an ASMP member since 1981, is an internationally renowned documentary photographer, lecturer, and workshop leader who has produced more than thirty stories for the National Geographic Magazine and its affiliates. Block began shooting stories in Cuba for the National Geographic Magazine in 1997. Over repeated…