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The Art of the Personal Project: Ian Spanier

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Cross-posted from aPhotoEditor [by Suzanne Sease] Today’s featured artist:  Ian Spanier MoTo Personal projects have always been an important part of my career as a photographer. I’ve been lucky enough to have found some success from previous projects where they have been published in coffee table books, magazine articles and presented in print in various venues. The importance of personal work for me lies in the fact that unlike my commercial work the vision is…

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May I Make Your Portrait?

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Photograph by Michael Huff Editor's Note: Clark James Mishler is a longtime ASMP member out of the Northern California Chapter. He is a professional photographer who has specialized in producing environmental portraits for corporate and editorial clients. Over the past 35 years, Mishler's work has been published in hundreds of national and international publications. He believes that his experience producing his personal "Portrait-a-Day" project over the past 10 years has uniquely prepared him for making...
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Kurt Cobain with Dolls’ Heads: Mark Seliger’s Best Photograph

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Editor’s Note: This photo is on sale as part of an online auction in aid of charities combatting Covid-19 (bids close on 12 June). Photographer Mark Seliger is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from The Guardian [ by Mark Seliger] ‘Things were going pretty darn well for him. Six months later, I was shocked to learn he had passed’ I first photographed Nirvana in 1992 for Rolling Stone magazine in the midst of the band’s world tour…

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Casual Conversations: The Vanity Fair Talks

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Editor’s Note: Harry Benson is an ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from The Annenberg Space for Photography This week, the Annenberg Space for Photography is pleased to announce “Casual Conversations: The Vanity Fair Talks,” a four-part series of virtual conversations between lauded Vanity Fair photographers and some of the publications current and former editors. Over the course of four weeks, ASP will host four presentations and conversations about the iconic imagery that accompanied the magazine’s investigative…

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Behind the Lens with Adventure Photographer Michael Clark

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Editor’s Note: ASMP Professional Member Michael Clark is leading a two-session class next week called Dialing in Your Digital Workflow. As well as we all think we know digital workflow, Michael can teach us something.  Get the course details and register here. Cross-posted from RedBull.com Michael Clark was a budding rock climber when he decided to turn his hand to photography. Today, he’s one of the world’s leading photographers of adventure sports. We caught up with…

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Spotlight: Exploring the Lives of Women in Male-Dominated Professions

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Editor’s Note: Gail Mooney is a past ASMP National Board Chair and current ASMP Life Member. Her business partner, Tom Kelly, is also a current ASMP Life Member. Both are members of the New York Chapter. Cross-posted from Motion Arts Pro [by David Schonauer] Gail Mooney was self-quarantined before COVID-19. The New Jersey-based photographer and filmmaker (and occasional PPD contributor) has spent the past several months holed up finishing her latest film project, a documentary…

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