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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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Behind the Cover: Bernie Sanders

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Editor’s Note: Dan Winters is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from The New York Times Kathy Ryan, director of photography: “For this week’s cover, Dan Winters photographed the Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in a Houston hotel just a day after he won the Nevada caucuses…” Read more

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Kim Maroon and the Fast Women of the Motorsports, Motorcyle and Hotrod Culture

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Join Kim Maroon in Portland, Oregon at her photo show – FAST WOMEN: An exploration of women who ride, race & wrench – a project that follows the growing presence and ever changing role of women in motorsports and motorcycle and hotrod culture. Event Details: Friday, March 6th 6:00 – 9:00PM Nemo Design 1875 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR Music: DJ Troubled Youth Facebook event At the turn of the century, women were performing in…

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