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The Playful Sensuality of Photographer Ellen von Unwerth’s Images

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Editor’s Note: Ellen von Unwerth is an ASMP Professional Member.  Cross-posted from Artsy. [By Elyssa Goodman]  “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 show highlights von…

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The Daily Edit – Tracy+David Stills and Motion

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Editor’s Note: Tracy+David are current ASMP Members. Cross-posted from aPhotoEditor [by Heidi Volpe] 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 the Knight Fellowship…

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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.  [By Barney Britton]  “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…

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Why Photographer David Burnett Shot 4×5 Film at Impeachment Hearing

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Editor’s Note: Photojournalist David Burnett is an ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from PDNPulse [by Holly Hughes] Photojournalist David Burnett and his old wooden camera drew a lot of attention and curiosity when he began photographing at the start of Wednesday’s first public impeachment hearing. The feed of every TV network showed Burnett loading and unloading sheet film, and peering into his viewfinder to photograph the two witnesses, George Kent and William Tayor. “Shooting large-format today was…

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Rider of the Storm: Eric Meola’s Western Adventures

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Editor’s Note: Eric Meola is an ASMP Professional Member. His book, “Fierce Beauty: Storms of the Great Plains,” will be published on Nov. 11. Cross-posted from The East Hampton Star[by Jennifer Landes] Eric Meola is a storm chaser. For the past several years, he has loaded his camera equipment and traveled west from Sagaponack to the Great Plains and “Tornado Alley” — from the Rio Grande in Texas to Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada —…

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Photo of Former President George H.W. Bush, President-elect Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter by David Hume Kennerly

David Hume Kennerly Has Photographed 10 Presidents, and Now UA Has Acquired His Archive

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Editor’s Note: David Hume Kennerly is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from AZCentral [by Rachel Leingang] The archives of a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist will join the University of Arizona’s collections, the university announced. The images and artifacts of David Hume Kennerly, 72, who has photographed 10 U.S. presidents and leaders from around the world, will be part of the university’s Center for Creative Photography in Tucson. In total, Kennerly’s archive includes nearly 1 million “images, prints,…

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