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Designed to Deceive: Do These People Look Real to You?

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Cross-posted from The New York Times [By Kashmir Hill and Jeremy White] There are now businesses that sell fake people. On the website Generated.Photos, you can buy a “unique, worry-free” fake person for $2.99, or 1,000 people for $1,000. If you just need a couple of fake people — for characters in a video game, or to make your company website appear more diverse — you can get their photos for free on ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com. Adjust their likeness as needed; make…

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3 Ways Non-Retail Small Businesses Can Celebrate Small Business Saturday

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Cross-posted from score.com [by Deborah Sweeney] Ideas For Small Business Saturday Small Business Saturday falls on November 28, 2020, the Saturday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Created by American Express, this holiday celebrates small businesses and getting consumers to participate in the #ShopSmall movement in their local communities and neighborhoods. Small Business Saturday will be entering its 11th anniversary in 2020. In a year unlike any other, support for small businesses is just as critical now…

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Jennifer Davick Uses Innovative Tech to Collaborate Real-time on Virtual Productions

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Cross-posted from Notes From A Rep’s Journal.  [By Heather Elder]  “She recently finished a still photography campaign for the Publix Supermarket, shot during COVID. We were interested in hearing about the role technology played in this virtual shoot.” “Communication is more necessary than ever. Normally, we would all stand at the monitor and review an image together — pointing at the changes needed. Unfortunately, not being in person makes it very difficult to describe in…

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Stanley Kubrick Though a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs

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Cross-posted from The Eye Of Photography.  “Before becoming a world-famous director of films such as 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, Stanley Kubrick started his career as a photographer. Between the age of 17 and 22, through still photography, Kubrick learnt the art of framing, composition and lighting, his main subject being his hometown, New York. His first photograph was published in 1945 by the famous illustrated magazine Look, of which he had…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 11.20.2020

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents Award Winning Photographer Samantha Isom Appointed to ASMP National Board of Directors Advocacy: The CASE Act Needs You Now! Webinars: Sony Tech Tuesday: Alpha 7C RX011 Legends: Famed Under-ocean photographer Ernie Brooks Has Died Membership: Renew Early in November and Save! Contests: Enter Best of ASMP 2020 Benefits: New Member Benefit from Light & Motion Events Forums Weekend Reading Current News

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Award-Winning Photographer Samantha Isom Appointed to ASMP Board of Directors

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ASMP’s National Board of Directors this week voted to appoint award-winning photographer Samantha Isom to fill the Board seat recently vacated by Amy Tierney. Samantha is a Director, Photographer, DP/Camera Operator, and Content Creator at Samantha Isom Pictures. Her mother was gifted a brownie camera at a young age and began documenting every waking moment of life, and Samantha was soon to follow. Samantha spent years as a photo assistant and digital tech to some…

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