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Recognizing and Managing Stress and Trauma as a Photographer

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Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by CS Muncy] No matter how long you’ve been shooting, there’s always been a kind of base level of stress that hangs in the background for every photographer, just out of sight. It’s one of those things that’s always there, even if you don’t notice it. For some photographers, it comes from the uncertainty of the job. Will I be able to make rent this month? Do I have to choose between food or…

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Garry Winogrand in Living Color

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Cross-posted from Hyperallergic.  [by Albert Mofilio]  Garry Winogrand is famous for his black-and-white street photography; however, he loved Kodachrome, and shot lots and lots of it. “If the nostalgic atmosphere of the photographer’s black-and-white images threatens to obscure his compositional acuity these Kodachrome slides dispel it handily.” Garry Winogrand in Living Color  

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Wedding Photographers Called ‘Abusive’ and ‘Unprofessional’ for Refusing to Work With Influencer for Free

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Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Jack Alexander] A pair of British wedding photographers have found themselves called “unprofessional” and “appalling” after declining to work for an influencer for free. A PR rep of the influencer had requested 1,000 photos and two videos, and in return would offer their followers a 25% off the photographers’ services — a discount the photographers don’t even offer. Photographers Frankie Lowe and Laura Dunning of Betrothed & Co were the lucky souls recently contacted…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 07.12.2019

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ASMP Weekly Update Support the CASE Act: URGENT: Our Fight is On and We Need Your Help! Advocacy: Make Your Voice Heard on Capitol Hill in July Style Profile: 2019 Style First Place Winner Profile: Richard Gerst Webinar: LEGAL TALK: Negotiating Social Media Relationships Benefits: Member Benefit: Apple Summer 2019 iPhone Trade-In Offer Podcasts Forums Events Weekend Reading Current News    

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What Makes a Portrait Good? Five Photo Editors Weigh In

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Cross-posted from Artsy. [by Alina Cohen]  “Publications rely on stellar portrait photographs to illustrate some of their most important articles—namely, their profiles. It may be a cliché to say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but a portrait is often a reader’s entrée into a story and subject, and has the potential to make an article or magazine cover go viral.” “What the reader doesn’t see is the energy and extensive collaboration that often…

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What to Do When Good Clients Send Bad Referrals Your Way

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One good professional relationship doesn’t necessarily lead to another. Here’s how to navigate client referrals — and spot bad ones. Cross-posted from Freelancers Union [by Suzanne Scacca] I take a lot of pride in the services I provide. Which is why I’m always flattered when clients send referrals my way. It’s one thing to have people approach me because something I wrote online resonated with them and it’s another to have them say, “Hey, your…

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