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Weekend Reading 7.9.2020

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Director Frank Rocco. Is Instagram’s Move to Protect Photographers as Good as It Seems? How and when to see the rare NEOWISE comet this month Stunning Black & White Photos Of Tokyo In The State Of Emergency During The Rising Of Coronavirus Cases Pricing & Negotiating: Corporate Lifestyle Shoot…

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Ilse Bing – Paris and Beyond

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Cross-posted from The Eye Of Photography. “Bing’s interest in photography began with the need to illustrate her dissertation in architecture. This first encounter with the new medium proved enchanting, leading to the purchase of her first Leica in 1929, four years after this pioneering 35mm handheld camera was introduced to the world. In 1930, Bing gave up her studies and moved to Paris to commence the most notable decade of her photography career. As a…

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For Two Years, 13 Photographers Have Been Documenting London, Unknowingly Creating a Record of Pre-Lockdown Life

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Cross-posted from It’s Nice That. [By Ruby Boddington] “On how he compiled such an incredible group of artist to collaborate on All Change, Owen tells us: ‘Even though I hadn’t worked with the photographers before, I was aware of some of them and already appreciated their work. Bringing the group together was quite a slow process, we wanted to ensure we had a variety of photographers from different backgrounds, not just documentary photographers. Between a…

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New Member Discount Offer from ASMP Benefit Partner Digital Transitions

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New member offer from Digital Transitions. ASMP members will receive 45% off their purchase of Capture One 20 and also receive 10% off any style pack. Offers valid only until July 31, 2020. Cannot be applied to subscriptions or past purchases. Promo codes will only work on dtcommercialphoto.com. (Not applicable at captureone.com.) Digital Transitions is providing an incredible offer for ASMP members. Log in to access the Digital Transitions member discount code and to access…

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Celebrating 30 Years of Glen Luchford’s Fashion Photography

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Cross-posted from AnOther. [By Belle Hutton] “Among the editorial and personal work Luchford has created over his career, he has broken boundaries with his fashion campaign images. In the 1990s Luchford shot atmospheric campaigns for Prada – including Amber Valletta lying in a boat in the middle of the dusky River Tiber with small fires burning in the distance, or standing in a misty, snowy garden – that broke the mould; some of the images…

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Photographer Recreates Historical Portraits Using Direct Descendants of the Subjects, Including Thomas Jefferson’s Sixth Great Grandson

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Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Jack Alexander] One photographer has been shooting portraits with the goal of recreating famous portraits of some of history’s most prominent figures — but with an interesting twist: His subjects are the descendants of historical figures. For one portrait in particular, he located Thomas Jefferson’s sixth great-grandson. Drew Gardner is not only a photographer but also a history enthusiast who was was commissioned by Smithsonian magazine to work on a project…

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