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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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Another Country

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Cross-posted from the MoMA Magazine. [By John Jeremiah Sullivan]  Writer John Jeremiah Sullivan shares a collection of early photographs of Black life and music. “As a privileged white guy who writes a lot about Black history and culture, I prepared myself early on to take lumps for the unavoidable degree of cultural appropriation present in the mere act of doing the work, and I will not lie: at times it can feel vampiric. I tell…

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Google Pay’s New Redesign Sums Up the Best and Worst of Google

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  Cross-posted from fastcompany.com [by Ainsley Harris]   Google loyalists are sure to thrill at the company’s newly redesigned mobile payments app. The app’s peer-to-peer payments are intuitive and conversational, packing a host of features into a remarkably simple interface. Its integrations with retailers like gas stations bring touch-free magic to the most tedious of transactions. And perhaps most impressively, its customized financial insights are surprisingly engaging and useful, in sharp contrast to the bulky,…

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Ernie Brooks Has Died

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Cross-posted from the Santa Barbara Independent [by Jean Yamamura] Ernie Brooks II, the famed under-ocean photographer, died today at the age of 85. Photography was in his blood as the son of the man who created the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara and the grandson of a Portuguese woman who was a professional portrait photographer. Brooks not only graduated from his father’s institute and studied with Hans Haas, a pioneer of underwater documentaries,…

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