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Eight by Eight: Joe Pugliese

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Cross-posted from The Daily Edit (aPhotoEditor) [by Heidi Volpe]  Joe Pugliese was asked by the creators of 8×8 magazine to photograph the U.S. Women’s Soccer team just prior to their recent win.   “Heidi: Tell us why this project was different for you? Joe: This assignment really combined everything I love about shooting for editorial clients. It was commissioned by the editor and designer Robert Priest so I knew that care would be taken in how…

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Photos Day or Night: The Archive of Hugh Mangum

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Cross-posted from Elizabeth Avedon Journal.  [by Elizabeth Avedon] “I was recently introduced to Sarah Stacke’s extraordinary book, “Photos Day or Night: The Archive of Hugh Mangum,” brilliantly designed by Bonnie Briant. The book is a close-up look at the life and work of early 20th century Southern American photographer Hugh Mangum. Photo archive curator Stacke collaborated with Mangum’s granddaughter, Martha Sumler, and the result is a stunning look at never-before-seen photographs and ephemera from their…

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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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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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Screenshot of article posted at The New York Times Lens Blog

These 6 Women Shaped Photojournalism During LIFE’s Heyday

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Cross-posted from Artsy and The New York Times Lens Blog.  [by Jacqui Palumbo – Artsy and Will Heinrich – Lens]  “Combined, those six photographers shot over 325,000 images from the 1930s to the early 1970s. Kushner, along with fellow curators Sarah Gordon, Erin Levitsky, and William J. Simmons, selected one story from each woman that showed a different facet of Luce’s idea of American eminence. However, by showing unpublished images, too, they peeled back the…

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Join ASMP on Capitol Hill in Support of CASE Act – July 17th & 18th

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Make Your Voice Heard on Capitol Hill. Join ASMP and other creators for July Advocacy ‘Fly-In’ scheduled this week – July 17th & 18th. 7.15.19 Editor’s Note: See schedule updates below. ASMP and its community of visual creator groups have pivoted CASE Act advocacy efforts towards the Senate this month and scheduled a rash of in-person and online advocacy activities, as the Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) moves the CASE Act forward with a mark-up hearing…

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