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Giving Thanks in 2018

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I want to wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday.  I hope you all have time to step away from the challenges and stresses of daily work to spend quality time with family and friends, sharing blessings, joys, and laughter. It is also a time to reconsider how we can use our talents, time, and resources to give to others around us who may simply need our attention and support.  For me, Thanksgiving is deeply intertwined…

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Think Tank’s Black Friday Specials

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For three days Think Tank is putting their popular Airport Advantage Plus roller on sale at 50%.  Plus, through December 2nd, they are putting several other product lines on sale at 40%.  The sales commence on Black Friday, November 23rd. Also, don’t forget to log in and use the special ASMP member benefit link so that, in addition to your member discount, you will also receive a free gift and free shipping with your order. …

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Reminder to Check Out U.S. Global Entry Program If You Travel Abroad

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Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. Members enter the United States through automatic kiosks at select airports. At airports, program members proceed to Global Entry kiosks, present their machine-readable passport or U.S. permanent resident card, place their fingerprints on the scanner for fingerprint verification and complete a customs declaration. The kiosk issues the traveler a transaction…

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Juno’s Latest Photo of Jupiter is Breathtaking

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Cross-posted from smithsonianmag.com [by Jason Daley] On October 29, the Juno spacecraft that has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016, swooped above the planet’s North Temperate Belt and snapped what may be its most mesmerizing image of the gas giant’s clouds yet. The image, taken 4,400 miles above the planet and enhanced by citizen-scientists and artists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran, includes white pop-up clouds and an anticyclonic storm that appears as a white oval. The…

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The Complete Creators Mobile Workflow: Harmony Between Apple and Adobe

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  Cross-posted from resourcemagonline.com [by Alexandra Niki] I’ve always been a mobile creator. Shooting on iPads, editing with iMovie, or Pinnacle. Shooting with an iPhone, and editing with Snapseed, or Photoshop Express. Regardless of my hacks, and workarounds, I still couldn’t match the power of a desktop. A dslr (or some other high powered image capture device), importing (or tethering), and editing on a laptop or desktop was still required to create professional content. Over…

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Questions with an Educator: Steven H. Begleiter

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features, Steven H. Begleiter. Steven is a Denver-based photographer, educator, and photography book creator, who specializes in editorial and commercial photography. His teaching career has taken him all over the country, but he now teaches at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design in Denver, Colorado. He uses his vast career experience as a tool in the classroom to prepare his students for the industry, and thoroughly enjoys learning alongside…

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