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Celebrating Milton Glaser With His Lesser-Known Work

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Cross-posted from PRINT. The great and beloved designer Milton Glaser died recently. His work and, more importantly, his attitude have much to offer any creative person, including photographers, who often work hand-in-hand with designers.  Glaser’s iconic designs come not so much from a refined set of technical skills but rather from ways of thinking about how to solve client’s problems and remain true to your own voice. The people involved with PRINT, including Steven Heller,…

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PRESS RELEASE: ASMP Names James Edmund Datri as Its New Chief Executive Officer

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Tom Maddrey, ASMP General Counsel maddrey@asmp.org Marianne Lee, ASMP Board Chair marianne@asmp-board.org Washington, D.C., July 10, 2020 — The Board of Directors of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has named James Edmund Datri as its new chief executive officer. He will begin his tenure on July 13th and will be based out of San Francisco. Datri is succeeding Tom Kennedy, who announced in January that he would be stepping…

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PRESS RELEASE: ASMP Announces Formation of Advisory Council for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Systemic and institutionalized racism exist in America and must be ended by conscious, collective action demanding change. Though ASMP has a history of commitment to supporting voices for racial justice in the United States, as exemplified by the 1960’s-era Equal Rights Committee, a fair critique makes plain our need to do much more today to address the underlying causes and effects of systemic racism.   –  ASMP, June 9, 2020   Today, as…

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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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