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Journalist Paul Salopek Explores the Wonders of the Silk Road

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Cross-posted from PBS News Hour [by Larisa Epatko] National Geographic fellow Paul Salopek is retracing our ancestors’ ancient migration route out of Africa and around the world — on foot. The latest leg of his 21,000-mile, multi-year journey took him across the stunning and bitterly cold mountains of Central Asia, through Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan. The Afghanistan Salopek saw this time was remarkably different than the one he covered at the beginning of the American…

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Weekend Reading 12.8.2017

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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 guest curated this week by ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping. • Instagram freebooting is out of control and the company is letting it happen. • ¥our favorite Instagram stories can now live on your profile. • How to make your photography website stand out.  • 40 Years of Springsteen in pictures.  • The tragic…

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Student Group Membership Rate Now Available!

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ASMP is now making available a discounted rate for University Student Groups! Universities can now join with an entire class of students as a Student Group and receive a substantial discount off individual member rates! A Student Group consists of one Educator Associate Member and between five and fifteen Student Associate Members. When you join as a group, Educator Associate Member rates will be discounted from $95 to $90 per year, and Student member rates…

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Studio Group Membership Rate Now Available!

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ASMP is now making available a discounted rate for Studio Groups! Photographic and artist studios can now join as a group and receive a substantial discount off individual member rates! A Studio Group consists of one Professional ASMP member and between two and ten Associate Members. When you join as a group, Professional Member rates remain at $335 per year, but Associate member rates are discounted from $225 to $150 per member per year! Your…

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Dispatch from the Road: Southeast Asia

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Every year I try very hard to get away and reboot. This usually takes the form of international travel if at all possible. Leading up to a trip I route all purchases through my credit cards and save my miles as well as my pennies, which I can usually stretch considerably by wandering in true backpacker style. Right now I am in the middle of 3 weeks in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. Rebooting is…

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Registration Open for 2018 Palm Springs Photo Festival

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  MAY 6-11, 2018 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR WORKSHOPS AND PORTFOLIO REVIEWS! The Palm Springs Photo Festival is where you can learn from celebrated master photographers, present your work to our remarkable faculty of industry influencers, attend important seminars, symposiums, evening presentations & enjoy our networking events! For more information about 2018 PSPF To obtain ASMP discount code for PSPF (login required)    

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