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Apply to Become a TED Fellow

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Every year, the TED Fellows program selects a new class of extraordinary thinkers and doers by open application. We look for innovators on the rise in their respective fields with bold, original work. All applicants must be 18 years or older. Image: TED Fellows Program   How to apply The TED2019 Fellowship application is now open.  Deadline for submission of applications is August 26, 2018. Apply now Application cycle dates We only accept applications for…

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Screenshot of David Hobby interview posted on PhotoShelter Blog

Triggered: David Hobby Reflects on 12 Years with Strobist

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Editor’s Note: David Hobby is best known as the creator and owner of The Strobist, a site about lighting techniques he founded twelve years ago, after leaving his 25-year career as a staff journalist. Hobby also runs workshops both in-person and online, and those online tutorials have been seen by, literally, millions of people, from pros to amateurs. Interviewed by one of the founders of PhotoShelter, Allen Murabayashi, Hobby is an articulate observer about what…

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Lou Jones’ Visual Portraits of Modern Africa in his New Book, panAFRICAproject: Volume I

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Lou Jones’ eclectic career has evolved from commercial to the personal. It has spanned every format, film type, artistic movement and technological change. He maintains a studio in Boston, Massachusetts and has photographed for Fortune 500 corporations, international companies and local small businesses including Federal Express, Nike, and the Barr Foundation. He has completed assignments for magazines and publishers all over the world such as Time/Life, National Geographic and Paris Match. Initiated long-term projects on…

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ASMP Awards Honorary Membership to Presidential Medal of Freedom Nominee James Edward Westcott

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ASMP is pleased to announce the awarding of an honorary membership to James Edward “Ed” Westcott, the official United States Army photographer for the United States Manhattan Project during World War II, who has been nominated for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. ASMP was advised of Ed’s nomination for the Presidential Medal of Freedom by his son, Jim Westcott, ASMP Life Member and former Tennessee Chapter Board of Director. Learning of Ed’s nomination, ASMP Executive…

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Early Bird Registration for PhotoPlus Expo 2018 Ends on August 15th

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The deadline for PhotoPlus Expo 2018 Early Bird registration is fast approaching! You have until 11:59pm on August 15th to receive PPE’s early bird registration discount. ASMP will be exhibiting at the PhotoPlus Expo 2018 being held October 25th thru 27th in New York City at the Javits Convention Center. More information to be posted shortly about ASMP and ASMP partner events and activities at PPE 2018! What is PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo? PDN…

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Join Nick Merrick and Santa Fe Workshops for Colonial Architecture Workshop in San Miguel de Allende

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  The charming colonial town of San Miguel de Allende is consistently recognized as one of the world’s great cities. For a second year in a row, readers of Travel + Leisure readers named it #1—the world’s best city! Join Nick Merrick and Santa Fe Photographic Workshops for a week-long workshop in San Miguel. Nick Merrick is one of the leading architectural photographers working today, and the magnificent structures of colonial San Miguel de Allende…

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