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Alec Soth’s Secret Farmhouse Project

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Cross-posted from Magnum Photos. [by Alec Soth]  “A new short film sees the photographer discussing that happiest year of his life and the impact one ramshackle building had upon his photographic approach” “In the midst of a period of turbulence in his career, spurred by growing doubts about the validity of his work and photographic processes, Alec Soth started a new project, one unlike any he had pursued before…” Alec Soth’s Secret Farmhouse Project

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Foto Féminas presents: Mónica Lozano

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Cross-posted from worldpressphoto.org [by Veronica Sanchis Bencomo] Mónica Lozano is a Mexican-American photographer born in El Paso, Texas, USA. She was raised across the border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Lozano received her masters degree in photography at TAI, Centro Universitario de Artes in Madrid, Spain. Her work has been selected for various international photo competitions and grants. In 2011, Lozano finished the Photo Global residency at the School of Visual Arts in New York on…

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The Momentary Present

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Cross-posted from Southern Cultures. [by David Wharton]  “The images in this series observe the often uneasy fit between past and future, capturing a moment where tradition and modernity unexpectedly meet. This momentary present, reconciled sometimes in humor, sometimes in pathos, reveals the ways in which a region’s past always inflects its present, its present inflects its future, and so on in a continuous cycle. Through still photography, we can artificially pause this flow and preserve…

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Questions with a Pro: Randal Crow

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features, Randal Crow. We asked: Please provide a brief background of yourself. Randal said: Starting out in 1989 as a photographer’s 1st assistant in a busy commercial studio, I polished my skills in a wide variety of areas. We were shooting tabletop products, fashion, executive portraits, groups, architecture, industrial locations, and in all formats up to 4×5. My B&W skills were further refined as I processed and printed a…

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Brian Finke Turns His Camera on His Family and the Cinematic Glow of Texas

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Editor’s Note: Brian Finke is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from It’s Nice That. [by Jenny Brewer] “We try not to have favourites but it’s difficult not to love everything photographer Brian Finke produces. And that encompasses a hugely eclectic subject matter too, from his series on Italian pasta making to the lovely ladies of the Ms. Senior America beauty pageant, not forgetting his oddly compelling shots of sad desk lunches. Brian’s latest series Texas…

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4 Reasons Why Artists Should Form LLCs 

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Cross-posted from ASMP counsel Thomas Maddrey’s Blog.  [by Victoria Gonzales]  “According to the Creative Career Center, visual artists are more than three times as likely than the general U.S. workforce to be entrepreneurs. This means that working as a self-employed artist means much more than just creating your art. If you are selling your art and looking to be taken seriously in the art world, it is probably a good idea to look into forming…

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