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Questions with a Pro: David H. Wells

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Today’s Questions with a Pro features multimedia and photo-essayist David H. Wells. David’s clients include National Geographic, Life Magazine, DuPont and The Ford Foundation. He spoke to us about creating a “visual narrative” and how his business challenges have changed over the years. You can see more of David’s work at http://davidhwells.com. You can check out David’s Visual Narrative reel (mentioned below) here: http://bit.ly/2jfp6cl We Asked: We love your reel and the title “Visual Narrative”…

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Weekend Reading 2.24.2017

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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 curated by ASMP National Board Member Luke Copping. • Since getting a little more sleep is one of the best things you can do for your productivity, here is how you can ensure an earlier bedtime by making a deal with yourself.  • How food photography is lying to you.  • How an erotic Star Wars dream…

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Reminder to Update Find a Photographer Portfolios by March 31

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  Now that the NEW Find a Photographer has launched, it will be necessary for members with Find a Photographer accounts to login and refresh portfolios, by updating images and specialty categories for galleries, so that image portfolios can be properly searched and accurately populate search results on the new application platform. While images that were previously added to Find a Photographer in the legacy system have been migrated into the new application, portfolio images may need…

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Strictly Business Webinar with Freelance Photographer Todd Bigelow a Great Success

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In the 90 minute Strictly Business Webinar ASMP Talk: Freelancing with Todd Bigelow, ASMP Executive Director, Tom Kennedy, interviews LA-based freelance photographer and founder of The Business of Photography Workshop, Todd Bigelow, about the many issues – building a portfolio, making client connections, licensing, protecting your work – facing freelance photographers in today’s fast-paced, tumultuous times. Following the one-on-one interview, Tom opens up the discussion with Todd to include a Q&A with nearly 300 webinar attendees. ASMP was…

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Commercial Photography Tips: Shooting for Brands Like J.Crew

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                                                                                                                       © Bryan Derballa Cross-posted from Photoshelter Blog [by Deborah Block] What’s it like shooting for one of today’s most classic fashion brands? Deborah Block asked Brooklyn-based J.Crew photographer Bryan Derballa for a few commercial photography tips. Read more at PhotoShelter Blog.

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