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Juno’s Latest Photo of Jupiter is Breathtaking

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Cross-posted from smithsonianmag.com [by Jason Daley] On October 29, the Juno spacecraft that has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016, swooped above the planet’s North Temperate Belt and snapped what may be its most mesmerizing image of the gas giant’s clouds yet. The image, taken 4,400 miles above the planet and enhanced by citizen-scientists and artists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran, includes white pop-up clouds and an anticyclonic storm that appears as a white oval. The…

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The Complete Creators Mobile Workflow: Harmony Between Apple and Adobe

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  Cross-posted from resourcemagonline.com [by Alexandra Niki] I’ve always been a mobile creator. Shooting on iPads, editing with iMovie, or Pinnacle. Shooting with an iPhone, and editing with Snapseed, or Photoshop Express. Regardless of my hacks, and workarounds, I still couldn’t match the power of a desktop. A dslr (or some other high powered image capture device), importing (or tethering), and editing on a laptop or desktop was still required to create professional content. Over…

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Questions with an Educator: Steven H. Begleiter

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features, Steven H. Begleiter. Steven is a Denver-based photographer, educator, and photography book creator, who specializes in editorial and commercial photography. His teaching career has taken him all over the country, but he now teaches at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design in Denver, Colorado. He uses his vast career experience as a tool in the classroom to prepare his students for the industry, and thoroughly enjoys learning alongside…

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ASMP and SPE Invite Participation in 2018-2019 State of Photographic Education Survey

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In collaboration with the Development Committee of the Society for Photographic Education (SPE), ASMP is continuing to support a survey seeking to assess the state of photographic education.   We want to thank all ASMP members who have responded thus far.  The initial response has been strong, but we want to make sure that everyone has the chance to participate to strengthen the accuracy of the data being gathered. As we have previously noted, the survey…

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How to Maintain Your Relationships as You Grow Your Network

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  Cross-posted from fastcompany.com [By Amelia Friedman] Building a great network involves more than meeting new people and introducing yourself. Once you get past that networking hurdle, you’ll face the challenges of maintaining and leveraging that network. As it grows, you’ll find it more and more difficult to keep in touch with every individual. As a founder, maintaining a robust network has been critical to the success of my company. But make no mistake, managing…

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Darcy Padilla on Her Mentors, and Making Images You Haven’t Seen

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Editor’s Note: Darcy Padilla is a photographer and teacher, who had two main mentors, Eli Reed and Paul Fusco.   She learned a lot from them, including how to be a mentor, herself, and how it continues to help her own work, as well as the people she helps. By David Walker in PDN. Cross-posted from pdnonline.com [by Interview David Walker] Documentary photographer Darcy Padilla has won nearly every major photography award, including a Guggenheim Fellowship…

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