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NEW ASMP Paperwork Share Coming Soon!

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ASMP is excited to announce it will soon be rolling out a major feature for members – the NEW ASMP Paperwork Share! For many years, we have fielded requests from members to bring back the ASMP Paperwork Share – one of the premiere archives of historical pricing data in the photography industry and an invaluable educational tool for members! In the spirit of ASMP’s dedication to co-operative education and community growth, the Paperwork Share will…

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Questions with a Pro: Benton Henry

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features, Benton Henry. Benton is an architectural, aerial, commercial and industrial photographer covering the Southeastern region of the United States. He has been producing visual work for over 30 years and has expanded to book publishing during this time. He is an FAA licensed drone pilot, which has especially come in handy for his large scale architectural work. Here, Benton details how he found his niche in the photography industry, shares…

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Music, Pleasure and Photography

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Cross-posted from Magnum.  [by Colin Pantall]  “In the second instalment of Magnum’s series on photographers’ non-photographic sources of inspiration, Colin Pantall speaks with Cristina de Middel about the surprising role of musical theatre in inspiring her to make her work, which exists in a grey-zone between art and reportage – a Dadaist approach she sees as a hopeful alternative to the more conventional ‘discourse of sobriety’.” Music, Pleasure and Photography Cristina de Middel on the…

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Santa Fe Photographic Workshops – Summer 2019 Member Discounts

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SFPW would like to offer ASMP members a $200 discount on summer workshops. As a member of ASMP, you have made a commitment to your photography. This summer, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops can help you build on that commitment with programs designed to move your career forward. The Workshops are offering ASMP members a special $200 discount on the following workshops*. Log in and go to the SFPW Member Benefit page to acquire benefit discount…

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Matt Black’s ‘Geography of Poverty’

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Cross-posted from NPPA.  [by Maggie Steber and Matt Black]   It’s not often you get to eavesdrop on a conversation between two Magnum photographers, but, now you can:  “Internationally recognized photographers Maggie Steber and Matt Black have a conversation about his work, philosophy and process through an email exchange.” Matt Black’s ‘Geography of Poverty’  

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Emily Matyas: Sol y Tierra / Sun and Earth

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Cross-posted from LenScratch.  [by Aline Smithson]  “Photographer Emily Matyas has a legacy of humanist photography, seeing beyond our borders into other cultures and bringing back beauty and understanding. For the past 30 years, Emily has crossed into Mexico to photograph the grace of every day life. Her new book, Sol y Tierra: Views Beyond the U.S.-Mexico Border, 1988-2018, published by Daylight, includes a foreword by Kirsten Rian and contributions by Amparo Wong Molina, Sergio Anaya, and Linda…

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