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Weekend Reading 6.23.2017

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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. • Need shots of ordinary people doing ordinary things? Check out We Got That B-Roll. • How to grow your photography business when you don’t have any money.  • Due to a trend of people mistreating park lands for photos and video lately the National Parks…

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Questions with a Pro: Francesco Tonelli

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Today’s Questions with a Pro features Francesco Tonelli. Francesco left his career as a professional chef to become a food photographer, and now brings the eye of a true master to everything he shoots from table to farm and beyond. See more of Francesco’s exquisite imagery at http://www.francescotonelli.com/ We Asked: Your work encompasses a wide range of genres – food, architecture, people, cityscapes, farms – do you have any advice for those struggling to achieve…

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Working with Styles

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Cross-posted from phaseone.com [by Alexander Flemming] With the launch of Capture One Pro 10.1, Phase One changed the interface of the Styles and Presets tool, located within the Adjustments tool tab. This also laid the foundation for Styles Packs as an easy way to manage and import multiple Styles from a single file. This blogpost contains general information as well as tips and tricks, to help you work comfortably with Styles in no time. Phase…

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Weekend Reading 6.9.2017

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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. • Capture One introduces a new styles module.  • Gatorade creates a water man using no CGI.  • Four productive things to do when you can’t use devices in flight.  • Avoid burnout by using the spoon theory of productivity.  • The Photographer’s Role by David…

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Questions with a Pro: Sean Kernan

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Today’s Questions with a Pro features the wise and talented Sean Kernan. Sean is a photographer, teacher and writer whose beautiful work and kind spirit are equally well known. Today, Sean talks to us about creativity, personal projects and spanning the gap between the fine art and commercial worlds. We Asked: You have a wide variety on your resume, from the Kampala Boxing Club to Secret Books. How do you develop these projects and what…

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Weekend Reading 6.2.2017

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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. • Thankfully, photography may be one job that is at a low risk for replacement by automation.  • If you don’t look at your old shit and cringe, you’re not growing. • Google has abandoned the Nik suite of photo editing tools. • Retronaut 1942 –…

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