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VIDEOS: The Story Behind the Image

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Cross-posted from The Lucie Foundation.  In partnership with Canon, the Lucie Foundation presents three short videos featuring photographers talking about one of their iconic images.  The photographers, all seasoned professionals, are Stephanie Sinclair, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Canon Explorer of Light; John Moore, Pulitzer Price winning senior staff photographer, special correspondent for Getty Images, and World Press Photo Of The Year winner; and Natalie Keyssar, a PDN 30 winner of many grants, who is widely published…

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Quick Reference: ASMP Town Hall & Webinar Video Archives

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In 2021, ASMP will continue to produce town halls and webinars to assist members in navigating the business and legal challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. To make it easy for those who may miss any live events, or those who just want to rewatch recordings of events attended, ASMP has created this quick reference list of town halls and webinars. While some of town halls and webinars may be recorded for public access to...
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Joshua Kissi Is Changing the Pecking Order of Old-School Photography

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Cross-posted from W Magazine via Pro Photo Daily. [By Michael Beckert]  “Kissi’s projects vary in subject matter—he has shot Michael B. Jordan for the cover of People Magazine and Fuel the People activists for The New York Times’ T Magazine. His style, however, is instantly recognizable.” “For a long time, people romanticized this idea of the starving artist because there were so few that make it to the top. Now people are finding spaces that make…

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The Staff of The Angelica Tea Room in Buffalo NY

Optimizing Your Find A Photographer Experience

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally posted on March 20, 2019, but we believe the content continues to be relevant to members today when setting up or refreshing their Find A Photographer portfolios, so we have republished for another review. With ASMP now regularly promoting its Find A Photographer service both online and in print publications like Communication Arts — there is no better time than now for you to update your Find A Photographer…

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Robert Beck: “How to Stand Apart From the Pack”

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Cross-posted from blind.  [By Bill Shapiro]  “One of the most respected sports photographers, Robert Beck has photographed many of the world’s greatest athletes and captured top sporting events in his particular way. He tells us about his experience and his love for both sports and photography.” “That there’s more than one way to skin a cat. And that thinking became part of my arsenal for how I approach a shoot. When you’re just starting out…

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VIDEO: One Photo per Day for More Than a Year, Exploring How Rituals Affect Memory

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Cross-posted from Aeon / Psyche. [Photos and narration by Jonathan Harris]  “On 27 August 2009, the US artist Jonathan Harris turned 30 and began a project that he called Today. The idea was simple: each day he took one photo and posted it to his website before going to sleep. He kept this up for 440 days, then stopped. A few weeks later, his friend Scott Thrift made the short documentary, also called Today, about…

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