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Anne Geddes Was the Original Baby-Picture Influence

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Cross-posted from The New York Times. [By Sarah Lyall]  Editor’s Note: Anne Geddes is an ASMP Professional Member. “Her photography books of little ones in pea pods and flower beds sold millions. Then came Instagram.” “The idea was straightforward: solicit baby photographs from parents around the world, in a sort of open casting call, so that Ms. Geddes could post them in her own Instagram stories. ‘I guarantee I will look at all of them, and…

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LaToya Ruby Frazier, American Witness

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Cross-posted from The New York Times Style Magazine.  [By Zoë Lescase]  “Frazier’s radical empathy has brought her to places whose occupants have every reason to distrust outsiders. She photographs communities gutted by unemployment, poverty, racism and environmental degradation, seeking out subjects dehumanized or ignored by the mainstream media. At 39, she sees her life’s work as an archive of humanity, one that particularly documents the courage and diversity of blue-collar workers and the consequences of…

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In a League of Her Own: Ida Wyman, Girl Photographer in a World of Men

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Cross-posted from blind. [By Miss Rosen]  “A new exhibition looks at rare color photographs of documentary photographer Ida Wyman made on the streets of New York in the 1940s. American photographer Ida Wyman (1926–2019) achieved her every dream except one — the opportunity to publish her illustrated memoir Girl Photographer: From the Bronx to Hollywood and Back before she died. Though Wyman was humble, she never lacked for confidence or nerve, becoming one of the few…

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Building a Bold Brand as a Mobile Journalist

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Cross-posted from ProVido Coalition.  [By Ron Dawson]  “Caroline [Scott] was previously based in the South Atlantic where she developed a television station and its news programming for the population of the Falkland Islands. Since then, she has produced content for the BBC, ITV, Thomson Reuters, Associated Press, Journalism.co.uk, and British Forces Broadcasting Service. Like many other journalists, she has turned more and more to mobile journalism. This has become particularly key during this age of…

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Best of ASMP 2020 First Place Winner’s Profile – Tracy + David, Stills and Motion

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Los Angeles, Californiahttps://www.tracydavid.com/ Image © Tracy + David, Stills and Motion “RV Travel” First Place – Commercial ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo/video? Tracy + David: We were shooting imagery of a camper van around the West in stills, motion, and with a drone, and spotted this great curvy road in the trees while heading to a location in the mountains of Northern California. We thought it would make an interesting image…

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Alfred Stieglitz – Camera Work Quarterly Available for Download.

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Cross-posted from Deborah Gilbert / Develop I’ve always loved treasure hunting at flea markets and antique shops and one of my fantasies has always been to come across an issue of Camera Work, the photography journal that Alfred Steiglitz started publishing in 1903. Unfortunately, no such luck. But now we’re all lucky because all 50 issues have been digitized and can be seen on the website Modern Journals Project! Alfred Stieglitz – Camera Work Quarterly…

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