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Talking for Radio

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Cross-posted from The Open Notebook. [By Julia Rosen] Photographers moving into video find out very quickly how important it is to have good audio.  That may include narration – how to write and how to read.  While everyone can talk, speaking for broadcast is a very different kind of presentation – but one that can be learned. Talking for Radio

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The Magic of Photo Printing as Told by Guillaume Geneste

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Cross-posted by blind.  [By Michaël Naulin] “One of the last ambassadors of traditional printing in Paris, Guillaume Geneste opened the doors of his photo lab to us on the occasion of the release of his book Le Tirage à mains nues [Printing with Bare Hands]. It is a love letter to the profession of printing and to photography.” “Everything starts with a dialogue. It’s a three-way exchange between the photographer, his work, and the printer….

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PSPF Symposium: ASMP Presents Creating a Vision for the Future of the Industry

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© Dan Milnor Join ASMP at the Palm Springs Photo Festival SYMPOSIUM - The Future of the Industry: Creative Opportunities Tuesday, September 22nd 5:00pm - 6:30pmPT As ASMP celebrates its 75th Anniversary, the organization looks forward to the future of photography and the ramifications in the creative and business realms. During 2020, ASMP has been on the forefront of assisting photographers and visual creators cope with the challenges of the destructive worldwide pandemic. The recently...
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University of Illinois Department of Journalism Offers Paid Summer Internships for Students at ASMP

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Editor’s Note: ASMP would like to extend its gratitude to all four interns for their tremendous contributions to ASMP and its members during their summer internships providing key support for the promotion and production of the weekly ASMP Town Hall and Webinar Series. Fortunate for ASMP, two of these talented interns –  Julie Kang and Chantal Vaca – were available to remain, and have joined ASMP as part-time staff to continue in their editorial and…

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Photographs of Everyday Life in 1950s New York City Discovered in an Attic 45 Years Later

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Cross-posted from Creative Boom. [By Katy Cowan] “When undiscovered photographer Frank Larson passed away in 1964, his wife Eleanora boxed up all of their possessions and moved out of their retirement home in Lakeville, Connecticut. The box of negatives was one of these items, and it has remained with the family ever since, tucked away in storage.” “Inside the box were over 100 envelopes filled with mostly medium-format, 2 1/4″ x 2 1/4″ negatives. The…

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Tour de France: Inside the Peloton

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Cross-posted from Magnum.  [By Guy Andrews]  “Magnum Cycling author Guy Andrews rediscovers Harry Gruyaert’s 1982 photographs of the Tour de France” “In 1982 most of the Tour de France photographers were taking pictures for the newspapers, which at that time meant working in black and white. As a result, there isn’t a lot of colour work of that year’s race. Harry, whose work is famed for its vivid colours, recognizes that he was fortunate not…

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