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Blowin’ in the Wind

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Cross-posted from Topic.  [by Rachel Monroe and Theo Stroomer]  “Several years ago, Colorado-based photographer Theo Stroomer heard about a small town on the Colorado plains that had been inundated with tumbleweeds. Though they’re rarely covered outside local press, tumbleweed storms actually happen with some regularity. They occur when wind and weather systems conspire such that the spiny clumps tumble in by the hundreds of thousands, or sometimes millions, engulfing stores and houses and cars in…

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Member Alert: System Upgrade of ASMP Storefront Scheduled for July 9th

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ASMP Storefront System Upgrade Scheduled for Tuesday, July 9th. 07.09.2019 1:18pmET Update: Upgrade Complete. Member login access has been restored. If you experience log in issues, please send an email to This is to advise all members that our Member Services partner, Village Press, will be upgrading their database system on Tuesday, July 9th. This system houses the ASMP Storefront and controls member login protocols for, and all member services associated with the…

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Screenshot of article posted at The Spaces

Inside ‘Chernobyl:’ How the TV Show’s Atmospheric Sets Were Created

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Editor’s Note: HBO production designer Luke Hull was influenced by the Chernobyl images taken by ASMP Professional Member Gerd Ludwig. See all of the Chernobyl-related stories and photos posted on Ludwig’s website. Cross-posted from The Spaces [by Claire Carponen] New television series Chernobyl tells the story of the 1986 nuclear disaster that occurred in Ukraine, then part of the former Soviet Union, and its devastating human cost. The five-part HBO and Sky UK series has been a huge hit, hooking…

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ASMP’s Luke Copping Shares Experience as Judge for the 2019 Pink Lady Photo Contest

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ASMP sat down with our former National Board Chair Luke Copping and Food Awards Company’s Judge Liaison Alyssia Rawlins to discuss the history of the Pink Lady® Photographer of the Year Contest, and Luke’s experience when he served as a judge for the most recent competition. ASMP: Alyssia, what’s the history of the contest? Alyssia Rawlins: Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year was founded by Caroline Kenyon and her team at The Food Awards…

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Questions with an Educator: Koci Hernandez

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features, Koci Hernandez. Koci is a widely recognized photographer and educator who holds the position of Assistant Professor at UC Berkley. He has received countless accolades for his education skills and has completed truly captivating photography projects. He has also published a book titled, “The Principles of Multimedia Journalism: Packaging Digital News.” Here, Koci tells us a bit about his California Youth Prison Systems Project, explains what it took to…

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