ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

Weekend Reading 8.19.2016

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.

• How to access Instagram’s powerful analytics and insights.

Traveling the world to photograph first time Olympians with Gina Levay.

• 99% Invisible explores why The Bauhaus owes its popularity and influence outside of Germany to a lesser-known photographer named Lucia Maholy.

• Medium explores how Public Knowledge recently crossed the line with a series of allegedly inaccurate attacks against the Copyright Office.

• The late Bill Cunningham’s image archive may be worth more than $1 million dollars.

• Don’t be that guy – how not to be an exploitive photographer when traveling.

• How to hack your brain to produce more creative ideas.

• That time someone photographed Salvador Dali trying to coax a rhino into attacking a Vermeer painting.

Communication mistakes to avoid at all costs.

• ASMP Executive Director recently wrote this guest post on Scott Kelby’s blog that is an important call to action for any photographer or freelancer who values their ability to make a career out of their creativity.

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