ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

Weekend Reading 9.2.2016

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.

Have we lost our passions for sleep and rest? Rekindling it may be the key to dealing with any sleep issues you might be suffering from and in turn increase productivity, happiness, and creativity.

• In as little as four years the US workforce may be made up of as much as 40% freelancers.

• Paul Jarvis shares his thoughts on how to set goals like a boss.

• Photographer shares their stunning liquid photography by projecting it on Buckingham Palace.

• Ever wanted to take a whirl at painting your own backgrounds? Here’s an interesting but involved tutorial on how to do it.

• David DuChemin on the importance of illustration vs. interpretation as a way to remain relevant and vital in today’s image saturated world.

• Can making your goals public keep you more accountable to achieving them?

• We’ve been told for years about the importance of asking our clients for their budget – but are we selling ourselves short?

Does being in a a creative industry make you’re prone to depression? How can we better address it as an industry?

• Some anonymous tips on estimating from an art producer. 

• Legendary photographer & longtime ASMP member Marc Riboud Dies at 93Our deepest condolences to his family & friends. Magnum has also shared a deeply touching memoriam of his passing and work 

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