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Footprint Travel Photography, 2nd Edition

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— Reviewed for The Picture Professional by Paul H. Henning. The picture business has been turned topsy-turvy over the past two decades and perhaps nowhere has this manifested itself more obviously than in the “travel” sector. Markets for travel images have shriveled in tandem with the decreasing circulation of print magazines. Online…
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The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego

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— Reviewed for The Picture Professional. Probably one of the more beautiful physical objects we’ve received, The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego is a gorgeous collection of black-and-white photographs taken of the Selk’nam, Yamana, and Kawésqar peoples during a five-year period, beginning 1919. The photographer, a German missionary named Martin Gusinde,…
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Nominate ASPP’s Next Picture Professional of the Year

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Do you know an ASPP member in good standing who has: Made a significant contribution to photography? Provided long time service as a former ASPP board member? Achieved an outstanding photographic achievement? Given of themselves to other ASPP Members? If so, please nominate them to be our 2015 Jane Kinne Picture Professional of…
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Hendrik Kerstens: Model and Muse

Flange, 2009. © Hendrik Kerstens. Collection of MOPA; Gift of Gail and Ralph Bryan.

CALIFORNIA Museum of Photographic Arts 1649 El Prado San Diego February 7–May 31, 2015 Inspiration comes from many sources. For the artist Hendrik Kerstens, it is his daughter, Paula, who inspires his photographic explorations. For more than two decades, self-taught photographer Kerstens’ primary subject has been his daughter. From the beginning his…
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Inside Tracks: Behind the Lens on the Assignment of a Lifetime

Robyn had been hot, irritable and tired when she arrived at the Docker River Aboriginal settlement, but she was greeted as a hero by a group of excited children who lifted her spirits with their cacophony of laughter. © 2014 Rick Smolan/Against All Odds Productions

CALIFORNIA Annenberg Space for Photography 2000 Avenue of the Stars #1000 Los Angeles Extended to May 3, 2015 Inside Tracks: Behind the Lens on the Assignment of a Lifetime is about the extraordinary story of Rick Smolan, an American photographer assigned by National Geographic in 1977 to document Robyn Davidson, a 27-year-old…
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Dandy Lion: (Re)Articulating Black Masculine Identity

Photo © Rose Callahan, Barima Owusu-Nyantekyi at the King’s Head Club, London, 2013.

ILLINOIS Museum of Contemporary Photography Columbia College Chicago 600 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago April 6–July 12, 2015 Dandy Lion: (Re)Articulating Black Masculine Identity seeks to distinguish the historical and contemporary expressions of the Black Dandy phenomenon in popular culture. The first comprehensive exhibition of its kind, this project highlights young men in…
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CEPIC Announces Croatia as Location for 2016 Congress

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Alfonso Gutiérrez, CEPIC President, announced that the CEPIC Committee voted unanimously to hold their 2016 CEPIC Congress from May 25–27, 2016 in Zagreb, the beautiful capital of Croatia. Croatia is among the top tourist destinations in Europe—it’s a country rich in history, culture, and has some of the most beautiful islands in the world. Apart…
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NEW ENGLAND – Nov 4 – Herb Ritts Exhibit

Herb Ritts, Versace Dress, Back View, El Mirage, 1990. Photograph, gelatin silver print. Gift of Herb Ritts. © Herb Ritts Foundation

Private Tour & Curatorial Presentation of The Herb Ritts Exhibit RSVP for the New England Chapter’s private and exclusive tour of this important photography show with James Leighton, Curatorial Research Associate at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Herb Ritts (1952–2002) was a leading American fashion photographer of the 1980s and 1990s,…
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NEW YORK – Nov 4 – Peer2Peer Meetup

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Please join the NY Chapter on November 4, 2015 at Jack Dempsey’s Bar (Private Room) Meeting 6-8, Proceedings start promptly at 6:15 pm A great opportunity for NY Chapter members to network and share information. Bring your problems, ideas, and your business cards. This will be the final Peer2Peer meeting in 2015! Cash bar, light snacks. Hope to see…
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