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The American Society of Media Photographers is America's premiere trade association for commercial photographers. ASMP Experts & Masters is a podcast and live broadcast event produced in conjunction with Photo Brigade and Adorama where we bring you candid conversations between legendary photographers, creatives, and our hosts — ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy (the former director of photography of National Geographic) & Luke Copping, a commercial and editorial photographer (and past Chair of the National Board of Directors of ASMP.) The show will cover topics related to the craft, business, and culture of photography.

The American Society of Media Photographers is America's premiere trade association for commercial photographers. ASMP Experts & Masters is a podcast and live broadcast event produced in conjunction with Photo Brigade and Adorama where we bring you candid conversations between legendary photographers, creatives, and our hosts — ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy (the former director of photography of National Geographic) & Luke Copping, a commercial and editorial photographer (and past Chair of the National Board of Directors of ASMP.) The show will cover topics related to the craft, business, and culture of photography.
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The American Society of Media Photographers is America's premiere trade association for commercial photographers. ASMP Experts & Masters is a podcast and live broadcast event produced in conjunction with Photo Brigade and Adorama where we bring you candid conversations between legendary photographers, creatives, and our hosts — ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy (the former director of photography of National Geographic) & Luke Copping, a commercial and editorial photographer (and past Chair of the National Board of Directors of ASMP.) The show will cover topics related to the craft, business, and culture of photography.

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Episodes

EP24: Pete Souza

11/10/2019
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ASMP member photographer, and past Chief White House photographer to President Barack Obama, Pete Souza, speaks with ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy. Pete went to K-State where he started his photography journey with the school’s newspaper. After quite a journey, he found himself as the White House photographer for both President Ronald Reagan and President Barack Obama. In this episode, Tom and Pete talk about Pete’s time at the school paper, to teaching, to the Sun Times, to National...

Duration:01:08:34

CASE Act Update: Majority Victory in the House!

11/3/2019
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This is a very busy and exciting time in Washington for the ASMP. Here to tell us all about what’s going on is Gabriela Marks, ASMP National Board member. Today’s episode is a short update on the latest news from Capitol Hill. A vote was passed recently in the House to strengthen the copyright system, now onto the Senate. Stay tuned to hear just what that means for the ASMP. In this episode, we talk about… Links to resources: To donate to the ASMP archives go to...

Duration:00:14:06

EP23: ASMP Archivist Grayson Dantzic

10/21/2019
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The calling cards of any archive are preservation and access. Tom’s guest today is Grayson Dantzic. Grayson is an ASMP Board Member in the New York chapter, a photographer, and an archivist. As an archivist, he has been working with Tom to organize and assess the value of ASMP’s archives as a representation of the history of photography over the past 75 years. Grayson’s goal is to raise awareness about the roots of photography and the ASMP in order to shed light on the rich stories behind...

Duration:00:39:04

Ep 22 : Cynthia Carris Alonso

8/13/2019
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In this episode Tom Kennedy, ASMP's Executive Director, speaks candidly with Cynthia Carris Alonso — a former Newsweek photo editor and photographer who has worked extensively in Cuba for more than two decades. Cynthia Carris Alonso has been a Photographer, Photo Editor and Researcher for internationally renowned magazines, books and web sites such as Time.com, ABCnews.com, Newsweek, BusinessWeek, The New York Times, Rhythm Music Magazine, People en Español, Vanity Fair, and Scholastic, as...

Duration:01:01:03

Ep 21 - Photographer Wellness with Jordan Marwin

7/1/2019
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Luke Copping, former ASMP National Board of Directors Chair, chats with athlete and trainer Jordan Marwin about physical wellness, strength, and mobility for photographers. You can learn more about Jordan here. Support the show

Duration:00:43:15

Ep 20 - Tim Rasmussen

6/12/2019
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In this episode ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy speaks with Tim Rasmussen — The former director of photography for ESPN. Tim recently left the position for a new role with Connecticut Public Broadcasting as Chief Content Officer. This interview was recorded prior to that role change. He joined ESPN in 2015 after nearly 10 years as Assistant Managing Editor for Photography at The Denver Post, where the paper became known for its exceptional photography and awarded three Pulitzer Prizes....

Duration:01:19:22

Ep 19 - Santiago Lyon

5/12/2019
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In this episode ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy speaks with Santiago Lyon - The Director of Editorial Content for Adobe as well as the former Director of Photography for the Associated Press. They touch on topics ranging from Lyon's current work leading a newsroom worth stock department within adobe to his work overseeing years of Pulitzer Prize winning work at AP. Lyon began his career with AP as a photographer, moved to picture editing and served as Director of Photography for the...

Duration:01:03:49

Ep 18 - Richard Kelly

4/25/2019
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ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy speaks with photographer, filmmaker, educator, and former ASMP President Richard Kelly. You can learn more about Richard here. Support the show

Duration:01:05:10

Ep 17 - Truepic / Sherif Hanna

3/12/2019
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Tom's guest in this episode is Sherif Hanna — Senior Director for platform integration at Truepic, a California startup company that is now grappling with one of the more vexing problems of our time - namely how to authenticate digital imagery so that viewers of the image know that it has been seen and rendered as the photographer intended and that it accurately reflects what the photographer saw at the moment of image capture. You can learn more about Truepic here. Support the show

Duration:01:20:44

Ep 16 — Maggie Steber

1/15/2019
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ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy speaks with Maggie Steber, a well-known documentary photographer, Leica Ambassador and photo educator. Maggie has worked in 64 countries focusing on humanitarian, cultural, and social stories. Her honors include the Leica Medal of Excellence, World Press Photo Foundation, the Overseas Press Club, Pictures of the Year, the Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service to Journalism from the University of Missouri, the Alicia Patterson and Ernst Haas Grants, and...

Duration:01:20:44

Ep 15 - Evan Nisselson

11/1/2018
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In this episode of ASMP Experts and Masters ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy speaks with Evan Nisselson — a venture capitalist based in New York City who provides early stage funding to individuals seeking to grow all types of imaging technology companies as well as acting as host of an annual conference that brings together photographers, technologists, academics, media company execs. and more. Due to recording issues you may notice some background noise and the occasional interference...

Duration:00:52:13

Ep 14 — Scott Burkholder

10/17/2018
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In this episode ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy chats with Scott Burkholder of SGB Talent Agency in Baltimore. Scott is a socially minded artist agent who focus is on giving artists support and guidance in their business affairs. You can learn more about the American Society of Media Photographers by visiting www.asmp.org. Support the show

Duration:00:58:31

Ep 13 — Karen Mullarkey

9/12/2018
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ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy talks with picture editor Karen Mullarkey. Karen has an extensive career at magazines like Rolling Stone, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated. You can learn more about the American Society of Media Photographers by visiting ASMP.org Support the show

Duration:01:15:13

Ep 12 - Jodi Baretz

8/15/2018
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In this episode Tom Kennedy speaks with Jodi Baretz — a psychotherapist and holistic health coach. Jodi contributes regularly to The Huffington Post, The Mindfulness App, Westchester Magazine, Inside Chappaqua and Inside Armonk magazines. Most recently Baretz’ book has been featured in Thrive Global and on several podcasts, including Thrive LOUD, Here to Thrive, and Be Healthy and Thrive. She has also teamed up with “Maximize Your Talent,” a company that trains companies in emotional...

Duration:00:46:45

Ep 11 - Jenna Close

7/31/2018
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Luke Copping, former Chair, ASMP National Board of Directors, talks with photographer and fellow former Chair, ASMP National Board of Directors, Jenna Close. Topics include Jenna's work in the green energy market, her concerns and beliefs about the direction of the photography industry and the culture surrounding it, and how she has adapted her business to the needs of her specific niche market. You can learn more about Jenna and her company Buck the Cubicle here. Be sure to visit ASMP.org...

Duration:00:51:25

Ep 10 - Meet Your Hosts - Luke Copping

7/10/2018
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ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy interviews his co-host Luke Copping about his experiences as a photographer in Buffalo NY, his role as ASMP National Board Chair, and his thoughts on the current states of the photographic industry and its shifting culture. You can more about ASMP by visiting www.asmp.org Support the show

Duration:01:05:04

Ep 9 — Peter Krogh

6/26/2018
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ASMP Executive Director speaks with photographer, filmmaker, and author Peter Krogh about the intersection of photography and technology, digital asset management, and their shared experiences at National Geographic. Peter Krogh is a photographer, writer, filmmaker, publisher and consultant. For 30 years, he has created compelling visual images for editorial and commercial clients who need to send a message, tell a story or connect with an audience. In the last decade, Peter has become one...

Duration:01:03:30

Ep 8 — Lynn Goldsmith

6/5/2018
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Tom Kennedy chats with photographer Lynn Goldsmith about her life documenting some of the biggest personalities in music and popular culture as well as the importance of copyright for photographers. Lynn Goldsmith’s imagery is in numerous collections: The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, The Museum of Modern Art, The Chicago Museum of Contemporary Photography, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Museum Folkwang, The Polaroid Collection, The Kodak Collection, etc. Her work over the past 50...

Duration:00:59:52

Ep 7 - Meet Your Hosts — Tom Kennedy

5/24/2018
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Luke Copping Interviews ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy about his experiences as Managing Editor for Multimedia at The Washington Post and Director of Photography for National Geographic Magazine, as well as his views on the current state of the photographic industry. He has created, directed, and edited visual journalism projects that have earned Pulitzer Prizes, as well as EMMY, Peabody, and Edward R. Murrow awards. Visit www.asmp.org for more information on The American Society of...

Duration:01:04:20

Ep 6 — Ron Haviv

5/9/2018
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Tom chats with Ron Haviv — an Emmy nominated, award-winning photojournalist and co-founder of the VII Photo Agency, dedicated to documenting conflict and raising awareness about human rights issues around the globe. Topics include what Haviv has learned while covering more than twenty-five conflicts in over one hundred countries and his experience publishing three critically acclaimed collections of photography. Haviv has produced an unflinching record of the injustices of war and his...

Duration:00:42:40