Best of the ‘Net: Social Media Roundup for week ending 1/30


This week’s “Best of the Net” is all about learning.  Whether advice comes from top industry professionals or lesser-known photographers, there is always insight to be gained!

Ten lessons from Todd Hido

10 lessons Todd Hido taught photographer Eric Kim. It’s about street photography but it could be about nearly anything creative!

copyright Todd Hido

What If Clients Don’t Really Need ‘Professional Photography’?

From PetaPixel: Think about why your client needs photographs, and how you can rise above that to provide them with visual imagery that helps their business. By Don Giannatti

copyright Don Giannatti
copyright Don Giannatti

Choreographing Miracles:

Upcoming Workshops at Aperture Foundation with Legendary ASMP Photographer Larry Fink

Here’s a chance to work with ASMP Legend Larry Fink. Saturday, February 14, and Saturday, March 7, 2015. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., both days

Larry Fink, Donald Antrim, 2014
Larry Fink, Donald Antrim, 2014

Broncolor Lighting training 2/16

Free admission for ASMP members, broncolor training in NY:

Use this link to get FREE admission:


Upcoming photo deadlines

AI-AP awards open call, deadline for submission 2/2:

AI-AP competition 2/2
AI-AP competition 2/2


Jason Gardner tells stories, using the framework of Visual Anthropology. He recently published A Flower in the Mouth, a book of photography and writing about the culture, music and rituals of Carnaval in Pernambuco, Brazil. Lincoln Center hosted an exhibition of his work as part of the Out of Doors Festival in July 2013. He is a board member, NY Chapter, of The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), and co-founder of creative networking community Toasted Almonds.

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