Educational Resources

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There are schools, programs, workshops, blogs and festivals to educate and inspire you. There are also grants for the deserving and lucky. Here are a few to get your started.

Schools, Programs, & Blogs

All Art Schools List of photography schools in some states with links to more
Art Center College of Design Multi-disciplined center with undergraduate & graduate degrees
Barefoot Contessa Photo Blog Photo blogs written to educate, inspire, and amuse the serious photographer
ICP International Center of Photography
NYIP New York Institute of Photography
Photography Schools List of photography schools in some states (not a full listing)
Randolph Community College In-state college with an excellent photography program where some of our members teach photography classes
RISD (RIZ-dee) Rhode Island School of Design
RIT Rochester Institute of Technology
The Center for Documentary Studies Documentary film program with an excellent reputation for both still and video at Duke University
Schewe Information on digital workflow, file management, & related topics
Seacam A leading professional’s guide to underwater digital photography
Sterling Ledet Professional Adobe Photoshop articles by Dan Margulis
Steve’s DigiCams Source for equipment, reviews, links to related sites
The Strobist Blog that’s all about lighting

Photo Workshops

Barefoot Contessa Photo Adventures Workshops with internationally published fellow ASMP/NC members
Gostin Photographic Workshops Workshops from ASMP member
Maine Photographic Workshops One of the oldest workshop schools
Palm Beach Photographic Centre Digital, photography, & travel workshops
Photo Workshop Online photo workshops
Santa Fé Workshops More great workshops from a longtime source

Grants & Festivals

Palm Springs Photo Festival Early May w/ 15% discount to ASMP members???
W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund Fund dedicated to photojournalists seeking help in finishing major projects in honor of one of the all-time great photojournalists

Also, information on the Howard Chapnick Grant for the Advancement of Photojournalis in honor from a man who was dedicated to promoting photographers, their talents, and their art