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August 2015 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW Message from the Executive Director “We need to band together to continually speak up for the value of our contributions to culture and visual history so it changes perceptions among clients and the public. To do that we need to express ourselves clearly and frequently about our passion and the meaning of the work generated by that passion. I love this quote from William Glasser as being relevant: ‘If you want to change…

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July 2015 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW Message from the Executive Director “Great creative work comes from wellsprings of passion and commitment. To replenish and sustain those wellsprings is a critical task for any creative person. I have found it helpful to have a blend of curiosity, focus, and courage as means to replenishment and sustenance. Being creative is about seeking out the solution to problems by asking questions. It is better to be able to ask the right questions…

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June 2015 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW Message from the Executive Director “When asked why a client should hire an ASMP member, I say professionalism is the key. Professionals know things, and can do things that others can’t. We draw out unspoken client needs through conversation and deep listening. We make the creative process fun and rewarding for clients. We manage business relationships without friction or drama. We anticipate and solve problems. We keep commitments. We deliver compelling, clear and…

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May 2015 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW   Message from the Executive Director “I believe we are all stronger when we listen for new ideas and fresh perspectives from a wide variety of sources. Working together, we can make ASMP the central hub that connects independent professional photographers with vendors, fellow media professionals, educators, clients, and ultimately the audiences for the visual messages our members create. By developing spokes of connection from all these sources to our central hub, we…

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April 2015 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW   Message from the Executive Director “Members often ask me for advice about how to explain their value to clients. Here’s one thought…Creativity often turns on two things. One is the ability to see clearly details others are missing. The other is to provide visual solutions that communicate so simply and elegantly that they cannot be ignored. The ability to connect with audiences through clear and powerful visual messaging is a valuable selling…

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March 2015 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW   Message from the Executive Director One of the topics discussed at the recent ASMP National Board Meeting was the importance of community. Always considered a major benefit of ASMP membership, community-building has become increasingly critical in light of fast-moving changes in the industry. “We are working to find more and better ways to facilitate communication among members, chapters and the national Board. We believe it benefits everyone to do as much sharing…

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February 2015 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW   Message from the Executive Director New ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy talked with a number of ASMP members during three webinars held in January. What did he learn? “I was very excited to encounter the spirit and commitment of ASMP members which came through very clearly in our webinar conversations. It was apparent that Chapter leaders and members are seeking strong ties with National Board members and staff to address key issues….

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January 2015 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW   Meet Tom Kennedy New ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy took the reins of the organization on January 1st. According to Tom, “I believe the key to ASMP’s future lies in fully serving our members at every stage of their lives and careers, bringing photographers and clients together to address the common challenges we face, and finding solutions that can be shared for the benefit of all. I look forward to productive conversations…

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December 2014 Newsletter

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ASMP NEWS SPECIAL ISSUE FEATURING MEMBER WORK Thanks to all of you who have submitted your projects to promotemywork@asmp.org! We have consistently featured member work in this newsletter, as well as through Facebook and Twitter, and now more of you are taking advantage of this member benefit to showcase your work to an audience of tens of thousands. We are delighted to present a select group of the most recent projects that have been submitted…

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