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ASMP Update Week Ending 11.22.2019

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  ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents Archives: Members Invited to Assist with Expansion of Society’s Archives Advocacy: Contact Your Senators! Let’s Get the CASE Act Passed! Contests: Best Of 2019 Deadline Fast Approaching. Submit Now! Clinic #2: How to Write an Effective Licensing Agreement Member Spotlight: Why Photographer David Burnett Shot 4×5 Film at… Resources: Check out NEW ASMP Paperwork Share! Benefits: FREE Online Classes from Creative Live for Members! Events Forums Opportunities Weekend…

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Members Invited to Assist with Expansion of Society’s Archives

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​The Archives of the American Society of Media Photographers (the “Society”)  is a preeminent collection of primary sources documenting the history of the Society and photography in America, and ASMP is dedicated to preserving the association’s work product and the contribution of work product by the association’s members in their roles as industry leaders and influencers. As the Society arrives at its 75th anniversary, the ASMP National Board and its staff is working to establish…

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Negotiation Techniques for Photographers, Four Dos and Three Don’ts

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Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Paul Adshead] Being able to negotiate well is an important tool to learn that so many of us get wrong. Use these steps to make sure you always get what you want in the many situations photographers find themselves in. It doesn’t matter what industry you work in, negotiating is a necessary part of a photographers life. Brokering rates for your products or services are the obvious ones that will spring to mind,…

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Participate in Image Tracking Software Research Survey – Win Amazon Gift Cards

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FADEL is conducting a 10-question marketing research survey of photographers to assist the company with development of a software tool for tracking and identifications with usage rights management for photographers. Take the Survey by November 22nd and enter to win $100 Amazon Gift cards. Take the Survey About FADEL FADEL, a leader in Digital Rights Management for marketing and advertising content, has launched Content Eye, a tool that that combines content tracking and identification with…

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Terry O’Neill, British Photographer Who Captured Swinging ’60s London, Dies at 81

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Cross-posted from The Washington Post [by Harrison Smith] The morning after Faye Dunaway won the best actress Oscar for “Network,” she woke at 6 a.m. to meet photographer Terry O’Neill at the pool of the Beverly Hills Hotel. They had hit it off a few days earlier, at a People magazine photo shoot in March 1977, leading Mr. O’Neill to suggest his idea for a carefully staged sunrise photograph — a snapshot of Dunaway sitting…

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Human Canvas by Art Wolfe

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What does it mean to be human? In Human Canvas, Art Wolfe uses his exceptional photography and his background in fine-art painting to transform skin into an abstract landscape. Inspired by the body-painting traditions of indigenous peoples Wolfe has photographed worldwide, and particularly those in Ethiopia and Papua New Guinea, Wolfe set out to present his own take on this art form and explore concepts of universal beauty. Through the use of lines, patterns, textures,…

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Why Photographer David Burnett Shot 4×5 Film at Impeachment Hearing

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Editor’s Note: Photojournalist David Burnett is an ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from PDNPulse [by Holly Hughes] Photojournalist David Burnett and his old wooden camera drew a lot of attention and curiosity when he began photographing at the start of Wednesday’s first public impeachment hearing. The feed of every TV network showed Burnett loading and unloading sheet film, and peering into his viewfinder to photograph the two witnesses, George Kent and William Tayor. “Shooting large-format today was…

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Photographer Receives a $345,000 Lawsuit Settlement After Being Arrested for Taking Photos of an Incident

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Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Anete Lusina] Recently we wrote about photojournalist Avi Adelman who was arrested by DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) officer for taking photos of an incident. Today we can report that DART have voted to finalize the case this with a $345,000 settlement, after Adelman had filed a lawsuit following his arrest. Adelman, a professional photojournalist, had been taking photos of an incident where Dallas Fire/Rescue paramedics were treating a K2 overdose victim at the Rose Parks Plaza…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 11.15.2019

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  Weekly Update Table of Contents BEST OF 2019 Jurists Announced Advocacy: Contact Your Senators! Let’s Get the CASE Act Passed Benefits: Legal Clinic Question with an Educator: Rick English Podcasts: Tune In to Podcast Episode #24: Pete Souza Style Profile: 2019 Style First Place Winner Profile: Teri Campbell Resources: NEW ASMP Paperwork Share Events Forums Opportunities Weekend Reading Current News Membership: Renew in November and Save!

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