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Reminder to Update Find a Photographer Portfolios by March 31

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    This is a reminder to Professional and Life members that Find a Photographer portfolio updates will need to be completed by March 31st to accommodate new platform configurations for Find a Photographer. After that date, any Find a Photographer account that contains legacy images that have not been upgraded to include image dimensions established for the new platform or reflect new specialty categories, will be categorized as unpublished until the necessary portfolio revisions are made. Additionally, if members have…

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Henrik de Gyor: Interview with Tom Kennedy about Rights Management

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Henrik de Gyor, consultant, podcaster, and writer, will be guest speaker in an upcoming Strictly Business Webinar entitled, Tech Talk: Why Ignoring Rights Management Will Cost You. Diving into the world of Rights Management, Henrik will discuss the standards, services, and technologies that can help enforce, track, monitor, and monetize rights for many creative and media professionals. The attached transcript is an excerpt from Henrik de Gyor’s book, The Global State of Rights Management 2016  – Now available…

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Strictly Business Update Week Ending 03.17.2017

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Strictly Business Update Table of Contents ASMP Announces Newly-Appointed 2017/18 National Board Director Member Spotlights – Jennie Jones and Jared Johnson Strictly Business Webinar Series Legal Talk: Contracts with Nathan Hoerschelmann – March 29th Tech Talk: Rights Management with Henrik de Gyor – April 19th Questions with a Pro: Eric Meola Update Auto Renewal Info in Member Profiles Member Benefits Update Member Opportunities Page LIVE! Contribute in 2017! Weekend Reading National and Chapter Events Current…

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The Times Sweeps Overseas Press Club Photo Awards

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[By James Estrin, The New York Times] From coverage of state-sanctioned killings of drug users in the Philippines to in-depth reports on Venezuela’s economic and social collapse, The New York Times swept the Overseas Press Club’s photography awards. Recognizing “exceptional courage and enterprise,” the Overseas Press Club awarded its Robert Capa gold medal to Bryan Denton and Sergey Ponomarev of The New York Times for their coverage of the fight against ISIS and its aftermath. Read…

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How to Avoid Email Phishing Scams

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© Getty Images Getty Images Cross-posted from wired.com [by Lily Hay Newman] You know not to click on links in sketchy emails. Everybody knows that. And yet, people fall for these phishing attacks all the time. Case in point: The FBI suspects a phishing email is how the Russian hackers who were indicted this week got into Yahoo. Ditto for the breach of the Democratic National Committee, and the Sony Pictures hack. In fact, there’s…

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Are You The Next SCOTUS Photographer?

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[SLR Lounge by Holly Roa] If you’ve been dreaming of the day you can take a cushy government job but would also love to be a full-time photographer, it’s your lucky day. USAjobs.gov posted a two-week listing on 3/13 (closing on 3/27) for the position of the official photographer of the Supreme Court Of The United States, with a fairly wide salary range – $54,972.00 to $86,460.00 per year. Read about it at SLR Lounge.

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ASMP Announces Officers for 2017-18 National Board of Directors

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ASMP is pleased to announce that Buffalo-based photographer, Luke Copping, will serve as Board Chair for 2017-18. Serving as Vice Chair will be Marianne Lee of Marianne Lee Photography in Tiverton, RI;  as Treasurer, David Zentz of David Zentz Photography in Venice, CA; and as Secretary, Barry Schwartz of Barry Schwartz Photography in Los Angeles. Directors continuing in 2017-18 will be Michael Hart of Michael Hart Photography in Houston, TX; Stretch Ledford at University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign; Frank Rocco of Frank Rocco Photography in…

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How To Avoid Getting Taken Advantage Of In The Hiring Process

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[By Jon Simmons, Monster.com] Have you ever been asked to do work for a company—before you were hired? It happens. Sometimes, companies assign speculative (spec) work to candidates for them to complete as part of the hiring process. Don’t let that assignment you’ve been given as a job candidate turn into free work for a company that never hires you. Read more over at Fast Company.

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