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Steven Begleiter’s Latest Book – Photographic Lighting for Everybody: Techniques for Mastering Light with Any Camera-Including iPhone (Pro Photo Series)

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The best camera is the one you have with you. Whether that’s a high-tech DSLR, a consumer point-and-shoot, or simply your SmartPhone, there’s a common denominator that will determine the visual impact of the images you create: the light. Identifying beautiful light (or creating/modifying the light) takes experience, observation, and a knowledge the fundamentals of lighting. Learning how to visualize the intended image in your mind’s eye and translate that vision onto a two-dimensional plane…

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Register Now for C-IP2 2021 Annual Fall Conference

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This year’s Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2) Annual Conference is structured around Professor Ryan Abbott’s forthcoming edited volume Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence, which is being funded in part by a C-IP2 Da Vinci Grant. Professor Abbott has assembled a top-notch group of scholars working in the field, a number of whom will present versions of their chapters at the Conference. Coupled with the dynamic pairing of Jaron Lanier and...
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Alan Karchmer: The Architects’ Photographer

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Editor’s note: As the nation prepares to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11 this week, we look to the extraordinary architectural design of the new World Trade Center Transportation Hub in the award-winning images of ASMP Member Alan Karchmer, which he photographed for the renowned architect Santiago Calatrava.  You can view more of Alan’s images on display at the National Building Museum through June 5, 2022. National Building Museum Exhibit “Any prominent work of architecture…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 9.10.2021

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents Member Spotlight: Alan Karchmer – The Architects’ Photographer Legal: SCAM ALERT – IRS Criminal Investigation Sees Surge in Scams Tied to Economic Impact Payments Bookshelf: The Perfect Imperfect by John Dolan Resources: ASMP Business and Legal Clinic Benefits: Book Next Photo Shoot Location with Peerspace Events Newsfeed Weekend Reading Support the ASMP Legal Fund

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Book: The Perfect Imperfect by John Dolan

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An intimate exploration of the American wedding, an enduring public ritual Foreword by Martha Stewart “Each image is provocative, detailed, important, relevant, and memorable. John Dolan encourages his subjects to be bold, to show their emotions, and to allow his lens to capture private as well as more open moments.”  –Martha Stewart This book is an unexpected deep dive into the tenderness and truth of weddings. For 342 Saturdays, John Dolan has quietly pursued emotional and…

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SCAM ALERT: IRS Criminal Investigation Sees Surge in Scams Tied to Economic Impact Payments

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) received a record number of reports about Economic Impact Payment scams in June and July 2021. “Even though taxpayers have received multiple rounds of Economic Impact Payments, we saw phishing scams surge this summer,” said Jim Lee, Chief of IRS Criminal Investigation. “The number of reported scam attempts reached levels we haven’t seen in more than a decade. More than ever, it is important for taxpayers to continue to protect…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 9.3.2021

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents Member Spotlight: PBS to Air Sky Bergman’s Lives Well Lived Documentary in September Webinars: August 25th Town Hall Video Posted Copyright: Copyright Academy Webinars Available Now Resources: ASMP Business and Legal Clinic Benefits: Member Benefit from PixOasis Events Newsfeed Weekend Reading Support the ASMP Legal Fund

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PBS to Air Sky Bergman’s Lives Well Lived Documentary in September

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Celebrate the wit & wisdom of adults 75 years old+ who are living their lives to the fullest with a heartwarming PBS documentary, Lives Well Lived. We might say we honor our elders, but we are often separated from them and deprived of their experience and wisdom. And they all have a story to tell... Sky Bergman's Lives Well Lived celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of people aged 75–100, who reveal their secrets for living...
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Copyright Academy Webinars Available Now

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The Copyright Academy is an educational webinar series available only to Copyright Alliance Creator Members. ASMP is a member organization of the Copyright Alliance, with ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey currently seated to the Copyright Alliance Board of Directors, representing ASMP and all small creators. You can access the Copyright Academy webinars by logging in to your account, or by creating a FREE account and clicking on the Watch Webinars button, which is located on...
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