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ASMP Update Week Ending 08.17.2016

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ASMP Weekly Update Strictly Business: ASMP Awards Honorary Membership to James Edward Westcott Advocacy: August 17th Deadline for Submission of Copyright Alliance Survey Member Spotlight: Lou Jones’ Visual Portraits of Modern Africa in his New Book Webinars: ASMP TALK with Scott Burkholder on Thursday, August 30th Contests: 2018 Spaces Winner Profile: Irvin Serrano Benefits: Pixsy Offers New ASMP Member Benefit Events Forums Weekend Reading Current News Member Get a Member  

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Apply to Become a TED Fellow

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Every year, the TED Fellows program selects a new class of extraordinary thinkers and doers by open application. We look for innovators on the rise in their respective fields with bold, original work. All applicants must be 18 years or older. Image: TED Fellows Program   How to apply The TED2019 Fellowship application is now open.  Deadline for submission of applications is August 26, 2018. Apply now Application cycle dates We only accept applications for…

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Freelancers: Brace for Health Insurance Premium Increases in 2018

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Cross-posted form Freelancers Union [by Caitlin Pearce] Move over, rent. Health insurance premiums are also too damn high. Health insurance premium increases for the upcoming Open Enrollment are being announced around the country and… it’s not pretty. In New York, for instance, premiums are going to rise an average of 8.6% on the individual market, and some carriers are increasing their rates by as much as 17%. This is obviously extremely concerning news for many…

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Triggered: David Hobby Reflects on 12 Years with Strobist

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Editor’s Note: David Hobby is best known as the creator and owner of The Strobist, a site about lighting techniques he founded twelve years ago, after leaving his 25-year career as a staff journalist. Hobby also runs workshops both in-person and online, and those online tutorials have been seen by, literally, millions of people, from pros to amateurs. Interviewed by one of the founders of PhotoShelter, Allen Murabayashi, Hobby is an articulate observer about what…

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Lou Jones’ Visual Portraits of Modern Africa in his New Book, panAFRICAproject: Volume I

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Lou Jones’ eclectic career has evolved from commercial to the personal. It has spanned every format, film type, artistic movement and technological change. He maintains a studio in Boston, Massachusetts and has photographed for Fortune 500 corporations, international companies and local small businesses including Federal Express, Nike, and the Barr Foundation. He has completed assignments for magazines and publishers all over the world such as Time/Life, National Geographic and Paris Match. Initiated long-term projects on…

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Offer Clients a Modern Photo Delivery Option

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Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Derrick Ruf] If you are a photographer who is utilizing physical DVDs, USB drives, or even digital solutions like Dropbox to deliver client images, then take note as there is another way. For some clients, those of whom may be seated in the old age of media sharing, acquiring a physical disc or storage drive equates to a perceived value. When these clients present themselves, although at this point rarely, it…

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ASMP Awards Honorary Membership to Presidential Medal of Freedom Nominee James Edward Westcott

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ASMP is pleased to announce the awarding of an honorary membership to James Edward “Ed” Westcott, the official United States Army photographer for the United States Manhattan Project during World War II, who has been nominated for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. ASMP was advised of Ed’s nomination for the Presidential Medal of Freedom by his son, Jim Westcott, ASMP Life Member and former Tennessee Chapter Board of Director. Learning of Ed’s nomination, ASMP Executive…

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Early Bird Registration for PhotoPlus Expo 2018 Ends on August 15th

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The deadline for PhotoPlus Expo 2018 Early Bird registration is fast approaching! You have until 11:59pm on August 15th to receive PPE’s early bird registration discount. ASMP will be exhibiting at the PhotoPlus Expo 2018 being held October 25th thru 27th in New York City at the Javits Convention Center. More information to be posted shortly about ASMP and ASMP partner events and activities at PPE 2018! What is PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo? PDN…

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Manufactured Beauty and Default Photographs

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Cross-posted from LensCulture [by Cat Lachowskyj] We tend to analyze photographs in specific contexts—often when they are hung on exhibition walls or presented in a documentary spread for a photojournalistic story. It’s easy to forget that photography plays an expansive and endless role outside of these situations, especially in passive moments on social media feeds, billboards or in shop windows. For as long as she can remember, artist Anastasia Samoylova has been interested in how…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 08.10.2018

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ASMP Weekly Update Questions With a Pro: Jimmy Williams Advocacy: Participate in the Copyright Alliance Survey Webinars: ASMP Talk with Scott Burkholder on Thursday, August 30th Contests: ASMP Spaces Winner Will Austin Benefits: Discount on Santa Fe Photographic Workshop on Colonial Architecture Events Weekend Reading Podcasts Forums Current News Member Get a Member Offer

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