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Reporting Violence Against Media and Journalists During January 6 Capitol Insurrection

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ASMP remains committed to journalistic freedom and is very concerned with the violence against media and journalists that occurred during the January 6 Capitol insurrection. Below, please see a message from the U.S. District Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia. The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, along with its law enforcement partners, is aware of reports of violence, including assaults, threats, and property damage, against members of the press while…

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Tactile Images Partners With Getty Images and the National Federation of the Blind

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Cross-posted from Cision PRNewswire NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and the National Federation of the Blind, America’s civil rights and membership organization of the blind, have partnered with Tactile Images to deliver more than 45 million images to the world’s blind and disabled population at museums, science centers, libraries, schools, and government agencies. This partnership will significantly enhance educational opportunities and cultural inclusion for blind…

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Town Hall: The New Stimulus – Updates and Changes to PPP, EIDL, and Unemployment – Video

By Town Hall Webinar Archives, Webinar ArchivesNo Comments
Password: TH012221 Friday January 22 As part of the year-end omnibus spending bill signed at the end of 2020, a whole new set of rules and assistance programs were created that significantly change the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, and the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey goes over the main changes, how they affect you, and how you can find the help you need...
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Introducing a New Member Benefit from PixOasis

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Introducing a new ASMP Member Benefit partner – PixOasis. PixOasis is a simple, intuitive web tool that delivers all of your proofs, high-res images, and videos in elegant, client-friendly web galleries. PixOasis was created by photographers for photographers. Bob Adler, the founder and CEO of PixOasis is a working photographer and on the board of the San Francisco chapter of ASMP. All of your galleries can be branded with your logo linked to your website….

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Looking Back at the Trump Presidency in Photos

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Cross-posted from Pro Photo Daily [by David Schonauer] Tomorrow at noon the Trump presidency ends. The long run-up to the transfer of power has been eventful, to say the least. The period between the election on November 3 and the inauguration of Joseph Biden as the 46th President of the United States on January 6 has been filled with a cascade of news. During that period — as Donald Trump fought his election loss unsuccessfully…

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Quick Reference: ASMP Town Hall & Webinar Video Archives

By Strictly Business Blog, Webinar ArchivesNo Comments
In 2021, ASMP will continue to produce town halls and webinars to assist members in navigating the business and legal challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. To make it easy for those who may miss any live events, or those who just want to rewatch recordings of events attended, ASMP has created this quick reference list of town halls and webinars. While some of town halls and webinars may be recorded for public access to...
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The Art of Storytelling with Gerd Ludwig

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Nobechi Creative is offering a unique online workshop with Ludwig called “The Art of Storytelling.” It runs from January 17 to 28, 2021. The workshop will begin with two days of portfolio reviews, instruction and theory, before participants begin photographing a subject of their choice for a total of seven days. (Students will be asked to develop two attainable and well-researched project ideas before the workshop commences. The ideas should take covid-19 safety into account….

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Town Hall: The New Stimulus – Updates and Changes to PPP, EIDL, and Unemployment

By Town Hall, WebinarsNo Comments
January 22 @ 3PM EST As part of the year-end omnibus spending bill signed at the end of 2020, a whole new set of rules and assistance programs were created that significantly change the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, and the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. Join ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey as he goes over the main changes, how they affect you, and how you can find the...
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Webinar: The CASE Act Is Law! So, What’s Next?

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January 27 @ 3pm ET More than a decade of effort and advocacy paid off on December 27, 2020 when the President signed the bi-partisan Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act. Maybe you have heard of CASE, but don't know exactly what's involved, or maybe you are a CASE expert; either way, join ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey and former ASMP National Board Chair Jenna Close to discuss CASE, what the actual law says,...
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7 Ways to Guarantee You Improve as a Photographer in 2021

By Strictly Business BlogNo Comments

Cross-posted from Fstoppers[by Robert K. Baggs] The good news is 2020 is over. The bad news is that 2020’s woes appear to be coming with us into 2021. So, if you want to improve in photography, it’s going to take more effort and focus than usual. My 2020 started brilliantly and then nosedived faster than the 2008 housing market. I went from traveling and shooting for magazines to 12 weeks of solitary confinement in my house with…

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