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ASMP Update Week Ending 08.23.2019

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents Celebrating World Photography Day with Diptychs Legal: ASMP Position on Spec Work Advocacy: ASMP/Creator Groups Attend In-District Meeting in LA Member Spotlight: Tina Freeman’s Lamentations on Exhibit at NOMA Forums Podcasts Events Weekend Reading Current News

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Quick Tip: Three Photo Editors on How They Find Photographers

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Cross-posted from PDNPulse[by David Walker] To get editorial assignments, photographers have to get their names—and work—in front of photo editors. PDN’s “Who I’ve Hired” interview series offers insight about how different photo editors find the photographers they’ve hired lately. Here are three examples from recent interviews: Chloe Coleman, international photo editor, Washington Post: PDN: Besides recommendation from other photographers, how do you find photographers you want to hire for assignments?C.C.: Jurying contests has been big the…

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ASMP/Creator Groups Attend In-District Meeting with Senator Feinstein’s Deputy Director to Discuss CASE Act

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Former ASMP National Board Chair, Jenna Close, and current ASMP National Board member, Amy Tierney, and members of other creator groups representing authors, songwriters, and photographers (listed above), attended an in-district meeting with Senator Dianne Feinstein’s State Deputy Director, Peter Muller, in Los Angeles on Wednesday to discuss the CASE Act. Participants provided Deputy Director Muller with additional materials about the CASE Act, and presented personal stories of infringement to frame the importance of Congress…

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Tina Freeman’s Lamentations on Exhibit at NOMA Beginning September 12th

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Editor’s Note: New Orleans-based Tina Freeman has been an ASMP Professional Member since 1980. See more of her work at www.tinafreeman.com.  TINA FREEMAN: LAMENTATIONS Considering Sea Level Rise Through Wetlands and Glacial Photographs NEW ORLEANS, LA – The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents Tina Freeman: Lamentations, on view September 12, 2019 through March 8, 2020. Over the past seven years, Tina Freeman has photographed the Louisiana wetlands and in Arctic and Antarctic locations….

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Once-taboo Images by a Minnesota-born Photographer Reveal Lesbian Lives in the 1970s

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Editor’s Note: Meadow Muska is an ASMP Individual Affiliate. Get details about her exhibit running now through December 15, 2019 at The Minneapolis Institute of Art. Cross-posted from The Star Tribune [by Alicia Eler] A nude woman, her dark brown hair in long braids, stands in the middle of the forest, tersely conversing with a fully clothed park ranger. The woman is Jean Mountaingrove, who in the 1970s and ’80s was co-publisher of the lesbian…

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The Captivating Story Of Henry Diltz: Legendary 1969 Woodstock Photographer

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Cross-posted from SLR Lounge [by Sean Lewis] The 1969 Woodstock Music Festival was a true, once-in-a-lifetime experience, and legendary photographer Henry Diltz was there to capture it all. Back in 1969, Henry received a call from lighting designer Chip Monck to be the official photographer for a music festival that would go on to define an entire generation. Needless to say, he accepted, and the rest is history. Director Scott Hanson put together a short,…

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An Invisible Immediate Love

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Cross-posted from LensCulture [by W. Scott Olsen] We all know the feeling. There’s something electric in the air. It could be the chemistry between two people who have just met but—oh my—it seems like they like each other. It could be suspense in a movie. It could be peering into an oven at some unfinished dish knowing, somehow, this is going to be good. There is no evidence for any of it. Nothing you can…

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Good tax news for Freelancers! The IRS is automatically waiving 2018 estimated tax penalties

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Cross-posted from Freelancers Union [by Jonathan Medows] The Internal Revenue Service has really been digging into its watchdog role lately, but here’s proof that the agency tries to take a balanced approach when it can: The IRS has announced that it will automatically waive the estimated tax penalty for over 400,000 eligible taxpayers who have already filed their 2018 federal income tax returns but who didn’t claim the waiver. This announcement comes in addition to…

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Celebrating World Photography Day Across the World Through Diptychs That Bring Us Together

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  Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Anete Lusina] Today is the annual World Photography Day, and what better way to celebrate the diversity of artists all over the world? Take a look at these diptychs that have captured similar scenes with vast differences from photographers who are worlds apart! World Photography Day celebrates all the reasons why we feel the inkling of picking up that camera of ours and documenting the world all around us. Without…

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