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Dealing With Fear as a Photographer

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Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Zac Henderson] Fear is a dangerous thing. We all have to find ways to deal with it and maybe even use it to our advantage. Unfortunately, I let fear make decisions early in my career, and I’m still feeling the effects. If you struggle with putting your work out in the open, maybe you can learn from my mistakes. It can be easy for people in a creative field to associate…

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What We Learned This Week: Resources For Photographers During COVID-19 Crisis, and More

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Cross-posted from Pro Photo Daily [by David Schonauer] Today we spotlight COVID-19 news from the past week. Yesterday we highlighted information about financial resources for photographers. Fstoppers put together a list of grants and other financial resources being made available to photographers, around the world and in the US. Art News reported that Anonymous Was a Woman, which has given more than $6 million in artist grants since 1996, will distribute $250,000 in emergency funding to at least…

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Masters of Photography: Inspiring Videos Every Photographer Should Watch

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Editor’s Note: Several former ASMP Members are featured in this article. Cross-posted from 121 Clicks In this lockdown period, you can watch these inspiring and useful videos from masters of photography. This is the Part 1 of this series, I will share few more inspiring videos in next coming articles. Hope you guys will enjoy these. Stay Safe. Read more Also see Masters of Photography: Inspiring Videos Every Photographer Should Watch – Part 2

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What the CARES Act Means for Freelancers

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Cross-posted from Freelancers Union [by Jonathan Medows] On March 27, an emergency relief bill now known as the CARES Act became law to help bolster the U.S. economy as the country battles the coronavirus. The new law covers a broad cross-section of the economy — including the freelance sector. Of particular note, the relief package gives jobless workers bigger unemployment checks over a longer period of time, including freelancers and the self-employed, who are typically…

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Message from the Executive Director – 3.30.2020

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The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic is profoundly affecting our membership and now more than ever ASMP needs to be there to support all those in our community who identify themselves as professional photographers. Given the economic dislocation that is happening everywhere and the losses of income that are being experienced due to project and assignment postponements and cancellations, it might be tempting for an individual member to see a membership as an expendable luxury…

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5 Ways to Learn New Career Skills for Free During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Cross-posted from Fast Company [by Jessica Thiefels] With COVID-19 sending everyone inside, you may be wondering what to do with all the extra time at home. Instead of getting lost in the sea of scary news and social media posts, turn your attention back to work. With many live events going digital, and so many more resources already available online, now is the time to get ahead and bolster your résumé. This is how you…

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