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March 2015 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW   Message from the Executive Director One of the topics discussed at the recent ASMP National Board Meeting was the importance of community. Always considered a major benefit of ASMP membership, community-building has become increasingly critical in light of fast-moving changes in the industry. “We are working to find more and better ways to facilitate communication among members, chapters and the national Board. We believe it benefits everyone to do as much sharing…

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February 2015 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW   Message from the Executive Director New ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy talked with a number of ASMP members during three webinars held in January. What did he learn? “I was very excited to encounter the spirit and commitment of ASMP members which came through very clearly in our webinar conversations. It was apparent that Chapter leaders and members are seeking strong ties with National Board members and staff to address key issues….

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January 2015 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW   Meet Tom Kennedy New ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy took the reins of the organization on January 1st. According to Tom, “I believe the key to ASMP’s future lies in fully serving our members at every stage of their lives and careers, bringing photographers and clients together to address the common challenges we face, and finding solutions that can be shared for the benefit of all. I look forward to productive conversations…

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Celebrating Gene Mopsik

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A Dynamic and Dashing Photo Industry Leader On November 5, 2014, Eugene Mopsik was presented with the Young Photographers Alliance (YPA) Legend Award during an elegant fundraising gala at New York’s Morgan Library & Museum. In celebration of that accomplishment and in consideration of Gene’s 12 years of dedicated service as ASMP’s executive director, we’re publishing an excerpt from the letter of recommendation submitted for this award on his behalf, along with a select image…

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Meet Tom Kennedy

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ASMP’s New Executive Director On January 1, 2015, ASMP welcomed Tom Kennedy as its new executive director. Kennedy comes to the helm with 40 years of experience in print and online journalism and an international reputation as a visual communicator. His career background includes posts as deputy graphics editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer, director of photography at National Geographic and managing editor, multimedia at the Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, in addition to extensive teaching experience. Kennedy has created, directed…

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COVER ARTIST: Stewart Cohen

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Dallas, Texas www.stewartcohen.com Stewart Cohen eats, breathes and lives photography, with ample desire and a determination to succeed. After 30 years of shooting and directing both motion and stills, he is more excited than ever to wake up every morning and get to work. Cohen cites his love of working with people and his ability to connect with subjects as his most valuable professional tools. “The performance is the thing that makes the image work,”…

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Social Media Risks and Rewards

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Leveling the Playing Field ASMP Fights for Photographers’ Rights From Overreaching Terms Of Service Every day, we upload our lives onto social media, from pictures of our home-cooked dinner to depictions of friendly greetings to portraits of our loved ones. For the average person, it’s just digital exhaust. Yet, for professional photographers, the stakes are much higher. Photographers upload their livelihood to social media, to build a brand and attract clients. But a large percentage…

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COVER ARTIST: Ormond Gigli

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West Stockbridge, Massachusetts www.ormondgigli.com A native New Yorker, Ormond Gigli’s sensational photographic run spanned more than 30 years of editorial and advertising assignments in collaboration with international celebrities and dance and theatre personalities — on stage and in exotic locales. His self-assigned image, Girls in the Windows, is a classic example of Gigli’s mastery of vision and technique. As a construction crew was dismantling the brownstones across from his midtown Manhattan studio in 1960, inspiration…

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December 2014 Newsletter

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ASMP NEWS SPECIAL ISSUE FEATURING MEMBER WORK Thanks to all of you who have submitted your projects to promotemywork@asmp.org! We have consistently featured member work in this newsletter, as well as through Facebook and Twitter, and now more of you are taking advantage of this member benefit to showcase your work to an audience of tens of thousands. We are delighted to present a select group of the most recent projects that have been submitted…

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November 2014 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW   Time to Renew? Do it Now & Stay Connected! For many ASMP members, now is the time for your annual membership renewal. You will be receiving an email with all the details. As a member, you are part of the premier trade association for the world’s most respected photographers. Membership gives you access to all the information and support you need to learn, grow and succeed. You have the resources of ASMP.org…

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