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Luke Copping

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Optimizing Your Find A Photographer Experience

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With ASMP now regularly promoting its Find A Photographer service both online and in print publications like Communication Arts — there is no better time than now for you to update your Find A Photographer portfolio. For many members, Find A Photographer is one of the key benefits of ASMP membership, and many of our pro members say that their inclusion in the platform pays for their membership dues several times over every year. Below…

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Advocacy Message from ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping

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The House Judiciary Committee is considering and voting on HR3945 (the CASE Act) in early April; therefore, ASMP needs you to contact – by phone, email, or letter – your representative urging them to support the bill that protects your rights as a creator, even if you have already done so, to stress the urgency and importance of this bill that has been twelve long years in the making. As a working photographer, I support…

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Weekend Reading 3.9.2018

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping.  • For hungry photographers on the road — how to maximize your free breadsticks at Olive Garden, according to Reddit. • What lawyers wish you knew.  • Shocking news! there’s a backlash against the hottest new social media platform.  • An artist…

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Weekend Reading 2.23.2018

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping.  • A federal judge has ruled that embedded tweets can infringe on copyright.  • Celebrity shoots count.  • How to explain to the people that you live with that you are working.  • Structure your work from home day with these routines. …

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Weekend Reading 2.16.2018

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping.  • Are Ikea batteries just cheaper re-brandedd eneloops? • Peter Lindbergh’s fight to free women from “the terror of youth and perfection” • Is it the end of agencies as we know it? • Getty’s new licensing deal with Google suggests a…

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Weekend Reading 2.9.2018

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping.  • How to price and negotiate portraits for web collateral and digital billboards.  • Want to score yourself a free tutorial on photographing beer from Rob Grimm? • Why you should never upload your mages to Unsplash. • The art of the…

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Weekend Reading 2.2.2018

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping.  • Instagram has launched a new type feature to stories.  • Very big (and not great for photographers) changes coming to the copyright office. • FujiFilm has bought Xerox for 6.1 Billion. • 8 good photography habits to outweigh the bad ones. …

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Weekend Reading 1.12.2018

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping.  • Are you promoting your promotions? • 8 Photography resolutions to practice in 2018. • AI to create virtual worlds in the image of our world? • How to de-escalate an angry client. ‘ • Ten reasons to hate Instagram.  • A new entry…

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Weekend Reading 12.15.2017

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup guest curated this week by ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping. • Is social media ripping apart society? • How to make your retoucher happy.  • How to shut down a troll.  • Travel a lot for your shoots? Here’s how to eat around the world safely with food allergies.  • You’ll need these cameras…

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Weekend Reading 12.8.2017

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup guest curated this week by ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping. • Instagram freebooting is out of control and the company is letting it happen. • ¥our favorite Instagram stories can now live on your profile. • How to make your photography website stand out.  • 40 Years of Springsteen in pictures.  • The tragic…

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