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Trisha Barber

Lynn Goldsmith’s Perspective on the Lawsuit Filed by the Warhol Estate

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ASMP member Lynn Goldsmith hasn’t been served with papers yet, but Andy Warhol’s Estate has filed a lawsuit against her and the photographic industry is watching. “The issue at stake in this matter concerns whether a copyright owner’s rights can be trampled on in the name of fine art. I believe Warhol overstepped the boundaries in this situation. I was surprised that this lawsuit was started since we believed we were near a settlement of the…

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Camera Equipment Survey with Chance to Win $100 Gift Card

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An ASMP partner is conducting a brief survey among photographers and photography enthusiasts and would love to add your voice to the study. Your answers to this survey will be anonymous and confidential, and will only be used in aggregate. As a token of appreciation, if you qualify for the survey, you will have the opportunity to enter a sweepstakes to win one of 25 $100 gift cards. Please click on the survey link below to…

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Networking like a Pro: Making the Most of Every Encounter

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ASMP member Yasmin Alishav recently relocated to Portland, OR. She is a food photographer, food stylist and trained chef. She started  ASMP as a member of LA and reconnected with ASMP in Portland because she recognizes that a high level of community involvement is good for her business and because volunteer work is deeply important to her. She is a self-described voracious networker and believes every encounter is valid. Yasmin’s Background Yasmin attended Le Cordon…

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Book Publishing Like A Pro: Jennie Jones Does Cleveland

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Jennie Jones has been an ASMP member since the late 1980’s. She started her career as an art historian, later taught high school and then finally began her career as a photographer when she was fifty. She developed a reputation photographing the city of Cleveland, Ohio following some advice she received from a local bookstore owner. Her story is one of taking calculated risks, employing strategic marketing tactics, and working hard to achieve success. The…

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Virtual Reality Like a Pro: Time to Start Experimenting

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When I caught up with ASMP member Ami Vitale, she was about to speak at the Consumer Electronics Show on the topic of virtual reality (VR). She will tell you she’s just beginning to learn how to apply it but believes virtual reality is the ultimate tool to assist with empathetic storytelling. Her philosophy is to embrace every new technology as it comes out even if it’s terrifying. After years of covering conflicts and human…

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Truth in Photojournalism Needed Now!

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My time last week with friends and colleagues at FOTOFusion reminded me again of an important truth about the value of photojournalism, particularly at this time in our nation’s history. When we observe closely and seek to tell the stories of those we are observing, we are validating their lives, and experiences and we are getting the privilege of translating those observations into images that confer knowledge and wisdom to those outside their circle. We…

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We Can’t Keep Doing Advocacy Without You!

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                                                                                   Image © Alyssa Schukar As you know, advocacy is one of the primary ways ASMP supports you, and your membership fees enable our efforts. Remember to renew your membership so we can continue our efforts to: Create opportunities to have your voice heard by those writing copyright legislation Report on what we’ve been doing on Capital Hill, why its important and how it might effect your business Deploy ASMP resources in 2017 to continue…

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