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Taste 2018 Second Place Winner Profile – Fluid Frame

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Santa Monica, California All images © FluidFrame “Citrus Pop” Second Place: Editorial Fluid Frame is a visual production team focused on creating still images and motion pictures that empower audiences, inspire action and elevate brands. Q. What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Fluid Frame: We shoot a lot of culinary and lifestyle images that feel very natural. For this project, the goal was to do something more stylized that was fun and…

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ASMP Spaces Contest Details

By Contests, Spaces 2018, Strictly Business Blog5 Comments

  Judges have selected our winners! Our judges Gregory, Michael and David have made their selections and winners have been announced! See the results of both Winners and Finalists here. There were so many great entries and a fine line between all levels of winners. We wish we could have fit all the images on one page but we couldn’t do it without compromising page load times. Please know that we recognize the quality of…

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First Place Winner Profiles: ASMP Taste

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It has become traditional to do a Q&A with each of the winners from our recent contests. Since ASMP Taste wrapped up in March, we have been working with our First Place winners to profile their winning entry. You’ll find links to each of those profiles below. Barney Taxel – Chicken Skin Fried Jim Scherer – Octopus on Black Justin Walker – Girls Night In Melissa Brisko – Breakfast With Vonnegut Feel free to congratulate…

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Members Get a Member and Get a Book

By Strictly Business Blog, UncategorizedNo Comments

There are lots of new things going on at ASMP this year and we would love our members’ help in spreading the word. If you know any still or motion photographers, professional assistants, digital techs, retouchers, CGI artists or any other associated imaging professionals who haven’t yet discovered the benefits of ASMP, we want to give you BOTH a copy of Business Practices for Photographers by John Harrington. We have a special ASMP version with…

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Renew Now Before Your Benefits End!

By Current News, Strictly Business BlogNo Comments

Maybe you’ve been waiting for spring, but we’ve noticed that not everyone has renewed their ASMP membership. Please don’t wait any longer to make your membership commitment because our annual plans depend on your renewal! You also don’t want to compromise access to benefit discounts which will be terminated on March 31st. Here are some of the things we have in store in 2018 – IF we get your commitment: New member benefits, including customized…

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ASMP Announces New Health and Business Insurance Benefit Partner

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One of the most recent additions to our list of member benefits provides you with customized, and often discounted, health and business insurance options. ASMP is announcing its new relationship with Association Health Programs so members receive guidance when making health insurance decisions. As an ASMP member, you are now part of a pool of over 300 national associations providing you with greater rate stability and buying power when making an insurance decision. After examining…

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ASMP and YPA Team to Mentor Young Photographers

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Young Photographers Alliance (YPA), a 501(c)3 educational foundation dedicated to developing the talent of young photographers, announces the launch of its seventh annual tuition-free mentoring program initiative. The program pairs talented college students and recent graduates (open to those in age range 18-29) with leading photographers to collaborate on a photo essay around a compelling social theme. This year’s theme is Silence. YPA is largely supported by its major founding sponsor, ASMP. Executive Director, Tom…

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Prizes for ASMP Taste Ready; Finalists Notified!

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ASMP Taste judging has concluded and we are currently notifying all our finalists to standby for the big announcement on Monday, March 5th! The winning Gold, Silver and Bronze images from each category will be revealed on our website so watch the home page! We had some close calls so we will be listing all our Honorable Mention winners too. These judges had a great time looking through over 350 entries and the results are…

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Announcing the Launch of ASMP Experts and Masters Podcast Series!

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ASMP has introduced a new podcast and live broadcast event called ASMP Experts and Masters where we will bring candid conversations about the craft, business and the culture of photography between legendary photographers, creatives, thought leaders under the guidance of our rotating hosts. The program uses a casual discussion format that includes looking at a series of the guest’s images and hearing about the stories behind them. Host Tom Kennedy is ASMP Executive Director and…

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Swag Bag Prizes Being Shipped to Best Of Contest Winners!

By Best of 2017, Contests, Strictly Business Blog2 Comments

The twelve winners identified in the 2017 Best Of Photo Contest are going to have their swag bags for the holidays! Thanks to our sponsor, Think Tank, for providing 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners with a fabulous camera bag. We’d also like to thank author, John Harrington, for providing copies of his new book, Best Business Practices for Photographers 3rd Edition for our 1st place winners. Swag bags contain several other ASMP goodies PLUS a…

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