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Studio Group Membership Rate Now Available!

By Strictly Business BlogNo Comments

ASMP is now making available a discounted rate for Studio Groups! Photographic and artist studios can now join as a group and receive a substantial discount off individual member rates! A Studio Group consists of one Professional ASMP member and between two and ten Associate Members. When you join as a group, Professional Member rates remain at $335 per year, but Associate member rates are discounted from $225 to $150 per member per year! Your…

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Invitation to Participate in Keypoint Intelligence/InfoTrends 2017 Professional Photographer Survey

By Current News, Industry Info, Strictly Business BlogNo Comments

Attention Pros – Tell us about your use of equipment, technology, & future services – and be entered to win Amazon gift certificates Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends, a leading market research and consultancy firm, is conducting a study with professional photographers to better understand their use of technology, future requirements, and new business services. The results of this survey will be used to determine the impact of digital photography on your business, and to identify…

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Take the camera survey for a chance to win $100 gift card

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An unnamed equipment manufacturer is interested in how ASMP members are using and purchasing various types of camera equipment. In appreciation for a few minutes of your time in completing it, you will be entered into a sweepstakes for a $100 gift card. START THE SURVEY   NO PURCHASE OR COMPLETION OF SURVEY NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase or completion of survey will not improve your chances of winning. Sweepstakes open only to…

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ASMP Remembers Tom Jimison

By News, ObituariesOne Comment

ASMP is saddened by the passing of Professor Tom Jimison. Tom was a Life Member of ASMP. Tom most recently lived in Murfreesboro, TN and his obituary can be viewed online. Tom’s work can be viewed on his website. We invite members who knew him to leave a memory below in the comments section.    

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Most Famous Tweet EVER Supported with Photo by ASMP Member Pete Souza

By Current News, Member SpotlightNo Comments

On August 12th, former President Barack Obama published a tweet that has become the most “liked” tweet in Twitter history. The tweet quotes Nelson Mandela. Former White House Photographer and ASMP Member, Pete Souza, is the creator of the image featured in the tweet that powerfully supports the message. Media outlets including US News and World Report, Vanity Fair, FStoppers, Washington Post, Market Watch and several others have reported on the tweet as being a great example of…

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Sales Tax Help for Photographers

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An executive works in his office at BDO accounting in Miami Florida © Paul Morris Disclaimer: This article has been made available for educational purposes only and is not meant to serve as a substitute for accounting or legal advice. A local accountant or other tax -law professional should always be consulted to ensure compliance with all applicable tax laws. As a photographer, reading up on sales tax rules for your state is probably just...
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BMGB: John Welsh Uses Passion for Coal Fires to Heat up Business

By Board Members Give Back, Strictly Business BlogNo Comments
John Welsh is based just outside Philadelphia, PA and has always been drawn to great stories. He refers to himself as a refugee from Journalism and is currently a working director bringing creative storytelling and a bit of advocacy to business. In this article, he shares his thoughts about the unique way he’s approaching clients who have important or complex messages to convey. John Welsh Image Gallery "Scorched" is a short film that introduces viewers...
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BMGB: Michael Hart Shares Lessons on Being Assertive

By Board Members Give Back, Strictly Business BlogNo Comments
Michael Hart is your traditional, self-taught, ASMP professional photographer and problem solver. He started taking photographs at eight years old with the Brownie Holiday Flash that he got for his First Communion and was able to test it out on the floor of an NBA game in Indiana. In Junior High, he had graduated to a Brownie Super 27 and was taken under the wing of a yearbook staffer who noticed him taking pictures at...
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Board Members Give Back: Just Say Yes!

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Welcome to another article in our series titled Board Members Give Back. This series features several ASMP Board members sharing their expertise on a topic they are passionate about. Mark Green has been involved in photography since high school. He hoped to be a musician or possibly paint but didn't feel that he had the talent yet yearned for a creative release. His father’s Olympus Pen F camera is what helped him realize his talent for photography but it was...
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