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Eric Politzer Wins Music Category in the 2021 Creative Photo Awards Contest’s Siena Awards

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Los Angeles-based photographer Eric Politzer has been awarded First Place in the Music Category in the 2021 Creative Photo Awards’ Siena Awards. “I have had an incredible love affair with Cuba since my first trip there in 2011. Over an 8-year period, I had the immense privilege of working on a number of deep dive projects into various areas of Cuban society and culture.  Beginning with a self-published book about the female impersonators and transgender…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 8.20.2021

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents New Member Benefit: Pro Photographer’s Insurance by RVNA Town Hall: VID Updates / PPP Forgiveness / Your Questions Answered Bookshelf: 911 Remembrance.  Renewal. Hope. A Twenty Year Journey. by Frank Ritter Resources: ASMP Announces Legal Clinic Contests: Enter the American Open 2021 Today! Forums Events Newsfeed Weekend Reading Support the ASMP Legal Fund

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New Benefit: RVNA’s Pro Photographer’s Insurance

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Announcing new benefit partner Pro Photographer’s Insurance by R.V. Nuccio & Associates, Inc. (RVNA) RVNA’s Pro Photographer Insurance program provides flexible insurance coverage for professional photographers, videographers and production companies nationwide with over 20+ optional coverages at affordable prices. Their photographer insurance program is specifically designed to insure the property, crime and general liability exposures of professional photographers and is underwritten by an A+ rated insurance company. Their liability insurance includes free, unlimited Certificates of...
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Weekend Reading 8.19.2021

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Interesting/useful/fun stories to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated by Frank Rocco. 5 Things Photographers Should Stop Doing Collecting Art Online Safely and Confidently What is the Best Way to Back Up Photos? Spectacular Winning Photos Of WildArt POTY ABSTRACTS Competition 49 Interesting Tools That Were Created For A Very Specific Purpose Photographer fails to deliver wedding photos; gets a $22,000 court order A Crypto Platform Lost $600 Million to a Hacker In…

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Enter the American Photography Open 2021 Today!

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Welcome to American Photography Open 2021, celebrating the best pictures submitted by world-wide photo enthusiasts taken with any device. For over 30 years American Photography has been holding a juried competition primarily for professional photographers. The AP37 Annual book, featuring the winners, and the launch event in New York in November continues in 2021. But with the proliferation of so much great photography taken by everyone we are entering our fourth year of offering a...
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Book: 911 Remembrance. Renewal. Hope. A Twenty Year Journey. by Frank Ritter

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For the past 20 years, Frank Ritter has meticulously documented the aftermath of the 9/11 tragedy as well as the rebuilding efforts at the World Trade Center Site through his expert camera work. What began as a commission by the American Institute of Architects to photograph the commemorative events of the first anniversary of the attacks, led Ritter on a journey to record these solemn ceremonies every year since. In this powerful visual timeline, which...
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ASMP NewsFeed Week of 8.16.2021

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Image: John Zoiner ASMP NewsFeed. Keeping You in the Know. With all that is happening in the world around us, we know that you don't always have extra hours in your day to catch up on the latest news from the myriad of information sources available today. Curated by former ASMP National Board Member and Contributing Editor Barry Schwartz, the ASMP NewsFeed brings you current articles related to the business and art of photography published...
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Apple Member Benefit Update

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  Apple has updated its member benefit program, and has provided ASMP with a new link to access its store. ASMP will be monitoring the new link to ensure that members can smoothly transition to the benefit program’s landing page to make purchases. To access the Apple Benefit page, you must LOG IN to ASMP site before attempting to access the Apple Member Benefit page. Otherwise you will be directed to a non-related page or…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 8.13.2021

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents Town Hall: COVID Updates / PPP Forgiveness / Your Questions Answered Bookshelf: The Freelance Photographer’s Guide to Success: Business Essentials by Todd Bigelow Resources: Legal + Business Guide: A Protocol for COVID-19 Benefits: ASMP Announces Legal Clinic Forums Events Newsfeed Weekend Reading Support the ASMP Legal Fund

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Town Hall: Latest COVID Updates / PPP Forgiveness / Your Questions Answered

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Wednesday, August 25 @ 3pm ET (2pm CT / 1pm MT / 12pm PT) Join ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey for a new ASMP Town Hall with the latest information you need to know as the pandemic reasserts itself in your life and business. Thomas will discuss what you as an employer (and employee) need to be aware of, vaccine mandates, what government programs are still open to new applications, how to apply for PPP…

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