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75th Anniversary

2020 – A Time for ASMP Transition

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ASMP Members, Colleagues, and the Entire Visual Creator Community, I joined ASMP 41 years ago in 1979 when I was early in my career, co-sponsored by two fellow Florida members who were my mentors at that time. Part of my decision to join was based on the way I saw ASMP support fellow photographers and enhance their careers. Fast forward to a point in late 2014, some 35 years later, and I was given the…

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ASMP Relaunches Strictly Business Conferences for 2020!

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ASMP is excited to launch the Strictly Business 2020 conferences around the country.  Years ago these popular conferences jump started the careers or many of our members. Today ASMP believes that creative content is so important to today’s visual culture that we must support those who are making it by providing the community and business development that can help them build sustainable careers.  The Strictly Business 2020 Conferences will help build those communities as well…

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Members Invited to Assist with Expansion of Society’s Archives

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​The Archives of the American Society of Media Photographers (the “Society”)  is a preeminent collection of primary sources documenting the history of the Society and photography in America, and ASMP is dedicated to preserving the association’s work product and the contribution of work product by the association’s members in their roles as industry leaders and influencers. As the Society arrives at its 75th anniversary, the ASMP National Board and its staff is working to establish…

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ASMP Prepares for Launch of 75th Anniversary Year Activities

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Join ASMP as it begins celebrating its seventy-five years of service to visual creators. In October 1944, some two dozen photographers gathered in Ewing Krainin’s New York studio and agreed that a formal organization was both wanted and needed. Wrote founding member Bradley Smith: “It was the year of 1944, a year of the beachheads of Normandy, the beginning of the end of World War II. It was also the year of the first meeting…

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Times Square Billboards 2019

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Our diamond anniversary is extremely special because we know that the organization has had to evolve along with our members. In this digital age, it’s becoming more difficult to make a living as a visual creator. In celebration of our 75th Anniversary and in celebration of the great work of our members, we are bringing back the opportunity to have your work displayed on Times Square Billboards during one special evening on October 25th –…

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