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Crew: Digitech

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Cross-posted from Wonderful Machine.  [By Jen Warren]  “On the set of a photography production, one of the most important people is the one who secures and processes the images: the digitech. It’s important to find someone that you can trust to ensure the culling and organizing of your deliverables goes smoothly, making the digitech a vital part of any shoot. Digitechs are tasked with managing your images in real-time as they’re being shot. They are…

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Major Changes to PPP for Schedule C Filers

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Less than 24 hours ago, late Wednesday, March 3, 2021, the Small Business Administration posted the latest revision to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and these revisions have MAJOR effects on how sole proprietors, independent contractors, and others who file taxes using IRS Form 1040 Schedule C. Bottom line? New applicants can now use “Gross Income” (Line 7) as a basis for their PPP amounts. This means that if you had a negative or low…

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Special PPP Instagram Live with Tom Maddrey – February 26

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Friday February 26 ~ 12pmET on IG @asmpnational Join ASMP’s General Counsel Thomas Maddrey live on the ASMP National Instagram channel @asmpnational on Friday, February 26 at 12pmET as he discusses the latest updates to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), with the Small Business Administration (SBA) now offering PPP loans for a two-week window to businesses with 20 or less employees and sole proprietors only. Applications will be accepted from Wednesday, February 24 through Wednesday,…

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PRESS RELEASE: The CASE Act Is Now Law; ASMP Thanks Supporters

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 28, 2020 Contact:Thomas Maddrey, ASMP General Counselmaddrey@asmp.org The CASE Act Is Now Law; ASMP Thanks Supporters New Forum for Small Copyright Disputes Helps All Photographers and Creators The multi-year quest by the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) and its allies in the creative community to create a small claims tribunal has reached a successful conclusion. Yesterday, the President signed into law the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2020…

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PRESS RELEASE: ASMP Celebrates the Congressional Passage of the CASE Act

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 21, 2020 Contact:Thomas Maddrey, ASMP General Counselmaddrey@asmp.org ASMP Celebrates the Congressional Passage of the CASE Act New Forum for Small Copyright Disputes Helps All Photographers and Creators Washington, D.C., December 21, 2020 – The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) is delighted that the CASE Act has passed both the House and Senate chambers and is on its way to the President’s desk for signature into law. The Copyright Alternative in…

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VIDEO: A Photographer’s Brief But Spectacular Take On Documenting The Pandemic

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Cross-posted from PBS NewsHour. “How do you picture a pandemic? Photographer Philip Montgomery documented New York City funeral homes and health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis this past March. His images appeared in the New York Times Magazine, capturing the stark divide between “before COVID” and after. Montgomery shares his Brief But Spectacular take on covering the pandemic.” VIDEO: A Photographer’s Brief But Spectacular Take On Documenting The Pandemic

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ASMP Launches Business + Legal Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators

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The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) is proud to announce the launch of ASMP’s Business + Legal Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators. A companion to ASMP’s Health + Safety Guide for COVID-19 released last month, this set of documents, forms, and videos discusses how creators should approach the business and legal issues facing them during the pandemic. This Guide, authored by ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey and his team of attorneys at...
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Pricing & Negotiating: A Large Production Cancelled by Covid-19

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Cross-posted from Wonderful Machine via APhotoEditor. [By Craig Oppenheimer]  “The photographer was awarded the project…but then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. This led to a lengthy process of uncertainty regarding how to tackle the project. Since the dates for each part of the project were spread out, they had discussed canceling some dates but just postponing others, and each day brought a new update on how it might shake out. Surprisingly, given the size of the…

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ASMP / Sony Alpha Town Hall No.19 – ASMP’s Business + Legal Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators

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Friday, Sept. 11 @ 3PM ET ASMP / Sony Alpha Presents Town Hall No. 19 On Friday, September 11, ASMP will release the ASMP Business + Legal Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators. A companion to ASMP's Health + Safety Guide for COVID-19 released last month, this set of documents, forms, and videos will discuss how creators should approach the business and legal issues facing them during the pandemic. The Guide will include...
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FUJIFILM Presents: Creating and Adapting During COVID-19 with Panel of ASMP Photographers

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REGISTER NOW Friday, August 28 @ 2pmET Join Fujifilm and a panel of professional ASMP Photographers for a discussion about their work during COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion will include the following: - Showing Work/Personal Projects created under COVID-19- Using ASMP resources (accessing the Paycheck Protection Program, establishing a COVID-19 Set Policy)- Getting back to work   Meet the Panelists: Tracy Boulian and David Ahntholz are the Southern California based husband and wife team behind Tracy...
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