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ASMP Receives Distribution from Authors Coalition

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that the association has received $170,000 from the Authors Coalition of America (ACA), an organization which distributes money collected for copying non-title-specific works abroad, primarily in Scandinavia and Europe. Non-title-specific works are those that cannot be identified individually or by copyright owner. Distributions are made periodically…

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ASMP Issues Statement on twitpic Terms of Service

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has issued a statement alerting members to the terms imposed by twitpic, a service which allows users to share media on Twitter in real-time. In response to inquiries from members since twitpic made changes to the language of its terms of service on May 10th, ASMP has reviewed…

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ASMP’s Kelly Receives IPC Photographer Leadership Award

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that Past President Richard Dale Kelly, a Pittsburgh based photographer who creates environmental portraits with style, has received the 2011 International Photographic Council (IPC) Professional Photographer Leadership Award. He was selected by the association as the member who best represents the group’s criteria and ideals, and…

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ASMP Elects New Board Officers, Directors

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that James Cavanaugh, a Buffalo-based architectural and aerial photographer and owner of James Cavanaugh Photography, has been elected as President for 2011-12. Serving as First Vice-President is Gail Mooney of Kelly/Mooney Productions in Brookside, NJ; as Second Vice-President, Shawn Henry of San Diego-based Shawn G. Henry…

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ASMP’s Cavanaugh Speaks On Copyright Registration Improvements For Photographers

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… James Cavanaugh, First Vice President of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), spoke recently about the importance of copyright registration for photographers and the obstacles faced with the current registration system. He also recommended system improvements at the Public Knowledge event, “Toward a Copyright Office for the 21st Century,”…

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ASMP’s Mopsik Speaks Out On Collective Licensing For Photographers

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) delivered an important paper on Photographers & Collective Licensing as a speaker at the Kernochan Center at Columbia Law School Symposium “Collective Management of Copyright: Solution or Sacrifice?” on January 28, 2011. The title of his presentation was The Practical Difficulties of Creating…

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ASMP Prepares For Strictly Business 3

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers’ highly acclaimed Strictly Business conference series for imaging professionals will be held in three locations beginning this month: January 21-23 in Los Angeles; February 25-27 in Philadelphia; and April 1-3 in Chicago. Strictly Business 3 (SB3) will offer a variety of topics to help photographers enhance their professionalism and…

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ASMP Receives Distribution From Authors Coalition

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that the association has received $813,000 from the Authors Coalition of America(ACA), an organization which distributes money collected for copying non-title-specific works abroad, primarily in Scandinavia and Europe. Non-title-specific works are those that cannot be identified individually or by copyright owner. Distributions are made periodically to…

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ASMP Announces Fagan To Lead Stock Imaging Initiatives

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that Shannon Fagan, former President of the Stock Artists Alliance, has been named Chair of ASMP’s newly established Stock Imaging License Committee and will lead several stock imaging initiatives for ASMP. Fagan will contribute his considerable expertise as an industry analyst, strategic photo business expert and…

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ASMP Sponsors And Hosts Multiple Events At Photo Plus Expo

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) will sponsor and host a number of important events at this year’s Photo Plus Expo, the preeminent photographer trade event of the year. The Expo will be held October 28-30, 2010 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. ASMP’s participation includes sponsorship of seminars on current…

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