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Chapter Highlights

One of ASMP’s new initiatives is to highlight the membership and leadership of all 39 chapters. Facets of an ASMP Chapter will be highlighted, broadening the awareness of the many initiatives and programs being championed by our diverse chapter networks.

Chicago-Midwest Members Discuss CASE Act with Senator Duckworth Staff in Chicago

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Pictured, left to right, are ASMP members John Zich and Mariah Karson, Ms. Harris, and ASMP members Charles “Stretch” Ledford, Paul Ellege and Leasha Overturf. © Senator Duckworth staff On Wednesday, November 13, ASMP Chicago-Midwest members met with U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s Chicago Director Loren C. Harris in Sen. Duckworth’s Chicago Office to ask that the Senator join the growing bipartisan group of Senators who are co-sponsors of the CASE Act. More information about the…

Are We Having Fun With Photography?

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Editor's Note: This article was written by ASMP Connecticut Chapter Member Douglas Turney. Cross-posted from Fstoppers When was the last time you can remember having fun with your photography? Not the joy of landing a photography job or the excitement of nailing that one photo, but rather childlike fun while shooting. For many, photography is a job that pays the mortgage, puts food on the table, and keeps the lights on. While these photographers enjoy…
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Stop Going It Alone: Why I Stopped Being a Photographer Hermit

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Image: Douglas Turney Editor's Note: This article was written by ASMP Connecticut Chapter Member Douglas Turney. Cross-posted from Fstoppers For many photographers, photography can be a solitary pursuit. Many of us run a single person business where the majority of our time is spent by ourselves. Sure there are times when we collaborate with clients, talent, and assistants, but this isn’t the same as socializing with our photography peers. I’ve been fortunate enough to find an…

Chapter Program Spotlight: Southeastern Film & Photo Conference

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©2016FredRollison ASMP interviewed South Carolina Chapter President Brian Dressler about their flagship program, the Southeastern Film and Photo Conference. Can you give us a basic description of the program? The ASMP/SC Southeastern Film & Photo Conference has been held in the fall for the last two years. A two-day conference held at Furman University featuring Canon Explorers of Light, Gregory Heisler (2016), and Jack Reznicki (2017), film producers, writers, Photoshop experts, independent filmmakers, portrait photographers…