May 2021 Newsletter

Image ©Benjamin Fry All Rights Reserved.ASMP Colorado Social Media contest: Congratulations to Benjamin Fry for winning our monthly Facebook and newsletter cover contest! If you have an image you’d like featured here, go to ASMP Colorado Photo Chat on FB and upload your photo. The image that gets the most likes will be featured here next month and…

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ASMP Colorado Diversity, Equity Inclusion Statement and Mission 

ASMP Colorado stands with the Black community and others against injustice, systemic racism and marginalization of Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC). We condemn racism of any kind.  We have embarked on a long-overdue reckoning with privilege and inequities. We acknowledge our chapter has not done enough to represent and welcome people of color.…

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ASMP Colorado DEI Resources

DEI Resources:  This list is by no means exhaustive. There are many other comprehensive lists available.  Racial Bias Test – helping to understand implicit bias via Harvard University Books How to Be An Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, by Robin J. DiAngelo…

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Working Toward A More Diverse ASMP Colorado

We are listening, learning and working towards a more diverse and equitable ASMP Colorado. As the result of recent events in the United States, we are having a thoughtful conversation on the current and historical treatment of Black and marginalized people in our community; we are crafting a statement and action plan to that effect.…

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Denver 2021 Calendar

Our own ASMP member Neil Corman Photography has his 2021 calendar ready for ordering. The 2021 Denver Calendar features twelve large images from around the Denver Area. Dimensions: Measure 11″ x 8.5″ folded, and 11″ x 17″ open. 28 pages. Hole is drilled for hanging. Check it out at Neil Corman Photography

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ASMP Member Feature: Rick Souders

Rick Souders, owner of Souders Studios, has been shooting food and drinks for some of the world’s most well-known brands. Rick is an honors graduate of the Art Center College of Design and has been a part of many award-winning ads, campaigns and cookbooks. Rick is known as the “Mile High Food and Beverage Guy.” Souders…

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Follow up information from Brews & Business with CPAC

Here is an update from our Brews this week.  We received fantastic information from Samantha Johnston, Executive Director and Curator for Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC). Here are some of the resources she shared during the Zoom call.   http://lenscratch.com/resources/callsforentry/  https://www.photolucida.org/critical-mass/top-50/?cm_year=2019  https://www.ciurejlochmanphoto.com/Processed%20Views/ProcessedViewsStatement.html http://www.yoffypress.com/  https://www.krisgravesprojects.com/  http://www.skylarkeditions.org/  https://www.daisbooks.net/  http://www.fractionmagazine.com/  http://2020.palmspringsphotofestival.com/  https://www.photoplusexpo.com/ www.spenational.org

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Colorado Chapter Returns $1000 to National ASMP organization

Letter written to ASMP National Executive Director Tom Kennedy. Dear Tom,As the COVID pandemic wreaks havoc upon our industry, trade associations and the financial climate of the world, we realize ASMP has suffered a substantial and significant reduction in dues income. Nonetheless, the immense amount of work going into producing weekly Town Hall webinars, building…

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