ASMP https://www.asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:44:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 A Tribute To David Bowie Covers NYC Subway Station Honoring The Legend In The Most Epic Way https://www.asmp.org/current-news/a-tribute-to-david-bowie-covers-nyc-subway-station-honoring-the-legend-in-the-most-epic-way/ https://www.asmp.org/current-news/a-tribute-to-david-bowie-covers-nyc-subway-station-honoring-the-legend-in-the-most-epic-way/#respond Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:44:38 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=144207 Editor’s Note: You can view the subway installation until May 13, 2018, and the David Bowie is exhibit will be on display at the Brooklyn Museum until July 15, 2018. Also at the Brooklyn Museum – Music Video Night with Gregg Kaysen and ASMP Professional Member Mick Rock on May 10, 2018 from 7–9 pm. Cross-posted from deMilked [by Rugile Matuseviciute] Recently, a collaboration between Spotify and the Brooklyn Museum has hit New York’s Broadway-Lafayette...

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Five Crucial Tips Before You Start Freelancing https://www.asmp.org/current-news/five-crucial-tips-before-you-start-freelancing/ https://www.asmp.org/current-news/five-crucial-tips-before-you-start-freelancing/#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:48:04 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=144127 Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Alex Ventura] Are you thinking of turning your passion of photography or filmmaking into you main source of income? Perhaps you just made the switch or in the process of doing just that. In either case, here are five crucial tips you may want think over before going any further. These five tips don’t cover how to become a better artist behind the camera, but more about the business side of...

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Partnerships and Collaborations: Common Pitfalls https://www.asmp.org/legal/partnerships-and-collaborations-common-pitfalls/ https://www.asmp.org/legal/partnerships-and-collaborations-common-pitfalls/#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:00:43 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=143627 If you’ve been working with other photographers and have not created a formal entity, you could very well have formed a “general partnership”. General partnerships are easy to form, requiring no formal documents to be written or filed. If two or more persons carry on as co-owners of a business for profit, they have formed a partnership whether or not the persons intend to. This post suggests some of the benefits of having a partnership,...

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Questions with an Educator: Bob Sacha https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/questions-with-an-educator-2/questions-with-an-educator-bob-sacha/ https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/questions-with-an-educator-2/questions-with-an-educator-bob-sacha/#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:58:31 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=143409 This week’s Questions with an Educator article features Bob Sacha. Bob is a director, cinematographer, editor, teacher, and photographer, as well as a collaborator on visual journalism projects. After beginning his career as a staff photographer at the Philadelphia Inquirer, his career branched out significantly. He has been a contributing photographer for LIFE and National Geographic, and a freelance photographer for countless other magazines. He shot the video for the Guardian US team project that won the...

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Baidu Launches Totem, a Blockchain-Based Photo Licensing Service https://www.asmp.org/current-news/baidu-launches-totem-a-blockchain-based-photo-licensing-service/ https://www.asmp.org/current-news/baidu-launches-totem-a-blockchain-based-photo-licensing-service/#respond Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:15:30 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=143978 Cross-posted from pdnonline.com [by Greg Scoblete] Chinese search giant Baidu is jumping into the stock photography licensing market with a new blockchain-based photo service called Totem. According to the Totem website, the service will function a bit like U.S.-based service ImageRights and KodakOne. Photographers who own exclusive rights to images can submit them to Totem, have them inscribed in a blockchain and have Baidu’s artificial intelligence technologies scour the web for duplicates. If infringements are...

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Weekend Reading 4.20.2018 https://www.asmp.org/weekend-reading/weekend-reading-4-20-2018/ https://www.asmp.org/weekend-reading/weekend-reading-4-20-2018/#respond Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:53:50 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=143973 Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Director Frank Rocco. Monkey Lawsuit Still Ongoing as Court Dismisses Agreement Between Photographer and PETA How to Create Realistic Composites in Photoshop Christopher Burkett’s Looming Deadline The Six Best iPhone Photography Apps Spectacular Winners Of The World Press Photo Award 2018 11+1 tips and tricks for Capture One...

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Announcing the 2018 Young Photographers Alliance (YPA) Mentoring Program https://www.asmp.org/current-news/announcing-the-2018-young-photographers-alliance-ypa-mentoring-program/ https://www.asmp.org/current-news/announcing-the-2018-young-photographers-alliance-ypa-mentoring-program/#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:59:59 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=143962 It’s Spring and the Young Photographers Alliance (YPA) is accepting applications for its 2018 YPA Mentoring Program! This summer, talented young photographers (open to those in age range 18-29) in collaboration with professional photographers will explore one powerful subject to create portfolio quality images, develop business and marketing skills, and experience the power of photography to explore and communicate their personal perspective on important issues. For 2018, the theme selected is Silence. If you are...

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Second Place Winners Profiled: ASMP Taste https://www.asmp.org/contests/spaces-2018-contests/second-place-winners-profiled-asmp-taste/ https://www.asmp.org/contests/spaces-2018-contests/second-place-winners-profiled-asmp-taste/#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:58:18 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=143885 It has become traditional to do a Q&A with each of the winners from our recent contests. Since ASMP Taste wrapped up in March, we have been working with our Second Place winners to profile their winning entry. You’ll find links to each of those profiles below. Advertising – Iri Greco: Dusting, 2017 Editorial – Fluid Frame: Citrus Pop Self Promotion/Personal – Caren Alpert: Is Food Art? Series of Images – David Paul Schmit: Cutting...

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Taste 2018 Second Place Winner Profile – Fluid Frame https://www.asmp.org/uncategorized/taste-2018-second-place-winner-profile-fluid-frame/ https://www.asmp.org/uncategorized/taste-2018-second-place-winner-profile-fluid-frame/#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:48:53 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=143888 Santa Monica, California https://www.fluidframephotography.com/ All images © FluidFrame “Citrus Pop” Second Place: Editorial Fluid Frame is a visual production team focused on creating still images and motion pictures that empower audiences, inspire action and elevate brands. Q. What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Fluid Frame: We shoot a lot of culinary and lifestyle images that feel very natural. For this project, the goal was to do something more stylized that was fun and...

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Strictly Business Legal Talk with Thomas Maddrey: Contractors vs. Employees https://www.asmp.org/legal/strictly-business-legal-talk-with-thomas-maddrey-contractors-vs-employees/ https://www.asmp.org/legal/strictly-business-legal-talk-with-thomas-maddrey-contractors-vs-employees/#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:46:40 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=143882 Image © Jon Roemer LEGAL TALK with Thomas Maddrey: Contractors vs. Employees Monday, April 23rd @12pmET  Every photographer has dealt with this question: Are my assistants employees or independent contractors? Or maybe you are on the other side of the ledger and as an assistant wondering if you should be paid as a W-2 employee or a 1099 contractor. This webinar will examine what goes into this determination, and how to best protect yourself no...

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