ASMP https://www.asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Fri, 18 Jan 2019 04:19:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Weekend Reading 1.17.2019 https://www.asmp.org/weekend-reading/weekend-reading-1-17-2019/ https://www.asmp.org/weekend-reading/weekend-reading-1-17-2019/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00:52 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=157728 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. Is Hipstamatic Making a Comeback with Tin Type Filter? Dreamlike Photo Manipulations By Hansruedi Ramsauer How To Create A Welcome Packet In 30 Minutes Looking Back: Things We Have Photographed That Are Gone SF Chronicle Doubles A1 Photos Shot by Women Photographers Vivian Maier: The Color Work...

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Quick Tip: How to Deal with an Image Thief https://www.asmp.org/current-news/quick-tip-how-to-deal-with-an-image-thief/ https://www.asmp.org/current-news/quick-tip-how-to-deal-with-an-image-thief/#respond Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:07:57 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=157697 Cross-posted from PDNPulse [by David Walker] The best course of action when someone uses your photos without permission is to hire a copyright lawyer. But there are other steps you should also take, as photographers Jeff Sedlik and John Harrington explain in our story “What to Do If Someone Steals Your Photography.” 1. If your stolen image has been posted online, take a screenshot of the site with your image on it and download the...

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New Federal Rules Would Let Drones Fly at Night and Over Crowds https://www.asmp.org/current-news/new-federal-rules-would-let-drones-fly-at-night-and-over-crowds/ https://www.asmp.org/current-news/new-federal-rules-would-let-drones-fly-at-night-and-over-crowds/#respond Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:04:24 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=157597 Cross-posted from Ars Technica [by Timothy B. Lee] The Federal Aviation Administration proposed Monday to relax rules governing commercial drone operations. Since 2016, the FAA has allowed the commercial operation of unmanned aerial vehicles weighing less than 55 pounds under certain limited circumstances. New rules proposed this week would relax two of the restrictions in the 2016 rules: drones will now be allowed to operate at night, and they’ll be able to operate over people....

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Tom Kennedy Elected to Copyright Alliance Board of Directors https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/tom-kennedy-elected-to-copyright-alliance-board-of-directors/ https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/tom-kennedy-elected-to-copyright-alliance-board-of-directors/#respond Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:51:59 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=157630 CONTACT: Eileen Bramlet ebramlet@copyrightalliance.org 571-228-1906 Washington, D.C. – The Copyright Alliance is pleased to congratulate four members who were recently elected to its board of directors: Matt Barblan, representing the Association of American Publishers; Ben Golant, representing the Entertainment Software Association; Tom Kennedy, representing the American Society of Media Photographers; and Michael Lewan, representing the Recording Academy. According to Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid, “As 2019 comes into full focus, I look forward to working with...

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Four Ways to Become a Better, Happier Photographer https://www.asmp.org/current-news/four-ways-to-become-a-better-happier-photographer/ https://www.asmp.org/current-news/four-ways-to-become-a-better-happier-photographer/#respond Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:36:45 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=157545 Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Jonathan Reid] I remember the thrill of owning my first camera: the Panasonic FZ20. I was so excited; I didn’t need an alarm to get me up for sunrise. How things have changed! These days, if no one is commissioning the shoot I struggle to be motivated. This article tracks how this happened and offers four suggestions on how to keep enjoying photography. One of the genres I work in is travel...

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Key Dates and Numbers for Freelancers to Know in 2019 https://www.asmp.org/current-news/key-dates-and-numbers-for-freelancers-to-know-in-2019/ https://www.asmp.org/current-news/key-dates-and-numbers-for-freelancers-to-know-in-2019/#respond Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:29:11 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=157540 Cross-posted from Freelancers Union Blog [By Ben Henry-Moreland] As a freelancer, you have a lot of dates and numbers to keep track of. That’s why I’ve put together this handy all-in-one reference for freelancers, with all the key information you’ll need to know in the year ahead about filing and paying taxes, saving for retirement, and enrolling in health insurance. Circle these dates in your calendar and/or bookmark this post for future reference. As with...

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ASMP Update Week Ending 01.11.2019 https://www.asmp.org/asmp-newsletter/asmp-update-week-ending-01-11-2019/ https://www.asmp.org/asmp-newsletter/asmp-update-week-ending-01-11-2019/#respond Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:03:13 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=157386 ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents TAX TALK: Accounting for Photographers with CPA Luke Frye Scam Alert: Fake Departures Magazine Shoot National Board: Submit National Board Candidate Declarations by January 31st Contests: ASMP Style Submit Your Images/Videos Now! Questions with an Educator: Chip Williams Podcasts Find a Photographer/Find an Assistant Events Forums ASMP Bookshelf Weekend Reading Current News

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Renew or Join Now! https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/renew-or-join-now/ https://www.asmp.org/strictly-business-blog/renew-or-join-now/#respond Fri, 11 Jan 2019 02:27:06 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=157653 2019 is upon us and it’s time to renew your ASMP Membership! If you’re not currently a member, join now as this year is our 75th Anniversary as a trade association educating, advocating for, and providing community for image makers. We have great things planned, and your commitment is necessary in order for us to deliver all the educational programs and events planned throughout the year including: Regional Strictly Business Conferences (info coming soon!) Discounted...

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Scam Alert: Fake Departures Magazine Shoot https://www.asmp.org/current-news/scam-alert-fake-departures-magazine-shoot/ https://www.asmp.org/current-news/scam-alert-fake-departures-magazine-shoot/#respond Thu, 10 Jan 2019 18:00:13 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=157340       Editor’s note: We have had several notifications from members that this particular scam as well as similar scams are making their way into their inboxes. We would encourage all members to report scams to the FBI at https://www.ic3.gov/complaint/default.aspx and post scam alerts in the ASMP Forums at asmp.org/forums – General Discussion forum so that other members can be made aware of ongoing scams, and hopefully avoid being scammed in the solicitation by...

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Time’s Witness: How Stephen Wilkes Captures Extraordinary Images of the Flow of Life https://www.asmp.org/member-spotlight/times-witness-how-stephen-wilkes-captures-extraordinary-images-of-the-flow-of-life/ https://www.asmp.org/member-spotlight/times-witness-how-stephen-wilkes-captures-extraordinary-images-of-the-flow-of-life/#respond Thu, 10 Jan 2019 17:53:52 +0000 https://www.asmp.org/?p=157337 Editor’s Note: Stephen Wilkes is a current ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from Nikon USA The chances are good that however you think this picture was made, it wasn’t. It’s not a unique image—Stephen Wilkes has made over four dozen in locations around the world using more or less the same technique to more or less the same effect. But like the others, it is an exceptionally creative composite made by an extremely clever photographer. What...

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