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Kennedy, Panelist on CASE Act Briefing for Members of Congress and Staffs

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On May 23, the Copyright Alliance hosted a lunch briefing for members of Congress and their staffs to discuss the importance of H.R. 2426 and S. 1273, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (the CASE Act). Keith Kupferschmid, CEO, Copyright Alliance, moderated a panel comprised of Frank Cullen, Vice President of U.S. Intellectual Property Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Tom Kennedy, Executive Director, American Society of Media Photographers; and Michael Lewan, Director of…

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How to Launch a Creative Project on Little to No Budget

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Cross-posted from 99U [by Laura Entis] Whether you’re looking for a side hustle, hoping to find a new career, or just want a way to de-stress after work, there are many reasons to launch a creative project. Of course, the task of actually starting one can be daunting. One of the largest obstacles? Money. Investing a lot of it into an unproven creative venture isn’t always wise or even possible. That said: there are ways…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 05.24.2019

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents Jenna Close Op-Ed: Why Creators Like Me Are Lining Up in Support of CASE Act Share Your Stories of Infringement with Congress Let’s Get to 100 CASE Act Co-Sponsors by June 15th! Member Spotlight: Macro Photography with Houston’s Jeff Fitlow Benefits: Member Discount Offer from SiteWelder Forums Events Podcasts Weekend Reading Current News  

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Op-Ed: Why Creators Like Me Are Lining Up in Support of the CASE Act

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Cross-posted from ipwatchdog.com [by Jenna Close] “It is extremely uncomfortable and difficult to explain to a client that, while I own the copyright to the work I create specifically for their brand, in practice I have no way to pursue unauthorized use of that work.” ________________________ I have heard it said that a right without a remedy isn’t really a right. This saying completely and accurately sums up my experience with copyright infringement in the modern…

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New Member Discount Offer from ASMP Benefit Partner – SiteWelder

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  New member offer from SiteWelder. SiteWelder is an easy-to-use website creation and hosting platform for professional photographers and creatives. With a variety of modern designs which look beautiful on desktop and mobile, users can choose the look-and-feel that matches their personality and style. Designs can be changed at any time for no charge and your content automatically flows into the new design. With SiteWelder’s SiteManager, users can easily create and edit galleries, upload and…

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Weekend Reading 5.23.2019

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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. Beautiful Paris Cityscapes Through The Lens Of The Photographer Tatiana Liccia New Photographers: Please Stop Supporting Unsplash, Support Behance Tia Lloyd Documents Skinheads with a Powerful Portrait Project Alternatives to Adobe Lightroom 2019 Quick Tip: Showing Your Portfolio? Speak Up about It Death Valley & Beyond Marketing: Twitter: Using…

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