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Weekend Reading 1.17.2019

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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. 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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Screenshot of article posted at PDNPulse

Quick Tip: How to Deal with an Image Thief

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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

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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

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CONTACT: Eileen Bramlet 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

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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

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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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