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ASMP Update Week Ending 02.14.2020

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents ASMP Announces 2020 National Board Candidates SB2020 Conferences: Check Out Upcoming Conference Schedule Advocacy: Tell Your Senators to Co-sponsor the CASE Act! Contests: Best of ASMP 2019 First Place Winner: John Rae Webinars: FREE ASMP Legal Clinic: Photographers, Assistants, Employees and Contractors Member Spotlight: Interview with David Hume Kennerly Podcasts: Tune in to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcasts Benefits: Register Now for the 2020 Palm Springs Photo Festival Forums: Join…

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ASMP Announces Candidates for 2020 National Board Election

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ASMP is pleased to announce the names of the six candidates vying for the four open seats in the upcoming 2020 National Board of Directors election that will take place between March 2nd and March 16th. In alphabetical order, along with chapter affiliation, the six 2020 National Board candidates are: Thomas Donley  – New York Rana Faure – New York Nicholas Freeman – Los Angeles Brian James – Greater Florida Felicia Perretti – Philadelphia Michael…

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Weekend Reading 2.13.2020

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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. How Creative Couples Balance Their Relationships and Work Apple Rolls Out Free Mac App That Teaches You Basic Programming In A Fun Way For Fourth Year in a Row, Trump Proposes Significant Cuts to NEA, NEH Budgets “Charge What You’re Worth” is BAD advice 27 Powerful Photos…

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FREE ASMP Legal Clinic: Photographers, Assistants, Employees and Contractors

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February 25, 2020 @1pm EST (12pm CST, 11am MST, 10am PST) Recently, ASMP and NPPA joined forces in a Legal Clinic to discuss California law AB5, and how freelance photographers are being affected not only in CA and NY, but across the country. But what about the other side — photographers who hire assistants, digital techs, and other support staff? Are these people independent contractors or employees? What is the criteria? If you misclassify, what…

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The Daily Edit: The Group

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Editor’s Note: Tracy + David are ASMP Professional Members and part of The Group in Los Angeles. Cross-posted from aPhotoEditor [by Heidi Volpe] Heidi: Why did you choose to form this? The Group: It has become harder and harder for individual photographers to secure a book showing at advertising agencies. We’ve banded together a diverse group of photographers in order to efficiently meet with agencies where solo shooters might have more difficulty securing a show….

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A Conversation with Photographer Brooke DiDonato Explores the Process and Inspiration Behind Her Surreal Imagery

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Cross-posted from Colossal.  [By Christopher Jobson]   Brooke DiDonato is a fine art and assignment photographer in New York.  “…last year was a busy year for me with jobs. I shot a campaign for a shoe company in Berlin, and I also did a project for mental health awareness with Refinery 29. So I had a few really cool and big projects last year that pulled me away from art, but for the latter part…

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