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August 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW ASMP Issues “The Instagram Papers” For some time, ASMP has been monitoring and reporting on the Terms of Service for social media distributors of images. After studying the current Instagram terms, we have determined that they are too far-reaching and unreasonable. First, they grant Instagram a perpetual use license without any right of termination. Second, they appear to give Instagram the right to license to third parties for any use whatsoever. Finally, the rights…

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July 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW Take the InfoTrends Annual Survey InfoTrends, an independent research firm (and friend of ASMP) is conducting its annual survey on photography and video. The purpose is to better understand your use of technology, future requirements and new business services so that manufacturers can design better products to fit your needs. Take the survey now! By doing so, you’ll be entered to win $500, and 100 randomly chosen participants will receive a $25 Amazon…

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June 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW Henry Receives IPC Award ASMP Immediate Past President Shawn Henry was honored recently for his years of service and leadership in the industry. Joining him at the awards ceremony May 28th at the United Nations were ASMP President Ed McDonald (left) and Executive Director Eugene Mopsik. Understand the Terms of Photography Competitions ASMP believes that while competitions can serve a purpose within your business plan and potentially give your work significant visibility, there…

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May 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW 1st Annual ASMP Susan Carr Educator Prize Award Announced Craig Stevens, a photographer, printmaker and educator, has received the 1st annual Susan Carr Educator Prize. He was selected as the individual who best met the criteria of making a significant contribution to the education of photography students and imaging professionals. The Prize honors the memory of former ASMP Education Director Susan Carr, who was dedicated to the education of working photographers. The Prize…

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April 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW New Membership Categories Proposed Based on the dynamic changes in the imaging profession, ASMP’s Membership Committee has endorsed new membership categories with a more inclusive, broader definition of ‘imaging professional’ and has invited comments on the proposal. An online Members Only webcast and Q&A with Membership Chair Jenna Close, ASMP President Shawn Henry, and ASMP Executive Director Gene Mopsik was held on April 4th to discuss the proposal. If you missed either, the…

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March 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW New Board Members Elected Voting ended March 15 for the five available seats on the ASMP National Board of Directors and the following candidates were elected: Luke Copping John Harrington Kevin Lock Barry Schwartz Steve Whittaker Congratulations to all! To learn more about the new Board Members go here. Call For Best of ASMP 2013 Entries Place your images – and your business – front and center in the photo world by submitting…

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February 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW There’s Still Time to Stay Connected If you haven’t renewed your ASMP membership already – re-up before February 22 and you’ll be eligible to be part of a drawing for a Fuji X 10 camera! Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity! (Don’t worry – if you’ve already renewed your membership, you’ll be included.)  2013 brings you more reasons than ever to stay connected to ASMP with member-only resources, benefits and programming you…

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January 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW Stay Connected It’s renewal time for many ASMP members and 2013 brings you more reasons than ever to stay connected to ASMP. Renew your ASMP membership now, and you’ll be eligible to be part of a special drawing for a Fuji X 10 camera! Everyone who renews ASMP membership before February 22 will be included in the drawing and the winner will be randomly chosen. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity! (Don’t…

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