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February 2014 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW McDonald to Receive IPC Leadership Award The ASMP Board of Directors has designated Ed McDonald as the recipient of the 2014 International Photographic Council (IPC) Leadership Award. Prior to becoming a national Board member and then President of ASMP, Ed worked tirelessly as a volunteer for his Central Florida Chapter. As a Board member, Ed created and managed ASMP’s social media presence and, as President, he managed the redesign of ASMP’s logo, the…

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January 2014 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW Board Candidates Announced Seven candidates have declared their intention to run for 4 available seats on the ASMP National Board of Directors. They are: Jenna Close (Incumbent), San Diego chapter Scott Mc Kiernan, Los Angeles chapter Mark Green (Incumbent), Houston chapter John Alexander, Chicago chapter Rob Grimm, Chicago chapter Charles Ledford, Chicago chapter Michael Weschler, New York chapter The 2014 Board is comprised of 14 Professional Members who are elected for three-year terms….

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December 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW Special Bonus!  Join ASMP or Renew Your Membership Now For many current members, now is the time of your Annual Membership Renewal. And, if you haven’t yet become a member, it’s a great time to get connected. Join ASMP or renew your membership by January 12th and you’ll get exclusive, free access to one of two special interactive online “Ask Anything” webinars! You can select from these great topics: Motion, Crowd-funding and More…

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November 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW ASMP Referendum Passes! All six questions on the Referendum passed with over 900 members casting ballots. Here are the questions and the percentages of YES votes for each. Question 1- Definition of “Professional Member” 72% Question 2 – Maintain a Governing Policies Manual 92% Question 3 – Board of Directors to have 12 members 76% Question 4 – Electronic balloting 97% Question 5 – Four Board officers 76% Question 6 – Annual financial…

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October 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW Referendum Voting Has Begun During the next month, General Members will be voting on changes that ensure that ASMP remains effective and relevant in our rapidly changing profession. ASMP is, by amending its constitution and by-laws, keeping up with the way photography professionals work today, while maintaining our well-earned reputation for quality. As a member, you are assured that these changes will allow us to go forward in lock step with the dynamics…

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September 2013 Newsletter

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TRENDING NOW Ninth Annual Best of ASMP 2013 Selected Congratulations to our 20 Best of ASMP 2013 honorees: Kathy Anderson, Mike Arzt, Allen Birnbach, Leland Bobbé, Malcolm Brown, Scherley Busch,Mary F. Calvert, Antonio Cuellar, Pascal Depuhl, Rebecca Drobis, Ludmila Ketslakh, Fritz Liedtke, Jeremy Lurgio, Chris Odom, Jaymes Ramirez, Nicolò Sertorio, Andy Snow, Inti St Clair, Susan Mae Tell and Thierry Van Biesen. The ASMP Bulletin‘s Best of ASMP print issue was recently distributed to members…

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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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