ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

#DiversifyTheLens: The Importance of Hiring Women Photographers

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Cross-posted from PetaPixel [by Amy Cooper] The current boom of female-first initiatives is transforming the creative industry, providing opportunities for women to find mentorship, addressing discrepancies in pay, and helping women rally together to drive new policies and practices. Actions such as the 3 Percent Movement, 50/50 Initiative, and #TimesUpAdvertising have thrust these issues into the spotlight and gained significant attention and traction. But we can do more. Read more

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ASMP Invites Members to Participate in Copyright Alliance Survey On Potential Impact of USCO Fee Increases

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    As has been previously communicated, the U.S. Copyright Office is proposing an increase in fees for copyright registration applications and other Copyright Office services. In response, the Copyright Alliance (CA) has created a brief survey to better understand how this increase would impact the copyright community. The Copyright Alliance will compile the data from survey responses and use it in comments to be submitted to the Copyright Office in opposition to the increase…

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Photography Legends Keith Carter, Douglas Kirkland, and Joyce Tenneson Talk Photography, and You Get to Listen

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Editor’s Note: Douglas Kirkland is a current ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from Fstoppers [by Jenny Edwards] Imagine the amount of knowledge that flows when you get to sit down with three of the most legendary names in the photography world. In these excerpts from B&H’s OPTIC and Depth of Field Conferences, we learn from three of the most esteemed photographers alive today. Read more

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Photo Brigade’s NPPA & ASMP PhotoJournalism Roundtable at Adorama

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Image © Photo Brigade/Adorama   View the video of ASMP Executive Director, Tom Kennedy, and other visual leaders from the NPPA, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and VII Photo Agency at this special Photojournalism Roundtable on the topic of process, leadership and opportunities to keep professional photojournalists and the work they do relevant and valued! Panelists include Akili Ramsess, Thomas Kennedy, Beth Flynn, Lucy Gilmore, and Ed Kashi. For more information about Photo…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 07.13.2018

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents Strictly Business: ASMP Stance on Brammer v. Violent Hues Productions LLC Advocacy: Call to Action on Proposed Copyright Registration Fee Hikes Questions with a Pro: Kaveh Sardari Contests: 2018 Spaces First Place Winner Profile: Viraj Andrew Bunnag Contests: ASMP Faces: Submit Your Images Now! Benefits: Pixsy Offers New ASMP Member Benefit! Weekend Reading Forums Events Current News

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Pixsy Offers New ASMP Member Benefit

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Pixsy has returned as an ASMP Benefit Partner with updated suite of tools and services. At Pixsy, the mission is to empower photographers around the world to be in control of how, where and when their work is used. Pixsy provides a suite of tools and services to find, manage and resolve cases of unauthorized use, including an automated takedown service. Pixsy also ensures easy, low-risk access to legal support and compensation. ASMP members will…

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