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ASMP Talk: Social Media for Photographers with Andrew Scrivani

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Monday September 23 @ 12:00pmET Join us for a talk with Photographer/Director/Producer Andrew Scrivani, who will discuss the impact and importance that social media has had on the business, art, and perceptions of photography in the marketplace. Andrew will share his experiences in how participation in Social Media can help photographers understand how to navigate this complicated ecosystem.  Bring your questions. Register in advance for this webinar below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation…

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The Importance of Having a Strong Visual Voice

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[by Jennifer Kilberg] In today’s world, we’re surrounded and stimulated by visuals. Everywhere we look, we see elements of motion, restaurant menu boards, highway billboards, magazines, the Internet, and, of course, social media. So if you’re an artist or photographer seeking to market yourself, it’s important to have a creative vision and direction that highlights your assets and attributes. This allows you to break through the clutter, get noticed, and get hired. Through research with creatives,…

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Weekend Reading 9.12.2019

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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. Exploring Why Photographers Did or Didn’t Pick Up a Camera on 9/11 Making Portrait Projects That Educate and Empower How to help the Bahamas: 9 things you can do for kids and pets after Dorian After 9 Months Of Competition And More Than 130,000 Submissions, Here…

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Designing Like a Reporter

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Cross-posted from Communications Arts. [by Marianne Seregi] National Geographic is famous for its photography, but in the design world, it’s also famous for its design, and the process of producing a coherent layout and content is just as intense as the photography. Marianne Seregi is the design director, coming to the job after working at National Geographic Traveler and the Washington Post. “After shooting an assignment, a photographer will submit thousands of frames to the photo editor….

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New California Law Gives Photographers More Time to Pay Assistants and Crew

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Cross-posted from PDNPulse [by David Walker] The State of California has amended state labor laws to give photographers and producers more time to pay the models, stylists and freelance crew they hire. The change, which passed unanimously in both the California state senate and assembly, went into effect September 5 when Governor Gavin Newsom approved it. The law was introduced last February as the “Photoshoot Pay Easement Act.” It extended an exception to existing state labor law. Under that…

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PRESS RELEASE: ASMP Applauds House Judiciary Committee for Passing the CASE Act (HR 2426)

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ASMP applauds the House Judiciary Committee (HJC) for passing by voice vote H.R. 2426, the Copyright Alternative in Small-claims Enforcement Act (CASE Act), a bill that would create a small claims tribunal in the United States Copyright Office to hear copyright infringement cases. If enacted into law, for the first time photographers, graphic artists, illustrators, authors, songwriters and other individual creators and small businesses would have an affordable and accessible venue to protect their creative…

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