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ASMP Prepares For Strictly Business 3

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers’ highly acclaimed Strictly Business conference series for imaging professionals will be held in three locations beginning this month: January 21-23 in Los Angeles; February 25-27 in Philadelphia; and April 1-3 in Chicago. Strictly Business 3 (SB3) will offer a variety of topics to help photographers enhance their professionalism and…

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ASMP Receives Distribution From Authors Coalition

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that the association has received $813,000 from the Authors Coalition of America(ACA), an organization which distributes money collected for copying non-title-specific works abroad, primarily in Scandinavia and Europe. Non-title-specific works are those that cannot be identified individually or by copyright owner. Distributions are made periodically to…

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ASMP Announces Fagan To Lead Stock Imaging Initiatives

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that Shannon Fagan, former President of the Stock Artists Alliance, has been named Chair of ASMP’s newly established Stock Imaging License Committee and will lead several stock imaging initiatives for ASMP. Fagan will contribute his considerable expertise as an industry analyst, strategic photo business expert and…

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ASMP Sponsors And Hosts Multiple Events At Photo Plus Expo

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) will sponsor and host a number of important events at this year’s Photo Plus Expo, the preeminent photographer trade event of the year. The Expo will be held October 28-30, 2010 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. ASMP’s participation includes sponsorship of seminars on current…

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ASMP Announces Plans For Strictly Business 3

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced plans for the newest generation of its highly acclaimed Strictly Business conference series for photographers. Strictly Business 3 (SB3) will offer a variety of topics to help photographers enhance their professionalism and build their business in three locations starting in early 2011. Three city stops are…

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ASMP Files Brief In Defense Of First Amendment

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Contact: Victor Perlman, General Counsel ASMP American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: perlman@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), joined by the Alabama Press Association, has submitted an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in support of defendant Daniel A. Moore in the case The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama v. New Life Art, Inc. and Daniel A. Moore in the United States Court…

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Still Photographers as Amateur Videographers

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These days many still photographers are frustrated when their clients decide to take their own pictures or get photos from amateurs who take photos that are good enough. And sometimes “good enough” is not only good enough – it’s pretty good because technology has enabled just about anyone to take a reasonably good photograph. Indeed technology has lowered the bar to the entry into the realm of professional photography. But any pro knows there is…

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ASMP Files Brief On Behalf Of Members

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has submitted an amicus curiae(“friend of the court”) brief in the case of Muench Photography, Inc. vs. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company and R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. At issue are copyright registrations of digital catalogues…

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Photo Trade Associations Issue Joint Statement on NYC Rules

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The following statement by four photographic trade associations will be presented at a hearing of the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting on June 3, 2010. It is a response to these proposed changes to the regulationsgoverning the issuance of permits for photography. To: Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting From: APA, ASMP, EP & NPPA Re: Amendment to Chapter 9 of Title 43 Rules of the City of New York The boards…

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