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ASMP’s Library Of Congress Initiative “dpBestflow” To Launch

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that dpBestflow, the initiative funded by the Library of Congress through its National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, will be launched on November 11th at the Navy Memorial Auditorium in Washington, D.C. as part of DC Fotoweek. dpBestflow is shorthand for “Digital Photography Best Practices and…

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Monumental Miami Meeting Builds Momentum For Unification

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Half Dozen Photographer and Archive Trade Associates Discuss Means to Achieve Common Goals Miami, FL (October 21, 2009) — During the afternoon of October 16, 2009, six trade associations representing more than 50,000 photographers as well as 800 agencies and archives across UK, Europe and North America, gathered to pursue an open dialogue. This historic meeting took place…

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ASMP Sponsors and Hosts Multiple Events at PhotoPlus Expo

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Contacts: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 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 22-24, 2009 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. ASMP’s participation includes sponsorship of seminars on current business topics…

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ASMP Awards $150,000 to PLUS Coalition

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Contacts: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia PA … The Board of Directors of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced an award of $150,000 to the Picture Licensing Universal System (PLUS) Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to simplifying and facilitating the communication and management of image rights. The contribution will fund the development and implementation of their PLUS Registry, a resource…

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ASMP Goes Live With New iPhone App

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Contacts: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA…Finding a professional photographer is now just a screen tap away! The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced its popular Find A Photographer (FAP) service is now available directly from Apple’s iPhone. The FAP app, which can be downloaded free from Apple’s App Store, allows users to search for an ASMP photographer anywhere in the…

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Photographers File Judiciary Committee Statement

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Contacts: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org Victor Perlman, Esq., General Counsel, ASMP Email: perlman@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), joined by the Graphic Artists Guild, the Picture Archive Council of America, and the North American Nature Photography Association, has filed a statement for the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee hearing on “Competition and Commerce in Digital Books.” The statement,…

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Photographers File Objections To Proposed Google Settlement

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Contacts: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org Victor Perlman, Esq., General Counsel, ASMP Email: perlman@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), joined by the Graphic Artists Guild, the Picture Archive Council of America, the North American Nature Photography Association, and several prominent individual photographers, has filed documents in opposition to the proposed settlement of the consolidated copyright infringement actions against Google instituted…

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ASMP RECEIVES FUNDS FROM AUTHORS COALITION

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director ASMP American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP has announced that the association has received $263,000 from the Authors Coalition of America, 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 by ACA…

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ASMP LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE, EXPANDED RESOURCES

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director ASMP American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that it has launched a newly designed website, www.ASMP.org, with expanded resources available for all members of the photographic community. ASMP is the premier trade association for photographers who create images primarily for publication, and the association is a leader in providing professional photographers with business education…

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