ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

Strictly Business Blog

If you would like to contribute to the blog, please send submissions to

Meet Your ASMP Experts & Masters Host – Tom Kennedy

By | ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast, Strictly Business Blog | No Comments

Luke Copping interviews ASMP Executive Director, Tom Kennedy, about his experiences as the photography director at National Geographic as well as his views on the current state of the photographic industry. View podcast on iTunes   About ASMP Experts & Masters Series The American Society of Media Photographers has introduced a new podcast and live broadcast event called ASMP Experts and Masters. The program brings candid conversations about the craft, business and the culture of…

Read More
Screesnot of article posted at Google Image

Google Image Publishing Guidelines

By | Strictly Business Blog | No Comments

Editor’s Note: Google has a new page describing what they consider best practices for image publishing. And where Google goes, so goes the rest of the web. On the same page you’ll find “Video best practices” and “Rich media file best practices.” Cross-posted from Google Support Google Images is a way to visually discover information on the web. Users can quickly explore information with more context around images with new features, such as image captions,…

Read More

Questions with an Educator: Mary Farmilant

By | Diversity in Photography, Questions with an Educator, Strictly Business Blog | No Comments

This week’s Questions with an Educator features Mary Farmilant. Mary is a Chicago-based fine art photographer who is well known for her work photographing abandoned hospitals. She finds the foundation of photography to be in the intention of the work, and with her background in nursing, the intention and meaning of her abandoned hospitals project are extremely apparent. She now holds the position of adjunct professor at Columbia College Chicago, where she earned both her Bachelor of…

Read More

2018 Eddie Adams Workshop Accepting Applications Through May 31st

By | Current News, Strictly Business Blog | No Comments

The Workshop The Eddie Adams Workshop is an intense four-day gathering of top photography professionals, along with 100 carefully selected students. The workshop is tuition-free, and the students are chosen based on the merit of their portfolios. Nikon has been the workshop’s major sponsor since its inception. Applications for the 2018 Eddie Adams Workshop are now being accepted. Click here to apply. Final deadline for applying is May 31, 2018. For more information about Eddie Adams…

Read More

The CASE Act Challenge: Submit an Image or Video in Support of Small Claims Tribunal

By | Advocacy, Copyright Reform, Small Claims Report, Strictly Business Blog | No Comments

Grab your camera and join the CASE Act Challenge! Submit an image or a video telling the world why it is important for Congress to enact the CASE Act! Images: Make a sign.  Something that reads “I Support the CASE Act!” or  “Visual Creators Support the CASE Act” “Protect My Rights – Enact the CASE Act!” or signs with other phrases in support of the CASE Act using #HR3945, #SmallClaims,  #MySkillsPayBills  and #MyCASE4Copyright tags. Videos:…

Read More