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Weekend Reading 2.17.2017

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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 curated by ASMP National Board Member Luke Copping. • How to avoid becoming a scary isolated hermit when you work at home.  • Cultural appropriation and fetishization in contemporary fashion photography. • How much should photographers charge in 2017? Rosh Sillars has some thoughts to share. • How to run a studio with your…

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What’s Going on with the Website?

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  Hopefully you’ve noticed the significant improvement in the ASMP website speed since Monday. This marked completion of a development effort that changed the way we serve content and ultimately improve the user experience. Now we want to let you know about the next set of tools on our technical priority list: Find an Assistant – Making the product more robust and easy to use Event Management – Improvements to the member experience and the…

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REGISTER TODAY for February 21 Strictly Business Webinar: Freelancing with Todd Bigelow

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ASMP Talk: Freelancing with Todd Bigelow – Tuesday, February 21st @ 11amPT/2pmET Join ASMP Executive Director, Tom Kennedy, in a virtual interview with LA-based freelance photographer, Todd Bigelow, to discuss the many issues – building a portfolio, making client connections, licensing, protecting your works – facing freelance photographers in today’s fast-paced, tumultuous times. Following the one-on-one interview, Tom will open up the discussion with Todd to include a Q&A with webinar attendees.  So, prepare your…

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Questions with a Pro: Brian Finke

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Today’s Questions With a Pro features Brian Finke. Brian often spends years working on long term projects while simultaneously publishing books, participating in gallery exhibitions and shooting for clients like Men’s Journal and New York Magazine. We Asked: Tell us about your personal project, Most Muscular. How did this project come about? How did you get access to your subjects? Brian Said: Initially, I was assigned by Men’s Journal to shoot the Mr. Olympia competition…

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ASMP Announces Newly-Seated Directors to 2017/18 National Board

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Due to the National Board of Directors having only four final candidates running for the National Board, it was determined by a vote of the board after consulting with ASMP’s governance advisor that there was no need to proceed with an election. Therefore, ASMP is pleased to announce the names of the four candidate-elects, who will begin their terms as Directors on the National Board in June. In alphabetical order, along with their chapter affiliation, the four board members are:…

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Strictly Business Update Week Ending 02.10.2017

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Strictly Business Weekly Update Table of Contents Strictly Business Blog Board Members Give Back: Trends in Fashion Photography – Frank Rocco Truth in Photojournalism Needed Now! – Thomas R. Kennedy System Alert: Site Improvement Scheduled for Monday February 13th Advocacy We Can’t Keep Doing Advocacy Without You! Participate in the Authors Coalition Survey to Benefit ASMP Programs Take the Copyright Alliance Survey on DMCA by February 17th Weekend Reading Chapter and National Events Social Sharing…

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