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BEST OF ASMP 2017 is LIVE!

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The BEST OF ASMP Photo Contest is back! Watch for Contest updates here! Message from the Executive Director Dear Members, I an very excited about the momentum we’ve gained since we began accepting entries on September 15th! I want to thank those of you who have already entered and to make everyone aware of the turning point this Best of ASMP Photo Contest represents. I also want to encourage the rest of you to get…

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Weekend Reading 9.22.2017

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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 Chair Luke Copping. • The about page of every digital marketing agency ever.  • Is the freelance economy getting more cliquey? • Pricing and negotiating a lifestyle shoot.  • When magazines dump iconic images for cheaper alternatives. • If you can’t afford a therapist try these online mental health…

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Questions with a Pro: Frank Rogozienski

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features the amazing Frank Rogozienski. Frank is a San Diego based photographer that specializes in portrait, biotech, corporate, and industrial photography, along with having a vast amount of personal work that helps to drive his business. Here, he explains how he ended up in such diverse subsets of photography, the marketing techniques that helped to build his business, and his views on social media. See more of Frank’s work on his…

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Obituary: Pete Turner, Master of Color Photography, 83

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Image © Pete Turner Editor’s Note by ASMP Executive Director, Tom Kennedy: I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Pete Turner, an ASMP Life member, and legendary figure in our profession. As for so many others, his ability to boldly express color and play with the possibilities of aesthetic expression caused me to see color in photography in a whole new way. His influence on me was profound and I’m very grateful to have known…

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The NEW ASMP Forums are LIVE!

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  ASMP is pleased to announce the launch of the NEW ASMP Forums on the bbPress platform to continue the knowledge share and member support that has occurred for years in the various online ASMP Communities on other platforms. The “Forums” will be accessible under “Chapters/Groups” in the main navigation bar. Our plan is to roll out new forum groups weekly so that system protocols can be adjusted to accommodate the increased traffic to the Forum platform. With the need to shift…

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Weekend Reading 9.15.2017

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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 Chair Luke Copping. • Is blockchain technology the next step in copyright protection? companies like ImageRights are banking on it. • A bunch of high level magazine editors are resigning and people are starting to speculate on why. • Skate? Love film? you NEED to get one of these…

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