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Questions with a Pro: Todd Joyce

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Today’s Questions with a Pro features the talented Todd Joyce. Todd is a Cincinnati based photographer that uses his amazing skills both in still and motion photography to solve your problems. He presents his business in an extremely approachable fashion, which lends itself to a pleasant and accommodating working relationship. He has found his success through continuously taking risks and keeping up his desire to learn. Through his association with ASMP, Todd met his partners…

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Weekend Reading 8.18.2017

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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. • Developing your own editing style and artistic vision on Instagram. • Mark Peterson: Photographing the hate in Charlottesville up close. • Defusing confrontations in street photography. • You are not your fear.  • Learning from the masters: Filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky • Mike Perry: Stop censoring…

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Upcoming Webinars & Podcasts

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Image © Francis Zera Upcoming Webinars and Podcasts  LEGAL TALK: Non-paying Clients and How to Protect Yourself Before and After with Attorney Nathan Hoerschelmann – August 23rd @ 9amPT/12pmET While a lot of you may be a photographer because you love photography, you also work to make a living.  Little is as frustrating or disruptive to a photography business like a non-paying client.  Attorney Nathan Hoerschelmann will provide tools and tips for ensuring payment both prior…

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Weekend Reading 8.11.2017

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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. • What ever happened to all the funny ads? • It’s not just you: Super successful people who suffer from imposter syndrome.  • How to persuade people without intimidating them.  • These email bad habits are why no one gets back to you on time.  •…

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BEST OF ASMP 2017 Contest On its Way

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ASMP BEST OF…is back! Start gathering your images and your series to submit to the BEST OF ASMP 2017! ASMP’s Best of 2017 celebrates its thirteenth year and will kick-off in mid-September with an all new selection process.  BEST OF ASMP 2017 will include a SINGLE IMAGE category that features work from these sub-categories: Commercial Editorial Personal We will also accept a SERIES of up to ten images. Winners will be featured in ASMP’s Best of 2017…

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Questions with a Pro: George Long

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Today’s Questions with a Pro features the impeccable George Long. George is based out of New Orleans. He has given back to ASMP by taking on many leadership roles, and helped the members of his chapter get through Hurricane Katrina in the past. He is a brilliant leader and photographer, and has a lot of wisdom to share. Here, he tells us some of the background of his transition to photography full-time, his experiences with…

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