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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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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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BEST OF ASMP 2017 is LIVE!

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ASMP BEST OF…is back and we will provide contest updates here! Start gathering your images to submit to the BEST OF ASMP 2017! Our contest submission form will go live on September 15th! BEST OF ASMP 2017 will allow for the unlimited submissions by members of SINGLE IMAGES featuring work from the following sub-categories: Commercial Magazine/Editorial Self-Promotional/Personal We will also accept unlimited submissions by members of a SERIES of four to ten images representing a single theme. You can…

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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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ASMPNY’s 2017 Photo Annual Selects on Exhibit at Photoville New York

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Visit ASMPNY’s Exhibit at Photoville New York from September 13th thru 24th The exhibition was curated from submissions to the 2017 ASMP Photo Annual. As always, there is a broad range of contributors and thus an interesting variety of work, from architecture to beauty, still life to street, personal and commercial to fine art. This exhibition goes a little way to demonstrating the impressive diversity of the ASMP community. Featuring: Liam Alexander, Jeffrey Apoian, Deborah Feingold,…

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How Your Smartphone Can Help in an Emergency

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© AP Photo/Gregory Bull Cross-posted from msn.com [by Marc Saltzman] The catastrophic events caused by Hurricane Harvey put smartphones to the test, raising the question about what our trusty mobile companions can do to help in crises like these. After all, we rely on these pocket-sized supercomputers for much of our lives, in a normal state, so surely they can be useful during natural disasters, among other grave situations one might find themselves in. Your…

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