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Reminder to Update Find a Photographer Portfolios by March 31

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  Now that the NEW Find a Photographer has launched, it will be necessary for members with Find a Photographer accounts to login and refresh portfolios, by updating images and specialty categories for galleries, so that image portfolios can be properly searched and accurately populate search results on the new application platform. While images that were previously added to Find a Photographer in the legacy system have been migrated into the new application, portfolio images may need…

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Strictly Business Webinar with Freelance Photographer Todd Bigelow a Great Success

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In the 90 minute Strictly Business Webinar ASMP Talk: Freelancing with Todd Bigelow, ASMP Executive Director, Tom Kennedy, interviews LA-based freelance photographer and founder of The Business of Photography Workshop, Todd Bigelow, about the many issues – building a portfolio, making client connections, licensing, protecting your work – facing freelance photographers in today’s fast-paced, tumultuous times. Following the one-on-one interview, Tom opens up the discussion with Todd to include a Q&A with nearly 300 webinar attendees. ASMP was…

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Commercial Photography Tips: Shooting for Brands Like J.Crew

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                                                                                                                       © Bryan Derballa Cross-posted from Photoshelter Blog [by Deborah Block] What’s it like shooting for one of today’s most classic fashion brands? Deborah Block asked Brooklyn-based J.Crew photographer Bryan Derballa for a few commercial photography tips. Read more at PhotoShelter Blog.

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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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