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Weekend Reading 03.24.2017

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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. • Too often we are concerned by the deadlines that our clients set for us. But what do we do when others ignore the deadlines we set for them.  • Why you should create music playlist for your next production meeting. • Kevin Systrom on…

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Networking like a Pro: Making the Most of Every Encounter

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ASMP member Yasmin Alishav recently relocated to Portland, OR. She is a food photographer, food stylist and trained chef. She started  ASMP as a member of LA and reconnected with ASMP in Portland because she recognizes that a high level of community involvement is good for her business and because volunteer work is deeply important to her. She is a self-described voracious networker and believes every encounter is valid. Yasmin’s Background Yasmin attended Le Cordon…

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Reminder to Update Find a Photographer Portfolios by March 31

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    This is a reminder to Professional and Life members that Find a Photographer portfolio updates will need to be completed by March 31st to accommodate new platform configurations for Find a Photographer. After that date, any Find a Photographer account that contains legacy images that have not been upgraded to include image dimensions established for the new platform or reflect new specialty categories, will be categorized as unpublished until the necessary portfolio revisions are made. Additionally, if members have…

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Henrik de Gyor: Interview with Tom Kennedy about Rights Management

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Henrik de Gyor, consultant, podcaster, and writer, will be guest speaker in an upcoming Strictly Business Webinar entitled, Tech Talk: Why Ignoring Rights Management Will Cost You. Diving into the world of Rights Management, Henrik will discuss the standards, services, and technologies that can help enforce, track, monitor, and monetize rights for many creative and media professionals. The attached transcript is an excerpt from Henrik de Gyor’s book, The Global State of Rights Management 2016  – Now available…

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How to Avoid Email Phishing Scams

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© Getty Images Getty Images Cross-posted from wired.com [by Lily Hay Newman] You know not to click on links in sketchy emails. Everybody knows that. And yet, people fall for these phishing attacks all the time. Case in point: The FBI suspects a phishing email is how the Russian hackers who were indicted this week got into Yahoo. Ditto for the breach of the Democratic National Committee, and the Sony Pictures hack. In fact, there’s…

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ASMP Announces Officers for 2017-18 National Board of Directors

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ASMP is pleased to announce that Buffalo-based photographer, Luke Copping, will serve as Board Chair for 2017-18. Serving as Vice Chair will be Marianne Lee of Marianne Lee Photography in Tiverton, RI;  as Treasurer, David Zentz of David Zentz Photography in Venice, CA; and as Secretary, Barry Schwartz of Barry Schwartz Photography in Los Angeles. Directors continuing in 2017-18 will be Michael Hart of Michael Hart Photography in Houston, TX; Stretch Ledford at University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign; Frank Rocco of Frank Rocco Photography in…

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