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The State of Commercial Photography: 5 Qs with Artist Agent Andrea Stern

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Cross-posted from [by Mara Serdans] Artist agent Andrea Stern of Stern Rep. is a seasoned and celebrated commercial agent with over 20 years experience representing photographers in the product, automotive, and lifestyle industries among others. Andrea is genuinely passionate about the business and has a talent for building long-lasting relationships with her photographers and clients. She represents talent who have worked on major campaigns for Apple, Google, Target, VW, Beats, Subaru, McDonald’s, Bacardi, Sony, Hershey’s,…

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Point of View: Small Claims from a Photographer’s Perspective

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I recently had the opportunity to represent ASMP and the photography community at a two-day roundtable organized by the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP). The participants included 17 scholars (professors of law), 7 lawyers, 1 association president, 1 lobbyist….and me. On the drive to the event I became increasingly nervous that I would be in over my head, unable to understand or contribute to the issues under discussion. Nothing could have been…

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New Apple Promotions for ASMP Members

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Preferred pricing now available on HomePod, Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Welcome HomePod. HomePod is a powerful speaker that sounds amazing and adapts to wherever it’s playing. It’s the ultimate music authority, bringing together Apple Music and Siri to learn your taste in music. It’s also an intelligent home assistant, capable of handling everyday tasks — and controlling your smart home. HomePod takes the listening experience to a whole new level. And that’s just the…

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Questions with an Educator: Bob Carey

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Dr. Bob Carey. Bob is a long-time photojournalist and photographer who has dedicated himself to developing the next generation of photographers. He is now the chair of the Department of Communication & New Media at Gardner-Webb University where he teaches photojournalism. He also plays an instrumental role in the American Society of Media Photographers as a member of the National Board. Here, Bob tells us a bit about his career…

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Weekend Reading 3.9.2018

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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 of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Chair Luke Copping.  • For hungry photographers on the road — how to maximize your free breadsticks at Olive Garden, according to Reddit. • What lawyers wish you knew.  • Shocking news! there’s a backlash against the hottest new social media platform.  • An artist…

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Screenshot of photo essay from Leeta Harding posted on The Bitter Southerner

The Young Women of Hertford County

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Editor’s Note: Leeta Harding took a circuitous route to her recent shoot for Missoni. A successful New York fashion photographer, she moved to a tiny town in North Carolina after a personal crisis. Harding concentrated on rebuilding her life, shooting work for herself rather than for clients, focusing on local buildings and their settings, eventually including local talent – young women who had never posed professionally. Here’s how that all happened. Cross-posted from The Bitter…

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