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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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Tech Talk: Tagging with Henrik de Gyor and David Riecks – September 14th @ 9amPT/12pmET

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Join Henrik de Gyor and David Riecks in the upcoming ASMP Tech Talk: Ask Us Anything about Tagging on Thursday, September 14th at 9amPT/12pmET. “Why should I tag my photographs and video? What are some quick tips to tagging my photographs? When should I consider tagging my photographs? Which metadata fields should I be filling in and why? Are there any shortcuts to tagging my photographs? I want to shoot more. Who can do my tagging…

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Register Now: 2017 Southeastern Film & Photo Conference – Greenville, SC – September 15 & 16

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September 15 & 16, 2017 Furman University – Greenville, SC   Two jam-packed days of creative education and inspiration that will help elevate your game and build your film and photography business. ASMP/SC and the SC Film Commission are bringing to the Southeast world-class creatives and if you’re a film maker or a photographer, a seasoned pro, an educator or a student looking for a big break, you need to attend this conference. REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!! Registration ends Wed…

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Transformative Use v. Derivative Use:  Will the Outcome of a Recent Lawsuit Test the Limits of Fair Use Doctrine, or Result in a Free-for-all?

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        [by Sammetria Goodson and Thomas Maddrey, Maddrey PLLC] As ASMP members may know, there is an on-going legal battle over the concept of “fair use” in copyright infringement claims. One of the more recent cases involves photographer and ASMP member Lynn Goldsmith, who was sued by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. (“Foundation”) in April 2017. The Foundation utilized a legal device known as a “declaratory judgment” to…

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Questions with a Pro: Dan Lamont

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Today’s Questions with a Pro features photojournalist and filmmaker Dan Lamont. Dan has contributed to countless publishers worldwide like The New York Times, Der Spiegel, and Smithsonian. He is also the Past President of the ASMP foundation in addition to Past President of the Board of the Blue Earth Alliance. Dan founded Tatoosh Media, and remains the creative director, video director/producer and DP, which tells stories through still and motion works about important topics he…

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