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AIR Presents: Copyright, Licensing, Negotiation: A Legal Webinar for Producers

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AIR is a trade association for radio producers, and audio professionals have many of the same problems as photographers or anyone else who makes art out of documenting the “real” world.  And that includes copyright and contracting with clients.  Here is a great webinar (free!) that has solid information anyone can use. Watch it on Vimeo.

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Election Central 2018: Call for ASMP National Board Candidate Declarations

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This is to announce the call for 2018 candidate declarations for the ASMP National Board of Directors. If you are a current ASMP Professional Member and are interested in serving on the National Board, please review the election process and candidate protocol below. Becoming a Candidate In 2018, the National Board will have 12 members, who must be Professional Members or Life Members of ASMP. (Professional Members were formerly known as General Members.) Each board…

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Happy New Year!

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As the new year unfolds, ASMP is well aware that you may be making some new year’s resolutions. So, to assist you in making progress with your 2018 business and professional development resolutions, ASMP is implementing new initiatives and programming in 2018, while expanding and improving upon others. ASMP initiatives and programming for 2018 include: Expanded member benefits, including full-service health coverage An extensive marketing campaign promoting Find a Photographer Educational opportunities so all members,…

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Chapter Program Spotlight: Ladies Power Brunch

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ASMP e-interviewed LA Chapter Vice President Amy Tierney about how they manage their Ladies Power Brunch event. Can you give us a basic description of the program? The event was called “The 2nd Annual Ladies Power Brunch”.  The purpose of the event was to network and educate the imaging community as a whole about the work and content that is being generated by women within the field (Photographers, Motion Directors, Art Producers, Editors, Assignment Editors,…

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The Most Popular Gear Rented In 2017

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Cross-posted from SLR Lounge [by Kishore Sawh] The future of photography equipment usage is up for debate. There are those who seem to think phone cameras will get so good they’ll completely upend the ILC market, and then there are those who think modular, platform sharing type cameras will be the thing. That all sounds a bit grim, if we’re honest; a bit boring. We like trying new things, enjoying the quirks and character of…

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Questions with a Pro: Alison Wright

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Alison Wright. Alison is a New York based documentary photographer that travels the globe to capture a wide range of cultures and relevant issues in her images. She is represented by National Geographic Creative and has been published in numerous magazines including National Geographic, The New York Times, and Forbes. She is not only a photographer, but has published many books and is the founder of the non-profit organization, Faces of…

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