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Registration ©ounts!

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The copyright office tells us that only 5% of photographers register their images. ASMP wants to change that and this week at Photo Plus Expo ASMP will launch a new initiative calledRegistration ©ounts to create awareness of copyright issues, to encourage all photographers to register their work, and to provide the tools and information needed for registration. Representatives from the copyright office will be at the ASMP booth (#478) to answer your registration questions. ASMP…

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Free Offer for Photo Plus Expo Seminar with Peter Krogh

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ASMP and Microsoft are offering 20 tickets to Peter Krogh’s presentation on “Tagging Photos with GPS information.” The first 20 ASMP members to email Peter at krogh@asmp.org can attend this seminar for free! Tickets can be picked up at the ASMP booth (#478) on Thursday or at the seminar door on Friday am. Friday, Oct. 23,  8:45am to 11:45am Photo Plus Expo “Tagging Photos with GPS information”

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I want my ASMP Video….

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For as long as I have been on the ASMP board, first as Education chair and now as President, I have heard from members and chapter presidents that we need to know more about video / motion, that we should use video for our education programming and that video should be utilized on our ASMP website. During the SB2 seminars we utilized video both in the live seminars and later to capture some of the key…

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ASMP at Photo Plus Expo – This Week!

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Many ASMP members, staff and leaders are traveling to New York City this week attending the 2009 Photo Plus Expo. ASMP has a packed schedule of events. Find us at booth #478 on the trade show floor. Representatives from the copyright office will be on hand to answer registration questions. Representatives from the Picture Licensing Universal System (PLUS) will also be with us at the booth. Free consultations, at our booth, for members. SOLD OUT…

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Gear to Go

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About 8 years ago, after 12 years of being strictly studio photographers, we shot on location professionally for the very first time.  Preparations were stressful, to say the least.  We were so nervous about not having something we’d need that we practically brought the entire studio along.  We got through the shoot without using half the stuff we brought and decided there had to be a better way. As we unloaded from the shoot, we…

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Tagging Images with GPS

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When I’m looking for one of my images, one of the most valuable tools I can use is the location list in Lightroom or Expression Media.  My awareness of where a picture was taken is deeply tied to my memory of that image. By using Country. State, City and Location tags, I can organize my images in a really useful way. (Add date information to this, and it’s even better.) But adding that information can…

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