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It is Quick Tip Week …

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Make sure that when you take a class – like Final Cut Pro – that you have a project to work on. Even if it’s a project that’s self proposed – it will let you immediately apply your new knowledge in a real way.  Otherwise, the information you hear tends to go in one ear and out the other very quickly.

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PhotoPlus 09 / Arnold Newman

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Last night I had the great pleasure of attending the Arnold Newman impact and influence presentation given by Greg Heisler, by the Arnold and Augusta Newman foundation and the Maine Media workshops, Sponsored by PDN and the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP).  Greg Heisler told wonderful, touching, and humorous stories of his time with Arnold in his early days of his assisting career and paid homage to the late Arnold Newman and his intriguing…

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First Day at PPE

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Why am I so excited about Photo Plus Expo? While I’ve photographed many trade shows in my professional career, I have never attended a major photographic industry show. This is an opportunity to learn from some of the top people in our field and to see some of the latest equipment and technology, which will keep me on top of my game. Based on experience, I also understand that one of the greatest benefits of…

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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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