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By February 10, 2014Strictly Business Blog

ASMP provides you with access to the best industry experts and information.  Take advantage of these great courses, webinars and seminars.  Many with deep discounts for ASMP members.

This week:

Final_New_Webinar_Headers_2013_20143-150x55“This series is the real deal. After the free Intro and first session, I’m impressed and look forward to applying these principals to my business.”
~Steve Dreiseszun,

It’s not too late!  Register for Your Business in Focus: How to Get out of the Way and Grow Your Business and we’ll send you the recording from the first class along with valuable business development exercises that will help you identify how to move your business forward.  Then, join us live for the remaining classes or just watch the recordings – it’s your call.  Do your business a favor and take a moment to visit to learn more about this important series.

Next week:

BaU_logo4blog-150x61The Art of the Estimate
February 19
1:00 – 2:00 pm eastern / 10:00 – 11:00 pacific
Plus additional Q&A on ASMP’s Facebook page

An experienced Art Producer who has worked on both sides of the table, Kat Dalager knows exactly what makes or breaks an estimate. Our conversation will focus on the estimating process – from the questions you should ask before developing your numbers to presenting your estimate and following up, you’ll learn how to build an estimate that will convince the client that you’re the right photographer for the job.  Register Today!

This month:

ASMP Members save 10% and get a free Field Guide to Filmmaking (a $79.00 value)

email_header-01-150x42Emmy-award winning Stillmotion Presents:
Storytelling With Heart
Touring the U.S. and Canada
February 3 – April 8, 2014

Storytelling with Heart is designed to share a set of approaches that you can empower you in bringing a story to life like you never have before.  Learn more at
ASMP Members: Click here to get your discount and free book!

Screen-Shot-2013-12-12-at-9.03.51-PM-150x87February 27 – March 1, 2014
Texas Photo Roundup
Austin, Texas
ASMP members enjoy additional discounts

ASMP is a major sponsor of the Texas Photo Roundup.  Co-produced by ASMP’s Austin/San Antonio Chapter, I love Texas Photo and the Austin Center for Photography, the Roundup features workshops, panel discussions, portfolio reviews and more!

ASMP Members save $100 on registration.

 Screen-Shot-2013-11-03-at-10.15.35-AM-150x87February 27 – March 6, 2014
WPPI Conference & Expo
Las Vegas, Nevada


WPPI Conference+Expo is the premier industry event for photographers and image-makers specializing in the creative and business aspects of wedding and portrait photography.  ASMP is proud to sponsor 2 important sessions at WPPI:

You, Amplified: Standing Out in the Attention Economy
with Colleen Wainwright
Tuesday, March 4 •  6:30 – 8:00 pm

Earning a Living in a World where Everyone has a Camera
with Judy Herrmann
Wednesday, March 5 – 3:00–4:30pm

Learn more at
ASMP Members click here to get your $100 discount.

Next Month:

Screen-Shot-2013-11-03-at-10.28.18-AM-150x64March 6 – 9, 2014
SPE National Conference
Baltimore, MD

ASMP is honored to be provide an afternoon of programming at the annual SPE conference covering everything faculty, students and emerging photographers need to know about starting, marketing and running a business as a professional photographer in our rapidly changing marketplace:

  • Earning a Living in a World where Everyone has a Camera
    with Judy Herrmann
  • Your Portfolio Strategy: Focus Your Work, Brand Your Vision
    with Larry Volk & Danielle Currier
  • Building the Right Audience
    with Andrew Fingerman
  • The Phone Rings, Now What?
    with Richard Kelly

This Spring:

ASMP Members save $100 on SMART Pass or conference registration.

PPW_499x83_3-150x24April 5 – 9, 2014
Post | Production World @ NAB 2014

Post|Production World workshops feature cutting-edge training for the production and post-production industries. The workshops are objective and taught by certified trainers, industry instructors, power users and published authors including our very own Colleen Wainwright on Building Your Own Fan Base and Richard Kelly on Model, Property and Privacy Rights.  Learn more at
ASMP Members click here to get your $100 discount.

ASMP Members Save 10% on Registration

Screen-Shot-2013-12-12-at-9.46.00-PM-150x45April 27 – May 2, 2014
Palm Springs Photo Festival
Palm Springs, CA

The Palm Springs Photo Festival is dedicated to providing a rich program intended to inspire, educate and instill or reignite passion for the art and commerce of photography.  Enjoy portfolio reviews, workshops and seminars with some of the best and brightest in the industry, including our very own Peter Krogh who wiill deliver programs on Lightroom and Digital Asset Management.
ASMP Members click here to get your 10% savings.

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