January 1, 2019
Monthly Update
Image ©Patti Hallock All Rights Reserved

If you have an image you'd like featured here, go to ASMP Colorado Photo Chat on FB and upload your image. The image that gets the most likes will be featured on the next months newsletter. 
Brews & Business
Educational Networking Series

Join us for for a short presentation on New Changes to Colorado Sales Tax by Bryan Schmitt, CPA, CFP, MT, followed by networking with other professional photographers.

Effective December 1, 2018, the Colorado Department of Revenue has adopted new sales tax rules that will have a substantial effect on how businesses in Colorado collect sales tax. however, the Department is providing a grace period through May 31, 2019 to provide businesses adequate time to comply with these changes. 

Bring your questions and learn about this from a Colorado certified public accountant.

Bryan T Schmitt is a CPA who assists taxpayers and small businesses with taxes in Englewood CO and the surrounding communities. He has years of valuable experience as an IRS registered tax preparer.



When : Monday, January 7th, 2019
Time : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
Where Diebolt Brewing Company , 3855 Mariposa Street, Denver.

Coffee & Conversation
Join fellow photographers for our coffee meet-up in Lafayette!
2nd Monday of every Month
January 14th, 2018

An open discussion about the business of photography.

Have a success story you want to share? Have questions about ASMP? Have tips about keeping your business running smoothly?

If so, come join us, and grab a hot cup of java!

When : Monday, January 14th, 2019
Time 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Where East Simpson Coffee Company, 414 E Simpson St, Lafayette.

Register Here: January Coffee Meet-Up
January 17th 2019 ASMP Annual Kick-Off Party
Come celebrate with ASMP Colorado at our 2019 Kick-Off Party!

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Where: Rick Souder's Studio
1301 Ulysses Street
Golden, CO 80401

Learn about the exciting programs we have planned for 2019, AND learn how to register published images!

Food and drinks provided, so please register to help us plan accordingly.

Register here: Free for members, $10 for non-members

**We are looking for submissions! We want to showcase our members at 2019's Kick-off Party! Please provide at least one image photographed in 2018 to display for our rotating slideshow**

The name of the photographer will be added to each image for recognition. The image will be used only for the slideshow at this event. Images can be submitted to ASMP-CO Webmaster ( webmaster@asmpcolorado.org).

Image Guidelines:
Resolution: 72dpi
Size: 1920px on longest side
Colorspace: sRGB
File Type: JPG
Filename: Last_First

If you would like to become a member and take advantage of membership pricing for all of our events, please click here. If you’d like to learn more about the benefits of ASMP membership, click here.
February 4th: Brews and Business - Retouchers Panel
March 2, 2019: Joel Grimes Event
March 4, 2019: Brews & Business: Workflow Panel with Paul Trantow and Paul Weinrauch
April 12-13, 2019: Two Day Assistant's Workshop
A Day with Joel Grimes...
When: March 2nd, 2019
Time: 8am - 4pm
Cost: $15 RMCAD students, $25 ASMP members, $75 non-members, $75 Student non-members (includes a 2019 ASMP student membership!)

Save the Date for an all day event with Joel Grimes! The morning will be a lecture talking about Branding and How to Get Work. The afternoon will be shooting and lighting demonstrations. There are a limited number of seats. This event will sell out, so sign up early to save your seat.

For over 27 years, Joel has worked for many of the top advertising agencies and corporations across the globe for clients such as Arizona Office of Tourism, AT&T, Broncos, Comcast, Goldman Sachs, Hewlett Packard, Hyatt, Kodak, Nikon, Pentax, Phillips 66, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, Pfizer, Qwest, Red Bull, Sony, Sturm Ruger & Co, United Global, USA Boxing, Visa, Volvo, and Xcel Energy. Over the years his assignments have taken him to every state across the USA and to over fifty countries around the globe.

After earning his BFA in Photography from the University of Arizona, Joel started a commercial studio right here in Denver, Colorado!!

In 1990, Joel produced his first coffee table book, ‘Navajo, Portrait of a Nation’ which received a number of photographic and design awards and produce an eighteen-month solo exhibit at the Smithsonian American History museum. Driven by the creative process, Joel views himself as an illusionist, creating portraits larger than life. “There is no face on the planet that is the same, my vision as an artist is to capture that individual uniqueness through the photographic process.”

Joel is an ambassador for the creative process by teaching workshops and lectures around the world. “I feel that by being an open book with my process I have an opportunity to inspire others to follow their dreams and passions to create”.

Morning Session: 8am-11:30am Lecture: Branding and How to Get Work

Afternoon Session: 12:30pm-4pm Shooting: Lighting Demo

Members Only Happy Hour: 4pm
©Joel Grimes Image
Image ©Joel Grimes All Rights Reserved
Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC)

When: Wednesday, January 9
Time: 6:30 – 8 pm (doors open 6 pm)
Where: CPAC Gallery, 1070 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204

COST: Free for CPAC members; $10 for non-members

CPAC’s January 9 PhotoVox event is dedicated to helping photographers prepare for Month of Photography (MoP) Portfolio Reviews. Coming to Denver in March 2019, MoP Portfolio Reviews are an unparalleled opportunity for photographers to spend dedicated time with 30 influential professionals in the local and national photography community. Gallery owners, museum curators, editors, publishers, and collectors from Colorado and all over the US will gather in Denver to review work. In previous years, numerous photographers have left with opportunities to exhibit, publish, and sell their work.

This event is ideal for artists who have already registered for MoP Portfolio Reviews, or for those who are considering it.

Join us to hear expert tips from Samantha Johnston, CPAC Executive Director, and Wendi Schneider, artist and CPAC Board member.

For More information, click here: CPAC

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