November 1, 2020
Monthly Update
Image ©Jeff Andrew All Rights Reserved.

ASMP Colorado Social Media contest: Congratulations to Jeff Andrew for winning our Facebook and newsletter cover contest! If you have an image you'd like featured here, go to ASMP Colorado Photo Chat on FB and upload your photo. The image that gets the most likes will be featured here and on the Facebook banner. You must be an ASMP member.
The Creatives Business: A Roundtable Discussion

An online event discussing business basics for creatives. In concurrent rotating sessions, four groups will learn about:
  • Business Insurance
  • Business Taxes
  • Finding Your Niche
  • Contracts

When: Thursday, November 5, 5:00PM-8:30PM
Cost: ASMP Members Free
ASMP Student Members Free
Non-members Free
More information and register: The Creative Business
Have Questions? Email Howard Paul:
ASMP Member Feature: Stephen Collector

Stephen Collector is a long-time professional photographer and is a board member of the Frank Waters Foundation and a long-time member of the ASMP and OWAA. He began shooting for national magazines in the late 70s, never losing sight of the art of black and white film photography. His photography has been featured in Esquire, Men’s Journal, Sports Afield, the New York Times, Outside, and German Geo. His writing has appeared in The flyfish Journal, American Angler, and Anglers Journal. Books include; Law of the Range; Portraits of Old-Time Brand Inspectors and Journeys to Ancient America. His fine art photography has been exhibited at the Wyoming State Museum, Wichita Art Museum, Roswell Museum, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, and the John Connor Museum. He was an artist in residence at Mesa Verde National Park in 2010 and an artist in residence at the Frank Waters Foundation in Arroyo Seco, NM in 2012. He calls the Rockies home and has photographed extensively from Alaska to Mexico. Partial to Brittanys and brook trout, he resides in Boulder, CO.

Thank you for your membership, Stephen!

Above Image: ©James Collector in Machu Picchu, Peru
Below image: ©Stephen Collector

Former Miss Native American, Sarah Ortegon, of Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapahoe lineage was the model for this studio image to create a book cover for writer, Jim Fergus and his new novel, Les Amazones (Strongheart) published in France in 2019.
Virtual Brews & Business: ASMP Legal Counsel Tom Maddrey - Photo Legal Talk

When Monday, November 2, 2020
Time 6:55PM - 9:00PM 
Cost Free
Meeting ID: 825 5225 8218
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More information: Brews and Biz

For our November 2nd Brews & Business we are honored to have Tom Maddrey join us to discuss hiring assistants, contracts and what ASMP can do to get you connected with legal help.

Thomas Maddrey is the founding member and principal attorney at Maddrey PLLC, a boutique copyright, art, and photography firm in Dallas, TX. He serves as General Counsel for the American Society of Media Photographers, one of the oldest and largest commercial photography trade associations in the United States. Thomas is a member in good standing of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Bar of the 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 9th Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the State of Texas.

Virtual Boulder Coffee Meetup

An open discussion about the business of photography. Have a success story you want to share or questions about ASMP? Have tips about keeping your business running smoothly? Pour yourself a cup of coffee and join us virtually on Zoom.

Our November Guest: Jeff Van Scoyk, Sony Photo Specialty Retail Tech Manager, will discuss some of their new cameras and lenses. In addition to the a7sIII, he will also talk about the new a7c which is an interesting camera -- very small, about the size of an ASPC camera, specs similar to an a7III, and also makes a good B cam.

When: Monday, November 9, 2020
Time: 7:30AM - 9:00AM
Meeting ID: 865 6376 2343
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More information here: Boulder Coffee Meetup

Above image: ©2020 SoudersStudios
ASMP 2020 Photo Contest
BEST of ASMP is a members-only contest and it is designed to showcase the important work of ASMP members from photos/videos taken between December 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020. Non-members can join ASMP to participate in the contest. Last year ASMP CO had two winners, Steven Begleiter and Howard Paul.

Above image ©Steven Begleiter
The CASE Act: Join the Fall 2020 Senate Clicks Campaign!

Calling all photographers: Please click here to help the ASMP National Fall CASE Act campaign by using ASMP’s easy online tools to send emails to Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner asking them to support the CASE Act. Then call to tell them their constituents want them to cosponsor the CASE Act, S. 1273. If we don't get this passed now, we'll need to start all over from scratch.

Senator Cory Gardner (202) 224-5852
Senator Michael Bennet (202) 224-5852

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Renew Your ASMP Membership for 2021
Now is a great time to renew your membership for 2021. Memberships expire December 31st. You can renew here.
Support Our Sponsors

Please support our ASMP CO sponsors: Mike's Camera, Chimera Lighting, Profoto, Mega Pixels Digital, Agency Access, PowerEx by Maha Energy, Sony and Shiny Red Copy. Direct links included below.
ASMP Buy/Sell/Trade group on Facebook

This group is for ASMP Colorado members and their friends for a convenient way to buy/sell/trade to people in the community. This is a private group. You'll need to request to join first.
ASMP CO Newsletter Sign Up Form
Do you know someone who may be interested in our ASMP newsletter? Just forward them this link to easily sign up.
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December 14 - Coffee Meetup in Boulder
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