Friday January 18, 2019
FREE Online Classes from Creative Live for ASMP Members!

We've now added twelve FREE online classes from Creative Live to the ASMP member benefit list!

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Renew or Join Now! Don't Miss Out on 2019 Events & Benefits!

[Image: Ivan Martinez] 2019 is upon us and it's time to renew your ASMP Membership! If you're not currently a member, join now as this year is our 75th Anniversary as a trade association educating, advocating for, and providing community for...

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Submit Your Images/Videos Now!

[Image: Mark Lipczynski, Best of 2017] ASMP Style is the first image contest of 2019! ASMP Style is designed to showcase the important contributions of fashion and style image makers capturing a form...

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Tom Kennedy Elected to Copyright Alliance Board of Directors

Washington, D.C. - The Copyright Alliance is pleased to congratulate four members who were recently elected to its board of directors: Matt Barblan, representing the Association...

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Submit National Board Candidate Declarations by January 31st

[Image: William Johnson] This is to announce the call for candidate declarations for the 2019 ASMP National Board of Directors will be open from December 14, 2018 through January 31, 2019. If you are a current ASMP Professional Member and are...

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Time's Witness: How Stephen Wilkes Captures...

[Image: Stephen Wilkes] Editor's Note: Stephen Wilkes is a current ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from Nikon USA The chances are good that however you think this picture was made, it wasn't. It's not a unique image-Stephen Wilkes has made...

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New Federal Rules Would Let Drones Fly at Night and Over ...

[Image: Pixabay] Cross-posted from Ars Technica [by Timothy B. Lee] The Federal Aviation Administration proposed Monday to relax rules governing commercial drone operations. Since 2016, the FAA has allowed the commercial operation of unmanned...

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ASMP Wants to Promote You Every Minute of Every Day!

With just a couple of clicks, you might be creating the profile needed to be offered the assignment of a lifetime. If you are an ASMP member and you don't already have a profile set up in Find a Photographer or Find an...

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Key Dates and Numbers for Freelancers to Know in 2019

You may find this surprising, maybe even hard to believe, but capturing amazing imagery is NOT the most important part of a photographer’s job. . . Read more
Quick Tip: How to Deal with an Image Thief

The best course of action when someone uses your photos without permission is to hire a copyright lawyer. But there are other steps you should also take, as photographers Jeff Sedlik and John Harrington in our story “ What to Do If Someone Steals Your Photography .” ... Read more
Four Ways to Become a Better, Happier Photographer

I remember the thrill of owning my first camera: the Panasonic FZ20. I was so excited; I didn't need an alarm to get me up for sunrise. How things have changed! These days, if no one is .. . Read more