Friday February 14, 2020
ASMP Announces 2020 National Board Candidates

ASMP is pleased to announce the names of the six candidates vying for the four open seats in the upcoming 2020 National Board of Directors election that will take place between March 2nd and March 16th.[Image: Alan Karchmer]

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Check Out Upcoming Conference Schedule

ASMP is excited to launch the Strictly Business 2020 conferences around the country. Years ago these popular conferences jump started the careers or many of our members. Today ASMP believes that creative content is so...[Image: Kaveh Sardari]

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Tell Your Senators to Co-sponsor the CASE Act!

We are very close to getting the CASE Act passed. We have one more step – the Senate. To get the CASE Act passed by the Senate, we urgently need 5 minutes of your time to urge Senators that creators and small business...

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Best of ASMP 2019 First Place Winner: John Rae

Greater New York City Area Image © John Rae Rohingya Refugee Camps One Year In First Place -Series ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? John Rae: The photos were produced on assignment...[Image: John Rae]

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FREE ASMP Legal Clinic: Photographers, Assistants,...

February 25, 2020 @1pm EST (12pm CST, 11am MST, 10am PST) Recently, ASMP and NPPA joined forces in a Legal Clinic to discuss California law AB5, and how freelance photographers are being affected not only in CA and NY, but across the country...

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Interview with David Hume Kennerly

Cross-posted from Musée. [By Kala Herh] David Hume Kennerly, longtime ASMP member, Pulitzer Prize winner for his work in Vietnam, personal photographer to a president, has seen and done it all. [Image: David Hume Kennerly]

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Tune in to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcasts
We welcome you to the American Society of Media Photographers podcast series “ASMP Experts and Masters.” The program brings candid conversations about the craft, business and culture of photography between legendary photographers, creatives, and thought leaders...
Register Now for the 2020 Palm Springs Photo Festival

The Palm Springs Photo Festival Connect 2020 will be held May 3 - 8. Don't miss out on this year's event - workshops, seminars, and presentations! [Image: Dan Milnor]

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Join the Discussions in the ASMP Forums

Join the discussions in the ASMP Forums that include Advocacy, Architecture, Assistants & Emerging Photographers, Corporate, Drones, Educator, Fine Art, Food, General Discussion & Video among others.[Image: Douglas Barkey]

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Weekend Reading 2.13.2020

Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Director Frank Rocco.

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5-Year-Old Girl Recreates Iconic Photos Of Black Women For Black History Month

If you’re unfamiliar with what Black History Month is, it’s an annual observance celebrated in February. During this month, people celebrate historical events and the important. .. Read more 
A Conversation with Photographer Brooke DiDonato Explores the Process and Inspiration Behind Her Surreal Imagery

Brooke DiDonato is a fine art and assignment photographer in New York. “…last year was a busy year for me with jobs. I . . . Read more
Keeping the Country

In southwest Florida, nothing seemed as central to the Myakka River Valley as mystery and myth. Over the course of centuries, the region has remained largely untouched. But in the past few decades, increased . . . Read more
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