Friday June 26, 2020
June 26 @ 3pmET. Join Us for the Discussion. Register Now!

For this week's Town Hall, we are going to bring it back to one of the most important things that affects each and every photographer and small business owner: copyright.

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LEGAL
Instagram Comes out Defending Artists - Update

UPDATE June 24, 2020: The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York has granted Stephanie Sinclair's motion for reconsideration. The Sinclair case garnered a lot of attention in the creative community when the court ruled ...

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ADVOCACY
CASE Act-ion Update for Summer of CASE Act Clicks Campaign

Your actions have gained a new Senate co-sponsor this week, so please continue to urge Senators to co-sponsor the CASE Act. If you have already taken action, please make two more clicks as EVERY CLICK COUNTS! Let's get the CASE Act...[Image: nps.gov]

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
May I Make Your Portrait?

Editor's Note: Clark James Mishler is a longtime ASMP member out of the Northern California Chapter. He is a professional photographer who has specialized in producing environmental portraits for corporate and...[Images: Clark James Mishler]

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WEBINARS
July 1@ 3pmET. Join the Conversation. Register Now.

Marketing and Mindfulness: two essential components of business success that are needed now more than ever. Getting the attention of potential clients has always been a challenge. Today's information-overloaded, short-attention-span economy - one...

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ASMP BOOKSHELF
A Portrait of America That Still Haunts, Decades Later

Cross-posted from The New York Times. [By Arthur Lubow] The cover of "The Americans," Robert Frank's revolutionary and influential book, is "Trolley - New Orleans," a photo of a group of white and black people looking out...[image: Robert Frank]

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EVENTS
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PODCASTS
Tune In to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcasts

Welcome 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...

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WEEKEND READING
Weekend Reading 6.25.2020

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. [Image: Desiré van den Berg]

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    CURRENT NEWS
Olympus Is Getting Out of the Camera Business

Olympus has announced plans to get out of the camera business entirely, selling off its imaging division to an... Read more
Could Blockchain Be a Solution to the Issue of Misinformation Online?

When a news photo makes its journey from a camera to publication, it passes through many devices. .. Read more 
The Camera’s Role in Documenting a Critical Social Movement

Today, cameras are almost ubiquitous on mobile. . . Read more
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Now more than ever, the work of ASMP is vital.