<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"></meta> <title>PREVIEW: ASMP News for September</title> <link href="/local/stylesheets/social.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"></link> <script type="text/javascript">var NREUMQ=NREUMQ||[];NREUMQ.push(["mark","firstbyte",new Date().getTime()]);</script></head> <body style="padding:0; margin:0; background-color:#999999; text-align:left;"> <table style="width:100%; background-color:#999999;" id="outter-body" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td align="center" style="padding:10px 0;"> <table id="content" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td style="background-color: #000000; vertical-align: top;" height="133" rowspan="2" width="427"> <img style="display: block;" height="133" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com/asmp/images/asmp86/asmp-news-logo(orange2).jpg" width="427" alt="asmp-news-logo(orange2)" /> </td> <td style="background-color:#a2a334;" rowspan="2" width="13" /> <td style="background-color:#a2a334; font-weight: bold; font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica,Arial,Verdana; color: #000000;" height="30" width="160" valign="middle"><b>S E P T E M B E R &nbsp; 2 0 1 5</b></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#a2a334; color: #FFFFFF; line-height: 16px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 11px;" height="115" valign="top" align="left"><a style="color: #FFFFFF; text-decoration:none;" target="_blank" class="toc" href="http://www.emlr2.com/view?c=254888359&i=28139#trending_now">Trending Now</a> <br /> <a style="color: #FFFFFF; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 11px; text-decoration:none;" target="_blank" class="toc" href="http://www.emlr2.com/view?c=254888359&i=28139#on_your_side">On Your Side</a> <br /> <a style="color: #FFFFFF; text-decoration:none;" target="_blank" class="toc" href="http://www.emlr2.com/view?c=254888359&i=28139#asmp_educational_programs">ASMP Educational Programs</a> <br /> <a style="color: #FFFFFF; text-decoration:none;" target="_blank" class="toc" href="http://www.emlr2.com/view?c=254888359&i=28139#connect_with_the_best">Connect With The Best</a> <br /> <a style="color: #FFFFFF; text-decoration:none;" target="_blank" class="toc" href="http://www.emlr2.com/view?c=254888359&i=28139#exclusive_to_members">Exclusive To Members</a> <br /> <a style="color: #FFFFFF; text-decoration:none;" target="_blank" class="toc" href="http://www.emlr2.com/view?c=254888359&i=28139#fyi">FYI</a> <br /> <br /> </td> </tr> <!-- TRENDING NOW --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="3" style="background-color:#ffffff;"><a target="_blank" id="trending_now" href="" /> <img src="http://media.agencyaccess.com/client-promos/asmp/template/heading-trending-now.jpg" style="display: block;" width="600" height="29" border="0" alt="TRENDING NOW" /> </td> </tr> <!-- story 1 --> <tr> <td colspan="3" style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> <td style="padding-top: 10px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="563" colspan="3"> <img border="0" height="1" src="http://www.asmp.org/images/newsletter/rule.jpg" width="529" alt="---" /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="padding-top: 4px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="458" align="left" valign="bottom"> <p><strong>Message from the Executive Director</strong> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" valign="top" align="left" colspan="2"> <p> <img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="190" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/002/01_tomkennedy_headshot-CJ_Walker_100px.jpg" width="100" alt="" />"<em>The value of life experience is that it can give us a certain kind of confidence often described as resilience. That confidence is crucial to unlocking the creativity to solve problems. This idea is captured in a sentiment expressed by the poet e.e. cummings: 'once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit.' It is that revelation of the human spirit in our work that will delight audiences and clients alike.</em>" <br /> <br />- <strong>Tom Kennedy</strong>, ASMP Executive Director</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- story 2 --> <tr> <td colspan="3" style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> <td style="padding-top: 10px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="563" colspan="3"> <img border="0" height="1" src="http://www.asmp.org/images/newsletter/rule.jpg" width="529" alt="---" /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="padding-top: 4px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="458" align="left" valign="bottom"> <p><strong>Join ASMP at Photo Plus Expo and save, save, save!</strong> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" valign="top" align="left" colspan="2"> <p> <img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="84" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/003/02_PPE-PSPF.jpg" width="100" alt="" /> Join us at Photo Plus Expo in New York City, October 21  24 where you can learn from industry experts, test drive the latest gear, catch up with old friends, network with fellow ASMP members and more!<br /><br /><strong>ASMP Members:</strong> <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="">click here</a> to save $150 on a full conference pass granting you complete access to 3 days of industry seminars, exclusive first-looks at new products and admission to the #trending panel discussion, PPE Keynotes, and more! Can't commit to a full 3 days? We've got you covered with a <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://asmp.org/content/member-benefit-offer-detail?bid=89">20% discount</a> on single day and a la carte conference passes. Looking to network with potential clients and get feedback on your portfolio while you're there? <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://asmp.org/content/member-benefit-offer-detail?bid=87">Save 7.5%</a> on registration and fees for The Official Portfolio Review at PPE! Plus, we've got FREE portfolio reviews and consultations at our booth all three days - limit one per member, <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="">register here.</a></p> <p> While you're there, don't miss these great ASMP sponsored events:<ul><li>Visit ASMP in Booth #980 to meet members of the ASMP New York and New Jersey chapters and learn the latest about ASMP's activities and grab your ASMP ID sticker so you can spot and network with fellow members throughout the show.</li><li>Learn how to design a working business plan that will help you build the business of your dreams in the ASMP sponsored seminar, Your Roadmap to Success with <strong>Judy Herrmann</strong> on Thursday, October 22 from 10:15 - 12:15 pm</li><li>Get the latest scoop copyright reform and what you can do to help protect your interests in the FREE ASMP sponsored program, 21st Century Copyright and You with <strong>Tom Kennedy</strong> in the Show Floor Theater on Thursday, October 22 from 2:45 - 3:15 pm.</li><li>Get to know fellow ASMP members at our Member ??? - DETAILS TO COME. ASMP Executive Director <strong>Tom Kennedy</strong> and Director of Content Strategy <strong>Judy Herrmann</strong> will be on hand to answer your questions and get your feedback.</li></ul><strong>Not a member?</strong> These discounts alone make joining practically free and you'll still get all the other great benefits ASMP has to offer. Visit <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.asmp.org/apply">www.asmp.org/apply</a> today!</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- story 3 --> <tr> <td colspan="3" style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> <td style="padding-top: 10px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="563" colspan="3"> <img border="0" height="1" src="http://www.asmp.org/images/newsletter/rule.jpg" width="529" alt="---" /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="padding-top: 4px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="458" align="left" valign="bottom"> <p><strong>New FREE Guide Helps You Master Tethered Photography</strong> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" valign="top" align="left" colspan="2"> <div> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td valign="top"> <img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="134" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/004/01_TetherGuide_100px.png" width="100" alt="" /> </td> <td valign="top"> On September 16, ASMP and Tether Tools will release <em>The Ultimate Tethering Guide</em>, an 8 chapter downloadable PDF covering everything you need to know to create better images and work more efficiently while keeping your files safe and secure by incorporating an archival tethering system into your workflow. You'll learn:<ul><li>Which tethering solutions are right for your needs</li><li>How to set up a secure tethering system for dSLR or medium format</li><li>Best practices for wired and wireless tethering</li><li>Streamlining your archival tethered workflow and more!</li></ul>Download your guide at <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.dpBestflow.org/tetherguide">www.dpBestflow.org/tetherguide</a> this week! </td> </tr> </table> </div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- story 3 --> <tr> <td colspan="3" style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> <td style="padding-top: 10px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="563" colspan="3"> <img border="0" height="1" src="http://www.asmp.org/images/newsletter/rule.jpg" width="529" alt="---" /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="padding-top: 4px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="458" align="left" valign="bottom"> <p><strong>ASMP Thanks Victor Perlman</strong> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" valign="top" align="left" colspan="2"> <p><img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="153" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/004/02_Perlman_headshot_100px.jpg" width="100" alt="" /> ASMP General Counsel <strong>Victor Perlman</strong> is on extended personal leave until the end of 2015, at which time he will leave ASMP. On behalf of ASMP's members for the more than 20 years of Victor's service, we thank him for all that he has done to advise photographers, represent ASMP when working with other visual groups, support precedent setting legal cases and act on advocacy matters involving the Copyright Office and Congress. Many of our members knew Vic best as someone they could turn to for help with business and legal questions. We know how important this is and will continue to direct you to appropriate resources this fall while we look for a more permanent replacement to handle this role.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- story 4 --> <tr> <td colspan="3" style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> <td style="padding-top: 10px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="563" colspan="3"> <img border="0" height="1" src="http://www.asmp.org/images/newsletter/rule.jpg" width="529" alt="---" /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="padding-top: 4px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="458" align="left" valign="bottom"> <p><strong>ASMP Retains Meyer, Klipper & Mohr to support Advocacy Efforts</strong> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" valign="top" align="left" colspan="2"> <p>To ensure strong continuity on advocacy issues, ASMP has retained the services of Mike Klipper and Chris Mohr of the Washington D.C. law firm of Meyer, Klipper & Mohr, PLLC. They have already begun to work with us to strategize and shape our advocacy efforts going forward. A founding member of MK&M, Mike Klipper focuses on copyright and constitutional issues. As counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, two copyright trade associations and in private practice, Mike has been involved in myriad proposals to amend the Copyright Act of 1976. Chris Mohr, a partner at MK&M, handles intellectual property, privacy and media-related matters. He has represented creative industries on different aspects of copyright law in the courts and before Congress, regulatory agencies and state legislatures.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- story 5 --> <tr> <td colspan="3" style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> <td style="padding-top: 10px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="563" colspan="3"> <img border="0" height="1" src="http://www.asmp.org/images/newsletter/rule.jpg" width="529" alt="---" /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="padding-top: 4px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="458" align="left" valign="bottom"> <p><strong>ASMP Membership Committee Seeks Input</strong> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" valign="top" align="left" colspan="2"> <p>The ASMP National Board and Staff have committed to maximizing the value and benefit of ASMP membership. As part of that process, <strong>ASMP Membership Chair Irene Owsley</strong> is evaluating special offers, discounts and other incentives that would bring added value to members. Please email your suggestions of specific products, vendors or benefit categories that you would like to see ASMP offer to <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="mailto:owsley@asmp.org">owsley@asmp.org</a>.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- AD --> <tr> <td colspan="3" style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="background-color:#ffffff" align="center" colspan="3"><a href="http://www.fotocare.com" target="_blank"><img style="border: 1px solid #999999;" height="76" src="http://media.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/client-promos/asmp/ads/foto-care-2015.jpg" width="528" alt="" /></a> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- end AD --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- on your side --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"><a target="_blank" id="on_your_side" href="" /> <img style="display: block;" height="29" src="http://www.asmp.org/images/newsletter/heading-on_your_side.jpg" width="600" alt="ON YOUR SIDE" /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="3" style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" valign="top" align="left" colspan="3"> <ul style="color: #7c98ad; margin: 0px 0px 0px 15px;"> <li><span style="color: #7c98ad; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px; line-height: 16px;"><span style="color:#000000;">ASMP is working with 5 sister associations on <em>Separating Fact from Fiction: what every visual artist should know about the copyright review process</em>, a comprehensive pre-recorded program covering copyright basics; congressional and Copyright Office activities related to copyright reform, orphan works, mass digitization of published works and copyright small claims court; the modernization of the U.S. Copyright Office and what artists can do to protect their interests during the reform process. Moderated by <strong>Richard Kelly</strong> and produced by <strong>Judy Herrmann</strong>, the program will feature IP Attorney <strong>Nancy Wolff</strong> and <strong>June Besek</strong>, Executive Director of the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts at Columbia Law School. Artists will be able to watch the full presentation or individual sections on demand. We expect to release the program within the next month.style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;"&gt;authorscoalition.org.</span></span> </li> <li style="list-style: none"> <br /> </li> <li><span style="color: #7c98ad; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px; line-height: 16px;"><span style="color:#000000;">ASMP's National Board will meet virtually on Thursday, September 17. Members are encouraged to send suggestions, ideas or any issues they would like the board to discuss to <strong>ASMP National Board Chair Jenna Close</strong> at <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="mailto:close@asmp.org">close@asmp.org</a>.</span></span></li> <li style="list-style: none"> <br /> </li> <li><span style="color: #7c98ad; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px; line-height: 16px;"><span style="color:#000000;">ASMP is collecting examples of photography contracts used throughout the music industry to form the basis for a cohesive advocacy effort within this arena. We seek examples containing terms that are favorable to photographers as well as those with unfavorable terms. Learn more at <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://asmp.org/bandcontracts#sendcontracts">asmp.org/bandcontracts#sendcontracts</a>. Please share this link with any photographers who may be able to help.</span></span> </li> <li style="list-style: none"> <br /> </li> <li><span style="color: #7c98ad; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px; line-height: 16px;"><span style="color:#000000;"><strong>It's time to act</strong>. For the first time in 50 years, Congress and the U.S. Copyright Office are in serious discussions about modernizing copyright for the digital age. If you care about being able to earn a living as a photographer, you owe it to your business to <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.asmp.org/join">join or renew your ASMP membership</a> today and to support your future by donating to <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="https://asmp.org/articles/legal-action-fund.html">ASMP's Legal Action Fund</a> and asking every photographer you know to do the same. We are stronger together - Join us!</span></span> </li> </ul> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- end stories --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"><a target="_blank" id="asmp_educational_programs" href="" /> <img style="display: block;" height="29" src="http://media.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/client-promos/asmp/template/asmp-educational-programs.jpg" width="600" alt="ASMP Educational Programs" /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- AD --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="background-color:#ffffff" align="center" colspan="3"><a href="http://tamron-usa.com/F012_F013special/index.html#/?utm_campaign=2015&utm_medium=BANNER&utm_source=ASMP&utm_content=F012-013&utm_term=BANNER" target="_blank"><img style="border: 1px solid #999999;" height="114" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/template/582x114_Tamron_Primes_Sep.jpg" width="528" alt="" /></a> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- end AD --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- begin Story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="vertical-align: top; color: #000000; line-height: 16px;font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px;" width="529" valign="top"> <p> What do <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.heatherelder.com/portfolios/Andy-Anderson/Portfolio/thumbs">Andy Anderson</a>, <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.heatherelder.com/portfolios/Chris-Crisman/Golden-Years/thumbs">Chris Crisman</a>, <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.heatherelder.com/portfolios/David-Martinez/Portfolio/thumbs">David Martinez</a>, <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.heatherelder.com/portfolios/Hunter-Freeman/Portfolio/thumbs">Hunter Freeman</a>, <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.heatherelder.com/portfolios/Leigh-Beisch/Breakfast/thumbs">Leigh Beisch</a>, <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.heatherelder.com/portfolios/Richard-Schultz/Portfolio/thumbs">Richard Schulz</a>, and <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.heatherelder.com/portfolios/Tim-Tadder/Portfolio/thumbs">Tim Tadder</a> have in common? Highly successful careers creating incredibly creative work and they're all represented by the remarkable <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://notesfromarepsjournal.com/">Heather Elder</a>! Don't miss your chance to learn from one of the hottest reps around! Joins us tomorrow: </p> <p> <img src="http://media.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/client-promos/asmp/025/03_BAU_logo copy.jpg" style="padding-right:10px; padding-bottom:10px; float:left; border:0;" width="100" height="41" border="0" alt="" /><strong>Ask Anything!<br />with photographers' rep Heather Elder<br />Wednesday, September 16, 2015<br />1:00 - 2:00 pm eastern</strong> </p> <p>ASMP's Business as unUsual webinar launches our new season with a new format featuring 60 minutes of non-stop Q&A with the incomparable Heather Elder. Twenty years of representing an insanely talented <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://heatherelder.com">roster of photographers</a> and a long-standing commitment to fostering community and transparency, make Heather one of the most knowledgeable and approachable industry experts around. From working with a rep, art buyer or producer to marketing and portfolio development, selling your services, managing client expectations and resolving client conflicts, this free ASMP webinar invites you to <em>ask anything*</em> about what it takes to make it as a professional photographer today. <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://asmp.adobeconnect.com/e273sp5f35a/event/registration.html">REGISTER TODAY</a>! </p> <p><em>*Submit your questions when you register and bring extras to the live event. We'll get through as many questions and topics as time permits.</em> </p> <p><strong>Save the Date:</strong> Our next Business as unUsual webinar features advertising and celebrity portrait photographer <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.keatleyphoto.com/ ">John Keatley</a> on Finding Your Style - and using it to separate from the herd <em>and</em> attract clients - join us Wednesday, October 28 from 1:00 - 2:00 eastern. <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://asmp.adobeconnect.com/e2kkr5b15tf/event/registration.html">Click here</a> to register.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- end story --> <!-- begin Story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="vertical-align: top; color: #000000; line-height: 16px;font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px;" width="529" valign="top"> <p><strong>Questions with a Pro</strong> <br /><strong>Eric Meola</strong>, <strong>Nick Vedros</strong>, & <strong>David Wells</strong> will be sharing their thoughts on business, creativity, marketing, technique and more in our Questions with a Pro series on <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.facebook.com/asmpnational">Facebook</a> and <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://twitter.com/asmp">Twitter</a>. Check in every Friday to find your favorite pros answering 2-4 of our questions. #questionswithapro. Got questions you'd like to ask or a Pro you'd like us to feature? Send your ideas to <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.askapro@asmp.org">askapro@asmp.org</a>.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- end story --> <!-- begin Story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="vertical-align: top; color: #000000; line-height: 16px;font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px;" width="529" valign="top"> <p><strong>Coming up on the Strictly Business Blog</strong> <br /> <img src="http://media.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/client-promos/asmp/025/04_SB_Blog-100px.png" style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" width="100" height="66" border="0" alt="" /> Legacy and Estate Planning, Test Shoots and Cross Promotions, Negotiating Contracts - these topics and more can be found on ASMP's Strictly Business blog where over 30 regular contributors and guest experts provide invaluable insights every weekday. Bookmark <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="">asmp.org/strictlybusiness</a>.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- end story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="vertical-align: top; color: #000000; line-height: 16px;font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px;" width="529" valign="top"> <p><strong>ASMP Webinar Recordings</strong> <br /> <img src="http://media.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/client-promos/asmp/025/05_Webinar_Header4eNews.jpg" style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" width="100" height="60" border="0" alt="" /> Make business education part of your plan as you gear up for fall - watch ASMP's recorded webinars on-demand. With nearly 30 recordings covering marketing, pricing, portfolio development, copyright, social media and more, you'll find a depth and breadth of information custom tailored to your needs as a professional still or motion photographer. ASMP members get free access to these recorded webinars on demand or as downloadable MP4 files. Visit <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.asmp.org/webinars">asmp.org/webinars</a> for a complete listing of available program.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- AD --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="background-color:#ffffff" align="center" colspan="3"><a href="http://www.adoramarentals.com/" target="_blank"><img style="border: 1px solid #999999;" height="114" src="http://media.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/client-promos/asmp/ads/ADO140_ARC_Ad_Banner_528x114.gif" width="528" alt="" /></a> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- end AD --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <!-- CONNECT WITH THE BEST --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"><a target="_blank" id="connect_with_the_best" href="" /> <img alt="CONNECT WITH THE BEST" height="29" src="http://media.agencyaccess.com/client-promos/asmp/template/heading-connect-with-the-best.jpg" width="600" /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td height="20" style="background-color:#ffffff;" /> </tr> <!-- begin story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="vertical-align: top; color: #000000; line-height: 16px;font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px;" width="529" valign="top"> <p> <img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="171" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/004/03_Mick_Rock_100px.jpg" width="100" alt="" /> Between 1972-1973, <strong>Mick Rock</strong> served as <stromg>David Bowie</stromg>'s official photographer, during the throes of Bowie's <em>Ziggy Stardust</em> persona. That period is now the subject of a new coffee-table book - signed by both Rock and Bowie and published by Taschen - as well as an exhibit at the publisher's Los Angeles gallery from September 9 - October 11. The work has already attracted substantial press coverage including interviews on <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-style:italic;" target="_blank" href="http://www.vogue.com/13331531/mick-rock-rise-of-david-bowie-taschen/">vogue.com</a> and <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-style:italic;" target="_blank" href="http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/shooting-for-stardust-mick-rock-on-photographing-bowie-20150908">rollingstone.com</a>. Details about the gallery show are available <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-style:italic;" target="_blank" href="http://www.taschen.com/pages/en/company/blog/661.mick_rock_shooting_for_stardust.htm">here</a>, while pre-orders for the book can be made <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-style:italic;" target="_blank" href="http://hhttps://www.taschen.com/pages/en/catalogue/film_music/all/03136/facts.the_rise_of_david_bowie_1972_1973.htm">here</a>.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td height="20" style="background-color:#ffffff;" /> </tr> <!-- end story --> <!-- begin story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="vertical-align: top; color: #000000; line-height: 16px;font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px;" width="529" valign="top"> <p>Over the past three decades, National Geographic photographer <strong>Frans Lanting</strong> has turned his powerful eye to the wilds of Africa and created an enduring vision of the continent's wildlife, wild places-and what is at stake. <em>National Geographic Into Africa: The Photography of Frans Lanting</em>, featuring more than 60 of Lanting's images along with stunning videos shot and produced by his wife and partner, <strong>Chris Eckstrom</strong>, will be on exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC through Summer 2016. Learn more <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.si.edu/Exhibitions/Details/National-Geographic-Into-Africa-The-Photography-of-Frans-Lanting-5088">here</a>.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td height="20" style="background-color:#ffffff;" /> </tr> <!-- end story --> <!-- begin story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="vertical-align: top; color: #000000; line-height: 16px;font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px;" width="529" valign="top"> <p> <img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="153" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/004/05_Rosenthal.jpg" width="100" alt="" /> <strong>ASMP's Best of 2014 honoree Barry Rosenthal's</strong> fine art photographs of objects picked from coastal areas of New York Harbor feature once- familiar forms that have lost much of their original shape and purpose in striking geometrical arrangements. "<em>The basis for my work with ocean-borne trash is the community of objects that I'm able to create,</em>" says Rosenthal, adding "<em>I do think of them as a community - one where the objects all play well with their neighbors.</em>" See more of his work and read the full interview <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://asmp.org/best-2014-rosenthal">here</a>. </p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td height="20" style="background-color:#ffffff;" /> </tr> <!-- end story --> <!-- begin story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="vertical-align: top; color: #000000; line-height: 16px;font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-size: 12px;" width="529" valign="top"> <p> <img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="153" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/004/06_Scherer.jpg" width="100" alt="" />"<em>Have passion in what you do. Don't be afraid of making mistakes. Plunge right in!</em>" advises <strong>ASMP's Best of 2014 honoree Jim Scherer</strong> whose exquisite food photography has graced the pages of the <em>Boston Globe's Sunday Magazine</em> for more than 30 years. A former ASMP national director, Scherer believes in giving back as evidenced by the detailed insights on producing successful food shoots he shares in his online interview. <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://asmp.org/best-2014-scherer">Click here</a> to read the full interview and see more of his work.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td height="20" style="background-color:#ffffff;" /> </tr> <!-- end story --> <!-- begin story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> <td> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td style="padding-top: 4px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="528" align="left" colspan="3"> <p><strong>Promote Your Work through ASMP!</strong> <br /> </p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" width="528" align="left" colspan="2" valign="top"> <p> <img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="33" src="http://media.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/client-promos/asmp/025/11_Logo_Social_Icons copy.jpg" width="100" alt="" /> ASMP regularly showcases member accomplishments on our Facebook page, Twitter feed and in this eNewsletter, which goes to tens of thousands of subscribers. Has your work recently been published in a book? Featured in an exhibit? Won an Award? Or garnered press coverage? If so, submit your projects for consideration by first reviewing <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.asmp.org/promotemywork">our submission guidelines</a> and then sending a brief description with url for appropriate projects to <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="mailto:promotemywork@asmp.org">promotemywork@asmp.org</a>.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- end story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;" height="20" colspan="3" /> </tr> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <!-- AD --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table style="background-color:#ffffff;" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" /> <td style="background-color:#ffffff" align="center" colspan="3"><a href="http://rsvptopmda.com/" target="_blank"><img style="border: 1px solid #999999;" height="114" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/003/PMDA-Salutes-Banner-528x114flt.gif" width="528" alt="" /></a> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- end AD --> <tr> <td height="20" style="background-color:#ffffff;" /> </tr> <!-- EXCLUSIVE TO MEMBERS --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"><a target="_blank" id="exclusive_to_members" href="" /> <img style="display: block;" height="29" src="http://media.agencyaccess.com/client-promos/asmp/template/heading-exclusive-to-members.jpg" width="600" alt="EXCLUSIVE TO MEMBERS" /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td height="20" style="background-color:#ffffff;" /> </tr> <!-- begin story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> <td> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td style="padding-top: 4px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="528" align="left" colspan="3"> <p><strong>Maximize the Value of Your Archives and Get the Best Discount Available</strong> <br /> </p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" width="528" align="left" colspan="2" valign="top"> <p> <img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="56" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/004/07_APAG_Logo.png" width="100" alt="" /> The <strong>American Photography Archives Group</strong> ( APAG ) is an organization for people handling private photo collections, working photographers who are working on their own archives, and for other photo-related professionals in the archive field. On September 18 and 19, APAG will hold the <em>Second Annual APAG Seminar</em>, a two day workshop on maximizing the value of your photography archive. <strong>ASMP Members</strong> <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://asmp.org/content/member-benefit-offer-detail?bid=150">click here</a> to attend the APAG Seminar for the APAG member price - the best discount available!</p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- end story --> <tr> <td height="20" style="background-color:#ffffff;" /> </tr> <!-- begin story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> <td> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td style="padding-top: 4px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="528" align="left" colspan="3"> <p><strong>Save on Chicago's Filter Festival</strong> </p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" width="528" align="left" colspan="2" valign="top"> <p> <img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="26" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/003/10_FilterPhotoFestival.jpg" width="100" alt="" /> The annual <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://www.filterfestival.com/">Filter Photo Festival</a>, a multiday celebration of photography, includes workshops, lectures, exhibition receptions, artist talks, and other diverse programming including portfolio reviews connecting photographers with national and international curators, gallery directors, editors, and other elite professionals. Don't miss the free ASMP sponsored artist talk, <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold; font-style: italic;" target="_blank" href="http://www.filterfestival.com/artist-talks/">21st Century Hustle</a> with <strong>Jonathan Blaustein</strong> on Sunday, September 27 from 12:30 - 1:00 pm. <strong>ASMP Members</strong> <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://asmp.org/content/member-benefit-offer-detail?bid=149">click here</a> to save $10 on any workshop. </p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- end story --> <tr> <td height="20" style="background-color:#ffffff;" /> </tr> <!-- begin story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> <td> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td style="padding-top: 4px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="528" align="left" colspan="3"> <p><strong>There's Still Time to Save on Visual Storytelling 2 Tour</strong> <br /> </p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" width="528" align="left" colspan="2" valign="top"> <p> <img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="58" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/003/vs.jpg" width="100" alt="" /> The <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://vs2.mzed.com">Art of Visual Storytelling 2</a> Tour with Saturday Night Live DP, <strong>Alex Buono</strong>, continues visiting cities throughout the U.S. and Canada through September 20. The workshop covers the most important filmmaking lessons he's learned over the years - from current technologies to the principles of visual storytelling and the core foundations and techniques of cinematography. <strong>ASMP Members</strong>, <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://asmp.org/content/member-benefit-offer-detail?bid=145">click to save $25</a> on any of the 3 registration options for the remaining cities. </p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <!-- end story --> <tr> <td height="20" style="background-color:#ffffff;" /> </tr> <!-- begin story --> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff;"> <table border="0" width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="37" rowspan="3" /> <td> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td style="padding-top: 4px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-size: 15px; color: #f15a22;" width="528" align="left" colspan="3"> <p><strong>Get the Best Discount Available When You Unleash Your Inner Storyteller</strong> <br /> </p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="color: #000000; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana; padding-right:25px;" width="528" align="left" colspan="2" valign="top"> <p> <img style="padding-right:10px; float:left; border:0;" height="56" src="http://promos.agencyaccess.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ASMP/004/08_Storyteller_Unleasher-logo.png" width="100" alt="" /> In <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://storytellingunleashed.com">Unleash Your Inner Storyteller</a>, director <strong>Adam Forgione</strong> of Pennylane, a New York based studio specializing in corporate & commercial filmmaking for the likes of Make a Wish, TimeWarner, TGIFridays, Motorola, Sheryl Crow and more, helps you tell more emotional stories for businesses, non-profits, and documentaries while teaching you the entire business side of running and growing a successful video production studio. On tour throughout the U.S. and Canada through December 8, 2015. <strong>ASMP Members</strong>, <a style="color: #a2a334; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:bold;" target="_blank" href="http://asmp.org/content/member-benefit-offer-detail?bid=151">click here</a> to save 20% on any of the 3 registration options.</p> <p><strong> ASMP members save on a wide range of valuable goods and services for still and motion photographers. Visit asmp.org/benefits to see all the ways ASMP membership saves you money! Not a member? 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