American Society of Media Photographers (Author of ASMP Professional Business Practices in Photography)
ASMP's Find A Photographer
Free Workflow Seminars from the American Society of Media Photographers
NOTE: You must be logged in as a current member to take advantage of member benefits and secure discounts associated with the following benefits. Login Here. If you are not already a member, sign up for a membership today and receive discounts on the many benefits listed below. For the first time, Harrington brings together both Best Business Practices for Photographers and More Best Business Practices for Photographers, creating a complete and comprehensive guide for photographers starting, maintaining, and growing their business in order to achieve financial success and personal satisfaction. See additional professional books that can be purchased from ASMP at discounted prices. Adorama — workshops at the New York photo store. Barefoot Contessa Photo Adventures.
Its members are primarily those who create images for publications, though many cross over into wedding and portrait photography. ASMP advocates for photographers' legal rights, supports information-sharing among members, and provides business and technical information. Much of the material is freely available to the public. For instance, it offers a web tutorial on registering copyrights, and on model releases and property releases. It also helps users of images find qualified photographers for project assignments "Find a Photographer" and helps photographers find qualified assistants "Find an Assistant. Within a few months, though, they had to change the name to American Society of Magazine Photographers because the acronym SMP was already being used by another organization. In , recognizing that it had grown far beyond the borders of the magazine industry, the Society adopted its current name.
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