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The Future of Art & Commerce

September 9th, 2011 No comments


A series of ten free webinars jointly produced by the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) and Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) to educate creators and users on copyright, licensing and monetization of content. The series will open an honest dialogue about conflicting pressures for both content creators and users, while exploring a variety of mutually beneficial suggestions and solutions.

To see the full listing of these FREE events, CLICK HERE

Coming Up Next:

What Everyone Should Know About Copyright
With Susan Carr & Richard Kelly
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
1:00 – 2:30 pm, eastern

Registering Copyrights in the U.S.
With Jim Cavanaugh & Michele Ayers
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
1:00 – 1:45 pm, eastern

Understanding Fair Use
With Fred Haber & Vic Perlman
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
1:00 – 2:00 pm, eastern


Pixels & Pints: Cell Phone Photography

June 6th, 2011 No comments


ASMPDC’s end-of-season soiree featuring a slide-show of cell phone photography, hors d‘œuvres, drinks and good cheer!

When & Where
June 7th 6:30-8:30
Local 16 – 1602 U Street, NW Washington, DC

photo credit (left to right): Rick McCleary, Lydia Cutter, Hannele Lahti, Suzanne Behsudi




May 9th, 2011 No comments


Special love by Service Photo

ASMP Baltimore invites you to a Pints & Pixels party with a twist.

What’s Pints & Pixels?

It is an opportunity to get together, have a beer or cocktail, and showcase some of your favorite work with your peers.

What’s the twist?

Photos from your cellphone. Put your fancy camera down and show what you can shoot with your phone. You’ll also have the opportunity to create some cellphone camera images at the event.

How does it work?

Submit up to 4 images as long as they were shot with your phone.  Images will be projected on a screen for all to see. Service Photo has donated some LED lights and other fun stuff for the cellphone photo booth that will be set up.

When & Where?

Wednesday, May 11th
6:30 pm
Slide Show starts at 7:00 pm
Ellicott Mills Brewing Company
8308 Main Street
Ellicott City, MD 21043

What you need to do:

Step 1- RSVP here
Step 2- Pick up to 4 images shot with your phone and name them like this: YourName1, YourName2, etc.
Step 3- Send in your images by May 10th. Email or text your images to Doug (the great): or 443-226-0853
Step 4- Come on out to the party and bring your cellphone camera!

How should I size my files?

The file should not be too large to email or text. You can put a credit on your photo if you’d like it to appear in the slide show.


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Lightroom with Jerry Couvoisier

May 9th, 2011 No comments


Upcoming ASMPDC Event


Thursday, May 12, 2011
6:30pm Social & refreshments
7:00 pm Presentation begins

CDIA-BU (Georgetown)
1055 Thomas Jefferson St. NW
Washington, DC 20007

ASMP Members: $10
Professional Organization Members (APA, ASPP, WHNPA, WPOW): $10
Non-Members: $20
Students: $5

An evening with leading Lightroom expert Jerry Courvoisier as he shows the ins and outs of leveraging your images to promote your business.

Jerry will walk through the ways to use LIghtroom to do just that:

*Creating and managing Publish Collections
*Using LIghtroom to promote your business
*Using Lightroom as a client presentation tool

Jerry Courvoisier is a leading expert in digital imaging technologies. Based out of Santa Fe, NM, Jerry teaches at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, the National Geographic Expeditions “on assignment” series, and conducts his own nationwide series of Lightroom workshops.

Don’t miss this important presentation.


HDSLR Documentary Filmmaking-Cinematic Journalism Workshop

February 5th, 2011 No comments

With PF Bentley
March 2-6 – Baltimore, MD

Take your vision to the next level. Start creating polished documentaries and cinematic journalism. Begin to see our visual world with new potential. You will complete your own film in five days.


Experienced media professionals such as photojournalists, wedding photographers and videographers, corporate visual managers and staff, military personnel, educators, network news camera persons and anyone who wants to make professional films for broadcast and online.

This is an intermediate level workshop. You need to have camera and editing experience on your editing system with a few projects under your belt. This is a hands-on working workshop. You’ll be shooting, editing and unlike other workshops, you’ll be critiqued on your work: the good, the bad and the ugly.
Qualified current ASMP and NPPA Members get a $250 discount.

For complete info click HERE


Baltimore Photographer’s Multimedia Work

September 23rd, 2010 No comments

Like many still photographers, Baltimore Photographer Richard Anderson, is starting to shoot video productions. Here’s an example of a well done multimedia presentation that utilizes stills, motion and sound:

Chris Cairns on Sculpture, Life, Art, Catastrophe, and Music from Richard Anderson on Vimeo.


Legal Issues for Photographers

September 22nd, 2010 No comments

ASMP Baltimore October event

Maryland Lawyers for the Arts (MLA) & ASMP Baltimore present:

Tired of finding your photos on someone else’s web site?
Ever been stopped while taking a photo in a public place?

If you said “yes” we invite you to join us for this very special event.  MLA Board Member and Ober Kaler attorney Cynthia Sanders will explain your rights and answer your questions.  Tom Beck, UMBC’s Chief Curator, will give an historical perspective on copyrights, photography exhibitions, and collection rights.

The UMBC Library Gallery
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, Maryland 21250
Directions to the Library Gallery may be found at:
Wednesday, Oct. 6
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.


UMBC students, faculty and staff- Free
ASMP members-  $15
Nonmembers- $20
Check or Cash at the door


ASMP Baltimore: Social Networking for Photographers

May 13th, 2010 No comments

social-networksStill trying to figure out how to make social networking work for your business? Think your Facebook page could be bringing you more clients? Join ASMP Baltimore for an evening with social networking guru Renee Lemley.

Renee Lemley works with clients across a broad range of industries to apply brand strategy, copy, design, creative services, social business and SEO to the intersections of traditional and new media. With more than 15 years of experience in the advertising and marketing industry, Renee has written and produced more than 75 television spots, 100+ radio commercials, as well as countless print ads, direct mail pieces, brochures, industrial videos and corporate communications. In addition, Renee has written copy for web sites, flash videos and other interactive content. She is the owner of GrayMatter Marketing and co-owner of GrayPictures, LLC. She is also the editor of a social media blog, GrayMatter Minute, as well as the photoblog, GrayPixPosts.

When: Wednesday, May 19th
Doors: 7pm
Lecture: 7:30pm

Dan Whipps Studio
5513 Selma Avenue
Halethorpe, MD 21227-2802

Free for ASMP members. $5 donation suggested for non-members.

Please RSVP here to reserve your chair.


Multimedia and Video Seminar

January 4th, 2010 No comments


REGISTRATION-Pre-registration required to be eligible for door prizes.

Is video or multimedia an option for your business? How do you get started? How steep is the learning curve?
Paula Lerner and Gail Mooney, two accomplished still photographers, are expanding their markets and the reach of their work through the use of multimedia and video.
Seminar Topics:
• Technology is changing how our clients communicate
• An introduction to multimedia
• An introduction to video
• Capture considerations for both mediums
• The importance of good audio
• The importance of good lighting
• Equipment considerations
• Making the business side work

Saturday, January 9, 2010
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Doors open half an hour earlier.
Dan Whipps Photography Studio, 5513 Selma Avenue
Baltimore, MD

Door Prizes:
Two copies of the ASMP Professional Business Practices in Photography book
An ADBASE Regional Subscription + Emailer (worth up to $990)