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Portrait Retouching Workshop with Kristina Sherk

May 6th, 2016 Comments off

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Learn how to smooth skin (the right way), add quick skin glow, diminish under-eye circles, create amazing eye detail, eliminate fly aways and minimize extra pounds and double chins! After attending this class, you’ll have all the tools you need to create beautiful corporate portraits for your clients!

After lunch, you’ll also have the rare opportunity to have open computer time under the watchful eye of Kristina herself! She will be there to answer questions if anyone gets stuck at any point while walking through the steps in her 40 page workbook (included as part of this seminar). Please bring your laptop if you would like to participate in this portion of the workshop.

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When:
Saturday, May 14, 2016
9:00am – 1:00pm (there will be a break for lunch)

Where:

American University
Mary Graydon Center Room 311
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington DC 20016

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There is plenty of free parking in the Sports Center Garage (Bender Arena). The Mary Graydon Center is attached to this building.

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ASMP’s Hands on Creative Light-Shapers Demo

April 8th, 2016 Comments off

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Get to know the line of light shapers from Profoto with help from Moshé Zusman your local Profoto Professional.

Moshé will demonstrate the gear used in a portrait set-up and discuss the benefits of each modifier. During the demo he will also guide you in determining the proper light shaper for various situations. The demonstration will be followed by a question and answer session, and some hands on time for attendees.

When:
Tuesday, April 12th 2016
6:30 Social (Light refreshments)
7:15 Demo Begins

Where:
Moshe Zusman Photography, LLC
1401 Florida Avenue NW (corner of 14th & U)
Washington, DC 20009
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Metro recommended, 3 blocks from U St Metro
Or Street Parking

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ASMP DC Holiday Party 2015

December 7th, 2015 Comments off

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Enjoy an evening of conversation and cheer with friends and colleagues.

Join ASMP DC on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 6:30-9:30 PM at Gordon Biersch in Northwest DC for their annual ASMP DC Holiday Party.

Lite fare and first two drinks will be provided by ASMP DC.

There will be a raffle for prizes provided by these sponsors: (You must be present to win!)

StudioWerksDC / Studio Rental
F8 Rentals / Equipment Rental
Camerabits / Photo Mechanic
PhotoShelter / Website online tools
Cradoc Software / FotoBiz – FotoQuote
American University / Darkroom
Pilot Imaging
TetherTools

When:
Tuesday December 8, 2015
6:30-9:30 PM

Where:
Gordon Biersch
900 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

Cost:
$0 ASMP Member
$5 Students
$10 Sister Organizations
$25 Non Members

All Prices increase $5 at the door. Save some cash and register today.

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ASMP DC’s Cheers & Beers

July 17th, 2015 Comments off

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Relax with fellow members for ASMP DC’s monthly happy hour at Galaxy Hut, in Arlington, VA.

This is a free event. All are welcome.

When:
Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Time:
6:00-8:00pm

Location:
Galaxy Hut
2711 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201

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ASMPDC’s Pixels and Pints “Instagram and hashtags”

June 3rd, 2015 Comments off

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This year’s Pixels and Pints theme will be “Instagram and hashtags”

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To expand upon the Instagram artist’s talk by Eric Thayer and to encourage some light hearted creative photography ASMPDC is holding an Instagram hashtag contest.

How to enter:

#asmpdc on all your Instagram posts starting now and they will display these photos during the June Pixels and Pints meeting. Awards will be chosen via audience participation.

Award categories will include:

·    Photographer with the most photos

·    Best single photograph

·    Best overall style / series etc.

Registration
Register Online
ASMP Members: Free
Non Members: $10

Meeting Date
Tuesday, June 9th

Time
6:30-9:00pm
(Post-rush hour street parking opens up on 16th Street at 6:30pm)

Place
Local 16
1602 U St NW
Washington DC 20009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ASMP DC Presents “Refresh Your Presentation and Reach the Right People”

April 3rd, 2015 Comments off

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ASMP DC Presents: Louisa Curtis of Chatterbox Enterprises: “Refresh Your Presentation and Reach the Right People”

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Event Overview:
In this fun and informative presentation, marketing consultant Louisa J. Curtis of Chatterbox Enterprises covers everything from websites to promotions, personal projects and creating your own PR. Whether you are just starting out, or have been in business for a while, this seminar will inspire you to revamp your presentation and marketing – make it fresh, focused and more personal. With lots of visual examples and plenty of time for Q&A, you’ll walk away with a new enthusiasm for marketing your work and a solid understanding of how to communicate what you do in the best light possible.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Doors open 6:30 Event 7pm-9pm
Location: StudiowerksDC
Register: https://asmp.org/education/event/register?venue_id=1442

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ASMP’s February Business as unUsual Webinar

February 3rd, 2015 Comments off

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What’s Working in Social Media Today?

with social media guru Rosh Sillars
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
1:00 – 2:00 pm eastern
Additional Q & A at www.facebook.com/asmpnational from 2:00-2:30

Social Media can help you build an engaged audience of dedicated clients and evangelists, or it can be an enormous time suck that takes you nowhere. Join ASMP for a conversation with Rosh Sillars, who literally wrote the book on social media for photographers. Rosh will talk about what’s changed, what’s the same and how to make social media work for you.

This important webinar is free for all live attendees.
Join ASMP Wednesday, February 18 — REGISTER TODAY!

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DC Photographers Creative Happy Hour

February 3rd, 2015 Comments off

DC Creative Happy Hour “Let’s buy them a Drink”

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A MEMBERS ONLY event hosted by ASMP DC and APA DC.

Tuesday, February 17th at 6:00 in the evening

The DC chapters of ASMP and APA have invited DC Ad Club, AIGA, AWC-DC, and other movers and shakers in the industry for drinks, light conversation, and general good cheer.

Your registration fee entitles you to one drink and also buys a drink for one of our guests! Lite fare will be provided.

Where
Local 16
1602 U St NW, Washington DC
http://www.localsixteen.com
202-265-2828
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Cost
$15.00 – ASMP member

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PS: Please no portfolio’s, this is a good cheer networking event. Let’s keep it friendly.

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Call for Action

January 15th, 2015 Comments off

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Call for Action

On January 21, 2015, the Fairfax County Park Authority will hold a hearing on the fees that the Authority will charge for park use in 2015. The proposed rule includes a permit requirement and a flat fee of $100 per session for any commercial photography in a county park.

As proposed, the requirement would apply to any photography done for money, including personal portraits, weddings, and stock.

Local photographers have asked that concerned citizens — and especially area photographers — attend the meeting and express opposition to the proposal.

When:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Where:
Herrity Building – Rooms 106/107
12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA

More information about the Park Authority’s fees, and the alternatives that citizens have suggested, can be found in Kat Forder’s blog post.

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