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Fort Worth Photographer Learns the Hard Way About Copyright Infringement

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Photo courtesy of Star-Telegram/ Richard W. Rodriguez

By Leah Shafer

Contributing writer

On May 15, 2016, Richard W. Rodriguez captured a photo that quickly went viral.

Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor punched Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista in the face after Bautista slid into second in the eighth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. It was the biggest MLB brawl in years and Rodriguez’s photo captured the pinnacle of a heated rivalry between the two clubs.

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Holly Kuper Hopes for Stronger Professional Ties in Digital-Era Photography Community

Profile of Holly Kuper | ASMP Dallas

By Leah Shafer

Contributing writer

It’s no secret that the advent of digital radically changed the practice for all photography professionals. Photographer and ASMP member Holly Kuper has a long-term perspective on the post-film media photography community in the Dallas area. She’s been a member of ASMP since 1981.

“Digital photography has made it very hard to be a community – everything is online and everyone is at their computers, so there is not much communication like the old days,” … Continue Reading

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Differentiation is Key In a Changed Industry, Says Stewart Cohen, ASMP Member

Stewart Cohen

Photo courtesy of Stewart Cohen

By Leah Shafer

Contributing writer

In an industry hammered by the demise of film, the advent of high-quality smartphone cameras, and filters that allow consumers to create myriad looks with their own photos, photographer, director, and ASMP member Stewart Cohen is philosophical about the future.

Stewart Cohen

Stewart Cohen

“Will it be possible to be a still photographer and make a good living in 10 years? I don’t know,” he said. “When I started, I had a … Continue Reading

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A legacy of storytelling: Q&A with Junebug Clark, ASMP lifetime member

Baptising in Olde Town Creek, by Joe Clark

Lifetime ASMP member Junebug Clark had big shoes to fill growing up. His father Joe Clark was an acclaimed photographer whose work appeared in Life, National Geographic and in Jack Daniel’s Distillery advertisements. By the age of 3 — yes, three! — Junebug got his first camera and began making photos. At the age of 6, he had his first photo published in Look magazine’s 20th anniversary issue. Since then, Junebug … Continue Reading

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Photography Event Roundup February through March!

Fellow ASMP Dallas members: Here’s a list of a few upcoming events in the Dallas area through mid-March. Some are free, some have fees attached. Check them out – there’s something for everyone.

 

February 19

ASMP Dallas networking event at St. Pete’s Dancing Marlin in Dallas. 6 p.m. – we’ll buy you an appetizer. https://www.facebook.com/events/681674438551256/

 

February 27-March 1

Texas Photo Roundup! Okay, this one’s in Austin, but it’s hosted by our sister Austin/San Antonio ASMP chapter, ASMP members … Continue Reading

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Texas Photo Roundup is around the corner!

Registration is open for the 2014 Texas Photo Roundup in Austin, Texas. Three great days of workshops, lectures, and parties. Check our calendar listing for information on logistics and registration. Because ASMP is one of the sponsors, members get a discount on some of the events, so check the website and register for what promises to be a great conference.

www.texasphotoroundup.com… Continue Reading

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New Year’s Message from Dallas Chapter President Jason Janik

Dear ASMP Dallas members:
     2013 was a busy year for our chapter.  We held happy hour networking events, brought in some high-powered guest speakers, held a fun year-end holiday party, and offered an amazing educational seminar sponsored by the ASMP Foundation Grant.  Sadly, we lost some wonderful North Texas photographers this last year, including two whom I personally knew and will surely miss.  The chapter finally overhauled our outdated website and will be spending the beginning of this year getting … Continue Reading
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Email Scam Threatens Lawsuit

Members have begun to notice a new email scam that targets photographers. This one threatens a lawsuit!

Here’s the text:

March 20, 2010
Crosby & Higgins
350 Broadway, Suite 300
New York, NY 10013

To Whom It May Concern:

On the link bellow is a copy of the lawsuit that we filed against you in court on March 11, 2010. Currently the Pretrail Conference is scheduled for April 10th, 2010 at 9:30 A.M. in courtroom #33.

The case number is … Continue Reading

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A Sincere Thank You!

I would like to thank all of you for giving me the privilege to serve as President of ASMP, Dallas for the last two years. Over the last three years this chapter has seen an unprecedented increase in membership and I am proud to have served on the board that witnessed it at a time of economic hardship. We brought outstanding events to Dallas including Robb Kendrick at the DMA, Business of Photography at Bolt Studios, North Texas Women in … Continue Reading

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Shane Kislack on how ASMP Dallas worked for him

Thank you ASMP!
I’ve only been a member of ASMP for a short time but it’s an association that pays dividends immediately.

Not only does ASMP provide photographers with peer-led education, it gives you a spotlight to put your work in front of potential clients.  That span of benefits is rarely seen in other professional organizations.

Recently I entered a contest for members of the Dallas local chapter to showcase new work and was blown away when I was not … Continue Reading