Midwest Chapter

Upcoming Events – ASPP Midwest Chapter

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The following events and meetings are in the works for ASPP Midwest Chapter. Stay tuned for details.   2017 ASPP Midwest  Meetings and Events January – SKYPE – ASPP Midwest Board Meeting, date/time TBA February – ASPP Midwest Board Meeting at REP3 Studio, date/time TBA (dinner will be served) March – SKYPE…
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Robert Potter Photo Excursion to Guanajuato Mexico

Cantarranas, Guanajuato, Gto. Mexico
©2013 REP3 Robert Erving Potter III

ASPP MEMBERS | Robert Potter III (www.rep3.com) Guanajuato Photo Excursion Robert Potter III will be leading a personalized photo excursion to Guanajuato Mexico from February 7–13, 2016. This week long event will include the chance to take excellent photographs, explore new ideas and re-energize your passion for photography. It doesn’t matter if you…
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REPORT: ASPP Midwest Chapter Education Day, June 12, 2015

© 2015 REP3

ASPP Midwest Education Day, by ASPP Member Mary Ann Albanese The Mid-West chapter of the ASPP held its Education Day event on June 12, 2015, at Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro, 3905 N Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. Mike Fisher, the Co-Founder of Custom Medical Stock Photo, took the role of Master of Ceremonies for the event. The morning session, entitled…
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UPDATE: ASPP Midwest Chapter Education Day, June 12, 2015

Midwest Ed Day 2015

ASPP Midwest Day-Long Educational Event Spend a day with your ASPP Midwest Chapter colleagues. Here’s the educational agenda: 8:30a – Registration  (Coffee, tea and sweet rolls will be served) 9:00a – Copyright, the Current State of Published vs Unpublished Works Chris Sandberg, Attorney at Lockridge Grindal Nauen, will discuss the current state of the Published…
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More thoughts on Copyright

Is the Internet a Copyright-Free Zone? I am not a big FB fan but do use it to stay in touch with friends across the country. Yesterday a photography friend posted a Tutons.com meme titled Things you should never say to a Photographer. It was a list of 22 items; within minutes,…
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ASPP Midwest Peer2Peer Meetup – Thurs October 9, 2014


#Peer2Peer The first of many monthly meet-ups to meet, share and discuss work-related challenges, offer solutions, and share information Thursday October 9, 2014 at 5:30pm Upstairs at the Irish Bistro 3905 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago 60613 Plenty of free parking! Organized by Todd Bannor & Mike Fisher Prceedings start promptly at 6pm…
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ASPP Midwest – New Board Members

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Two Members Join the Midwest Chapter Board ASPP Midwest welcomes Mary Ellen Jensen who was recently elected as chapter Membership Chair, and Todd Bannor, who is the chapter’s newest Member-at-Large. Mary Ellen is business development director for Media Bakery, a woman-owned and operated stock photography agency, and a valuable conduit for creative…
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Copyright in the News

It’s the end of summer and I have successfully avoided any serious article or book, choosing instead to surreptitiously read People magazine and vampire novels; the only photography I saw (and purchased) was at neighborhood art shows in the Chicago area. As homage to these wasted warm (and wet) days I thought…
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Why people hire pro photographers

Photographers deal in things that are constantly vanishing and when they have vanished no contrivance on earth can make them come back again–Henri Cartier Bresson. My niece and her tech husband live in Minnesota; they created a private blog to communicate with select friends and family when she became pregnant with her…
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