Nominate Your Favorite Educator

Image © Aline Smithson

Accepting Nominations through November 17 CENTER invites you to nominate your favorite photography educator for the distinguished Excellence in Teaching Award honoring a deserving teacher with a $4,000 award. Students are invited to nominate a favorite educator by submitting an email to limited to three paragraphs describing why the teacher should receive this award….
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ASPP NY Holiday Party – December 3, 2015


Celebrate the Holidays with ASPP NY Chapter Members and Friends at our Annual Holiday Party! December 3, 2015 – 6:30 – 9:30 pm Shutterstock, Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue 21st Floor, NYC During the party we will honor and celebrate with ASPP’s 2015 Jane Kinne Picture Professional of the Year Michael Masterson…
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Saxon Holt’s Book “Good Garden Photography” receives 2015 Gold Award

Good Garden Photography

ASPP MEMBERS | SAXON HOLT ( Self Published E-Book wins Best Garden Book of the Year Garden photographer / ASPP member / PICTURE PROFESSIONAL magazine contributor Saxon Holt’s string of award winning books has now grown to four in a row. His self-published e-book Good Garden Photography received the 2015 Gold Award…
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YPA and Harlem’s DMTP To Train “A Thousand Young Photographers”

These students from the Digital Media Training Program in Harlem  were among 15 winners of the 2nd Annual White House Student Film Festival. Image © Melvin McCray.

Non-Profits Announce a New Joint Media Initiative to Make Media History Harlem’s own Digital Media Training Program (DMTP)—fresh off the White House Student Film Festival awards ceremony—now collaborates with the inspiring, educating and empowering Young Photographers Alliance (YPA) to create media projects using photography to inspire and to train young adults. In…
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The Latest from Selling Stock October 2015


ASPP MEMBERS | JIM PICKERELL ( Here is a recap of recent articles posted on Selling Stock. There is a fee in the form of pre-paid credits to read the full text of some stories. Some articles are free and most stories are 2 credits; the price varies depending on the story….
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Stocktrek Images Launches Royalty Free Specialty Footage Collection


Stocktrek Images, a professional stock library of specialty content, has announced the launch of Stocktrek Motion, their new footage collection.  The expanded video collection will reflect their specialty still content, with focus on biomedical animations, vintage and modern day war footage, dinosaurs, underwater photography, and scientific visualizations providing insight to our universe…
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ASPP Announces 2015 Picture Professional of the Year

ASPP President 2010-2011, Michael Masterson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE​ Contact: Sam Merrell, Executive Director ​(516) 500-3686 ​ ​ American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP) National Board votes Michael Masterson as recipient of the 2015 Jane Kinne Picture Professional of the Year award.   New York, NY – November 24, 2015 — The American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP) board of…
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Call for White House Input Relating to Copyright Enforcement


From our friends at the Copyright Alliance: Dear One Voi©e Advocates, How do you protect your work? The White House is currently developing a strategic plan relating to copyright enforcement. To assist the White House with this plan, the Copyright Alliance will be sending its comments and recommendations to the White House…
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