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Press Release


August 23, 2012

 

Contact:
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director
Phone: 215-451-2767 ext 201
Email: mopsik@asmp.org

 

ASMP Collaborates With chasejarvisLIVE on Special Web Event

Philadelphia, PA... An interactive discussion about the future of creative rights will be presented by chasejarvisLIVE in collaboration with the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) on August 29th at 3pm Eastern (12pm in Seattle and 20:00 in London). The web event, The Future of Your Creative Rights: the Good, Bad and Ugly Trends for Photographers in the New Media and How to Make it All Work for You is free of charge and open to all.

 

To celebrate the event, ASMP is teaming up with Fuji by giving away a Fuji X-Pro1 camera and 35 mm lens in a special drawing. Plus, the first 50 who enter will receive advance copies of the new book The ASMP Guide to New Markets in Photography. Go here to enter.

 

This special web episode can be accessed at chasejarvis.com/live and will feature a live interactive panel with Chase Jarvis, award winning photographer/director; Lawrence Lessig, founder of Creative Commons; Richard Kelly, photographer and former ASMP President; and others. The panelists will discuss the future of imaging professionals' rights in the new media era and participants are invited to tune in, ask questions, share thoughts, and get the benefit of new ideas and thinking.

 

About ASMP

ASMP is the premier trade association for imaging professionals and is a well-known leader on current issues, regularly representing the industry on legislative matters and providing members with state-of-the-art information and education. Over 7,000 strong, ASMP members are recognized as a community of forward-thinking professionals.

 

About Chase Jarvis

Chase Jarvis is well known as a visionary photographer, director, and fine artist with a consistent ambition to break down the barriers between new and traditional media, fine and commercial art. Chase has won numerous awards from photographic trade magazines throughout the world. His most recent book, The Best Camera Is The One That's With You, released in 2009 to widespread media acclaim, and his iPhone app "Best Camera" was the first to allow users to share images via social channels from within the interface of the app. Follow Chase on twitter here.