Welcome to ASMP/North Carolina

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Yes, we have a new look!

ASMP/North Carolina has been working hard to update our website and bring it in line with ASMP national’s new look. We hope you enjoy it. If you find any broken links, please contact us.

The North Carolina chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers is spread out from the Outer Banks and Coastal Plains through the Piedmont to the Appalachian Mountains. We have core groups in Asheville, Charlotte, the Triad, and the Triangle. We welcome members and non-members to join us in events throughout the year.

2016 Upcoming Event(s)

November 28 – Board Meeting

Your board has been busy with many things, including upcoming programming, work on strengthening copyright issues, sprucing up the website (will not show up yet), and engaging the photographic community.

December 7 – Drone Webinar

The next Strictly Business Seminar, the first in a series of ZOOM webinars focused on Drone Technology will be held on Wednesday, December 7th. Sally French, the Drone Girl ,will be guest presenter and will address recent regulations and advancements in drone technology, and comment on drone journalism followed by Q&A. CLICK HERE to register.

2016 Recent Event(s)

November 2 – In Memorium

We were saddened to learn of the untimely death of longtime ASMP member and former Central Virginia Chapter President and Strictly Business contributor, Chris Winton-Stahle, on November 2. Chris was one of those members who gave freely and unselfishly of his time. He will be sorely missed. To see more, CLICK HERE if you did not already see this link to the right in the blue panel.

November 1 – Copyright Law Clinic

As part of the Strictly Business Clinic and Webinar Series, ASMP partnered with the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) and Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) for a Copyright Law Clinic. Hosted at the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School in Arlington, Virginia, topics included online piracy and DMCA takedown notices.For more infornmation and a video that will be forthcoming, CLICK HERE.

April 2 – Photo Assistant Bootcamp I

This program was designed to educate those who are interested in becoming effective and sought-after photo assistants.

For an entertaining and lively review of this event, CLICK HERE.

LunaPro light meter

Member Benefit(s) & News

New Member Benefit(s)

ASMP members can now get 10% to 55% off hotel rates all over the globe by using a booking system provided by HotelStorm.

HotelStorm is an exclusive hotel discount site only for select societies and associations like ASMP. They are the private brand of Rocket Travel, Inc. which is a subsidiary of the larger travel company Priceline. To obtain your ASMP discount, visit this ASMP member benefits page first.

News & Helpful Links

Tribute to the late Chris Winton-Stahle.

Shakeup in the US Copyright Office

A Photographer’s Guide to Copyright

Read the latest Executive Director’s Report

Every month, ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy writes a detailed report of what has transpired at ASMP, what to look for in the future, and a call for volunteers. For the newsletter archives, CLICK HERE.