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Apr 2016


Juxtapositions book from photojournalism’s heyday

Former ASMP member Ted Polumbaum’s work has been lovingly edited in the book Justapositions.  Ted was there from rural India to JFK campaigning along the way standing up to the US House Committee on Un-American Activities.  You can preorder the book here and read about it in the Pixel Magazine article What’s All the Fuss About?.

Help the Griffin Expand

The Griffin’s expanding and you can help.  Donate a brick, like ASMPNE recently did.

Help ASMP Improve

Share your insights in the ASMP 2016 Survey to help ASMP serve you better.  We know, we know another survey, but really this one is much more important than the one for the guy who just delivered your pizza.

Tether Tools Partnership

Tether Tools has partnered with ASMP New England, offering a 10% discount to members on every purchase of Tether Tools made using the link and the promo code “asmpne”. ASMPNE will receive 5% of the proceeds back. Tether Tools will also provide products for silent auctions and give-a-ways at ASMPNE events to help promote the Tether Tools partnership and educate members about tethering photography.

TD Bank Affinity Program

Any ASMPNE member who opens an account with TD Bank ASMPNNE will recieve a $50 donation and you will will receve $25. If you already have an account TD Bank then they will donate $10 to ASMPNE. Then every year,TD Bank will donate a cash to ASMPNE based up a percentage of your average account balance (1/10 of 1%). CLICK HERE for more information.


Make Create is a site for betted ad and editorial photo crew (including techs and assistants). Launched in January of 2016, the site already has nearly 1,000 top crew and resources nationwide. Crew profile pages feature image galleries, credits, bios, rate info, recommendations, and messaging.  Listing is invite-only but free. If you want to be listed, apply here.

This is the first of what we hope will be many Cole’s Corners. Cole Bellamy from Hunt’s will give us some photo / business knowledge, tips, and deals here. The May edition of Cole’s Corner includes thoughts on what it is to be a professional and a tip on the Content Aware tool in Photoshop.

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism has launched CUNY J+, affordable workshops designed to upgrade your photo and video toolkit in the digital age.  Get a 10% discount with your ASMP membership.

Read all the latest news from ASMP here.


ASMP New England and Agency Access blend business and pleasure on June 14th, 2016, from 6-9:30PM at the Griffin Museum (67 Shore Road, Winchester). Come join us for our year end party where we’ll kick off the event at 6pm as Scott Levine from Hunt’s Photo and Video gives a demonstration on how to make available lighting work for you under the harshest of lighting conditions. The Amigos Locos food truck will be on hand where you can wash down your meal (with some cervezas) before learning about Agency Access’ Portfolio Build program. #PortfolioBuild&Party. More info here.