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October 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.

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.


ASMP is working with APA, NPPA, PPA and visual arts organizations to create a Small Claims Court as a reasonable recourse for members seeking relief from copyright infringements. Currently, the only venue for copyright infringement is the federal district courts making the process too expensive and time consuming for photographers. Here is the full white paper.  Here’s how you can help:

1). Send chapter president Mike Ritter ( your experiences in dealing with infringement to be used in lobbying lawmakers.
2). Let chapter president Mike Ritter ( know if you’d be interested in being part of an advocacy group which will visit House of Representatives Judiciary Committee member David Cicilline (D, RI) sometime in August.
3). Tell photographers you know in other parts of the country to write to members of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee who represent them.

There will be more info coming towards the end of July which you can use to help make the Small Claims Court for visual content creators a reality. Stay tuned.

If you’re interested in attending a board meeting, please let chapter president Mike Ritter ( know.  We have a strong board but are always in need of new members.  The next meeting will be in September.

Read the July edition of Cole’s Corner. Cole muses on a life in photography and fills you in on the new 55 Film and the new Hasselblad X1D mirrorless medium format camera.

Read all the latest news from ASMP here.


#ASMPNE_PortfolioReview will be hosted on Tuesday, October 11th at High Output’s new location (86 Lincoln Street, Brighton MA).  Show your work and afterwards enjoy the spread from Amigos Locos while hanging out with other ASMPNE members and reviewers.  Also, ASMP National Director Tom Kennedy will attend to review and host a town hall after the review.  More info here.

ASMP is proudly presenting an Adobe Photoshop workshop with Lee Varis.