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November 2016


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.


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 all the latest news from ASMP here.


Media Law Resource Center will hold a day long program called Media Law for Journalists.  Experienced lawyers will lead sessions on libel and privacy, news gathering, source protection, copyright, FOIA and insurance.  Even if you’re not a journalist, you’ll pick up some very good tips and knowledge in best business practices.  Here’s the Media Law for Journalists Facebook Event page.

Karl Baden will give a lecture on his career starting in the 70’s starting at 7PM on Wednesday, 10/19 at Sargent College Room 101.  His work includes The Americans by Car and his Everyday self-portrait project.  ASMP gets member pricing through our Partner Program.

NPPA offers its Driving Short Course on the evening of Friday, 10/21 and all day on Saturday, 10/22 at Globe headquarters. Veteran NBC News correspondent Bob Dotson will deliver his keynote A Survival Kit for Professional Storytellers: How to compete in the Age of Social Media.  And, recent Pulitzer prize winner Jessica Rinaldi, John Tlumacki who shot some of the most powerful images during the Marathon Bombing, and journalism professor Vern Williams of Southern Connecticut State University will also present.  Through our Partner Program, ASMP members are getting NPPA member pricing to this program ($65).

Bring your laptop with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom on it and be ready to learn from professional photo-illustrator Lee Varis in the day long Professional Adobe Photoshop Workshop.  Just a few of the topics covered will be raw processing, hair edge masking, BW conversion and CMYK adjustments.