Posts Tagged ‘ASMP’

Photographer and Photo Educator Susan Carr Dies, 49

Posted by on Tuesday September 4, 2012 | Obituary

Susan Carr, an architectural photographer and leader of photo education programs for the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), died yesterday in Chicago. She was 49. The cause of death was cancer. ASMP announced the news on its Strictly Business web site. In a statement posted on the ASMP web site, the trade organization’s president... More

With Much Ado About Public Service, Google Pleads Fair Use in Big Copyright Case

Posted by on Tuesday July 31, 2012 | Copyright/Legal

Arguing that its Google Books program makes fair use of copyrighted books by providing an indispensable public service, Google has asked a federal court to dismiss The Authors Guild’s claim that Google is infringing the copyrights of authors on a “massive” scale. Google has scanned more than 12 million books–many of them still under copyright... More

ASMP Offers Model Release Forms as Free App

Posted by on Monday July 16, 2012 | Business

American Society of Media Photographers, a trade association for professional photographers, has converted its standard model and property release forms into a free downloadable app for iPhones and iPads. The app is available now through the iTunes store. As ASMP explains on its Web site, the releases use standard release language, relevant to most still... More

Getty IPO On Hold as $4 Billion Private Equity Sale Looms

Posted by on Thursday July 5, 2012 | Business, Media

Earlier this year Getty Images, the largest stock photo agency, retained Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase to evaluate the possibility of a sale or an initial public offering (IPO). According to reports published yesterday by The Wall Street Journal and Reuters, Hellman & Friedman, the private equity firm that owns Getty, is preparing for the... More