CEO Update, June 17, 2009
Finding positive signs is difficult during these tough economic times. I’ve been blessed to find new friends with APA in my role as your CEO. Reaching out to members and sponsors has brought me closer to the family community of APA as well as the business of helping you to be [...]
Robert A. Ripps, APA National VP, recently launched a new book entitled She’s Out There! Essays by 35 Young Women Who Aspire to Lead Our Nation: The Next Generation of Presidential Candidates.
Photographer Robert A. Ripps has been shooting portraits and lifestyle images for magazines and corporate clients, as well as for advertising, for over 20 [...]
Highlights from our Regional Chapters’ recent and upcoming events:
APA Atlanta’s next event will be an evening with top creative consultant Selina Maitreya on September 24th, 2009. Stay tuned for more information.
The LA chapter has THREE exciting events taking place this June. On June 18th, SAA and APA present “Get METAsmart”, a program designed to [...]
Douglas Stockdale has been writing photobook reviews on his blog (aptly named The PhotoBook) since September 2008. His writing recently gained the attention of fellow photobloggers Exposure Compensation and APhotoEditor. We also thought it was something that insideAPA readers would enjoy.
Check out Doug’s comprehensive (and growing) collection of reviews here: http://thephotobook.wordpress.com/
You can also find information [...]
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, May 27, 2009 – The International Photographic Council (IPC), a non-governmental organization (NGO) of the United Nations, presented its 2009 IPC Professional Photographer Leadership Awards during the 11th annual IPC International Professional Photographers Month Luncheon, held at the United Nations in New York City on May 7. IPC president James Chung [...]
A recent article from the NY Times Fashion & Style section prompted a vigorous discussion on the APA Net forum about the often extreme use of Photoshop retouching in fashion photography. Whilst it is hardly a new debate, the issue continues to stir strong feelings both for and against digital photo manipulation.
The article cites examples [...]
This article written by Mark Helprin for the Wall Street Journal serves as a pertinent reminder of the value of copyright protection for the millions of people who make a living producing and licensing original creative work. Helprin tackles copyright critics head on, and issues a call to action for all creators to stand up [...]