This past Saturday I went to the wedding of a client who had become a good friend. It was a lot of fun and really nice to reconnect with industry folks I haven’t seen in awhile.
The common thread of discussion throughout the evening was the economy and how fees have shrunk. For the most part [...]
What does the future hold? No one can answer that with any certainty except to say that change will be part of it. I’ve always approached change as positive even when the change has had adverse effects on me personally. Can’t figure out why it’s happening but I always try and find the silver lining. [...]
How to Get the Most from your Summer Downtime
ADBASE, an APA Premier sponsor, provides information on all aspects of the creative industry in their Insight newsletter. This month, they’re sharing articles that can help you get the most out of your summer downtime. Create a marketing plan, shoot a personal project, or optimize your website [...]
By Lou Lesko – Founder, Blinkbid Software
About seven years into my editorial fashion career, I started wanting a position in the advertising game. I wanted to sit in a pre-pro meeting sipping a cappuccino brought to me by a gorgeous college intern working for the ad agency who thought I was important because I was [...]
The HOG For Kids Project is designed to raise awareness and support for impoverished boys and girls in the Dominican Republic (DR). Many Dominican children grow up in extreme poverty, giving them a disadvantaged start in life. As these children transition to adolescence and later adulthood, breaking the cycle of poverty is daunting.
Gustavo Fernandez, a [...]
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.
Celebrate summer with APA|LA at our annual Summer Party! Taking place on Saturday July 25th at Red Gum Creative Campus in Anaheim, CA. Visit [...]
Film nostalgics everywhere were saddened to hear Kodak’s announcement that they are ceasing production of Kodachrome. Fortune magazine has published an online gallery of images celebrating the classic film beloved by so many.
Click here to see the images: http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2009/fortune/0906/gallery.kodak_kodachrome.fortune/index.html
July 4, 2009 – The British Journal of Photography has confirmed that German camera manufacturers Franke & Heidecke will be shutting its doors no later than September 2009. Notable Franke & Heidecke products include the twin lens Rolleiflex camera system, as well as 6×6 camera bodies for the Leaf AFi and Sinar Hy6 systems.
This news [...]
July 3, 2009 – The Los Angeles Times reported that the Department of Justice has launched a federal antitrust investigation into the Google Book Search settlement. The proposed project to digitize millions of books is part of a landmark settlement reached between Google and the Author’s Guild in October 2008.
Since the settlement was announced, several [...]