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Depth of Field - Tax Talk With CPA James Gardner

It's tax time, and our own Business Practices Committee has conducted an interview (and organized a discussion!) with Certified Public Accountant James Gardner to answer all your filing-questions!

Flashes of Hope: ASMP Members Give Back

We all know Photography is a powerful tool that can bring joy and hope to anyone. Read this article that celebrates some of our most generous Chapter Members, as they celebrate life through photography with pediatric cancer patients and their families.

President's Message - Winter 2015

Our Chapter President, David Seide, reflects on his term and the state of the Chapter as his final term comes to a close

Chicago Skylines: Photographic Icons by David Seide

Reception: April 16, 4:30 - 7pm
Serendipity Labs
1 South Wacker Dr, STE 200
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Featuring the work of current Chapter President David Seide.

Marc PoKempner Becomes a Life Member.

We'd like to take this opportunity to extend a special recognition to Chicago/Midwest Member Marc PoKempner, who recently graduated to Life member status. Life Membership is given to any member who has been at "Professional" level for 20 consecutive years or more. Cograts Marc, and thanks for the many years of support and involvement!

Midwest Contemporary

March 6 - April 19, 2015
Lillstreet Art Center
4401 N Ravenswood
Chicago, IL 60640

Featuring the work of ASMP Member Robert Tolchin 

LENS 2015

March 5 - March 29, 2015
Perspective Gallery
1310 Chicago Avenue
Evanston. IL 60201

Featuring the work of ASMP Member Robert Tolchin

Depth of Field: Jane Fulton Alt on Finding Your Creative Vision

Jane Fulton Alt is an accomplished artist and big supporter of the Chicago photo community. This winter she will be giving a special two-part ASMP workshop on finding your personal creative vision. Chapter Admin W. Tanner Young recently caught up with her for an interview about her work and process


Are you interested in joining our Board of Directors, or know someone who would be? Fill out the above form, or send it to an interested friend to fill out by March 8. We can guarantee you the only thing more rewarding/educating than attending our Chapter events is helping to organize them for our fellow community photographers! Fill out THIS FORM or send it to a friend you'd like to nominate

Issue 3 of our quarterly e-publication is now out. Click the link for updates and new about our local chapter and community.

Have used gear to sell? John Horvath, buyer for the Columbus Camera Group will be in Chicago March 11-18 to look at and buy new gear. Call them for more info!


This past January your Chicago/Midwest Board of Directors conveined at the Ragdale Artist Retreat with members of the ASMP National Board to discuss chapter leadership, and plan events for the upcoming year. Chapter Secretary Will Nunnally reflects on our snowy retreat and discusses the state-of-the-union in this featured article.

It is not too late to renew your ASMP membership for another year. Additionally, think about that list of ASMP member benefits that you will be missing out on if you don't renew. Most of all you'd be missed by the rest of your colleagues.


See what we have planned for the year and get involved!

April 21, 2015, 7-9pm
LATITUDE/Filter Space
1821 West Hubbard St #207
Chicago, IL

ASMP Member- DePaul Student: $30
Public: $40

Photographers, at any point in a photographic series, will show up to 15-20 images for an in-depth critique session facilitated by Jane Fulton Alt. The critique can help flush out ideas for a new project or refine and finalize a long term body of work.

Register Here

April 23, 6:30 - 8:15 PM
A&A Studios
350 North Ogden Ave
Chicago, IL

The Salon will provide an opportunity for some of our members to expose a sample of their personal projects while gaining insight from the ASMP Chicago/Midwest member community.

Read on for more info