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Registration ©ounts

ASMP initiative to create awareness of copyright issues, to encourage all photographers to register their work, and to provide the tools and information needed for registration.

Does Hiring a Professional Make a Difference?

This is a question that comes up more often in the digital age. Photography as a practiced art form has a percevied low barrier to entry (some of us would say the price is still pretty high). Many people engage in some sort of photography almost everyday. Since the addition of the camera to the cell phone this is a tool that travels with most people everyday. Does that mean that when you are looking for photography work you don't have to be selective. Follow this link and read more..

Reception - Dancing for my Tribe by Sharon Hoogstraten

ASMP Member Sharon Hoogstraten has an upcoming show, Dancing With My Tribe, at the Rockefeller Chapel! Please join her at the artist reception on April 27th, at 12:30pm.

5850 S. Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 


Local elections for ASMP Chicago/Midwest Chapter Board positions are coming up. Email the board at to become a candidate.

A letter from the chapter president

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!