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ASMP Long Island brings together professional,
publication photographers from every discipline living and working on
Long Island. Advertising, annual reports, architecture, corporate,
editorial, fashion, medical, special effects, sports, fine arts and
stock are some of the many specialties listed by our members in the ASMP Long Island Membership Directory.
Regardless of discipline or specialty, photographers share common problems and concerns.
ASMP Long Island
seeks to provide guidance to all, by calling on the wealth of knowledge
possessed by its most successful members in every discipline and asking
them to share their knowledge with others.
ASMP Long Island publishes information for its members on a regular basis.
It designs and stages seminars through its network of chapters and it
actively lobbies against state and federal laws that have detrimental
effects on photographers.
It has been effective in changing tax laws, right of privacy laws and
in shaping proposed legislation. It has participated in legal actions
to defend photographer’s rights and caused major changes in the
applicability of federal laws through court action. It filed one of the
briefs in the Supreme Court which helped limit the application of
work-for-hire to photographers.
ASMP Long Island
is highly recognized in the industry as the association of
photographers that has the determination and the clout to make change
happen.
ASMP Long Island fosters the belief that while
photographers are competitive, they have complimentary interests, which
are best advanced by cooperative, complimentary action. Through its
chapters, Bulletins and newsletters, meetings and seminars, ASMP Long
Island offers forums in which members can share ideas, concerns and
fellowship.