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Hello members. I am in need of creating a contract for my photography services. Does anyone know where i can get one for free ? Or can anyone share theirs with me ? I know that having contracts made by a lawyer isn't free and can be expensive. I do not ...
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by Sidra Safri  On April 26th the House of Representative passed H.R. 1695 with overwhelming bipartisan support. This is huge victory for not only the modernization of the Copyright Office ( located within the Library of Congress, pictured ...
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By Professional Photographers of America (PPA) on May 2, 2017 3:09 PM | Permalink PPAedu has an extensive library filled with hundreds of educational videos on the topics that interest you. Aside from being entertaining, these ...
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by Tristin Vaccaro PPA's District Competitions may be over, but the International Photographic Competition (IPC) is right around the corner! Photographic competitions are a fun way to improve upon your work while also pushing yourself to BE ...
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By Autumn Rice With the Print Movement on the rise, now is a better time than ever to follow the business model laid out by Suzanne Deaton. After being a registered nurse for 11 years, Suzanne found her true passion in photography on a ...
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By Chris Homer By now, you've heard that PPA's International Photographic Competition (IPC) is right around the corner, July 30 - August 2 at Gwinnett Technical College in Lawrenceville, GA. You may be wondering, "What exactly are the judges ...
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By Autumn Rice PPA always has the latest in photography news and education, and this month there are a few webinars that you just can't miss! PPAedu webinars are filled with useful information from credible industry experts about the most popular ...
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Hi, I am a portrait photographer, but my previous career and credentials are interior design.  A high end door design company has approached me about doing some show room photography that will likely be featured in Architectural Digest and Interior Design ...
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By Professional Photographers of America (PPA) on April 26, 2017 10:31 AM | Permalink Another perspective on the fight to pass HR 1695, this one coming from Digital Music News reporting on the Content Creators Coalition (C3) ...
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Wednesday, April 26th 9:00am Happy World IP Day!   We kicked things off this morning with a Facebook Live video explaining World IP Day and how it aims to thank creative artists, photographers, graphic designers and all other ...
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by Sidra Safri As you already know, PPA is making big push this week to get H.R. 1695 passed . The passage of H.R. 1695 would make the Register of Copyright a Presidential Appointment that would be vetted by the Senate both before and ...
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Tuesday, April 25, 5:00pm   After attending the Senate Judiciary Committee, we visited Representative Schneider from Illinois. Representative Schneider has recently joined the House Judiciary Committee and has already co-sponsored H.R 1695. ...
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Im looking for a photo retoucher for about 16 images you can email me at focusmedia1@me.com
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By Autumn Rice 2013 was a tough year for photographer Greg Anderson. His business was slow, and he wasn't finding many jobs to pursue. Instead of waiting for clients to find him, Anderson used this time to prepare himself for better days. ...
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PPA's partners at the Copyright Alliance have put together a great blog post, giving a counterpoint to misconceptions about HR 1695. Read and share now!    The myths are:   MYTH #1: It's "mystifying" why congress ...
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By Chris Homer It's Friday, so you know what that means! We're back with our favorite photography blogs  from around the web. As you head into the weekend, take a minute to relax and browse these posts - you never know what you might learn!  ...
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By Sidra Safri The FAA recently introduced new restrictions over approximately 133 military facilities that go into effect today, April 14th, 2017.  These new restrictions limit drones from flying over the designated facilities to help ...
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by Sidra Safri Many members have asked, "What good will come from making the Register of Copyright a presidential appointee and how would this make the process less political?" These are great questions with a slightly complex answer.  ...
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UPDATE:  Since we have put out this call to action, certain districts across the country have called saying they are unable to send a letter or make a call to their representatives. This is because their district currently does not have a representative ...
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by Sidra Safri 5:15 p.m. It's been another fantastic day on Capitol Hill for PPA and Small Claims! Things started off at lunch with Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN). Representative Blackburn gave great ...
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