Susan Carr is a Chicago based photographer. Her photographs are included in corporate and private collections, most notably the Pfizer Corporation and the Museum of Contemporary Photography. A past president of ASMP, Susan has long been dedicated to the advocacy and education of fellow photographers. Susan organized and managed the highly successful ASMP Strictly Business 2 conferences and currently serves as Education Director at ASMP. Susan is the editor of the latest "ASMP Professional Business Practices in Photography" (2008) and author of "The Art and Business of Photography" scheduled for publication in February of 2011. Her book, The Art and Business of Photography, Allworth Press and due out in February 2011, is an honest look at the photography profession and a guide for the artistic and business skills that are the foundation of a career in photography. Topics include the history of the profession, the current state of the industry, the balance of being an artist and a business person, the basics of copyright, pricing skills, how to find future prospects, and the importance of craft and creativity.