Central to APA's mission is advocating for all members by amplifying our collective voices on the national stage keeping the profession dynamic, influential and strong. This section provides resources, expert analysis and best practices helping photographers better understand vital issues affecting our community.
Advocacy features is a real time look at the most important issues affecting the visual arts community.
APA’s advocacy team has been working behind the scenes to effect positive change in our industry. Leading a coalition of industry organizations, APA has petitioned the register of Copyrights, Maria Pallante, for changes to Federal Copyright Law to help stop the erosion of photographers’ rights.
The Copyright Office released a report on Mass Digitization and Orphan Works - pilot program proposed. The report recommends legislation limiting liability for the use of orphan works and also proposes the use of extended collective licensing for nonprofit educational and research mass digitization
We've all glanced over a seemingly benign document an art buyer or client has asked us to sign as a "formality", prior to beginning a project.
Copyright Office Issues a Notice of Inquiry on Photographs, Graphic Artworks, and Illustrations. APA will be working with the other organizations in our industry to submit comments or your behalf - please send us your feedback.
The latest news related to copyright issues effecting visual artists.
This section is devoted to APA's official position regarding topical issues important to our community.
This section is devoted to best practices when using Social Media. Take the time to get educated about protecting work product assets while leveraging your Social Media presence.