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Why Join APA?

American Photographic Artists (APA) offers inspiration, education and advocacy. Our membership structure gives every photographer an affordable way to belong to a community of like-minded professionals.

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Leaders

San Francisco

Mel Lindstrom

Mel Lindstrom is an award-winning commercial advertising photographer with more than 20 years experience...

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Events

APA LA & AskSternRep: Navigating the Unknown Jan 21, 2021

Thu 21 Jan, 2021
12:00pm–1:00pm
12:00 pm Pacific, 3:00 Eastern

Breaking Out the Steps of Marketing​ with Amy V Cooper and Julie Skarwecki

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News

APA Business Insurance for Photographers

Tue 24th Jan, 2017

APA Business Insurance for...

APA Insurance Services (AIS) offers excellent equipment, liability and rental...

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News

APA Atlanta Helps Brighten the Holidays for Patients at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Tue 22nd Dec, 2020 / Atlanta

APA Atlanta Helps Brighten the Holidays for...

APA Atlanta and Fujifilm help brighten the holidays for patients at The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

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Events

APA NY Presents Katrin Eismann 2020

Thu 21 Jan, 2021
7:00pm–8:00pm
4:00 pm Pacific
6:00 pm Central
7:00 pm Eastern

Priority of Survival, Jan 21, 2021

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Awards

APA San Francisco 2020 Something Personal Winners

Thu 17th Dec, 2020 / San Francisco

APA San Francisco 2020 Something Personal...

View the Judges' top 100 selections

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News

PhotoShelter - The Photographer’s Outlook on 2021

Thu 17th Dec, 2020

PhotoShelter - The Photographer’s...

How photographers overcame 2020’s unique difficulties and what new strategies...

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Events

APA Scope: Diversity & Inclusion Feb 1, 2021

Mon 01 Feb – Mon 01 Feb, 2021
2pm Pacific
4pm Central
5pm Eastern

Moderated by Ken Clickenger and Edwin Vargas, focus on LGBTQIA

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Benefits

APA Member Pro Media Photo ID Card

The APA Member Pro Media Photo ID Card is specifically designed to help expedite quick check-in service at airports, as well as to facilitate the pro media...

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News

APA LA Know Your Business: From The Client Call to The Finished Project

Mon 14th Dec, 2020

APA LA Know Your Business: From The...

Available Now. Photographer, Dana Hursey, and Producer, Rebecca Schatten, Arpen...

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Inspiration

Polly Borland: A Human Truth

Fri 11th Dec, 2020 /

Polly Borland: A Human Truth

Polly Borland interview by Claire Sykes

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Advocacy

CASE Act, Part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 - Passes

Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act (the CASE Act)

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Inspiration

Bil Zelman: Here We Are, Stories from the Sixth Extinction

Thu 10th Dec, 2020 /

Bil Zelman: Here We Are, Stories from the Sixth...

Here We Are, Bil Zelman interview

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News

APA Biz Talk - Why Register Copyright? Recap

Mon 07th Dec, 2020

APA Biz Talk - Why Register Copyright?...

Attorney Stephen Doniger and photographer Jeff Sedlik discuss

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APA 2020 Survey

Thu 19th Nov, 2020 /

APA 2020 Survey

Your voice is needed to help shape the future of APA.

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Awards

APA San Diego 2020 Untitled Exhibition Winners

Tue 10th Nov, 2020 / San Diego

APA San Diego 2020 Untitled Exhibition Winners

Rosey Lakos from Godfrey Dadich Partners judged APA SD’s Untitled 2020 competition and selected 20 images...

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