APA National - American Photographic Artists - Benefits, Educational Programs and Business Resources to help Photographers

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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

Greg Koch Photography

San Francisco Bay Area-based Advertising/Commercial Portrait photographer specializing in Humor and Conceptual...

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Events

Motion Storytelling for Photographers

Thu 22 Oct – Thu 29 Oct, 2020
Virtual event

Learn new ways to tell your story with motion. This workshop includes over 90-minutes of individual mentoring and a final critique of your finished concept.

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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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Stephen Best (1952-2020), Former CEO of APA

Fri 23rd Oct, 2020

Stephen Best (1952-2020), Former CEO...

APA mourns the passing of Stephen Best

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Events

Virtual Artist Representative Portfolio Reviews

Thu 12 Nov, 2020
3:00pm–5:30pm
Virtual Zoom Event

APA Chicago has assembled the brightest stars in the agent and consultant community to virtually review photographer portfolios.

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Awards

APA SF Something Personal Call For Entries

Thu 08th Oct, 2020 / San Francisco

APA SF Something Personal Call For Entries

The key to success is your photographic style. Judges will review top place winners' portfolios, so enter...

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News

APA Sourcebook 2021

Wed 30th Sep, 2020 / Member Benefit

APA Sourcebook 2021

We are now accepting images from our Leader and Professional members for the 2021 Sourcebook (6th Edition)....

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Benefits

Hire An APA Pro - Easy steps to update your Member Profile

For best resuts, please carefully read and follow these quick procedures

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News

Revisit APA at Palm Springs Photo Festival 2020

Tue 29th Sep, 2020 / Insight

Revisit APA at Palm Springs Photo Festival 2020

Come back and view all the APA events you missed!

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APA Launches Committee for Diversity + Inclusion

Mon 28th Sep, 2020 / National

APA Launches Committee for Diversity + Inclusion

This Diversity Committee is charged with clearing a path to success for its members who are traditionally...

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Advocacy

Copyright and the Internet in 2020

Reactions to the Copyright Office's Report on the Efficacy of 17 U.S.C. 512 After Two Decades

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Why Photographers Might Need a Photo Payroll Company

Thu 24th Sep, 2020 / Miscellaneous

Why Photographers Might Need a Photo Payroll...

Payroll administration is a necessary albeit tedious part of the job.

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Andrew Kornylak Joins Board of APA National as Treasurer

Wed 23rd Sep, 2020

Andrew Kornylak Joins Board of APA...

APA welcomes our newest board member.

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Awards

APA San Diego Untitled 2020 Call for Entries

Wed 23rd Sep, 2020 / San Diego

APA San Diego Untitled 2020 Call for Entries

APA | San Diego Untitled Exibition 2020 Call for Entries

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Stewart Cohen on Directing a Safe Indoor Video Shoot

Tue 22nd Sep, 2020 / Recognition

Stewart Cohen on Directing a Safe Indoor Video...

Stewart shares a behind-the-scenes video showing the precautions his crew took to shoot safely indoors.

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