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APA works to protect image creators' rights through proactive advocacy and education. Our strong community provides opportunities; we offer a wide range of tangible benefits, including many that help our members succeed.

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Leaders

San Francisco

Stan Musilek

irreverence, shenanigans, innovation and style at no extra charge / born in prague (before prague was cool) /...

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Events

APA NY Develop Like a Pro Workshop, June 1, 2019

Sat 01 Jun, 2019
9:00am–1:00pm
TBD
New York, NY 10012

In this specialized workshop you'll learn professional digital darkroom techniques that will take your editing skills to the next level

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Awards

2019 APA Awards - Call for Entries

Thu 16th May, 2019 / National

2019 APA Awards - Call for Entries

Our annual competition is open to all photographers at every level, worldwide; everyone from emerging...

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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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Events

APA NY Tech Talk with Lightroom Guys, June 6, 2019

Thu 06 Jun, 2019
6:00pm–9:00pm
PhotoShelter
33 Union Square W
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003

Learn strategies to help you make the right decisions about what you really need, and don’t need, when looking for a new computer and accessories

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News

2019 Lucie Foundation Scholarship Program

Mon 20th May, 2019 / Member Benefit

2019 Lucie Foundation Scholarship Program

The Lucie Foundation wants to help fund your next photography project.

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News

Expand Your Gear Capacity with Think Tank Photo’s Stash Master 13L Travel Cube

Thu 16th May, 2019

Expand Your Gear Capacity with Think...

Expand your gear capacity with the Stash Master 13L travel cube

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Events

APA LA Members Only Portfolio Review, June 8, 2019

Sat 08 Jun, 2019
9:00am–3:00pm
RPA Agency
2525 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Register now: Open to Associate, Professional, and Leader level members

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Benefits

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APA members at the Supporter level and above receive an 30% percent discount.

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Inspiration

Osheen Harruthoonyan: Merging Macro and Micro

Tue 30th Apr, 2019 / National

Osheen Harruthoonyan: Merging Macro and Micro

Experimental photographer, Osheen Harruthoonyan, shares his unique process for stunning black and white film...

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Hire an APA Pro Assistant

Mon 08th Apr, 2019 / Member Benefit

Hire an APA Pro Assistant

APA Assistants: the sooner you complete your Assistant Profile the sooner you're more likely to get more work.

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Advocacy

Karyn Temple Appointed Register of Copyrights

APA congratulates Register Temple and look forward to our continued partnership in support of copyright

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News

Announcing our new APA Pro Media Photo Identification Cards

Thu 14th Mar, 2019 / Member Benefit

Announcing our new APA Pro Media Photo...

Available to order, now by Leader, Pro and Associate members

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News

APA Chicago 2019 Artist Perspective Online Gallery

Wed 20th Feb, 2019 / Recognition

APA Chicago 2019 Artist Perspective Online...

Liz Miller-Gershfeld, VP, Executive Art Producer at Energy BBDO has selected 65 images from 45 photographers...

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Plan to Attend a Photo Workshop in 2019

Sat 16th Feb, 2019 / Member Benefit

Plan to Attend a Photo Workshop in 2019

APA Members receive a discount at photo workshops designed for Pros

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News

Corina Marie Howell Joins the Board of APA National

Tue 15th Jan, 2019 / Miscellaneous

Corina Marie Howell Joins the Board of APA...

APA welcomes our newest VP

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