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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

Los Angeles

Thorsten von Overgaard

Los Angeles/New York based Danish born Leica photographer, specializing in portrait photography and...

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Events

APA LA & AskSternRep: Navigating the Unknown - Tuesday October 19, 2021

Tue 19 Oct – Tue 19 Oct, 2021
12 pm PT, 2 pm CT, 3 pm ET

The Photographer’s Guide to Effective Marketing (Part 2)

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News

Diversity and Inclusion

Thu 18th Feb, 2021 / Insight

Diversity and Inclusion

APA is working to be a socially just and more inclusive organization.

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Events

APA DC: What’s in Your Bag?

Thu 21 Oct – Fri 22 Oct, 2021
3 pm PT, 5 pm CT, 6 pm ET

A virtual discussion with 4 photographers about their crucial pieces of equipment

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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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Awards

APA SF 2021 Something Personal Call For Entries

Thu 07th Oct, 2021 / San Francisco

APA SF 2021 Something Personal Call For Entries

Our 24th Annual Personal Work Exhibition. Final Call For Entries Deadline: Wednesday, November 3, 11:59 PM...

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APA New York: Exploring Intimacy and Vulnerability: Documenting the Familiar

Thu 21 Oct – Fri 22 Oct, 2021
4 pm PT, 6 pm CT, 7 pm ET

Documenting personal stories are as much about the photographer as they are about the subject

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Benefits

Light & Motion

The leader in portable lighting innovation since 1989

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News

Scope Podcasts Now Available

Mon 27th Sep, 2021 /

Scope Podcasts Now Available

Listen to the first season of Scope

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News

APA National Executive Board Welcomes Jill Broussard

Tue 14th Sep, 2021

APA National Executive Board Welcomes...

New APA Treasurer

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APA New York Members Claudia Paul and Pierre-Yves Linot in “These Years” at Photoville 2021

Mon 13th Sep, 2021

APA New York Members Claudia Paul and...

Photoville Outdoor Exhibition, Brooklyn, September 18, 2021

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Join APA’S Diversity Committee

Tue 07th Sep, 2021

Join APA’S Diversity Committee

Recruiting New Members

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Inspiration

Todd Antony’s Flying Stars

Tue 31st Aug, 2021

Todd Antony’s Flying Stars

2021 APA Award Best of Show Winner

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