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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 Rep & Consultant Portfolio Review, March 6, 2021

Sat 06 Mar – Sat 06 Mar, 2021
12:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM PST

Rep & Consultant Portfolio Review Saturday, March 6th

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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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Awards

APA LA Off The Clock 2021 - Call for Entries Now Open

Sun 21st Feb, 2021 / Los Angeles

APA LA Off The Clock 2021 - Call for Entries Now...

Call For Entries: March 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021

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Events

APA DC Commercial Photography 101

Thu 25 Mar – Thu 25 Mar, 2021
6:00 pm EST, 3:00 pm PST

An industry panel on what it means & what it takes to make it

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Inspiration

John Blais: American Gothic

Tue 16th Feb, 2021 / Charlotte, NC

John Blais: American Gothic

Stories of Hope

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Awards

2021 Artist’s Perspective Deadline Extended to March 8, 2021

Fri 12th Feb, 2021 / Chicago

2021 Artist’s Perspective Deadline...

Seasoned Art Producer Julie Maxham leads an all-star cast of judges in APA Chicago's 8th annual personal work...

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News

APA Members Claudia Paul and Alexis Hunley featured in Foley Gallery Exhibit

Mon 08th Feb, 2021

APA Members Claudia Paul and Alexis...

To Love, To Be Loved

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News

APA NY Member Bill Bernstein Featured in TW Fine Art Exhibit

Sat 06th Feb, 2021

APA NY Member Bill Bernstein Featured...

Saturday, In The Park, Palm Beach Outpost

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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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APA Webinars

Fri 15th Jan, 2021 / Education

APA Webinars

Educational and Inspirational Webinars

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News

The History of Lürzer’s Archive

Fri 08th Jan, 2021

The History of Lürzer’s Archive

What makes an "Archive" photographer?

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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 / Insight

PhotoShelter - The Photographer’s Outlook on...

How photographers overcame 2020’s unique difficulties and what new strategies they're bringing into 2021

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