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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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Kevin Michael Reed,...

Kevin Michael Reed is an award-winning, internationally published fashion & beauty photographer and director...

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Events

APA Chicago Portfolio Reviews and Private Party, June 26, 2019

Wed 26 Jun, 2019
6:30pm–10:00pm
Trigger Chicago
2810 W Addison St
Chicago IL 60618

APA Chicago has assembled the brightest stars in the agent and consultant community to review photographer portfolios and we're capping it off with a mixer

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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 Members Update Your Online Profile

Wed 06th Feb, 2019 / Member Benefit

APA Members Update Your Online Profile

Now is the time to set your location, add images, tag your specialties

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Events

APA DC Beginners Guide to Photography Assisting and Second Shooting: Part 2, July 13, 2019

Sat 13 Jul, 2019
1:00pm–6:00pm
HOIST
2807 Merrilee Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031

An interactive workshop on improving assisting skills and learning what the professionals look for in an assistant

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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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APA Awards 2019 - Meet the Judges

Thu 20th Jun, 2019 / Recognition

APA Awards 2019 - Meet the Judges

Find out more about our team of acclaimed judges for the APA 2019 Awards.

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News

In 2018 Joe Pugliese won APA Awards Best of Show

Thu 20th Jun, 2019 / Recognition

In 2018 Joe Pugliese won APA Awards Best of Show

His photo of President Obama graced the cover of the APA Awards book

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APA Sourcebook 2019

Wed 12th Jun, 2019 / Recognition

APA Sourcebook 2019

The 2019 APA Sourcebooks shipped to ad agencies, editorial publications, design firms, and select companies...

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Advocacy

The Launch of the American Society of Collective Rights Licensing Inc (“ASCRL”)

Authors and rights owners of visual works can register for free to become eligible to receive funds

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Inspiration

Andrei Duman: Independent Excellence

Tue 11th Jun, 2019 / Los Angeles

Andrei Duman: Independent Excellence

On chasing challenges in every genre and style.

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News

Member Show: “Eyes Wide Open” Photographs by Bruce Byers and Jessica de Vreeze

Tue 04th Jun, 2019

Member Show: “Eyes Wide Open”...

Photographs by APA members Bruce Byers and Jessica de Vreeze

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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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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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