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Member Benefits

Agency Access

APA members receive a 15% discount on any Agency Access database. Agency Access provides a team of experts who support APA member photographers' careers.

Their services include:

  • Database - browse over 90,000 potential creative clients worldwide, from ad agencies, graphic design firms, magazines, book publishing, corporate direct companies and more
  • Email marketing - send well-designed email campaigns to potential creative clients with tracking capabilities  
  • Printing & direct mailing services - print and send beautiful mail pieces for you at extra affordable rates
  • Design services - We design logos, emails templates, direct mail cards and more
  • Consulting - get one-on-one advice from top industry consultants. The roster of consultants includes Lynn Kyle, Karen D’Silvia, and Jennifer Kilberg.
  • Campaign Manager, Plus, and Pro– Select from three marketing programs executed by a dedicated Campaign Manager, Marketing Consultant, Designer, Email Coordinator and a Phone Marketing Specialist with your help.

Check out what's brewing at The Lab, our informational hub where photographers and industry professionals share their stories, advice and inspiration.

This reward is available only to Supporter and higher member levels.


APA members receive a discounted price of $85 on an Altpick account. This is a $15.00 savings off a regular Altpick subscription.


Exclusive Offer for APA Members

Save 25% on clickbooq's PRO annual payment plan with your APA membership.  At the APA discounted price of $216 per year, you'll pay just $18 a month (regular price is $288/year).

Attract top-tier clients and maximize your online presence with clickbooq's all-new, all-in-one website design and management platform. With our user-friendly web application, we’ve made it easy to create and manage a professional, full-featured portfolio website. 

  • Get up and running quickly with our predesigned site templates – then make it your own with hundreds of design and customization options.
  • Show off your best work with full-size, fast-loading images. clickbooq's smart, responsive sites display your images larger and will scale your images beautifully to fit any screen, from desktop to mobile.
  • Customize the viewing experience for every gallery by displaying your images in a traditional slideshow, a horizontal or vertical scrolling page, or a modern thumbnail grid. 
  • Send select images to clients, prospects and friends as private, password-protected web galleries.
  • Store up to 5,000 images in a single, searchable archive with our Pro level accounts.

With clickbooq you can do all this and more. Come see why clickbooq is the portfolio site of choice for photographers by trying our free, 14-day trial.


APA members receive a 20% discount on Dripbook Pro and Premium accounts. This discount applies to your Dripbook subscription as long as you maintain a active APA membership.


Format is a website and portfolio builder designed and built especially for photographers. We designed our platform with creators in mind. With Format, get access to beautiful dynamic themes, e-commerce, client proofing, marketing, and blogging tools.

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APA Members receive a 20% discount off the first year full list price for the liveBooks Professional and Custom website template tier for the first year of the membership term only. Offer Expires: 11:59 pm ET on December 31, 2018.

Offer is subject to change, alteration, or termination by liveBooks at its sole discretion at any time and without notice. Offer is void where prohibited or restricted by law.  Offer cannot be used or combined with other offers, discounts, or promotions.  Other restrictions may apply. liveBooks provides award-winning websites that serve as a business hub to help professional photographers promote their businesses and make more money.

liveBooks is pleased to partner with APA at a National level, providing resources to photographers and helping members grow their businesses through efficient and effective marketing.

We understand the passion behind your work and the need to efficiently translate that work into effective online experiences that increase your exposure and connect your creative vision with potential clients. The discount does not apply the Emerging tier.

livebooks discount is a benefit for members at the Supporter level or above.


PhotoDeck is the professional's choice for a modern photography website:

- super-fast, responsive HTML5 websites, native video support
- highly customizable designs, full-page still and video backgrounds capabilities
- easy to use and flexible proofing suitable for commercial clients: secured by https, galleries protected by password or individual-level permissions, direct downloads, lightboxes, ... zero-commission ecommerce for downloads, stock, prints...
- SEO tools, social networks integration

APA members at the Supporter level and above benefit from an ongoing 15% discount on the PRO and STUDIO plans

Learn more and try for free now!

This benefit is available only to Supporter and higher member levels. To upgrade, please contact


APA members receive a PhotoServe Premium Portfolio for $560 (regular price is $800).


  • Special discounts on WPPI Expo and PhotoPlus Expo
  • 1 Year subscription to our magazines: PDN and RF 
  • Member Discount to our conferences and expos for our brands: PhotoPlus, PhotoServe, and WPPI 
  • 30% Discount on all of our contests: PDN, WPPI, and RF Contests
  • WPPI's Honors of Excellence Program including exclusive access to 1st Half and 2nd Half Competitions
  • WPPI-Certification Program: An online, educational certificate program, exclusively for wedding and portrait photographers (separate fee for WPPI certification program)
  • Exclusive access to the WPPI online video library featuring over 100 hours of educational footage from the annual WPPI Print, Album and Filmmaking Competition
  • PDN's database of photographers where creatives come and search for their next photographer
  1. Unlimited specialty portfolios
  2. Unlimited images
  3. Promotion with custom content written on your work
  4. Your Work promoted in newsletters to over 15,000 creatives, social media.
  5. Promotion in Top Monthly Picks
  6. Your Contact information listed with dedicated web address, SEO, links, and stats tracking
  7. Your Bio, clients and awards.

APA members at the Supporter level and above are entitled to a special price on a Premium Portfolio.


APA members save 15% on a Standard account and save 9% on a Professional account. More than 50,000 photographers worldwide use PhotoShelter to power their success online. Offering websites with e-commerce, searchable galleries, client log-in, bulletproof image storage and essential Internet marketing tools; PhotoShelter is the industry's leading resource for serious photographers looking to have their images found, sold and delivered online.

Offer details:

  • Customizable Website
  • E-commerce (for print & product sales, image licensing: rights managed, royalty free and personal use)
  • Enhanced SEO
  • Social sharing tools
  • Directory listing

Photoshelter discount is a benefit for members at the Supporter level or above.


APA Members take advantage of Yodelist’s services and take 15% OFF your subscription to the most vetted database in the creative industry!

Purchase a Pro-Membership with our Emailer and Double Your Email Credits on Us Just for Mentioning This APA Ad!

This 15% off benefit applies to database subscriptions only. Choose from the following:
Buyers + Agencies │ Production + Suppliers │ Art + Artists

And take advantage of these features:

Over 50,000 creative contacts across North America.
Powerful list targeting tools.
Upload and manage your own contacts.
Optional Emailer upgrade with template design, stat reporting, email scheduling, and campaign management tools.
Media storage library and more!

Yodelist discount is a benefit for members at the Supporter level or above.

APA members at the Supporter level and above are entitled to a 15% discount on Yodelists services. Provide your current APA Member ID when you contact them.

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