Photographer to Photographer

Thu 19th Mar, 2020

By APA Admin in Insight

American Photographic Artists (APA)  began as Advertising Photographers of America in 1981 when a group of professional photographers working in the advertising industry bonded together to address challenges facing their industry. 

Over the years, APA has expanded its broad industry reach to photographers and image-makers worldwide. With a culture that promotes a spirit of mutual cooperation, sharing and support, APA provides essential business resources to help its members achieve their professional and artistic goals.

APA Hosts:

APA Biz Talk every Tuesday

APA Open Talk every Thursday

APA LA and @AskAndreaStern every other Thursday

APA LA and In Conversation With ...photographer to photographer talk every other Wednesday 

Plus other weekly educational, insprirational and community meet ups and webinars. Including a weekly photographer to photographer talk live on IG from APA Chicago 

Look on our Events Page

We have a section for key links and resources here:

Other Webinars of Interest

BlinkBid - Health and Safety, Q&A and the Future of Production

Workbook - Where We Are Now

Videos to Watch (not specifically around the crisis but worth viewing) 

Art Streiber  - 
This one hour video, How it Happened, presents a look behind the scenes at some of his more complex editorial shoots for magazines such as ESPN, Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly and The New York Times Magazine. From Annenberg Space for Photography 

Chris Crissman​ - video on conducting a virtual photo shoot

Palm Springs Photo Festival
Watch the symposium from the 2019 festival. Women in Professional Photography   password pspf2020
APA National Executive Director, Juliette Wolf-Robin moderated with photographers:
Mona Kuhn, Melani Pullen, Barbara Davidson, Deanne Fitzmaurice, Carol Henry

Or listen to the weekly PSPF Podcasts

We are just getting started here, so send me a link to your blog or an interesting link you find that we should share.



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Wed 21 Apr – Wed 21 Apr, 2021
12 pm PST, 3 pm EST

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