APA is a non-profit trade organization built by photographers for photographers. Now in our fourth decade, APA exists to provide business tools and creative inspiration which help photographic artists of all levels run a smarter, more creative, and profitable business.
The American Society of Picture Professionals, Inc. (ASPP) is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (6) corporation. Incorporated in 1969, ASPP is uniquely positioned to create forums for multi-disciplinary discussions on the ever-evolving photography industry. and publishers to designers and teachers. Through our regional chapters, national programs, quarterly magazine and informative website, ASPP provides an open exchange of information on industry ethics and standards, business practices, and the needs created by new technology and ideas.
Freelance Photographers don't have to be out there on their own. IFPO provides the Tools, Back-up and Support necessary to: Make Money with Your Camera; Gain Access to Sports, Entertainment and Breaking News Events; Earn the Prestige and Income that comes with Getting Published. Membership is Open to Everyone.
The NPPA is the leading voice advocating for the work of visual journalists today. Founded in the days of sheet film box cameras and newsreels, our organization fights for the working news photographer, videographer and multimedia journalist in the Internet age.
NANPA is North America’s premiere nature photography organization. NANPA promotes the art and science of nature photography as a medium of communication, nature appreciation, and environmental protection.
The Photographic Society of America (PSA) is a worldwide organization providing a wide range of services that promote photography and benefits to its members. Individual members can participate in competitions, study groups and on-line education programs designed to advance their photographic knowledge and skills.
The Photographer's Market Guide to Building Your Photography Business by Vik OrensteinMake Money Doing What You Love The Photographer's Market Guide to Building Your Photography Business, Second Edition is an all-in-one resource full of practical advice to successfully start or maintain your business. Experienced photographer, studio owner, and photography teacher Vik Orenstein provides you with the skills you need for every aspect of your photography career. Whether you're just starting out, are looking to revamp an existing business, or have been in the business for years, find out how to make the most of every photo you take. In this revised edition, you'll learn how to: Harness the power of digital photography Target your audience through online marketing Find your niche (or shift to a new one) Craft a solid business plan Network professionally with other photographers Showcase and price your work Get support from accountants and lawyers Create a strategic path for your business at every stage And more! Orenstein and other photographers from a variety of specialties give you firsthand insight into the many facets of this evolving field. In addition to more than 100 color photos, you'll find the know-how and encouragement you need to successfully build your portfolio and your career.