CEPIC – Center of the Picture Industry
CEPIC stands for the Coordination of European Picture Agencies Stock, Press and Heritage. As the Center of the Picture Industry, CEPIC federates 400 picture agencies and photo libraries in 20 countries across Europe, both within and outside the European Union.
Professional Photographers of America
Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the world’s largest nonprofit photography association organized for professional photographers, by professional photographers, with 30,000 creative members in more than 50 countries.
American Society of Media Photographers
The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), is a professional association of imaging professionals, including photojournalists, architectural, underwater, food/culinary and advertising photographers as well as video/film makers and other specialists.
American Photographic Artists
American Photographic Artists (APA) is a leading national organization run by and for professional photographers. APA strives to improve the environment for photographic artists and clear the pathways to success in the industry. Recognized for its broad industry reach, APA continues to expand benefits for its members and works to champion the rights of photographers and image-makers worldwide.
Association of Photographers
The Association of Photographers (AOP) was first formed in 1968 as the Association of Fashion and Advertising Photographers and is one of the most prestigious professional photographers’ associations in the world. The Association’s aims are: to promote and protect the worth and standing of its members, to vigorously defend, educate and lobby for the interests and rights of all photographers, especially in the commercial photographic industry.
Digital Media Licensing Association
For over 60 years the Digital Media Licensing Association (DMLA), formerly known as PACA, has developed business standards, promoted ethical business practices, and actively advocated copyright protection on behalf of its members. In this era of continuous change, we have remained an active community where vital information is shared and common interests are explored.
Flickr helps people store and share their favorite photos and videos with those who matter to them. Fueled by photographers who are passionate about connecting with others through photography, Flickr offers users a place to explore and expand their craft. Together with SmugMug, which acquired Flickr last year, the united brands have created the largest and most influential photography-focused community in the world.
Guild of Photographers
The Guild of Photographers was originally established as the Guild of Wedding Photographers in 1988 and over the years has grown much wider to become an association for all individuals committed to the art of photography.
Cherrydeck is a global marketing platform for creatives with over 55,000 members worldwide. Founded in 2018, they have helped thousands of photographers and creatives acquire more clients and present their work professionally online. Cherrydeck members benefit from access to a suite of marketing tools specifically tailored to creatives, as well as connections to high-quality pre-selected brands who are looking for collaborations.
Deutscher Fachjournalisten-Verband (German Association of Journalists)
The German Association of Journalists (DFJV) represents more than 11,500 journalists with advocacy, education, representation and legal assistance.
Master Photographers International (MPI)
The Canadian base MPI Organization aims to bring awareness about the professional photography industry and the importance of hiring a professional that has been qualified by Industry Standards.
The Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators (CAPIC)
CAPIC was founded in 1978 as a national not-for-profit association dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the rights and interests of photographers, illustrators, and recently, digital artists, working in the communications industry. Starting as a single group in Toronto, CAPIC has grown to six chapters, spanning the country from Halifax to Vancouver.