Google these names for websites:
Advertising Photographers of America – APA
Description: Professional organization dedicated to promoting the interests of advertising photographers.
American Society of Media Photographers – ASMP
Description: Trade association geared toward editorial and commercial photographers. Like the NPPA, the ASMP offers insurance, business and legal guides and more.
American Society of Newspaper Editors – ASNE
Description: The ASNE is a membership organization for daily newspaper editors.
Graphic Artists Guild – GAG
Description: The Graphic Artists Guild is a "national union of illustrators, designers, web creators, production artists, surface designers and other creatives."
International Documentary Association – IDA
Description: The International Documentary Association (IDA) represents a broad cross-section of supporters of documentary film: producers, writers, directors, musicians, researchers, journalists and others.
Journalism and Women Symposium – JAWS
Description: A professional group for the mutual support of women in journalism.
National Press Photographers Association – NPPA
Description: Trade association for news photographers. Publisher of News Photographer magazine. Offers insurance, discount purchases, networking, etc…
Nature and Travel Photographers Network
Description: The Nature and Travel Photographers Network is an international community of amateur and professional nature and travel photographers.
North American Nature Photography Association – NANPA
Description: Trade association for nature photographers.
Overseas Press Club of America – OPC
Description: The Overseas Press Club of America is an international association for journalists working in the United States and abroad.
Photo Marketing Association International – PMAI
Description: An association dedicated to groups involved in the processing, service or marketing of photographic goods.
Picture Agency Council of America – PACA
Description: PACA is the trade association for stock photo agencies in North America.
Picture Research Association – PRA
Description: An association of picture researchers, based in the U.K.
American Society of Picture Professionals – ASPP
Description: Trade association geared toward photographers, photo researchers, photo editors, stock agents, librarians, etc…
Artists Rights Society |ARS|
Description: Artists Rights Society (ARS) is the preeminent copyright, licensing, and monitoring organization for visual artists in the United States. Founded in 1986, ARS represents the intellectual property rights interests of over 30,000 visual artists (painters, sculptors, photographers, architects and others) and estates of visual artists from around the world.
Association of Photographers, The – AOP
Description: A UK-based organization that promotes the interests of editorial, fashion and advertising photographers.
British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies – BAPLA
Description: BAPLA is the UK trade association for photo libraries, with over 400 member companies.
Description: The Brooks Institute student chapter of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA).
Digital Imaging Websites Association – DIWA
Description: A network of international websites focused on digital imaging.
Editorial Freelancers Association – EFA
Description: The Editorial Freelancers Association is a national, nonprofit, professional organization of self-employed workers in the publishing and communications industries.
Pictures of the Year International – POYi
Description: Yearly photography contest founded by the Missouri School of Journalism
Professional Photographers of America – PPA
Description: PPA is a not-for-profit photographers’ association, claiming more than 14,000 members in 64 countries.
Society of Photographers and Artists Representatives – SPAR
Description: The Society of Photographers and Artists Representatives (SPAR) promotes strategies and guidelines for the sale of artists’ work.
Society of Professional Journalists – SPJ
Description: Trade association for journalists.
Stock Artists Alliance – SAA
Description: StockArtistsAlliance is a professional organization dedicated to individuals that offer photography for stock licensing.
White House News Photographers Assoc. – WHNPPA
Description: An association of photographers that cover events in Washington.
Description: WITNESS is a human rights organization that provides local activists with video cameras to document human rights abuses.
World Press Photo
Description: Offers seminars, contests, exhibitions.
This and other links can be found via: http://www.pictureeditor.com/link-5.html
[a former member]
2005-11-22 21:37:24 UTC
Mar 12 2008