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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.

Brooks NPPA 
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

by [a former member] at 2005-11-22 21:37:24 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) New York , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

Sheryl, Cheers for putting up these and yesterdays links,V helpful.

by Glenn Campbell | 22 Nov 2005 22:11 | Darwin, Australia | | Report spam→

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