American Photography Association & Its History
A member of American Photography Association means every professional, emerging and non-professional photographer, photojournalists, videographers, students and faculty for all levels and genres, worldwide.
However, other countries photographer can join in this association. As a result, you will be an aspiring photographer, and you will be a member of APA. In this way, you can display case your all types of photos to visitors from all around the world. This Association is for the native photographer, but another countries photographer can also join in this association.
When you are a member of the American Photography Association, then you will get #1 priority. This Association of the mission is to promote every person, categories of photography, business and to educate and inform member.
This APA has increased your sales, marketing, legal, insurance, public relations, and advertising agencies trundled into one. Membership is also to give offered to organizations and artist representatives, community and design organizations, photography tackle manufacturers and every retailer and not-for-profit photography-related organizations.
At first, the Photographic Society of America (PSA) has a worldwide organization. This organization is a publisher in 1934, for casual shutterbugs, serious amateurs, and professional photographers.
Then 80 countries join this organization. Later this organization arrange Specific and photo organization memberships proposal a worldwide variety of services and activities:
- a monthly journal;
- online photo,
- online photo galleries;
- study groups,
- image evaluation;
- an annual conference;
verities opportunities for all recognition of photographic achievement and their service; and discounts & many advantages of photography-related products and services.
At present PSA is replaced by APA under the decision, Then firstly, NANPA has joined this organization as the Founding Board browning a successful first Forum (Summits were called Forums in the early years). 15 January 1995; Sheraton Hotel, Ft. Myers; Seated, clockwise from lower left: Jim Saba, Karen Hollingsworth, Rick Zuegel (Forum chair), Frans Lanting, Mark Lukes (President), Jerry Bowman (Co-Executive Director), Francine Butler (Co-Executive Director), Gil Twiest (Treasurer), Aileen Lotz, Karen Beshears, Helen Longest-Slaughter, Jane Kinne (President-elect). Standing, L to R: Gary Braasch, John Nuhn, Roger Archibald, Russ Kinne. Missing: George Lepp.
NANPA Establishing Board browning at first Forum (Summit) in 1995; From lower left: Jim Saba, Karen Hollingsworth, Rick Zuegel (Forum chair), Frans Lanting, Mark Lukes (President), Jerry Bowman (Co-Executive Director), Francine Butler (Co-Executive Director), Gil Twiest (Treasurer), Aileen Lotz, Karen Beshears, Helen Longest-Slaughter, Jane Kinne (President-elect). Standing, L to R: Gary Braasch, John Nuhn, Roger Archibald, Russ Kinne. Missing: George Lepp. © Shirley Nuhn and Roger Archibald.
The North American Nature Photography Association has established & formed in 1994 under the gov’t law. Then it joins over 100 nature photographers at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute in Jamestown, American Photography Association in New York.
The process to Join APA:
When any Photographer wants to join this Association then he or her membership application will be submitted, Evaluation and agreement of the application and to give Issue membership card and a press card to APA.
American Photographers Association will give a membership card that used to certify and identity. This card can use by the owner but not allowed for other purposes. When this card it is sealed then it takes effect. This card will be invalid if anybody is forged or altered the badge and seal of this card. As a result, the association retains the right to pursue legal actions.
On the fixed time, you will pay a membership fee for the member of the Association has the responsibility. It used to implement the resolution, to defend the rights and interests of the Association. If your card was lost or damaged it could use after application and examination.
Finally we Photography Clipping Path Company can say that’s, APA it’s the best platform to learn and practice for beginners photographers and advanced photographers who attend world photo competitions and showcase their click in a frame. APA inspired them to attend the different festival in local or globally.