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The Association of Photographers is one of the most prestigious professional photography associations in the world. We have a number of different categories of membership to suit you:


Accredited Photographer

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Professional photographers working for the creative industries

Assisting Photographer

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Employed or freelance assisting photographers


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For all professionals working in the photography industry as creative service providers, including photographers not looking for full AOP Accredited Photographer membership


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For aspiring and established image-makers, helping build on and support your knowledge of best practice within the industry, and for those that wish, to take steps to becoming an AOP Accredited Photographer.


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Those studying photographic courses (BTEC or higher)

Photographer Representatives / Agent Membership

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Photographers’ agents

Affiliated Company

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Specialists and providers, who support the Association

Accredited Course (Colleges/Universities)

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AOP approved photographic courses – which teach and promote best business practice