The Association of Photographers 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.

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Fujifilm UK Sponsors 2024 AOP Student Awards

The Association of Photographers (AOP) is calling for entries for the 2024 AOP Student Awards, which provide an opportunity for students studying photography in further education to have their work seen by leading commissioners and names within the photographic industry. Sponsored for the second year running by Fujifilm UK, the overall Best In Show winner will receive a £5,000 package of equipment and support from Fujifilm.

AOP Earth Day Pictured

AOP Earth Day: Pictured 2024.
A look at photographic and moving image projects by Members of the Association of Photographers

Jonathan Browning: La Palma – a personal project

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A blanket of black stretches across the landscape, punctuated only by fleeting glimpses of white, blue, and green. This is the new reality for an a large area on the South West of La Palma, two years after a volcanic eruption wreaked havoc.

Michael Wharley: Mastercard Brits Awards 2024

Michael Wharley shares details of an exhilaratingly creative campaign for the 2024 Brit Awards, shot with Craft McCann & Mastercard, featuring fantastically talented design & music students at The Brit School.

AOPf22 Behind The Scenes 2024

In celebration of 30 years of the f22 and International Women’s Day 2024.

An exhibition shot by women photographers also shows in parallel each of the photographers in action behind the lens. See it, be it. By increasing the visibility of women photographers they hope to inspire and encourage the next generation of female image makers rise up and help achieve that magic 50/50.

Jo Sax: Many Tears Rescue

Portraits by Jo Sax Shot for Many Tears Rescue in Wales I shot these portraits for Many Tears Rescue in Wales @manytearsrescue Focusing on the old and

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Louise Hagger: End of Aesthetics

End of Aesthetics by Louise Hagger A personal project It’s 2024 and I’ve come to a realisation. There’s so much stuff in our lives. I’m not talking

See the finalists of this year’s 38th AOP Photography Awards

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AOP Photography Awards

The AOP Photography Awards are known as the ‘Oscars’ of the photography world. They celebrate excellence in the creative photography and image-making industry.
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