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.

Here’s our latest focus.

AOP 360° – Looking Ahead to 2023 #9

With many still recovering from the effects of lockdowns and the pandemic, how best to face further uncertain times?
Sarah Williams of Darklight Art shares her insights and tips to help you navigate the coming months and year ahead.

The Bin Men of Grimsby and Waste to Energy

Following on from the pandemic I wanted to continue shooting for my Heroes project and I was discussing this with my contact at North East Lincolnshire Council.

Everything About Publishing

From the initial inspiration to hitting the shelves – join us for a in-depth look on just what it takes to get a photography book published.

See the Unseen with Studio Pi

Studio Pi is are the award-winning artist management and production agency that promotes equality and celebrates diversity.
We spoke with Darren Sital-Singh of Studio Pi to understand how they differ from other agencies and the importance of their mission.

Member News: Joseph Ford – Arnold Worldwide Campaign

I recently spent several months working on a mammoth project for an American pharmaceutical company with Arnold Worldwide.

After seeing my Invisible Jumpers project, Arnold invited me to work on a multifaceted campaign including stills, cinemagraphs and films, using the wardrobe and location design techniques I’d developed for my personal project

Steve Joyce – Kolkata

Food photographer Steven Joyce’s latest work includes a series of mouth-watering images for the newly released recipe book ‘Kolkata

See the winners of last year’s AOP Awards

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Upcoming events

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.
This is your chance to be seen by leading commissioners and names within the photographic industry. Our 38th AOP Awards are now open…