Focus

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 f22 #herstories: Kate Abbey in conversation with Chantel King

Kate Abbey in conversation with Chantel King discussing her route into professional photography, her creative inspirations, the importance of strong female role models and her commitment to learning on the job as an Assisting Photographer. Chantel shares her experiences and insights along with the drive and effort it takes to succeed and on developing her own aesthetic.

f22 Interview with Isabelle Doran, CEO of the Association of Photographers

Welcome to Isabelle, the first female to lead the AOP in over fifteen years. With her wealth of knowledge and experience we are excited to have her on board. Isabelle spoke candidly about her hopes for the AOP and shared some sage advice for photographers at every level of their career. Interviewed by AOP photographer Sarah Hogan, click here to read the full interview! “…it’s important for us to pull together and keep that strong unit because that’s the other aspect of a trade association is that we’re a collective. With the collective voice we have much more impact, much more say than you do as an individual.”

Demystifying NFTs for Photographers

Demystifying NFTs for Photographers
Monday 1 March 2022
18:30 Onlone via Zoom

How relevant are NFTs to photographers and the industry?
Join Nick Dunmur, Jack Lowe, Rhiannon Adam and Anna Skurczynska to find out.

SPOTLIGHT – Woman

In recognition of International Women’s Day 2022, we are hosting an f22 inspired Spotlight on the theme of ‘Woman’.

Featuring the work of f22 Accredited Photographer members, this exceptional selection has been curated by the f22 Working Group. Over 160 images were submitted and in addition to hosting the gallery online we will also feature a series of related articles throughout March, telling you more about the photographs and the female photographers who took them. The gallery will officially go live on 1 March 2022.

George Logan Talks with Rachel Rogers

AOP Photographer, and lion-tamer extraordinaire, George Logan, talks with Rachel Rogers about his work and passion for the big cat. Sharing his journey from commercial advertising to a career in wildlife photography.

https://vimeo.com/676056467

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AOP Awards Submissions Guide

Welcome to the new AOP Submissions website. The 2021 AOP Awards now has a new submission system to streamline and help you manage entries.

See the winners of last year’s AOP Awards

Why not be part of a huge community of creative image-makers and get the best in support and inspiration?

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Upcoming events

AOP Photography Awards 2021

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 year’s Awards will open in October 2021 and close in January 2022. This is your chance to be seen by leading commissioners and names within the photographic industry.