We’re here to help you make the great ones.

As a member of ASMP you are joining the premier trade association for professional photographers. Your membership offers you amazing benefits that help you run your business, protect your interests, and save you money.  You’ll also be supporting the larger community of content creators working today.


Top Reasons to Join ASMP 

  • A fierce advocate fighting for YOUR voice to be heard in the legal and legislative arenas.
  • Access to business knowledge and expertise that can help you grow your business.
  • A robust and growing benefit and discount program that focuses on the needs of working photographers seeking services, tools, and experiences to help you grow as business owners and a creative.
  • Insurance from companies who know what it means to have a photography business.
  • Unlimited access to an enthusiastic, helpful, and knowledgeable community which includes some of the most influential photographers working today.
  • Access to ASMP’s specialized legal counsel giving you access to legal resources you need.

1. Choose your level


You want all the full range of benefits ASMP has to offer, including a Find a Photographer portfolio where you can be found by industry creatives around the country.

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Best for those who need the full range of benefits, resources, and support of the world’s most highly regarded and longest existing visual media organization.

By joining at the professional level you are supporting the larger community of content creators working today.

Professional level membership includes being in the Find a Photographer directory, which clients use daily across the country to source photographers. There is a one-time $50 fee to create your Find a Photographer marketing portfolio listing.


You’re ready to get down to business, assisted by foundational resources ASMP has to help you grow that business.

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Whether this is your second career or you are just getting started, ASMP can help you make all the right business moves to set you up for a sustainable career. You’ll have access to contracts, legal advice, and a community of professionals willing to help answer your questions. 


You’ve discovered the magic of photography and you think there might be a place for you as a professional photographer. You seek information and mentors to help you get started.

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As a student at a university or a student of the world wide web, you know that your connections will serve you as you move into a career of your own.  ASMP can help you connect with the right people and even give you the business resources to begin to grow a business.
“I value the work ASMP does on my behalf, as a strong voice for copyright protection, making sure intellectual property is protected and usage properly reimbursed.

I also value the opportunities for networking. ASMP is a reliable resource that I can turn to. And of course, I get great discounts on equipment and supplies through my membership.”

Vicky Stromee

member since 2008

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