Have you ever wondered
about a specific technique or wished you knew someone to give you the secret behind
that effect you so admire?
Coming together to share ideas, learn new techniques
... or find out about marketing your photography business or getting health insurance
is the focus of photography organizations.
Photographer's organizations, clubs,
and associations are also often good places to make contacts when you are starting
a photography career. Networking with other professionals or amateurs in your field can be helpful for
photographers at every skill level.
No matter what field of photography you work in
or where you live, there are plenty of other people with like-minded interests who love to talk shop. More importantly ... it's fun!
are a large number of photography groups out there. Some associations welcome
new photographers, some organizations prefer to keep the discussion and resources
open only to seasoned pros. Discover the ones you need to join...
More about photography associations around the Web:
Goldwyn's Photographers' Associations Links - Besides the extensive links
to photography organizations, this site's articles cover many techniques Goldwyn
has explored in his career.
Camera Clubs - A big list of local clubs within the US for photographers at any skill level.
Photographic Society of America (PSA) - For amateurs and pro, this group
offers a monthly journal, listing of qualified exhibitions by division, and other
Profotos Online - Organizations are linked from this site for photographers
to display work and learn more through articles, galleries, networks and links.
Society of Picture Professionals - The links to professional organizations
are a small part of the resources you'll find here. Membership is for pros only.
Online - Digital magazine with forums and info for networking. plus news,
feature articles and resources
- Busy forums and limitless information, original articles, tutorials.
in Photography International (WIPI) - For amateurs and pros, this group
offers a space for women by women with information on seminars, marketing, competitions,
focus on artists, book reviews and more...