Adobe Creative Cloud Changes Everything

Last chance! Hurry and get your submissions in.  The contest closes Sunday June 2nd, so you have less than a week!

The prizes for the Best Editing category in the APA 2nd Annual Short Video Contest is a 1 year subscripton to the Adobe Creative Cloud.

Adobe believes the creative process can be better. New, more connected [...]

Call For Entries! 2nd Annual APA Short Video Contest - Final Deadline Extended to June 2, 2013

The 2nd Annual APA Short Video Contest Call For Entries FINAL deadline is Extended to June 2, 2013, 5:00 pm Pacific.

Fantastic Prizes by industry leaders plus $500 cash included in the Best Overall.

The “Rockin It Peoples Choice Award” is presented by RedRock Micro and is determined by the number of LIKES a video receives. [...]

APA Sony Photo Assistant Basic Training - Los Angeles - June 1&2, 2013

Sony Artisans of Imagery Matthew Jordan Smith is teaming up with APA New York Chapter Co-Chair and photographer Tony Gale to present Photo Assistant Basic Training, developed and offered for years by APA chapters.  Celebrity portrait photographer Kawai Matthews, Broncolor “Generation Next” photographer, will join the program this year conducting a workshop.
Get a major head [...]

Connect 4 Success - APA Nationwide June 12


Join American Photographic Artists, nationwide on June 12/2013 in all ten of our Chapter Cities.

Connect with all the right people to help your business succeed.

Meet new people in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

We are bringing together everyone: photographers, creatives, assistants, stylists, producers, digital techs, retouchers, and models.

APA wants to help [...]

Characters of the Venice Boardwalk

Southern California photographer Bob Stevens has a great sense of humor, and that, in combination with his eye for the interesting, often makes for an engaging set of photos. His recent shoot at the Venice Beach Boardwalk was featured on the FoundFolios blog, showcasing the kind of fascinating work FoundFolios’ varied members can do to [...]

5 Reasons to Make APA Insurance Services Your Photography Insurance Provider

In addition to being the exclusively endorsed insurance provider of APA National, representing multiple A-rated and competitively priced insurance carriers, and offering complimentary certificates of insurance with a 24-hour turnaround, our agency shares 5 additional reasons to choose APA Insurance Services for your photography insurance needs on behalf of those that matter most—our customers!

What makes [...]

APA Editorial Photographers announce APA EP EDUCATION Grant Winners for 2013

After judging almost 300 entries, APA Editorial Photographers, the national chapter of American Photographic Artists, is very pleased to announce the six recipients of our 2013 APA EP Edu Grants!  The six recipients are:

Anna Beeke – School of Visual Arts, New York
Stacy Kranitz – UC Irvine; Irvine, CA
Sara Lewkowicz [...]

Stay Tuned! THE APA AWARDS 2013 Photo Competition is coming

The 2013 edition of THE APA AWARDS Photo Competition will open for submissions July 25, 2013.  Start preparing your images now.  Categories will include:

Best of Show
Fine Art/Personal
Lifestyle / Wedding
Still Life

Awesome prizes from the best sponsors in the business.

Stay Tuned!

© Amos Nachoum – "Best of Show" THE APA AWARDS 2012

Photography Ethics and Digital Manipulation Survey

American Photographic Artists’ friends at National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) have asked APA to share this survey with our membership and email reach.

“In light of the many recent controversies regarding the use of images please share this timely and important survey on photography ethics and digital manipulation of images with your members” asks Mickey H. [...]

Think Tank Photo Designs Carrying Solutions for the Working Photographer

The prizes for the Best Overall and Best Documentary categories in the APA 2nd Annual Short Video Contest are the Airport 4-Sight Rolling Camera Bag and Airport International Rolling Camera Bag respectively.

Airport 4-Sight

The Airport 4-Sight™ is the most convenient, lightweight camera bag solution on 4-wheels. With the introduction of the 4-Sight, Think Tank Photo [...]