For 75 Years, The Key to Success for Visual Content Creators Across All Media™
Whether you’re an established photographer working with the World’s top brands or publications, a fixture in your local community, a YouTube creator, a film or video maker, or a student who wants a career creating the images or video that can change our culture, if creating visual content in the diverse and exciting modern media landscape is what drives you, we can help you succeed like no one else – we’ve been doing so for 75 years.
ASMP is the partner you need to build, innovate, and protect your business
There for Your Business in Tough Times and Boom Times
When COVID-19 struck, we got out in front of the challenges our Members were facing, helping them through the maze of government programs and loan applications. With our on-the-ground presence in our Nation’s Capital, we have the know-how to guide our Members through government programs in practical ways, while simultaneously advocating for their collective public policy interests at the highest levels of government.
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The Protocols and Resources to Navigate the Professional Health & Safety Challenges of COVID-19
We worked with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the World’s foremost health policy experts, on a detailed roadmap for managing a photography, film, or video business during COVID-19 – and we offer Members a series of complimentary resources to help you put that roadmap into practical action for your business.
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Local Community, National Reach – You Get Both
ASMP has 38 local chapters across America. No other trade organization in our industry has a chapter network of this size and breadth. It took us 75 years to build it, but it will take you only minutes to join and become a part of it -- because with your national ASMP Membership you get membership in a local chapter. In these chapters you will find mentors and colleagues, and access to a local community of visual content creators. That's something you can't read in a book.Your Local Chapter
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ASMP Members Have Achieved Greatness Across Photography, Film, Advertising, Photojournalism and Beyond
So many of our industry’s legends, past and present, and from across media, have been ASMP Members: Ansel Adams, Stanley Kubrick, Dorothea Lange, Richard Avedon, Gordon Parks, Ellen von Unwerth, Edward Weston, Chester Higgins, Mary Ellen Mark, Edward Steichen, Berenice Abbott, Walker Evans, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Weegee, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Philippe Halsman, Roy DeCarava, Walter Iooss Jr., Yousuf Karsh, Lou Jones, Art Wolfe, Inez & Vinoodh, and many more.
You can be too. You’ll be in great company. Here’s a trailer of the new FOCUS Features documentary on ASMP Member Pete Souza, Chief Official White House Photographer for Presidents Reagan and Obama, from the Academy Award-winning producer of FREE SOLO and based on Pete’s #1 NY Times Best Seller:
Partnerships That Benefit Members
From insurance, equipment, website hosting and design, we’ve built a host of special relationships with partners to help you build and sustain your business.