About Us

Whether you’re a photographer, YouTuber, filmmaker, enthusiast, or a student who wants a career in the fast-changing and diverse visual content creation landscape, ASMP is built to help you succeed.

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Mission + History

Learn about ASMP’s rich history as a pioneer organization,  protecting the creative works of content creators and supporting the values that all our members share.

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Leadership + Board of Directors

Meet the ASMP leadership team and board of directors that dedicate their time and energies to the continual improvement the Society and the creative industry.

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ASMP Foundation

The Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization associated with the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), a trade association representing media photographers.

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Learn how you can become a member of ASMP, the premier partner you need to build, innovate, and protect your visual content creation business.

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Membership Code of Conduct

The ASMP Member Code of Conduct provides professional guidelines for members as they deal with colleagues, assistants, subjects, clients, and the public.

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ASMP Constitution

Read or download the American Society of Media Photographers Constitution and gain a better understanding of the organization’s purpose, function, and operation.

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National By-Laws

Learn the rules by which the American Society of Media Photograhers is governed and conducts of its business as an organization.

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Chapter By-Laws

Learn the rules by which the American Society of Media Photograhers chapters are governed and conducts of their business.

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“I just booked a sizable job with a new client I connected with at our ASMP portfolio review last November.”

Shawn G. Henry, ASMP Member

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Providing the Tools You Need to Grow Your Visual Content Creation Career

The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) is the premier trade association for the world’s most respected content creators. ASMP is the leader in promoting photographers’ rights, providing education in better business practices, producing business publications for content creators, and helping to connect clients with professional photographers. ASMP, founded in 1944, has 4,000+ members and 38 chapters