ASMP Member Benefits

ASMP Membership Advantages and Benefits

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.  If you have any questions about member benefits you can reach our Membership Chair at Membership(at)


  • National (Find a complete list of national member benefits here.)
    • Legal & Business Education
    • Health & Safety During COVID-19
      • ASMP has partnered with international health policy expert Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel to create an exclusive set of video & written resources so you can operate safely.
  • LA Chapter
    • ASMP LA Braintrust Program (coming soon)
      • Peer groups that meet monthly to support and help each other.
    • Webinars & Workshops
      • We offer our Members free or VIP-pricing on webinars, in-depth workshops and seminars, all on a broad range of legal, business, technical, and creative subjects.

Income Generating Opportunities & Resources

  • Legal and Business Forms
    • An exclusive library of legal and business document templates at your fingertips; and ASMP legal guides that are the Gold Standard in the industry.
  • Legal Advice when you need it
    • A lawyer on staff who you may call for advice. (Ever need a lawyer to talk to? ASMP has one and you can talk with him at no additional cost.)
  • Find an Assistant
    • Get listed in ASMP’s national database and get booked for assisting with our network of thousands of photographers around the country.
  • Find a Photographer (Professional Level Members Only)
    • ASMP’s widely-recognized “Find A Photographer” is a trusted industry resource that connects you with potential clients both locally and nationally.

Discounts & Corporate Partnerships

NOTE: You must be logged in as a current member to take advantage of member benefits and secure discounts associated with the following benefits. you can find a complete list of national member benefits here:

To join or learn more about Membership levels and pricing, visit:

ASMP Academy Powered by Sony
The ASMP Academy Powered by Sony  is a unique resource for photographers and visual content creators of all stripes, and includes original Courses and Curriculums, Document Library with a full set of business & contract documents, shows and resources like ASMP’s Week In Review, Focus on the Law, and Ask a Pro, and the ASMP Video Library.

Find A Photographer
Find A Photographer is our searchable database. This incredible portal allows potential clients to find you, by region and/or by specialty. We encourage you to take advantage of this valuable service by uploading your images, along with a brief bio. With over 30 specialty categories, potential clients can find you fast! Many of our members report getting jobs directly as a result of being found on FAP. You can set up and edit your Find A Photographer profile through your Member Account dashboard. There is a Find A Photographer tutorial button in the upper right hand corner of your Find A Photographer profile page to assist you with setting up your profile.

Find An Assistant
Find An Assistant is another searchable database where you can promote your various specialties and skillsets to potential clients seeking photographers, digitechs, in regions across the country. There is a Find An Assistant tutorial button in the upper right hand corner of your Find An Assistant profile page to assist you with setting up your profile.

Member Benefits Hub
In addition to the advocacy we have done for decades, and the community we support, ASMP also delivers benefits that will help you run your business. Those benefits include travel, business insurance, camera gear, and many, many other services. One of our most popular benefits is the ASMP Media Badge. All can be found in the Member Benefits Hub

ASMP has different levels for membership.
To learn more beyond what is posted online, contact 1-844-762-3386, 8–5 ET, M–F