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Membership Tier Eligibility
Professional Membership is reserved for still and motion photographers who have been actively and consistently engaged in professional practice for at least 3 years. Group rates available (see below).
Professional Members who have reached the age of 65, and who have retired from the profession with more than five years of continuous membership in ASMP.
$100 Annual Membership
Contact Member Services @ 877.771.2767 to register as a Senior Member
Members who have had a continuous membership for 20 consecutive years, the last 5 of which have been at the Pro level and are 65+, are eligible for free Life Member status.
Contact Member Services @ 877.771.2767 to register as a Life Member
Associate Members are still and motion photographers, professional assistants, digital techs, retouchers, CGI artists or any other associated support staff who do not meet the criteria for Professional Membership.
Emerging Associates are still and motion photographers, professional assistants, digital techs, retouchers, CGI artists or any other associated support staff who are just starting out. Members are eligible to remain at this level for two (2) years before upgrading to Associate level.
Individual Affiliate membership is reserved for individuals who support, hire or supply services to photographers.
Educators are those who do not operate a professional still or motion photography business (and therefore do not qualify for Professional Membership) and are affiliated with an educational institution.
Student members must be college students and are eligible to remain at this level for 3 years post-college before being required to upgrade to Emerging Associate level membership.
Includes one Professional Membership at full price and $75 discount off all Associate memberships in the studio.
$335 Professional Membership + $150 per Associate Membership
Contact Member Services @ 877.771.2767 to register as a Studio Group
Includes one Educator with minimum of 5 students from a degree-granting institution. Educator membership is discounted $50; each student membership is discounted $5.
$45 Educator Membership + $40 per Student Membership
Contact Member Services @ 877.771.2767 to register as an Academic Group