Discounts and Partnerships

Exclusively for ASMP Members
Our goal as San Francisco’s Board is to bring value to our members and bridge the gap between photographers, the creative community and vendors.

AC Flash Repair  – (Monica flash) Get your strobes fixed with a 25% discount on labor. Monica Flash will now pick up your equipment to be diagnosed and repaired at DTC, in Emeryville.

APA SF – 25% discount on all lecture series and events.

Blink Bid – Collaborative bidding, producing, and invoicing software for the creative industries. 25% off Discount.

Create.Space – Modern space for creatives. From full location rental for video or photo shoots to single level rentals in the East Bay. 25% discount for studio rental for members of ASMP San Francisco.

DTC – The premiere Lighting and grip house of the East Bay. From full location rental for video or photo shoots to single level rentals . 15% discount.

The Image Flow – Offering photography classes, custom photo printing services, and studio rental in Mill Valley, CA. 25% off to members of ASMP San Francisco.

LightSource – The best prints, crafted by hand. Fine art / commercial image printer in San Francisco. 25% discount on all products.

Michael Thompson Framing – One of San Francisco’s most experienced, trusted, and creative professional framing companies – working with art consultants, art galleries. 25% discount on all products.

PettingellBookBindery – Old school book bindery. Introduce yourself to Klaus. He can repair or create anything. He’s brilliant! 20% off discount.

Photoshelter – Store your images, create your photo website, deliver your work, sell or license your photos — all with PhotoShelter.

PixOasis – Deliver your proofs, high res images and videos in client- friendly, easy to download web galleries. 1 Gb Starter Plan is free forever.  25% off to members of ASMP San Francisco.

Samys Camera – San Francisco’s #1 Photo equipment rental for video and still imagery. studio lighting / classes / knowledgeable staff. 20% Discount on Rentals with valid ASMP card.

Benefit Categories for all Members

Classes, Conferences, Shows, Workshops

Adorama — workshops at the New York photo store

Barefoot Contessa Photo Adventures – small group or private workshops

Blue Planet Photography Workshops — small workshops to out-of-the-way locations

FREE Creative Live Courses – Advance your skills or explore new paths with twelve free online courses

CUNY — photo and video workshops by leading photojournalists

Palm Springs Photo Festival — workshops, portfolio reviews, industry networking every May

Photo Quest Adventures — series of global workshops

Computer — Hardware

Apple — Macintosh computers, iPads, iPhones

Mac Performance Guide — high performance workstations

MacMall / PCM — online retailer for all brands of computers and software

OWC ( — Mac refurbs, SSD/memory/external storage hardware, upgrades, no-cost workflow consultations

Computer — Software

Apple — Macintosh computers, iPads, iPhones

Blinkbid — Bidding and invoicing software

Cloudbric — Cloud-based web security service

Cradoc fotoSoftware — fotoQuote and fotoBiz software

Dotphoton Raw — the first software to reduce RAW image file size by up to 80%

MacMall / PCM — online retailer for all brands of computers and software

Photo Mechanic – standalone image browser and workflow accelerator

Softpress — website design software

Stockbox Photo — display and sell your images online

Equipment & Services

Agency Access — consulting, design, marketing services

B&H Photo-Video-ProAudio — the New York store for your photo needs

Booksmart Studio — fine art printing — rent photo equipment online

Clipping Path Service — fast turnaround on complex retouching

Cloudbric – cloud-based web security service

Custom SLR — custom camera products

Eyeist — online photography review service

LumiQuest — line of flash accessories

Peerspace — location rental marketplace

Priolite — 6 years of innovation in professional strobe lighting technology

Project Prescription — blueprint for streamlining workflow

Pro Photo Supply — photo equipment sales and rental in Portland, OR

Red River Paper — premium photo inkjet papers

Roberts Camera Professional Sales Division – used equipment/products

Still River Editions — fine art printing

Sylvain Durand Fine Art Printing — fine art printing

Tether Tools — accessories for shooting tethered

Think Tank Photo — camera bags and other luggage

Zacuto — camera accessories for video

Insurance — Business Liability

Allstate Photography Insurance Program – Business Insurance Health, Life, Disability, Accident

Association Health – Health and Business Insurance

Student & Faculty Equipment Insurance

Taylor & Taylor — insurance for still photo and video professionals

Tom C. Pickard & Co

Insurance — Health, Life, Disability

Allstate Photography Insurance Program – Health, Life, Disability, Accident

Association Health – Health and Business Insurance

Working Today Freelancer Union — comprehensive group-rate insurance plans

Offers from ASMP Members

2 Good Things — consulting services

Anthony Bianciella — photography tours

DAM Useful Publishing — Peter Krogh’s multimedia ebooks

Focus on Your Business — online business courses for photographers

JMK Graphics — website design services

Office Services and Supplies

DriveSavers — data recovery from crashed disks

Novera Payment Solutions — credit card processing

Paychex — payroll and tax filing

Pennywise — office supplies


Aperture Magazine — annual subscription

Books by Mark Edward Lewis — a series of 3 books on sound mixing

DAM Useful Publishing — Peter Krogh’s multimedia ebooks

Organizing Your Photographs with Lightroom 5 — Peter Krogh’s latest book

Photo District News (PDN) — monthly magazine  subscription

Travel — Accommodations

HotelStorm — Exclusive hotel discounts worldwide

Travel — Air and auto travel

Alamo — car rentals

American Airlines — Special Media Bag rates

Avis — car rentals

Hertz — car rentals

Parking Panda — Find a parking spot with your smartphone

Zipcar — car sharing service

Website hosting and design

bigflannel — Templates and custom site designs

Clickbooq — HTML5-based portfolio sites

FolioLink — portfolio websites, online business workflows

Graph Paper Press — Mobile-ready templates for your portfolio, blog or store

JMK Graphics — website design services

liveBooks – fully responsive, HTML5 website builder

SiteWelder — website creation and hosting platform