Member Obligations

Articles of American Photographers Association: The purpose of American Photographers Association is to promote the development of the photographic art, to prosper photographic art undertakings, to build a professional photographic creation exchanging platform for the majority of photographers, to discover and cultivate photographic talent actively, to promote world peace an...
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Membership

The process of joining the Association: 1. Submit the membership application. 2. Review and approval of the application. 3. Issue membership card and press card. The Code of the Members: 1. The card is used to certify the identity of the membership of the American Photographers Association, it can only be used by the owner, and not allowed to be used for other purposes. ...
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About APA

American Photographers Association is a professional organization formed by the native and overseas photographers. Through education and training, communication and learning, competition, exhibition and other forms of activities, the association explores photographic art, promotes photographic works, studies and disseminates photographic knowledge. It's an important force of pr...
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Underwater Photographers

First time advice for underwater photographers 1) For most photos (within 3-4ft), you will need the flash on. Make sure your flash is set to “forced flash”, not “auto-flash”. The flash will add color to your shots, otherwise they will look blue. 2) For most photos, you’ll want to be in macro mode. Learn how to turn macro mode on and off. You need to know the range of your...
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Action Photography

Action Photography Tip #1: Plan ahead! Carefully plan where you will set up. This is probably the biggest mistake for action photographers. I can't tell you how many parents I see on the sidelines shooting their son's soccer game from the middle of the field. Since the action will mostly occur near the goal, that is a much better place to set up. No matter what action you are g...
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