Photography and video creation are embraced by people across all walks of life. At AIPP we know image-making is about passion, feeling inspired and developing and fostering a talent. It's about finding an audience to share your work. It's a journey to perfect artistic expression, and sometimes it's even about gaining recognition.
AIPP is where you can maximise every avenue that will allow you to reach your full potential, regardless of whether you’re starting out or whether you’ve invested many years developing your craft.
Here’s how an AIPP membership will allow you to champion your art, inspire your work and connect you with brands that will foster your creative vision and exposure
Develop your network through multiple channels. You’ll have a full calendar of workshops, seminars, coffee catch-ups and awards that run all throughout the year. There are many ways to stay engaged and feel up-to-date with what's going on in the wider community and in the many local and niche interest Chapters.
Find mentors in arts and business
Are you focused on refining your work or growing your business? Take part in assessments, submit your work for peer review and receive guidance from the experts. Through AIPP’s network, you’ll have an open directory of individuals who’ve had proven success in the field. They’ll give you straight answers on everything from mastering your edit, finding an audience, and quoting your work.
Enjoy exclusive partnership offers
AIPP aligns with camera brands, retailers, art galleries, software companies, magazines and other leaders in travel, technology and business. Through our growing list of industry partners, you’ll have access to VIP offers and discounts, some aren’t accessible anywhere else!
Have a voice
AIPP is the peak representative body for image-makers. As such, government departments, legislators and the ATO seek opinion and input from AIPP on matters ranging from copyright legislation, through to the tax treatment of photographic assets. By becoming an AIPP member, you’re advocating for the betterment photography and video production in Australia.
For those who want to step out and celebrate their work, AIPP hosts some of the most reputable awards across photography and video. These capture the essence of storytelling, technical ability and innovation in these mediums.
Access a library of resources
Receive templates for key contracts and documents in your very own members’ area. AIPP has an extensive list of resources that will allow you to streamline your processes and make your time behind the camera more efficient. We also have an invaluable set of document templates that can either be used as-is or tailored to suit your particular client base.
Aligning the APP or APVP brand alongside yours provides a point of differentiation in this highly competitive and unregulated industry. Being part of a professional organisation is a reflection of how you value your reputation, your relationships with clients, and the quality of your work.