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For photographers who focus on professional work, visibility and networking are key, but these are just a couple of the many reasons it’s a good idea to join the Association of Music Photographers. Local, regional and national photo opportunities come to those who have certification and offer photographers a wide range of opportunities that can lead to enhanced business relationships and ultimately, greater success.

Join Now

For photographers who focus on professional work, visibility and networking are key, but these are just a couple of the many reasons it’s a good idea to join the Association of Music Photographers. Local, regional and national photo opportunities come to those who have certification and offer photographers a wide range of opportunities that can lead to enhanced business relationships and ultimately, greater success. 

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Select the membership that is right for you. Note: Professional membership includes certification, ($235.00 first year only.) Renewal is $175.00 per year. Certification is for lifetime.

Level Price  
Professional with Certification $235.00 now and then $175.00 per Year. Select
Associate $150.00 per Year. Select
Emerging $99.00 per Year. Select
Student $79.00 per Year. Select

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AMP Membership Levels

There are four types of membership levels. Make AMP your destination for information about the music photography industry directly from those in the studio and the photo pits. Your membership gives you direct access to the community of experts.

Professional Membership

Professional Membership is reserved for still professional music photographers who are of good moral character and maintain a favorable reputation in their community and has been actively and consistently engaged in professional practice for 5 years or more. In order to be join as a professional member, they must demonstrate the ability to capture live images and to satisfy the image making skills requirements through assessment of images and computer-based exam. Published work is considered expert level that satisfies a requirement. Upon satisfaction of proven, experienced, technically capable photography, you will be granted the designation of Professional Certified Music Photographer by the Association of Music Photographers.

Associate Membership

Associate Membership is for photographers with less than 5 years of professional work. It is designed for music photographers who are working in the industry and have practical hands-on experience. All associate photographers must be of good moral character and reputation within the community. The photographer must continue to develop their skills though a combination of live music photography, studio work and continuing education. An associate member may apply for professional membership and certification once they have at least 5 years of experience.

Emerging Membership

The emerging photographer enjoys capturing images at concerts and music festivals as a freelance photographer. Does not work as a professional in any capacity. Captures images at small clubs, local concerts and music festivals regularly and practices learning of general photography skills and is continuously learning through both practical and continuing education. Emerging photographers may use any DLSR camera and cannot use cell phone or point and shoot cameras to capture images.

Student Membership

Students who are eligible for a student membership are currently majoring in photography, graphic design or related imaging professions at a college or post-secondary level. After graduation from an accredited institution, a student may upgrade their membership to an emerging or associate member depending on their experience. Students may use any equipment including DLSR’s, point and shoot, and cell phones to capture images. Student applicants must annually submit proof of current enrollment. Proof of enrollment will be obtained during the online checkout process. You will need to provide the below information:

Name of school (required)
Your student ID number (required)
Copy of student ID

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AMP Benefits

There are plenty of benefits included in each membership. The music photography industry is highly competitive. With an AMP membership, you will have access to resources that are focused on one specific area of photography. Some of the benefits include resources and access to industry professionals, along with professional certification that can give you a competitive advantage over the competition. We stand with you in your pursuit of being the best in the industry.

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Certification

Stand out, prove your technical ability and charge accordingly. Your certification speaks volumes.

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Education

Get access to content that can take your career to the next level as you improve your skills.

Copyright

Protect your work. Know your rights. Understand what you sign before signing rights grabbing contracts.

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Community

Connect with others who share your passion. Learn from others and share your experiences.

Our primary mission is to motivate and inspire music photographers to become the best professionals in the industry.

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Association of Music Photographers

324 Datura St. Suite 222-1

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 561.421.3788

[email protected]

Our Mission

Our primary mission is to motivate and inspire music photographers to become the best professionals in the industry.

Let’s Connect

Association of Music Photographers
324 Datura St. Suite 222-1
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561-421-3788
[email protected]

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