Making a living as a brilliantly talented shooter means communicating effectively with your clients. To do this, we offer Blinkbid Estimating and Invoicing Software, which is absolutely the easiest way to create estimates and invoices.
Blinkbid is a compact and powerful business tool that gives professional photographers the ability to generate clear, readable estimates, organize invoices, and to calculate and track profits – all with the click of a mouse. Factor in fees, mark-ups and agent’s commissions to get a complete view of a job's profit before submitting the estimate. A particularly useful feature is the point and click usage license. With an average learning curve of only a few minutes, Blinkbid is designed to get you bidding jobs quickly and efficiently.
As part of an on-going alliance between the AIPA and Blinkbid you can take advantage of an excellent discount price of US$199, an exclusive offer for AIPA members (the regular price is US$229).


Capture is Australia's top selling professional photography magazine. The bi-monthly publication covers all facets of the photography industry and in particular practical issues such as marketing, training, pricing, financial and rights management.

Capture's mission is to help pro photographers grow their business and develop their career. It aims to inspire by showing successful photographers at work and inform by keeping them in touch with the latest techniques and equipment. It reaches the whole photographic community, including editorial, advertising, wedding, photojournalism, events, fashion and portrait photographers, plus assistants and aspiring students - the pros of the future.

Capture offers a special subscription discount for AIPA members. Pay only A$38.50 for a one-year subscription (regularly A$55.00) and receive 6 bi-monthly issues - that's a 30% discount!


Attract top-tier clients and maximize your online presence with clickbooq's all-in-one website design and management solution. Through a super-intuitive user interface, clickbooq makes it easy to create and manage a professional, full-featured portfolio website.
  • Get up and running quickly with our predesigned site templates - then make it your own with hundreds of design options.
  • Customize the viewing experience for every gallery by displaying your images in a traditional slideshow, a horizontal or vertical scrolling page, or a modern thumbnail grid.
  • Show your images larger with our smart, responsive sites that scale your images automatically to fit a variety of devices from desktop to mobile.
  • Store up to 5,000 images in a single, searchable archive with our Pro level accounts.
With clickbooq you can do all this and more. And since clickbooq is 100% Web-based, there's never anything to download or install. If you're online, you already have everything you need to use and benefit from clickbooq. Come see why clickbooq is the portfolio site of choice for photographers by trying our free, 14-day trial.

Save 20% on clickbooq's Annual Pro or Lite payment plans with your AIPA membership (a saving of up to US$58). This is a recurring discount good for the life of your account.


Cradoc fotoSoftware creates simple solutions for your photo keywording, stock and assignment photo pricing and business management needs. fotoQuote, fotoBiz and the fotoKeyword Harvester, are powerful tools for anyone working with images.

fotoQuote Pro is the industry standard photo pricing guide for stock and assignment photography, giving you the photo pricing information and negotiation help you need to get paid fairly for the work that you do.

fotoBiz helps you create a systematic workflow for both your stock and assignment photography work. Organize your business, find your images, get your paperwork out, keep in touch with clients, protect your copyright; it's all easy to do with fotoBiz.

The fotoKeyword Harvester, an accelerated solution to keywording photos, speeds up the process of creating and adding keywords to your photos while improving the quality of your photo keywording.

Save 15% on standalone products like fotoQuote (just US$127.49) or 10% on our already discounted bundles.


Datalab is New Zealand’s premier data recovery company for both physical and logical data recovery. We offer the fastest turnaround times combined with excellent service and industry leading results. Hard drive recovery and Flash device recovery is our specialty. This service is backed up with a free assessment of any failed media and our famous “no result - no fee” policy.

If you have a failed hard drive or flash card just call us on 0800 DATALAB (328 2522) to discuss your situation. In addition AIPA members qualify for a discount of 5% on recovery costs.

DigiOp provides photographers with the tools and knowledge to achieve a smooth, professional digital capture workflow that's unparalleled.

AIPA members receive a 10% discount on all Digiop equipment packages.


ImageRights is spearheading the fight against copyright infringement by providing accessible copyright protection and enforcement services.

Our tools and technology have allowed photographers to introduce copyright protection into their daily workflow like never before. We register our clients' images with the US Copyright Office via our integrated US Copyright filing system, search for all usages of their images online, assess potential infringement claims, and pursue cases through our global legal network.

AIPA members save 10% when they sign up for ImageRights Pro or Premier service plans.


Located in Auckland's creative Grey Lynn suburb, Kingsize Studios offers four different shooting spaces; from black out, drive-in, and daylight, to an outdoor studio. We provide boutique rental studio services that cater to both the stills and film industries. Our clients include many of the best New Zealand photographers, while also servicing visiting internationals.

Kingsize also maintains the largest, most specialist stills / HD-DSLR rental inventory in New Zealand. Everything from camera, lighting and grip, to computers, and unit gear. If we don’t have it, we can generally out-source it for you. We have hand picked the best quality gear available to service almost any possible assignment.

No matter what you're shooting, Kingsize can assist you with any aspect of your production.

All AIPA members receive a 10% discount on Kingsize studio and gear rentals!


liveBooks provides award-winning websites that serve as a business hub to help professional photographers promote their businesses and make more money. They are focused on being the most valued company empowering the success of creative professionals worldwide.

liveBooks is pleased to partner with the AIPA, providing resources to photographers and helping members grow their businesses through efficient and effective marketing. We understand the passion behind your work and the need to efficiently translate that work into effective online experiences that increase your exposure and connect your creative vision with potential clients.

Experience the functionality of the industry’s leading website provider which is used by:
  • Photographers like Vincent Laforet and Jim Fiscus
  • Foundations like Richard Avedon
  • Galleries like Fraenkel and Rose
  • Agencies like Marnie Rose and Heather Elder Presents
liveBooks wants to make sure that 2012 is your best year ever. Are you ready to take your site to the next level?

AIPA members are entitled to a 15% discount on all preDesigned websites and custom design services.


Mobilcard is a powerful tool to help companies manage their fleet and fuel costs.

AIPA members can apply for a Mobilcard and receive 9 cents a litre off the pump price at Mobil branded service stations, all New World and Pak N Save unmanned service stations, as well as at Mobil fuel distributors Allied, Waitomo and Nelson Petroleum sites.

Key benefits for AIPA members include:
  • 9 cents per litre discount off petrol and diesel
  • No joining fee
  • No annual card fee
  • No transaction fees
  • 329 discounted Mobilcard acceptors sites throughout New Zealand


Momento Pro is one of Australasia's oldest print-on-demand photo book services, producing premium custom products for professional photographers and creatives. Our range of binding styles, archival paper and cover materials have been specially selected to suit a variety of uses and budgets, perfect for proofbooks, portfolios, wedding and portrait albums, fine-art and limited edition prints. We also offer presentation boxes, folios, personalised photo cards, notebooks and calendars.

Whether one or 250 copies, every book is stitched and every page of every product is quality-checked in our carbon-neutral facility. Our craftsmanship has been awarded locally and internationally, and we support the industry with trade discounts, sponsorships, events and awards that encourage innovative and inspiring photo book design.

Click here to view a short video that shows how much care and attention goes into every Momento Pro order.

AIPA members receive the following benefits:
  • 25% discount for Full members
  • 15% discount for Emerging, Assistant and Student members
  • 40% discount on Studio Displays
  • Access to all products


PhotoShelter is the leader in portfolio websites, photo sales, marketing and archiving tools for photographers. Over 70,000 photographers worldwide use PhotoShelter to power their success online, with customizable website templates, searchable photo galleries, e-commerce capabilities, and bulletproof image storage. Photographers can create a professional PhotoShelter website in under five minutes, or customize the design of PhotoShelter to power their existing photography website.

A complete solution designed to make the business of photography easier to manage - PhotoShelter offers image security, online image delivery, and advanced marketing tools like SEO and social media sharing capabilities so photographers can make their images work harder for them.

Now AIPA members can take advantage of substantial discounts and save up to US$70 per year on a new PhotoShelter account. Put PhotoShelter's tools to use to power your online photography business today.


Rothbury Insurance Brokers is a wholly New Zealand owned company. For more than half a century our client-focused service and ability to create powerful, value-for-money insurance solutions have seen us become one of the country’s largest insurance broking groups. With branches nationwide, our aim is to protect what matters most for New Zealanders.
Through direct consultation with AIPA members we have created Focus Plus, an insurance package that covers the specific requirements of New Zealand professional photographers. This unique product offers additional benefits and flexibility of choice that is seldom available with other insurance covers.
Focus Plus is an exclusive product for members of AIPA that can save you hundreds of dollars per annum in insurance premiums.


Whether you're looking for temporary storage or a more permanent solution, Storage King have a self storage solution that's right for you. Storage King is Australasia's largest self storage company, with locations throughout Australia and New Zealand. Storage King offers storage units in various shapes and sizes.
  • All sizes catered for - from one square metre upwards
  • We specialise in self storage for both commercial and domestic storage
  • Easy access to your goods 7 days a week
  • High security premises
Let Storage King provide you with the simple self storage solution to solve all your storage needs.


Whatever the media - photographs, illustrations, paintings, prints, mirrors or graphics - The Framing Studio can cater to all your framing needs.

With over 15 years of industry experience we offer a comprehensive range of framing solutions and always stay current with the latest cutting edge framing trends and techniques. We also love helping New Zealand artists find the best presentation format for their artworks.

Our studio is based on Upper Nelson Street in Auckland, but we are more than happy to visit artists anywhere within the Auckland region.

All AIPA members receive a 25% discount from The Framing Studio.




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