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MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES & FEES

FULL MEMBERSHIP
$391.00 per annum (or $32.58 per month)

Full Membership is available to individuals whose occupation is currently, and for at least the preceding three years, in the main as a professional commercial photographer. They must be nominated by one Full Member or Life Member and seconded by another. They must be known by the nominator. Applicants for Full Membership must submit a sample of work (including imagery created for commercial assignments) for review by the Executive. Full Members shall have voting rights and enjoy all privileges of the Association.


EMERGING MEMBERSHIP
$273.70 per annum (or $22.81 per month)

Emerging Membership is available to individuals who are within the first three years of commencing occupation in the main as a professional commercial photographer, or a professional assistant who is also working part-time as a professional photographer. They must be nominated by one Full Member or Life Member and seconded by another. They must be known by the nominator. Emerging members are expected to take an active role by volunteering for a position on at least one Association sub-committee within three years. Any such Emerging member who does not maintain three consecutive years membership is not eligible for the discount membership fee again.


INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIP
$272.00 per annum (or $22.67 per month)

International Membership is available to individuals who live outside of New Zealand whose occupation is currently, and for at least the preceding three years, in the main as a professional commercial photographer. They must be nominated by one Full Member or Life Member and seconded by a member of the Executive. They must be known by the Nominator. Applicants for International Membership must submit a sample of work (including imagery created for commercial assignments) for review by the Executive. International Members do not have voting rights and cannot hold elected office.


ASSISTANT MEMBERSHIP
$156.40 per annum (or $13.03 per month)

Assistant Membership is available to individuals who derive the majority of their income from assisting commercial photographers. They must be nominated by one Full Member or Life Member. They must be known to the nominator. Assistant Members do not have voting rights and cannot hold elected office. Assistant Membership is available for up to four years whilst maintaining professional assisting after which the member will become eligible for other membership as may be applicable.


STUDENT MEMBERSHIP
$78.20 per annum

Student Membership is available to individuals who are enrolled for the majority of their time as a student of photography in a recognised tertiary institution of learning. They must be nominated by one Full Member or Life Member. Student Members do not have voting rights and cannot hold elected office. Student Membership is available for up to four years whilst maintaining full-time studies, after which the member will become eligible for other membership as may be applicable.


EDUCATOR MEMBERSHIP
$156.40 per annum (or $13.03 per month)

Educator Membership is available to education professionals (i.e. lecturers, teachers, etc.) who instruct students on subject matters directly associated with commercial photography. Educator Members have no voting rights.


AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP
$273.70 per annum (or $22.81 per month)

Affiliate Membership is available to individuals engaged in fields directly associated with professional commercial photography, but who themselves are not photographers, assistants, or student photographers. This includes photographic agents, representatives, producers, stylists and make-up artists, but does not include suppliers.


All fees include GST