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MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES & FEES

FULL MEMBERSHIP
$391.00 per annum (or $34.50 per month)

Full Membership is available to individuals whose occupation is currently, and for at least the preceding three years, as a professional commercial photographer. They must be nominated by a Full or Life Member. 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 have voting rights and enjoy all privileges of the Association.


EMERGING MEMBERSHIP
$273.70 per annum (or $24.15 per month)

Emerging Membership is available to individuals who are within the first three years of commencing occupation as a professional commercial photographer, or a professional photographic assistant who is also working part-time as a professional commercial photographer. They must be nominated by a Full, Life or Emerging Member. They must be known by the nominator. Applicants for Emerging Membership must submit a sample of work for review by the Executive. Emerging Members have voting rights and can hold elected office.


INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIP
$272.00 per annum (or $24.00 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, as a professional commercial photographer. They must be nominated by a Full or Life Member. 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 $13.80 per month)

Assistant Membership is available to individuals who derive income from assisting commercial photographers. They must be nominated by a Full, Life, Emerging or Educator Member. They must be known by 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, Life, Emerging, Assistant or Educator 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 $13.80 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 and cannot hold elected office.


AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP
$273.70 per annum (or $24.15 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. Affiliate Members have no voting rights and cannot hold elected office.


All fees include GST