Stay Informed, Be Inspired
- Members receive an annual subscription to News Photographer magazine – the leading publication of the visual journalism profession. Also included is the Best of Photojournalism special issue, published in December.
- Members are entitled to a wide range of special discounts and offers on products and services from third-party vendors, including discounts from Apple, customized equipment insurance, and much more!
- Members receive substantial discounts on registration fees on NPPA workshops and seminars.
Protect Your Rights
- Members unite with a powerful and respected organization at the forefront of fighting for press freedom and the rights of visual journalists.
- Members turn to the Advocacy and Business Practices committees for support and advice when problems arise.
- NPPA members participate in a number of exciting contests for still photographers, video journalists, multimedia producers, photo editors, and students!
- Members sign and adhere to the NPPA Code of Ethics, demonstrating to employers that you are a professional visual journalist, committed to the utmost integrity.
- Members receive a listing on NPPA's Find a Photographer service, offering employers a way to find local freelance photographers.
- Members access our Job Information Bank to find internships, part-time, full-time, or contract work.
- Members receive substantial discounts on registration fees for a variety of NPPA workshops and seminars.
- Members gain exclusive access to online education offerings.
- Members may access the NPPA Business Practices pages, offering a wealth of information and resources, including the Cost of Doing Business Calculator.
- Members who are just starting out in the field can connect with seasoned professionals to connect and learn through the mentoring and critique program.
- Members can interact with the NPPA's active, international network of students, visual journalists, and industry leaders, through our events, corkboards, discussion boards, listservs, and social media.
Enhance Your Resume
- Take advantage of volunteer and leadership opportunities through participation and involvement in the organization.
Identify Yourself as a Professional
Members may purchase a digitally printed NPPA photo ID card.