Special Offers for Members

In addition to the other benefits of NPPA membership, NPPA members also receive discounts on — or special eligibility for — a wide range of third-party products and services, including:

Now NPPA Professional Members have the option to carry a personalized photo ID issued by the NPPA. IDs are durable, full color, and come in a choice of two sizes.

Large IDs, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2" are printed on high quality heavyweight paper, then laminated with edge seal, and can be purchased for $29.95. The small IDs are 2-1/8" x 3-3/8" and printed on a white PVC card, and can be purchased for $19.95. Both sizes come with a lanyard.

Members receive a 15% discount when ordering any combination of the two.

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Special discount on websites, e-commerce & photo hosting!

Over 50,000 photographers worldwide use PhotoShelter to power their websites with e-commerce, searchable galleries, client log-in, and bulletproof image storage. PhotoShelter provides the industry’s best tools for getting your images found by Google, and high-res image delivery capabilities for getting files to clients fast.

More offer details:

The NPPA member exclusive offer provides substantial discounts on PhotoShelter Standard & Pro annual accounts.

The Standard Account includes:

  • 35 GB secure storage
  • Customizable website
  • E-commerce (for print & product sales, image licensing: rights managed, royalty free & personal use)
  • Enhanced SEO
  • Directory listing

At $305 per year, this annual account helps members saves $55 per year, compared to our regular monthly price of $29.99.

The Pro Account provides $70 annual savings, and includes:

  • 100 GB secure storage
  • Customizable website
  • E-commerce (for print & product sales, image licensing: rights managed, royalty free & personal use)
  • Enhanced SEO
  • Directory listing

At $529 per year, this annual account saves $70 per year, compared to our regular monthly price of $49.99.

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Estimating & Invoicing Software

Rather than bore you with bunch of hyperbolic banter about how we’re absolutely the easiest to use bidding and invoicing software for photographers, we’d rather show you. Head over to blinkbid.com and download fully functional version of Blinkbid for a free two week trial.

If you find that the ease of using our software gives you more free time, then click the button below and take advantage of a new NPPA member benefit; a discount code for fifty bucks off the retail price of Blinkbid.

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fotoQuote/fotoBiz Discounts

Cradoc fotoSoftware, the developer of fotoQuote, fotoBiz and the fotoKeyword Harvester, is pleased to offer special discount pricing for members of NPPA.

NPPA members will receive a 15% discount on any of these standalone products; fotoQuote, fotoBiz or the fotoKeyword Harvester. A 10% discount is also available on these already discounted bundles; fotoQuote Pro 6 Bundle and The Works.

This offer applies to full versions only, additional site licenses and upgrades are excluded. The discount cannot be combined with any other offers.

Please click the button below account to purchase the software at the discounted rate.

To learn more about Cradoc fotoSoftware, please visit the Cradoc website.

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ImageSpan Discount Program ImageSpan and NPPA have teamed up to offer discounts on LicenseStream Products!

NPPA Members are now eligible to receive a discount on:

  • LicenseStream Creator
  • LicenseStream Creator Pro
  • LicenseStream Storage Upgrades

LicenseStream is an easy-to-use, web-based tool that helps you: Register and protect your creative content (photo and video) Track which websites are using your content and uncover new client opportunities through Content Tracker (LicenseStream Pro only)

  • Organize and set up your own content galleries and online stores in minutes
  • Safely publish your content out to the Web, to generate new revenues from your existing work
  • Invoice, bill and manage content sales through a secure system
  • Easily and quickly create industry- standardized licenses, in compliance with the PLUS standard

Learn more at www.licensestream.com.

Click the button below for access to your discount codes.

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HostedFTP Discounts

HostedFTP.com offers businesses a cloud file sharing solution that is secure, reliable and easy to use. Built to replace in-house FTP servers, which are expensive to maintain and support, HostedFTP.com will save your business money while improving your network security.

  • Your files are securely stored within the cloud computing infrastructure of Amazon Web Services.
  • Whether you need to send or receive files, HostedFTP.com has an extensive feature set including management tools to provide you with full visibility and control of user accounts.
  • With no software to install or maintain, HostedFTP.com requires only a web browser and works on all operating systems.

NPPA members receive a discount of 20% on all usage fees for as long as they continue to use the service, and a 31 day free trial to evaluate the service.

Visit our website for further details or LOG IN to access your NPPA member discount.

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Discounted Credit Card Processing Services

This exclusive offer from Access Group Processing offers NPPA members discounted credit card processing and other merchant account services. Accept credit card payments and save up to 50% on processing fees!

  • No Application Fees
  • No Monthly Minimums
  • Lowest Rates in the Industry!
  • Discounted Solutions that fit your needs – Card not present, e-Commerce, wireless, retail

Additionally, for NPPA members who need to establish a new merchant account, AGP will work with you to understand your business needs and provide the most efficient, cost effective program. There is no cost to take advantage of this program. LOG IN to your NPPA account to request additional information, or to receive your FREE no obligation Savings Comparison.

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Knowledgewebb offers hands-on training, self-directed courses, ongoing webinars and more for professionals working in the communications industry. Ready to try your first audio-photo slidshow? Need a refresher on CSS? Curious about augmented reality? Knowledgewebb was created for people working in all areas of media who are trying to reinvent themselves and either reinvigorate — or save, as the case has become — their careers.

Knowledgewebb is giving NPPA members a 30% discount on their annual membership fee! LOG IN to access your discount code.

Membership has its benefits:

  • Custom Curriculum: All Knowledgewebb members are now eligible to receive a customized learning plan. Think of it as having a personal trainer right there with you, prescribing the best learning tools based on your personality, career goals and work style. We'll outline which Knowledgewebb lessons and experts we think will help with your immediate needs, and we'll also suggest blogs, podcasts and other websites that we think will best suit your interests.
  • More than 150 self-directed lessons, with 3 to 5 new lessons added each week. Topics range from "how to hire a developer" to semantic web basics," and "building an iPhone from scratch."
  • More than a dozen recognized experts in a variety of topic areas, including mobile, social networks, flash, entrepreneurship, semantic web and even beginner. Members get direct access to each and every one of them.
  • Career Coach: Knowledgewebb now has a career coach, who hosts weekly live chats and is available to meet up with members in person. His goal is to help position our members to land jobs in various fields of media and communication.
  • Interviews with the creators of popular web applications and tools, with explanations of how they can be adopted for use in journalism, PR and communications.
  • Discussion forums: Similar to a discussion forum on other websites, except that ours are managed by experts in a variety of subject areas. Our members can ask targeted questions about a wide range of topics and get immediate answers from our Knowledgewebb community.
  • Worksheets and step-by-step primers for those starting a new communications business, publication, blog and more.
  • Hundreds of how-to guides and tipsheets.
  • Archives with transcripts of past live webinars and live chats.
  • Unlimited access to upcoming live chats with experts and webinars, which are free for all members to attend.
  • The Knowledgewebb Insider weekly newsletter, showcasing learning opportunities and events, insider tech tips and more.

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SocialDocumentary.net (SDN) is a new website that uses the power of photography to raise awareness about critical issues facing the world today.

SocialDocumentary.net is offering a 20% discount to NPPA members to create and maintain a documentary photography exhibit for a year. NPPA members can upload images with descriptive text, captions, and resources to raise awareness, encourage action, and increase support for the issues documented.

Visit socialdocumentary.net to find out more. All documentary exhibits are free for the first 90 days. After that point, you can LOG IN to your NPPA account to get the discount code.


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Health and Business Insurance

Association Health Programs brings NPPA members an exclusive health and business insurance program (in states where it is available.) Due to this relationship, the NPPA member group is pooled with over 300 national associations (2.5 million members), which allows Association Health Programs the opportunity to provide A-rated insurance companies, knowledge of products, rate stability, buying power, and hands on service otherwise not available.

NOTE: These insurance offers require a separate purchase. Your NPPA membership only provides members with an opportunity to purchase such coverage through third party offers in states where it is available. Such coverage is not included as part of your membership and not all members are eligible. You must check with the insurance provider first to determine eligibility and coverage costs.

Offerings include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Income
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • International Travel Insurance
  • Dental/Vision Insurance
  • And more!

 NOTE: Association Health Programs does not provide coverage to overseas members. Also, they do not offer health insurance programs in Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, or Rhode Island. They offer life, disability, critical illness, and long term care in all states except Alaska and Hawaii. Please contact them to determine your eligibility.

Visit the Association Health Programs Insurance page to find out more!

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Photojournalism can be risky. Your work may take you into dangerous situations—extreme weather, riots, or the Superbowl—and do so with thousands of dollars worth of gear around your neck. NPPA offers its members an opportunity (in states where it is available) to purchase health and equipment insurance through nationally known insurance firms.

NOTE: These insurance offers require a separate purchase. Your NPPA membership only provides members with an opportunity to purchase such coverage through third party offers in states where it is available. Such coverage is not included as part of your membership and not all members are eligible. You must check with the insurance provider first to determine eligibility and coverage costs.

Equipment Coverage

The Hays Group's Plain English Policy is designed to protect your still and video cameras, as well as related equipment (tripods, memory cards, film, etc.), against direct physical loss or damage.

For more information, visit the NPPA Equipment Insurance web site or contact:

Renee Green

Hays Companies of Washington DC

1133 20th St, NW

Ste 450

Washington, DC 20036

Phone (800) 809-6771

Fax (202) 263-4001

rgreen@hayscompanies.com

Accident Disability Income Plan

In addition to their equipment coverage, Hays is also offering an Accident Disability Income Plan to our members for the specially-arranged premium of just $9 a month. Check out the details.

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Photojournalism can be risky. Your work may take you into dangerous situations—extreme weather, riots, or the Superbowl—and do so with thousands of dollars worth of gear around your neck. NPPA offers its members an opportunity (in states where it is available) to purchase health and equipment insurance through nationally known insurance firms.

NOTE: These insurance offers require a separate purchase. Your NPPA membership only provides members with an opportunity to purchase such coverage through third party offers in states where it is available. Such coverage is not included as part of your membership and not all members are eligible. You must check with the insurance provider first to determine eligibility and coverage costs.

Accident Disability Income Plan

In addition to their equipment coverage, Hays is also offering an Accident Disability Income Plan to our members for the specially-arranged premium of just $9 a month!

  • Monthly Benefit of $3,000 (for just $9 a month!)
  • Enrolling is quick, easy, and online! (There are NO medical questions and NO health qualifications!)
  • Brought to you by Hays Affinity Solutions – the administrator of NPPA’s Camera Equipment Program for over 20 years. Underwritten by one of the strongest and most respected insurance carriers worldwide – The Hartford.

For more information – and to enroll online today – please visit www.NPPAplan.com or give Hays a call at (800) 621-5251.(Coverage not available in all states. Must be under age 60. See www.NPPAplan.com for all the details.)

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Association Member Purchase Program

Apple and the NPPA have teamed to offer you an exclusive program! Now you can save on select Apple and third party products.

You’ll not only save on these popular, easy-to-use, and award-winning Apple products, you’ll also enjoy a variety of other benefits:

  • Free technical advice from graphic arts professionals who can help build a system that's right for you
  • Online custom product configuration
  • Complete online catalog of the latest Apple and compatible third-party products
  • Easy payment with any combination of credit card, Apple Gift Card, and business financing
  • Free standard shipping on orders over $50

Please log in for more information.

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Computer equipment

And for those times when you just have to have that new laptop, or software, or printer, NPPA members also receive discounts on equipment and software from PCMall/MacMall.

Please LOG IN to access your NPPA member discount.

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DriveSavers Digital Arts Partner Program

NPPA is now a member of the DriveSavers Digital Arts Partner Program!

LOG IN to your NPPA member account to access your exclusive Digital Arts ID#.

Digital Arts Partner Benefits Include:

  • Fastest Standard turnaround time in the industry: 24 to 48 hours
  • 15% discount on professional data recovery services
  • No data—No charge policy
    • If data is unrecoverable, $200 attempt fee is waived
    • Single Drives—Standard and Economy Service only
  • Free return shipping
  • Log in to see the full benefits list!

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National Press Photographers Association Members Receive Over 50% Off with Zipcar!

You know what’s really cool? Car sharing! And now, the National Press Photographers Association is excited to announce a new partnership with Zipcar to bring car sharing to our members at a greatly reduced join rate. With Zipcar you can reserve cars by the hour or day, either online or on your smart phone. Gas, insurance and 180 miles are included in each reservation. The best part is your membership is universal, you may use Zipcars on demand in over 15+ participating cities including New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Washington DC, to name only a few, plus over 250 college campuses.

 NPPA members join for only $25 per year annual fee (as opposed to $60 per year) and the $25 application fee will also be waived. You also get a discounted driving rate Monday-Friday. (The rate will vary from city to city.)

LOG IN to access the exclusive member discount.

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Zacuto is a camera accessory manufacturer, rental house and production house for original web series. They are widely known for their “Made in the USA" brand of high quality, originally designed camera accessories for video cameras and DSLR cameras.

Through this exclusive NPPA offer, Zacuto is offering 12% off Zacuto products at www.store.zacuto.com for NPPA members.

LOG IN to your account to access the member exclusive discount code!

For more information on Zacuto, visit www.zacuto.com or follow @Zacuto on Twitter.

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Still River Editions at Connecticut Photographics is offering NPPA members 10% off fine art digital giclée printing and both film and flatbed scanning.

Still River Editions uses Epson printers and archival inksets with separate printers for their color and quad-tone black and white printing. Media available includes many fine art papers and canvas. Files may be securely uploaded through their website.

To receive the 10% discount, mention your NPPA membership number and the discount code when ordering. For more information go to www.stillrivereditions.com

Please LOG IN to access your member exclusive discount!

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Courierware

Courierware is offering a 20% discount to NPPA members!

They offer a wide range of stylish bags that are durable and weather resistant. Professionals love the versatile and ergonomic build-your-own camera bags. Other options include laptop sleeves, messenger bags, and travel bags.

LOG IN to access the member exclusive discount code, then enter the code at the time of purchase to receive the 20% discount.

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Allworth Press discounts

Allworth Press is offering NPPA members 15% discount on all titles listed on the their website! This discount is applied in addition to the website's discount from list price that is offered to the general public.

Please LOG IN to access your member exclusive discount!

Allworth Press publishes business and self-help books for creative professionals facing the everyday issues of starting and maintaining a successful business. Their selections include a range of books for photographers and visual artists.

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Car rentals

NPPA members are entitled to discounts when renting cars from Alamo and Hertz.

(To take advantage of this offer, you need to log in.)

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Think Tank Photo Profit Sharing

Attention NPPA members, do you shop at Think Tank Photo? By making your Think Tank Photo purchases through this link you can help support the NPPA. Twenty percent of all sales generated through Think Tank's NPPA partnership site will be coming back to the NPPA.

This offer only applies to items purchased online through this link. Please check it out and order today.

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The Poynter Institute is pleased to offer NPPA members a 20% discount to attend a Poynter on-site seminar. Apply for the seminar of your choice and go through the normal application process. This will reduce the seminar price by 20%. Note that the discount will not apply if combined any other discount offer and is only applicable for on-site seminars. Workshops and events where there is no acceptance process are excluded. This discount is valid for on-site seminars scheduled through 2014.

Please log in to access the promo code.

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DISCLAIMER: By making the above offers available to its members, NPPA does not endorse the vendors, their products or their policies; nor does NPPA make any warantee of any kind regarding these products or services. The purchase of any of these products or services is at the sole descretion of the individual member and should only be done after careful investigation and consideration. The terms and conditions of these offers may change at any time and may not be available in all areas or to all members. Please make sure to check with the respective vendor to confirm whether they are still available and to determine your eligibility and the costs involved in any purchase.