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We're here to support you, as a professional, whatever stage you're at in your career. Membership starts from as little as £38 per year and there will be a category that fits you.

Please allow between 5 and 10 working days to process your application.


Accredited Photographer

Our accredited tier for peer-reviewed professional photographers, working in the Creative Industries.

Find a Photographer profile + max 4 galleries/60 images
Unlimited business and legal support
Bespoke Professional Indemnity insurance media package included
• Eligibility to enter the AOP Photography Awards

£410.00 p.a. (inc. VAT)


Assisting Photographer

For experienced, professional, assisting photographers, working at all levels.

Find an Assistant profile in our online database
• Access to the AOP Mentoring scheme
• Unlimited business and legal support in connection with your Assisting career
• Eligibility to enter the AOP Photography Awards

£104.00 p.a. (inc. VAT)


Affiliated Company

If you're a business offering services to creatives, and are seeking access to the professional photographer market, this would be a good place to start. We can include, for example...

• Banner advert on the AOP website
• Direct mail to members on request
• Advertorial content within our newsletters
• Many more options available...


Contact us for a discussion on how we can tailor a package for you



For non-accredited photographers and all creative services supporting photographers. Including…

Find a Service profile
• Business and legal support on a pay-for basis
• Professional Indemnity insurance included

£162.00 p.a. (inc. VAT)



Entry-level membership for all creatives within the photography industry, new or established.

• Discounts on AOP and industry products
• Business forms and templates
• Access to the AOP members’ forums

£38.00 p.a. (inc. VAT)



For Agents representing two or more professional photographers working in the creative industries.

• 50% off membership for your photographers
• Unlimited business and legal support
Bespoke PI media insurance cover included for your photographers

£205.00 per photographer p.a. (inc. VAT)


Accredited Course

For photography and film courses, which include professional practice as set out in Beyond The Lens in their curriculum

• Free Student membership for all accredited course students
• Free lecture from AOP business adviser
• 70% off Photographer membership for lecturers

£594.00 p.a. (inc. VAT)



For all students at all levels of education, with an interest in photography.

• Discounts on AOP and industry products
• Business forms and templates
• Discounted entry to the Student Awards

£30.00 p.a. (inc. VAT) – Note: FREE for students on AOP Accredited Courses


Discounts available to members

Click here to view our current list of discounts available for various membership levels – from Apple products to insurance products through Williamson Carson.

(Please note that some discounts are not available to every level of membership).

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