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Access membership
For all creatives within the photography industry, new or established.

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

AOP Access Member Benefits

  • Industry discounts – view here
  • Discounted and exclusive access to AOP Events
  • Discounted entry to the AOP Emerging Talent Awards
  • Member-only newsletters
  • Exclusive business templates and documents
  • Discount on AOP Awards Book publications
  • Discount on print version of Beyond The Lens 
  • PDF version of Beyond The Lens available in your member dashboard
  • Access to the AOP Member Forum, share advice and ask questions of other professional photographers (this is an AOP-moderated Community Forum)
  • Discounted Access Membership Insurance Policy provided through Williamson Carson*

All these benefits for just £38 p.a. (inc. VAT) worldwide.

Free to graduating AOP Student members for the first year after graduation – contact us to upgrade.

*policy provided through Williamson Carson. This introductory offer is for the first year of membership and starts from ONLY £112.00 (Inc. VAT) – over 50% off normal price! Covers loss, damage or destruction of equipment up to £5,000 (UK only - including 45 days overseas free of charge); Public liability cover up to £1,000,000; Employers liability cover up to £10,000,000

For more information on the insurance deals available for AOP members, please get in touch with Williamson Carson directly and give them your AOP membership number.

For any other information, please email us at

Criteria and Terms and Conditions of Membership

The minimum age for membership is 18.

You are expected to abide by the AOP Members' Charter and the AOP Code of Practice which you should read here before applying.

By joining, you commit to a minimum term of membership of 12 months. This will be renewed automatically on its anniversary unless you give one calendar month's notice in writing to


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