How to Join the MPA
Membership of the Association is only open to full time professional photographers.
Photograph © Julie Oswin
Entry requirements are strictly monitored and it will be necessary to supply two references upon application. All candidates must attain the Associations Licentiate qualification before being admitted to full membership. Submission for this distinction must be within 6 months of your application for membership. Professional Indemnity insurance is required once qualified with the MPA to gain all benefits.
For details of submission requirements see qualifications
MASTER PHOTO>DIGITAL is the house magazine of the MPA. It is an authoritative magazine publishing detailed tests and buying guides, presenting aspirational work from home and abroad, and updating Britain’s professionals on technical advances. Its advertising features with high editorial values and integrity are recognised as the best in the industry. All members receive a copy.
- Qualification Grades
- Code of Conduct
- Schedule of Qualification Categories
- Sample the magazine
Download an Application Form
Application Form (application.pdf, 61kb)
You will require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the application form. If you do not have this installed, you may download it direct from Adobe.
Membership Application Pack
More information here on Affiliate Membership for aspiring professionals