Sponsors & Partners

We are enormously grateful for the help afforded by our founding and current sponsors and members. Find out about our current sponsorship opportunities.

Major Sponsors

ASMP Foundation

ASMP is the premier trade association for the world's most respected photographers. ASMP is the leader in promoting photographers' rights, providing education in better business practices, producing business publications for photographers, and helping to connect purchasers with professional photographers. ASMP, founded in 1944, has nearly 7,000 members and 39 chapters.


VANGUARD has, since 1986, provided photographers around the world with innovative, high-quality tripods, monopods, ball heads, pan heads, bags, cases, optics and other photography accessories. With ISO 9001 and 14001-certified facilities and hundreds of design patents, VANGUARD has earned a solid reputation that spans the world.

Visual Connections

Visual Connections offers a portfolio of successful and affordable marketing services, including trade shows in New York, Chicago and Toronto, uniquely focused on the business of licensing visual media.


PhotoShelter has, since 2005, been helping the people and organizations who are passionate about their photos do more with them. Enthusiasts, freelancers, established pros. People who love creating and sharing photography with their communities. They’ve all become part of the PhotoShelter community. Over 80,000 of them, in fact.


APA B&H Edu Advantage Brooklyn Brewery GD USA Glasshouse Images Indiana Market and Catering PACA Parsons The New School for Design PDN Toff Systems


YPA seeks to partner with like-minded companies and organizations.

Travel Photographer of the Year

Travel Photographer of the Year is an annual competition open to amateur and professional photographers from all countries. The New Talent award is for aspiring professional photographers, and there are two Young Travel Photographer of the Year awards.


PDNedu is "the magazine for emerging photographers and photographic educators".

Alliance for Young Artists & Writers

The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit organization, identifies teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talent and brings their remarkable work to a national audience through The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.


StudentStock is your custom photography marketplace. Join our stock photography community for free OR save 10% off when you become a premium member. We are here to help you sell your images with our contests, featured photos, your personal stock website, educational blogs, tips and videos. Come check us out!

ASMP APA PACA BAPLA CEPIC SPE World Studio Foundation AIGA ASPP Penumbra Foundation | Center for Alternative Photography VASA Project

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