is here to help retailers, consumers, media and others locate the photographer or studio that created the copyright-protected image they want reproduced. This site is not intended for use as a photographer search engine. If you wish to hire a photographer, please use the search engines noted below.

Photographers Please Note: Creating an account on this website does NOT automatically register your images with the U.S. Copyright Office.  Your listing simply allows past clients (and others) to locate you when seeking permission to reproduce your work.  For copyright registration, click here.  

The Photographer Registry is the result of these professional photographic associations’ joint efforts (listed below).  For more information on each association, or to use their search engines to hire a professional photographer, please contact them directly.

American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)—the premier resource for community, culture, commerce and publications relating to publication photography. 215.451.ASMP (2767), Search for an ASMP photographer at

American Photographic Artists (APA)—works to improve the environment for advertising photographers and clear the pathways for professional success. (800) 272-6264, Search for an APA photographer at

Editorial Photographers (EP)—a non-profit organization, dedicated to improving the health and profitability of editorial photography. Search for an EP photographer at

Commercial Photographers International (CPI)—is focused specifically on the business needs of commercial photographers. 866-886-4989, Search for a CPI photographer at

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)—dedicated to the advancement of photojournalism (its creation, editing and distribution) in all news media. 919.383.7246, Search for a NPPA photographer at

Photo Marketing Association (PMA)—helps the worldwide photo imaging community achieve business success and adapt to new technologies. 517.788.8100,

Professional Photographers of America (PPA)—an international nonprofit association for professional photographers that assists its more than 20,000 members in achieving their professional, artistic, and fraternal goals. 800.786.6277, Search for a PPA photographer at

Sport and Events Photographers Society (SEP)—provides its members (sport and event photographers) the education and resources necessary to help them become more successful. 877-427-3778, Search for a SEP photographer at

Student Photographic Society (SPS)—provides career-building resources, networking opportunities, and information resources to photography students. 866-886-5325,

Stock Artists Alliance (SAA)—supports the business of professional stock photographers worldwide. 404.881.6482,


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