All LACP Members will receive these base level of benefits for becoming a Bronze Member. Silver Members, Gold Members and Platinum Members will receive added benefits.
* 20% Discount on Classes and Workshops During “Early Bird Sale” Period
LACP Members will receive a 20% discount on most classes and workshops during the organization’s “Early Bird Sale” period, offered twice each year. (Not applicable toward Travel workshops. Certain restrictions apply.)
* Access to LACP’s Book Library
Our book library boasts over 600 photography books. Members are allowed to check-out books for two weeks at a time.
* Art Center College of Design Events
Receive private invitations to event programming at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA
* Automatically Eligible to Exhibit Work at Photo Independent
LACP Members can choose to pay to have their work exhibited during Photo Independent Art Fair, the international exposition of contemporary photography.
* Chance for Cover Photo on Catalog
LACP will produce two catalogs a year with a call for a cover photo.
* Chance for Featured LACP Member of the Month
Each month we highlight one of our Members on our website and MailChimp newsletters.
* Chance to Exhibit in LACP’s Annual Members’ Exhibition
This is an annual juried exhibition. Only Members can enter.
* Chance to Exhibit at the LA Art Show and Pop Art Photo Show
LACP Members will have a chance to exhibit their work during the LA Art Show and Pop Art Photo Show. There will be an annual call for entry for each event with the work selected by a juror.
* Complimentary One-Day Pass at Palm Springs Photo Festival
Receive a free one-day pass at Palm Springs Photo Festival ($85 value). Pass includes one day’s daily registration, any free seminars that day, daily symposium and evening presentation (space permitting).
* Discounted Entry Fees for Contests and Exhibitions
All Members receive 50% discounted fees when entering contests and exhibitions.
* Discounts from Labs, Retailers and other Photography Organizations
Receive discounts on merchandise or services from local photography labs, retailers, and other organizations. Click HERE to see organization sponsor list. (Must have Student ID card to take advantage of discounts)
* Distribute Member News via LACP’s MailChimp Newsletter Feed
LACP will post Member News, such as book signings/launches, press/awards and upcoming/current exhibitions, twice each year during Membership drives in February and August.
* Free Events (lectures, slideshows, book signings)
Attend most LACP produced events free of charge.
* Instagram Takeover
Members will be permitted to takeover LACP’s Instagram account for one week, scheduled in advance.
* Invitation to Member Mixers
These events, normally hosted by a local bar or restaurant, are open to LACP Members only. Meet, socialize and network with other photographers.
* Involvement in Spring Open House
Each year, LACP will host a Spring Open House event, normally in March. It is a day filled with corporate sponsors, portfolio reviews, panel discussions, great food, and friendly faces. Members will be able to participate in a portfolio walk and show prints and/or books.
* Listing of Name and Website Link on LACP’s Website
All Members will have their name and a link to their website (if applicable) posted on LACP’s website under “Our Members” (supporting members).
* Members’ Gallery Page
Enjoy having one of your featured images posted on our Members’ Gallery page, and hyper-linked to your website.
* Movie Nights
This is a periodic event at the Los Angeles Center of Photography, free for Members. It is a night of screening feature films, documentaries, or videos, all related to photography. The filmmakers and/or producers are often present for these events.
* Portfolio and Book Nights
This is an event at LACP where people bring portfolios and books to share. This event is open to the public, but only members can show work and books.
* Save on Gallery Rental
Interested in having a group or one-person show at our gallery? All Members will receive discounts and savings on Gallery Rental pricing.
How to Become a Member
You may become a Member in one of three ways:
1. Online: Select one of the four photographic processes below:
a. Bronze Level ($95/year – CA Residents; $45/year – Out-of-State Residents; $45/year – Students & Educators; $45/year – Veterans)
b. Silver Level ($250/year)
c. Gold Level ($500/year)
d. Platinum Level ($1,500/year)
2. Mail: Send a check payable to LACP, 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028
3. Phone: Call 323-464-0909
Support the Los Angeles Center of Photography by becoming a Member!
LACP Membership is a great way of becoming involved with the photographic community and supporting the art of photography. By becoming a Member, you’ll immediately be granted free access to all events, including movies nights, seminars, and speaking engagements by world-renowned photographers. You’ll also receive exclusive invitation to our Portfolio Nights, a perfect way of sharing your work and networking with other photographers. Members will also receive 50% off entry fees for our various contests and exhibitions. Live out-of-state? No problem. We have a special rate for residents outside of California. (See above for a complete list of benefits.)
Your Membership is what keeps LACP growing. Join Los Angeles’ premiere photographic community today, experience the sense of fellowship that LACP has to offer, and enrich yourself in an environment dedicated to photography!