Photo by Yulia Morris

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.

* 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.

* Annual Members’ Exhibition
This is an annual juried exhibition. Only Members can enter.

* 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. The fair is programmed annually, normally at the end of April.

* 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 E-Newsletters.

* Chance to Exhibit Work at photo l.a.
LACP Members will have a chance to exhibit their work during photo l.a, an international photographic art exposition. There will be an annual call for entry 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 discounted fees when entering contests and exhibitions. See each contest for specific discounts.

* Free Events (lectures, slideshows, book signings)
Attend most LACP produced events free of charge.

* Half Price Rentals (studio and digital lab)
LACP has a studio and digital lab available for rental. All Members receive 50 percent off rental fees.

* Involvement to Member Mixers
This quarterly event, normally hosted by a local bar/restaurant in Hollywood, is 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 show work.

* 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).

* 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.

* Post Member News on LACP’s Website
LACP will post Member News, such as book signings/launches, press/awards and upcoming/current exhibitions on its website.

* 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)
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!


If you you have any questions regarding LACP Membership, please submit the form below or call 323-464-0909.

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