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Professional Photographer Member

Objective

  • Strengthen the cohesion of the photography industry and promote the photography industry
  • Enhance the photographers’ recognition on Copyright and enhance the professional standard of the industry
  • Maintain and reinforce the conduct, dignity and position of the photographers
  • Respect the Terms & Conditions and Hong Kong Copyright Law

Entry Requirements

  • A legal resident of Hong Kong
  • Attained a professional photography standard (verified by personal works and traces of records)
  • Full-time employment as a Photographer (verified by relevant Business Registration & references)
  • Comply with the laws of HKSAR
  • No criminal record shall be retrieved before or after the application
  • A noble conduct of discipline
  • Existing members will become Professional Photographer Member under no further assessment

Approval Procedure
The submitted works will be reviewed by the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee reserves the final right on the approval procedures.


Associate Professional Photographer Member

Objective

  • Enhance the photographers’ recognition on Copyright and enhance the professional standard of the industry.  By broaden the base, we hope more interested parties can join us.
  • All the newly joined members must first serve as Associate Professional Photographer Member, and will be recognized as Professional Photographer Member after successfully sitting for all the reviewing procedures (see Entry Requirements items ii & iii below)
  • Associate Professional Photographer Member must join the activities and serve the duties organized by HKIPP

Entry Requirements
In addition to items i to vii stated above, the Associate Professional Photographer Member should also fulfill following requirements:

  • All the newly joined members will be invited to assist in HKIPP activities to ensure they have an in-depth understanding on the practical services and issues of HKIPP
  • The EXE members will carry out a review a year after the new member’s application, the EXE will decide and justify the recognition from Associate Professional Photographer Member to Professional Photographer Member by evaluation.
  • If an Associate Professional Photographer Member is justified as a ‘Professional Photographer Member’, he/she shall pay HK$500 as administration fee.

Approval Procedure
The submitted works will be reviewed by the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee reserves the final right on the approval procedures.


Honorary Member

Objective

  • To express granitite to members who have contributions to HKIPP
  • As a representative of HKIPP for different occasions and events in order to promote the credibility and prestige of HKIPP

Entry Requirements

  • No longer actively participating in the photography industry or retired
    Has joined HKIPP for at least 15 years
  • Has recognized contributions to HKIPP, priority will be given to those who have served in Executive Committee
  • The Membership of Honorary Member is permanent in nature no matter members are alive or passed away
  • The nominees have to be recommended by HKIPP members and decided by the EXE

Approval Procedure
The nominees have to be recommended by HKIPP members and decided by The Executive Committee. The Executive Committee reserves the final right on the approval procedures.

 


Download the Applications

HKIPP Membership Application Form

Annual Fee

 

Membership Category Admission Fee Annual Fee
Professional Photographer Member N/A HK$3000*
Associate Photographer Member # HK$2000* HK$3000 *
Honorary Member N/A N/A

 

*  All the amount listed are subjected to adjustment according to the variable factors and situations.  All the adjustments shall be made upon the consent gained among the EXE members.

#  HK$500 shall be paid If an Associate Professional Photographer Member is justified as a ‘Professional Photographer Member

Member Benefits

Exhibition and Creative Directory

An annual exhibition of members’ finest piece and a creative directory of members’ professional work, “IMAGES”, will be delivered to all photographers’ association, creative directors, art directors, designers, targeted clients in photography, libraries, colleges and universities.

Client and Resources Database

A detailed computer database of Hong Kong clients and suppliers including lab and repair services, model agencies, stylists and props will be available for members’ retrieval and reference.

HKIPP Homepage

Our website is one of the most favourable photographic sites in its industry, which is frequently browsed by visitors from all corners. A full list of our members is available to facilitate the agencies or corporations seeking for the appropriate photographer.

Technical Seminars and Product Presentations

Technical seminars and product demonstrations are held periodically to align with the avantgarde products and latest technology.

Termination Process

Objective

  • HKIPP lays the emphasis on a dignified personality. Should a member’s conduct or behaviour significantly damaged the reputation of HKIPP, his/her membership will be terminated

Conditions

  • Misconduct or misbehaviour
  • Broke the Law of HKSAR
  • Member whose membership has been terminated can reapply only after 3 years

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