Membership Benefits

As a member of the Professional Photographers’ Society of New York State, you are part of a statewide professional trade association that is dedicated to business enhancement, education, and networking. PPSNYS provides a network for photographers to interact, exchange ideas, educate, and empower themselves.

By taking advantage of all available PPSNYS educational tools, you can develop critical skills that will enable you to achieve personal goals and career success. The benefits of being a Member of PPSNYS are many and continue to expand.

Here is a snapshot of just a few of the unique benefits PPSNYS members enjoy.


  • Network with like-minded photographers.
  • Find a mentor, or be a mentor.
  • Trusted colleagues for emergency backup can be a life saver for single-person operations.


  • Discounted Summer Workshop (Earn 2 PPA Merits For Attendance)
  • Learn from peers and leaders in the field, and succeed together.
  • Keep up on best practices and avoid “reinventing the wheel.”
  • Second shooter opportunities for income and experience.


  • Professional distinction within the industry.
  • Business promotion on SEO-optimized NY Photographers Directory.
  • Frank discussions about local market conditions. 
  • Vendor discounts and sponsorships.