What is the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), and what does being a member mean?
The AIPP is Australia’s leading representative body of professional photography. The AIPP sets the industry standards of professionalism, quality, and professional development.
As a full accredited member of the AIPP, this means that I’m recognised by the AIPP as showing that I consistently maintain a standard of professionalism across all aspects of working in the photographic industry.
From the AIPP’s ‘Why use an AIPP Accredited Professional Photographer?’:
An Accredited Professional Photographer –
Is Assessed and Proven – Accredited members are judged by an assessment panel to ensure that each accredited member achieves and maintains an expected level of craftsmanship
Is Professional – operates a registered business
Is Professional – has liability insurance, as appropriate to their business
Is Professional – agrees to follow the AIPP Code of Ethics and AIPP Terms and Conditions of Membership
Is Professional – agrees to abide by the AIPP Accredited Membership Business Requirements
Is Experienced – every Accredited Member has a minimum of two years industry experience or has completed a minimum two year photographic program before applying for Accreditation
Is Experienced – Has the skill, creativity, style and ability to get the job done on time and on budget
Never Stops Learning – through the AIPP Continuous Professional Development (CPD) program, all Accredited Members must take part in workshops and seminars throughout each year to ensure they continue to develop along with the industry
Using an AIPP accredited photographer highly beneficial for you, and being an AIPP accredited photographer is highly beneficial for me! I get the opportunity to learn and develop my skills and professionalism from the best in Australia (and the world!)
You can click below to find out more about the Australian Institute of Professional Photography and what it can offer both clients and enthusiast photographers, and professional photographers.
“An accredited professional photographer is someone who consistently produces great images, and, someone who is prepared to ensure they are properly trained, they understand the importance of investing in their photographic education and someone who constantly improves by submitting their work for peer assessment.”
Fantasie Photography – Full Accredited membership: 13332