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PPSA Membership Levels

Professional Active
$85.00 annual dues

Requirements:

  • Photographer engaged in photography for professional business and sale of photographic products.
  • Must provide a DBA, Texas State Tax Permit or incorporation charter letter for membership records.
  • Must provide completed membership application.
  • Abide by the PPSA "Code of Business Ethics" and any local and state codes or restrictions. 
  • Membership period for one full year from application or renewal date.

Privileges:

  • May vote on guild business, hold office and or serve on guild committees.
  • May enter one print and / or one album per month in print competition months.
  • Fellowship points accrued annually.
  • Listed on PPSA website in the Members Directory.
  • Encourage to hold membership with PPA and TPPA but not mandatory except for participation as guild representative.
  • Member discount, to participate in any PPSA programs including print competition, fellowship program, TPPA Scholarship and PPSA Photographer of the Year.

Associate
$75.00 annual dues

Requirements:

  • Owner, partner, spouse or staff member, either full or part-time, of an organization whose first member is Professional Active Member in good standing.
  • Includes individuals preparing for a career in professional photography working as part time or employed outside of the industry.
  • Must provide a completed membership application.
  • Abide by the PPSA "Code of Business Ethics" and any local and state codes or restrictions.
  • Membership period for one full year from application or renewal date.   

Privileges:

  • May not vote on guild business, hold office and/or serve on guild committees.
  • Encouraged to hold membership with PPA and TPPA but not mandatory except for participation as guild representative.
  • Listed on PPSA website in the Members Directory.

Aspiring
$75.00 annual dues

Requirements:

  • An Aspiring Member shall be an individual with less than two years experience in professional photography and/or who earns limited income from the practice of professional photography.
  • An individual that is interested in photography as an art or learning photography as a career.
  • Individuals can be students or persons interested in joining the guild for educational purposes.
  • Membership period for one full year from application or renewal date.

Privileges:

  • Aspiring members may not vote or hold office, but may enter print competition and serve on a committee.
  • May enter one print and/or one album per month in print competition months.
  • Entitles member to PPSA discount, to participate in any PPSA programs including print competition, Fellowship program but  not TPPA Scholarship and or PPSA Photographer of the Year.
  • Encourage to hold membership with PPA and TPPA but not mandatory.
  • Listed on PPSA website in the Members Directory.
  • Must provide a completed membership application.

Student
$25.00 annual dues

Requirements:

  • Open to full time students preparing for a career in photography or graphics arts, currently attending a college or approved vocational or technical school.
  • Students applying must submit a copy of their school ID and registration, the name of the instructor and course title.
  • Students are not permitted to vote at meetings, but enjoy the privileges of Aspiring Members.
  • Membership period for one full year from application or renewal date.

Privileges:

  • Students may attend meetings/other events at reduced member rate and may enter print competition.
  • Encourage to hold membership with PPA and TPPA but not mandatory.
  • Listed on PPSA website in the Members Directory.
  • Must provide a completed membership application.

"Professional Photographers of San Antonio, Inc." is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.  San Antonio, TX 78260