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Mission Statement

The resource for California's professional imaging community


The Northern California Chapter of ASMP serves Northern California
and Western Nevada, including the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento
Valley, Reno/Carson City and Hawaii.


The American Society of Media Photographers is a professional
association that has been serving photographers since 1944. More than
7,000 members strong in over 39 chapters nationwide and an international
chapter reaching 37 countries, the ASMP has been a long-standing
supporter of the professional photography industry.


The ASMP has three purposes:

  • To protect and promote the interests of photographers whose works is for publication.
  • To promote high professional standards and ethics.
  • To cultivate friendship and mutual understanding between photographers.