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Join the NYPPA

If you wish to join us, please download one of the documents below and follow the instructions. Document: NYPPA Membership Application [Adobe PDF]

Renew Membership Dues Online

As an NYPPA Member, you can now pay for your NYPPA yearly membership dues online via PayPal.  Please note that a minor online handling charge will automatically be added to the dues. Contest fees are only accepted via check or by PayPal using the dropdown menu  a minor online handling charge will automatically be added to the fees. You can also email the treasurer at and state what your contest fees are. A Paypal invoice will be sent to you. 


Membership Dues & Fees for Regular, Life, Associate & Student


All past dues and your 2019 dues ($85 for regular and Associate or $40 for Life Members) must be paid to enter the 2019 Contest. There is a flat entry fee of $25 for five entries or less, $75 for 6 to 25 entries. and additional entries above 25 will be at $5 per entry. There is also a  single $10 fee for entering the Portfolio competition. You can pay our Annual Dues and Contest fees via PAYPAL below with a minor fee. There will be no refunds for disqualified entries. 


Use PayPal button to pay your fees for the NYPPA Contest. Pay each type of entries. There is a dropdown with different prices. If you have up to 5 entries use the 1st dropdown. If you have 6 to 25 entries use the 2nd dropdown. If you have more entries use the other drop-downs in addition to the 1st one and if you enter a portfolio use the Portfolio dropdown in addition. Thank you .


Please mail application to:

New York Press Photographers Association
Church St. Station
P.O. Box 3346
New York, N.Y. 10008-3346

Once your application has been accepted, a website login will be emailed to you.


Our Constitution provides for three types of membership:

A Regular Member is a still or television photographer working regularly for recognized daily newspapers, wire services, magazines, picture agencies and television news organizations who has been on the street for at least one year in New York City.

A Regular Member in good standing who having reached the age of sixty (60) years and who has been a member of the Association for twenty five (25) years shall be declared a Life Member and pay $40 annual membership dues. 

An Associate Member (non-voting) is someone (active or inactive) from a related field (sales reps, public relations, editors, etc.) who wishes to support the organization and join in the social activities.

A Student Member does not meet Regular member status, but may participate in all functions of the Association except hold an elective office or chair a committee, however, they can compete in the annual photo contest. You may become a member of this organization at the special introductory rate of $40 per year.

Currently the dues are

Regular Membership $85 per year.

Life Membership $40 per year.

Associate Membership $85 per year  

Student Membership, you may become a member of this organization at the special introductory rate of $40 per year.


May 2020 - Welcome to the new site. Some pages may not be functional as they are still being migrated from the old website. Please register for a new account to access the members-only section..
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