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1. BACKUP AND SUPPORT WHEN YOU ARE ON THE JOB
IFPO is almost 80,000 members strong and is recognized and accepted
in more than 143 countries. IFPO membership gives you the affiliation,
support and credentials you need to get you and your camera where you want
to go. The strong IFPO organization carries the weight to pave the way
for individual photographers to succeed by supporting each other and sharing
true-life success stories.
To start, you receive a handsome membership card and parchment certificate
with your membership package. You also receive a subscription to IFPO's
official magazine: Today's Photographer, " the make money with your
camera magazine" Your membership can be verified on-line 24/7 by using
the verification code that you control.
"It's all there. Sign me up ... and my husband! I've found everything
we need in IFPO." words of a recent member.
"I went from a zero to a hero on my first assignment." said
IFPO is your personal one-stop source for everything you need to succeed.
From, "How to Use Your First 35mm Camera" an instructional DVD,
to a complete line of business forms for beginning or professional photographers.
2. SATISFACTION GUARANTEE
Everything at IFPO is backed by our 25-year+ uninterrupted thirty-day
money back satisfaction guarantee, every program and every product. Even
your membership is 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
3. EIGHTEEN PROVEN PROGRAMS
18 proven programs (1) help you gain access with your camera, (2) get
published, and (3) attract subjects find clients.
4. MAKE MONEY WITH IFPO
The International Freelance Photographers Organization (IFPO) focuses
on the business of photography - how to make money with your camera. IFPO
members are provided with direct moneymaking programs that work. IFPO members
around the world are using these programs with great success.
Many members participate in IFPO moneymaking programs to "jump
start" a sideline income from photography without changing their current
jobs. Others who are already making money in photography use IFPO programs
to make their photography income grow even faster.
5. YOUR SUCCESS PLAN
Today's Photographer magazine keeps you informed about the latest ways
to make money in photography. In easy to follow step-by-step language,
you will learn how other members just like you have achieved success with
their cameras. How they make money, get published, or get inside controlled
events such as breaking news, sports or entertainment will challenge you
to do the same.
6. GET PUBLISHED
IFPO membership ensures you the opportunity to get your photos considered
for publication in Today's Photographer magazine. Getting published helps
aspiring professionals to build a portfolio of tear sheets and publishing
credits quickly and easily - the key to making money with your camera.
If you've never been published or need a more impressive publication to
add to your portfolio, this could be your chance of a lifetime.
7. HIGH VISIBILITY
IFPO keeps a high profile for the benefit of the members. Through international
distribution and constant advertising in other photo publications, the
IFPO name is easily recognized and respected throughout the world for more
than 25 years.
8. READER DRIVEN PUBLICATION
Today's Photographer is a "reader driven" publication unlike
most other publications related to photography that are on the market today.
The readers speak and share the wealth of their successes. One inspires
another and so it goes - an honest presentation of what works and what
doesn't by everyday people who do photography and want to make money.
9. ONE TIME DUES
IFPO has small one-time dues and never requires you to subsidize programs
that you do not use. Lifetime membership dues include a subscription to
Today's Photographer, the official publication for the International Freelance
Photographers Organization. You never have to spend another penny to maintain
your permanent membership benefits. Compare this to the high annual membership
dues required by most organizations.
10. DISTINCTION OF HONOR PROGRAMS
IFPO recognizes and awards members for their accomplishments. Each year
a committee reviews and selects members to receive the LIFETIME DISTINCTION
AWARD and inducts accomplished members into the IFPO Hall of Fame. Other
Diploma Programs are available to Press Photographers and Master Photographers.
11. WORLDWIDE EXPOSURE
International divisions and affiliates of IFPO have been organized to
better serve large groups of photographers who are concentrated in specific
locales around the world. Divisions are operating in Chile,Thailand, India,
Denmark, Japan, and Puerto Rico. Today's Photographer is mailed to 142
countries and advertising reaches 32 countries.
12. ASSIGNMENT REFERRALS
The IFPO is widely recognized as a resource for available photographers.
From time to time requests are made of IFPO for photographers willing to
go on assignment. When you complete your Membership Information Form (included
with your membership package) your name will be among those considered
for such referrals.
13. FULL SERVICE HEADQUARTERS
The IFPO headquarters maintains a business office which is fully staffed
5 days a week for the benefit of the members. Membership and program records
are electronically managed and updated daily. Customer service telephone
and FAX numbers are widely published and available to every IFPO member.
The order desk is manned 12 hours most days including weekends and holidays.
A Press Coordinator is on duty daily during business hours to manage the
unique IFPO Press Programs.
Questions& Call FREE 1-800-654-9557
MEMBER'S GUIDE TO IFPO