1) GOLD PRESS CREDENTIALS
"THE GAIN ACCESS PROGRAM." The Gold Press Credentials will
get you and your camera where you could never go alone - behind the scenes
at sports, entertainment and breaking news events. The unique IFPO PRESS
program,which includes the Press Passport and Badge Credentials, is available
to IFPO members only. The backbone of the IFPO Press Program is Today's
Photographer magazine. IFPO member photographers who participate in the
program are on assignment for the magazine and submit their work to be
considered for publication. Accessories available for these credentials
include Business Cards, Emil addresses, Press Hats or Patches, Windshield
Stickers and Dash Card .
2) UNIVERSAL PRESS CREDENTIALS
Issued by American International (A.I.) News Service and are available
to experienced IFPO press photographers. The AI News Service Universal
credentials are designed to open press gates for the highest profile events
around the world. AI Photographers succeed more than 85% of the time at
all kinds of events and submit their work to various daily news outlets
and monthly magazines -- including Today's Photographer Magazine. With
AI, you work for multiple news outlets instead of a quarterly photography
magazine. Accessories available for these credentials include Business
Cards, Emil addresses, AI News Service Hats or Patches and Magnetic Auto
IFPO launched a new Hard Card Press Program in 2009 limited to 1500
experienced photographers by invitation only. Accessories available
for these credentials include Business Cards, Emil addresses, USPRESSCORPS.ORG
Hats or Patches, Dash Cards and Magnetic Auto Signs.
4) A.I. News Service's SPORTS CREDENTIALS
Go on sports assignments with American International News
Service's Sports Credential Program
5) MASTER PHOTOGRAPHER PLATINUM PORTFOLIO
The exclusive and impressive Master Photographer Diploma Program is
available to the most experienced IFPO members. Qualifications are required.
Accessories available for Master Photographers include Business Cards,
Master Photographer Hats or Patches, and Dash Cards.
6) IFPO DISTRIBUTORSHIPS
The IFPO Distributor program is a business opportunity that can earn
you thousands of dollars in a matter of weeks. It is a proven system to
make money part-time or full-time. You can sell IFPO memberships, programs,
books, videos and forms and keep a part of the profit for yourself. No
minimum sales are required. In a nutshell, you make the sales, IFPO does
the work. We ship directly to you or your customer. Complete Distributor
Program details come with your kit.
7) MODEL CONSULTING NEW DISCOVERIES PROGRAM
The New Discoveries Model Consulting Program is a business opportunity
sponsored by the International Freelance Photographers Organization (IFPO).
The program gives photographers three effective ways to make money immediately
and get immediate exposure for newly discovered models:
- a) Offers opportunity to start or expand a model portfolio business
(photo or video).
- b) Provides photographers with an easy way to attract models for their
other photography interests and assignments.
- c) Provides models immediate exposure on the IFPO New Discoveries Internet
GLAMOUR.ELITE program is dedicated to the publication of photographs
that promote celebrities and discoveries of interest to GLAMOUR ELITE photographers.
Published photos are screened and selected by the editorial staff for excellence
in subject appeal and photographic excellence. GLAMOUR ELITE Photographers
receive certificates of accomplishment for each image published.
9) HONOR ROLL OF PHOTOGRAPHERS
Diploma for Lifetime Achievement and years of IFPO service. Each year
certain IFPO members are recognized for their lifetime achievements in
photography and their names are permanently placed on the Honor Roll of
IFPO Photographers on the internet.
10) IFPO HALL OF FAME
Each year a number of deserving members are inducted into the IFPO Hall
of Fame. Their names can be verified on the IFPO Hall of Fame web site.
An impressive portfolio of credentials are available including a sterling
silver Hall of Fame Lapel Pin.
11) FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHERS' ASSIGNMENT
BANK on the INTERNET
Register your specialty, stock photos and direct contact information
on the internet so you can get assignments or sell photos you already have!
Assignment and Picture Editors and other Photo Buyers have direct and
instant access to this vital information from anywhere in the world 24/7!
Cut out commissions forever! Buy no more expensive Yellow Page Ads!
12) STOCK GALLERY
Now IFPO members can sell the photos they have already taken without
having to supply the 1000's most stock agencies require. You negotiate
directly with the buyer or user of your images and pay NO COMMISSIONS ever.
13) TOP PHOTOGRAPHERS WEB-SITE LINKS
You can put a link to your own web-site on the "TOP PHOTOGRAPHERS"
14) THE MERIT AND ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM
Awards merit and recognizes achievement of IFPO photographers. The program
is designed to recognize your achievements, build your image, announce
your specialty and enhance your status with clients. The backbone of the
program is the Flex System of 6 Gold Seal Achievement of Merit Cards for
Freelance Photography, News/ Photojournalist, Investigative Photographer,
Glamour Photographer, Sports Photographer and Celebrity Photographer.
15) IFPO CREDENTIALS
IFPO's Recognition programs give you the clout you need to succeed with
your clients. Through IFPO affiliation, members like yourself find that
they can land clients easier and command higher fees. The IFPO BUSINESS
CARDS, RECOGNITION CERTIFICATES and other important identification credentials
confirm your affiliation with an internationally recognized organization
and define your specialty.
16) PICTURE AWARDS
Earn Publishing Credits and "Certificate of Publication Awards."
17) PHOTOGRAPHER'S BUSINESS FORMS
Sixty one+ (61) photographer's business forms are available to cover
every aspect of the photographer's business. Contracts, checklists, and
releases protect photographers and videographers while reducing paper work.
Forms cover general job assignments, weddings, model portfolios, press assignments,
job pricing and more.
18) LEARNING LIBRARY
IFPO's HOW-TO programs span the expertise range of basic, intermediate
and advanced photographic techniques. Exposure and lighting, use of lenses,
design and composition, using filters, film, flash techniques, available
light, setting up a studio, the use of cameras including 35mm and digital.
HOW-TO programs include applications such as wedding, portrait, videography,
sports-action, photojournalism, travel and scenic, wildlife and nature,
glamour and boudoir, model portfolios, commercial and advertising photography,
underwater, special effects, darkroom, still life and more. These programs
include beginner, intermediate and advanced techniques for shooting indoors,
outdoors, location or studio.
HOW-TO programs for making money include topics such as press photography,
wedding photography, and most of the categories listed above.
19) LIFETIME DISTINCTION of HONOR DIPLOMA
Exclusive 27th Anniversary Program for All IFPO
Members: Open to OLD and NEW Members exclusively in this 27th Anniversary
Celebration all the way back to our first members in 1984.
Other accessories are available to further heighten the awareness of
your IFPO affiliation as you use them for work or play. These items are
designed to elevate your prestige, give you credibility and help you gain
access to opportunities for you and your camera. They include impressive
IFPO Member or Press emblems, and auto identification stickers and placards.
21) IFPO SPECIALTY BRONZE HARD CARDS
Complete I.D. set components are available including lanyards or badge
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