Membership Overview

Membership with the Australian Photographic Society caters for enthusiasts, amateurs and professionals in photography. Membership types are;

  • Membership for Australian residents
  • Membership for residents outside of Australia (OS)

Included in your membership is, six issues of our inhouse magazine Image and E-news delivered electronically, access to our online webfolios and photographic community. You may enter APS approved exhibitions and inhouse divisional competitions and activities. Discounted magazine subscriptions and APSCON registration.


The APS currently operates six Divisions for members to join. The Divisions are Print, Nature, Contemporary, Audio-Visual, Digital and Movie. Each division is an extra $10.00 which gives you access to the webfolios. You may join as many as you like and all provide a range of services to assist their members. Please visit this link for further information.


The APS provides magazines published by Yaffa Publishing and Better Photography Magazines at considerable discount for members.

Australian Photography + Digital Magazine - $70.00

Capture Magazine - 6 issues per year $32.00

Better Photography - 4 isssues per year $39.00


Your own Online Image Gallery

The APS now provides the opportunity for all members to have their own Image Gallery online. This service is provided for a $30 fee per annum (initially at a pro rata basis to meet your annual fee). Please visit this link for a live demonstration Members Image Gallery

Youth Folio

The APS has instigated running a Youth Folio through the online web folios. If you have a young person in your house that you would like to share a joint membership with, the younger member receives one division free up to the age of 19 and also the opportunity to participate in the Youth Folio for free.