Chapter Benefits

Samy’s Camera

Samy's Camera is a preferred sponsor of APA LA. APA Members are entitled to a full 20% APA member discount on all rentals at Samy’s Camera locations by showing your current APA Member Pro Media ID Card; this one benefit alone can more than cover your APA annual dues.

Dust Studios LA Discount

Dust Studios LA is happy to provide a discount to all APA Members. APA Members, by showing your current APA Member Card, will receive a 20% discount on Studio and Equipment rentals.

Dust Studios LA is a full-service photography studio and equipment rental house located in the heart of West Hollywood. From lighting, grip and production supplies to vehicle rentals, Dust is ready to service your production.

More about Dust Studios LA here.

Solar Studios Discount

Solar Studios is now providing a discount to APA Members. APA Members, by showing your current APA Member Card, will receive a 15% discount on studio rental.

Located 1 mile East of Griffith Park, Solar Studios is a fully permitted stage location with a parking garage, loading dock, 800 amps, 20 tons of AC, 19-foot ceilings plus a multi production office and multiple talent areas.

More about Solar Studios here.

Versatile Studios Discount

Versatile Studios is happy to provide a discount to APA Members. APA Members, by showing your current APA Member Card, will receive a 10% discount on Studio or Production Office rentals as well as a 10% discount on Production Equipment rentals and any other in house equipment rentals. They are also offering up to 10% on Post Production services dependent on the project (done on a sliding scale basis).

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Voelker Studio Discount

Voelker Studio is now offering a 10% discount on Studio Rental to APA Members. Just show your membership card.

It is a state of the art 5,300 square foot workspace located in the heart of the greater Los Angeles creative zone. Built for one purpose - to inspire photographers and talent to create images beyond the realm of the ordinary

Voelker Studio offers a variety of shoot locations, both inside and out. Multi-purpose backdrops, backgrounds and flats are abundantly available, while the on-site garden and alleyways provide secluded settings that run from urban environment to desert habitat with a simple change of angle!

Think Tank Discount

APA Members receive free gear and free shipping with each order.

  • Drone Backpacks
  • Signature Camera Bags
  • SKB Hard Cases



Discounts on Events and Competitions

APA LA members enjoy discounts on events and competitions and are entitled to attend Members' only programs. APA LA produces ongoing programing like: continuing business education, face-to-face portfolio reviews, panel discussions, and presentations by award-winning photographers.

Discounts on events and competitions are available to all APA LA members.

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