The rules and laws surrounding photography and image useage can seem unclear. Take a look at their site if you wonder about questions like the ones below:
What if I want to use it for things I don’t have a licence for?
If I’ve paid for the film, processing or digital files why can’t I keep all the work?
Why don’t I get the right to use the images wherever I want?
Why use a professional photographer?
How to find the right photographer
How do photographers charge?
Who owns the copyright in the images?
The AOP is a membership based organisation comprised of professional photographers, Agents and assistants etc.
Their mission is to promote and protect the worth and standing of its members, to defend, educate and lobby for the interests and rights of all photographers - promoting the highest standards of work and practice