Earn professional credentials that will set you apart!

Be part of a vibrant international community of Professional Newborn Photographers dedicated to excellence in their craft.  Our membership is focused on creating successful businesses, and life long learners dedicated to raising the standard of our industry.

Get recognized, build your business, and be a part of a supportive and growing community of recognized artists.

YOU are the heart of APNPI

Together we can make a difference!

APNPI members enjoy…

  • Being recognized with professional credentials in the newborn industry.
  • Opportunities to earn internationally recognized professional certifications, accreditations, and designations.
  • Use of the APNPI logo and certification, accreditation and designation seals in your web and marketing materials.
  • Receive valuable critique and recognition through our image competitions
  • Being listed in our Newborn Photographer’s Directory which is search engine optimized to draw prospective clients, plus, we market to and educate the public on your behalf!
  • Opportunities for continual professional development – be it learning and growing, or sharing and mentoring.
  • Gain access to exclusive educational resources – webinars, podcasts, tutorials, articles, on posing, safety, business, IPS, marketing, etc.  Everything you need in one place!
  • Resources to help you grow your business – tips and challenges, legal resources, consent forms, insurance discounts, etc.
  • Connect with like-minded people, form new friendships, and find mentors.

APNPI members gain access to…

Membership Perks

Check out the amazing benefits provided to APNPI members!


Earn certifications, accreditations and designations that recognize your levels of skill and expertise!

Image Competition

The APNPI holds bi-annual image competitions that attract the finest newborn photographers.


Resources on everything you need to run a successful and profitable photography business