Ukrainian Association of Professional Photographers (UAPF) is created to represent interests of Ukrainian Professional photographers in the international photographic community. The Association defends the rights of professional photographers directly and as union with international organizations, which UAPF currently represents in Ukraine.
UAPF is member of Federation of European Photographers (FEP) – international organization recognized in 24 countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom. As central reference authority for Photography in the EU, FEP represents over 50.000 professional photographers in Europe.
Members of UAPF have exclusive right to receive EP, QEP and MQEP qualifications to certify their professional level internationally. These European qualifications will complement national qualifications if members obtained such (more details about professional qualifications here)
UAPF takes part in exchanging of keynote speakers, photography workshops in fellow countries, participation in international competitions, exhibitions and conferences held by our partners.
- To establish Ukrainain Professional Photographic Community
- To develop cultural exchange and educational activities
- To set new partnerships with international organizations, art galleries and grants
- To develop quality standards of professional photography to guarantee status of our members and high level of Ukrainian photography in general.