Important Notice: The COVID-19 coronavirus disease continues to spread around the globe.  We caution all members to stay safe and away from crowds.   Stay healthy and follow instructions to do so.

Notice:  Justin RuleBeware of this individual who was once a member of our organization.  His membership expired in 2015.  This scammer has set up a Gmail account using our company name and has even claimed he was the CEO of the International Press Association.

This is a serious breach of our Terms of Membership that he agreed to on joining us years ago.  If Justin Rule contacts you or emails you with his email address, internationalpressassociation@gmail.com

Please notify us immediately.

Email: lenrap@internationalpress.org

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”21863″ img_size=”full” title=”Our Members Have Exclusive Access”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes” columns_placement=”top” equal_height=”yes”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_icon icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-joomla” color=”white” background_style=”rounded” background_color=”pink” align=”center” css_animation=”appear” css=”.vc_custom_1467178561024{margin-top: 50px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”JOIN US NOW” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center|color:%23ffffff” google_fonts=”font_family:Droid%20Sans%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1466822972118{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}”][vc_column_text]International Press Associations goal is to support photographers, videographers  and journalists, of all skill levels.  As a member you can cover real assignments. The best way to learn a skill and enjoy the many benefits is to get out and do the work.

IPA is affordable too with plans starting at only $2.40 per week ($125 Annual Fee).

See our plans below…for more info on our membership plan and benefits click here…[/vc_column_text][vc_icon icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-leanpub” color=”white” background_style=”rounded” background_color=”sky” align=”center” css_animation=”appear”][vc_custom_heading text=”OUR PUBLICATIONS” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center|color:%23eded2d” google_fonts=”font_family:Droid%20Sans%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Our publishing members have an opportunity to add their work to our two websites, IMPress Magazine and this our IPA site.

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[/vc_cta][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”19733″ img_size=”150X150″ alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow_3d”][vc_column_text]Len Rapoport is the founder of IPA and spends much of his time covering many events, parades, cruises as well as many travel destinations.

He started his career in photography at 17 years old, when he shot the first iconic photos of his cousin Neil Diamond.  Read more on Wikipeadia

A 2nd Lt. at 19 years old, he was the youngest company company commander in the New York National Guard at that time.  He has had a stellar career in a number of industries and has devoted much time in helping others achieve their goals.  

IPA has always been his labor of love and he continues to help its members to improve their skills and to enjoy the many benefits afforded IPA Members..

You can see some Len’s work’s on his websites.  IMPress MagazineIPATravel PavilonHazlet News[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”11426″ img_size=”150X150″ alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow_3d”][vc_column_text]Dominique Schreckling one of our oldest members shares his first year story with our readers.  His success has far exceeded even his own expectations and he attributes this success in a large part to his membership at IPA.

Dominique loves to cover many events from concerts,sports, landscapes,festivals, concerts and much more.  

Located in Switzerland he has traveled to many, exotic locations including: Iceland, Madagascar, Africa and many others.  

His exceptional works can be found on our IMPress and IPA websites as well as his own website.  

Read his informative and interesting article:  My First Year As An IPA Member

You can visit Dom’s website as well and see his beautiful images.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”11432″ img_size=”150X150″ add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow_3d”][vc_column_text]John Soulé is another successful award winning photojournalist at IPA. 

  In an effort to expand his portfolio and his personal growth, John joined the International Press Association (IPA) and began working in photojournalism.  He combined his photographs with articles using the “learning by doing” methodology.  

Some of those articles are published on this website and others on IMPress Magazine (a publication of IPA).  He continues to work as a freelancer today and is now retired from his full time occupation in internet security.

John’s daughter has followed in his steps and is an accomplished wedding photographer.

 You can visit John’s websites . Baltimore Wedding Photographers and see his stunning images.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_single_image image=”19750″ img_size=”large” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow_3d”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1577043526710{border-right-width: 30px !important;border-left-width: 30px !important;border-left-color: #dd3333 !important;border-right-color: #dd3333 !important;}”]


We have been receiving emails from companies and international law enforcement that have asked us to verify EXPIRED Members Press ID.  If you are attempting to use your expired Press ID, please note it is in violation of the Terms Of Membership which you agreed to when you joined us. 

IPA Press ID is the property of IPA and expired ID cards should not be used to identify you as a current staff member of our organization. 

 If contacted, we will verify your current membership status either active or expired.

If you have been contacted by an individual who claims they are an independent staff member of IPA and they do not have current credentials, do not allow them access or benefits. Contact us immediately

For more info: Safety & SecurityOur List of Expired Members

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