First Year Individual Members of PSA

Welcome! We are glad you joined PSA. But joining is just the first step - we want you to enjoy the benefits of your membership. With so many facets of PSA, it might seem a little overwhelming. Where do you begin? Here are some suggestions.

Please note: In order to access services listed below that are listed under My PSA (PSA's members-only benefits area) you must be logged in or you will be taken to the PSA Home Page for login. We suggest you login first and then return to this page.

Get Started
  • Make sure you are properly listed on the PSA New Member List (see link on top of page) for the month you joined
  • Familiarize yourself with PSA, its Board, and its History
  • Choose a Division and find an online study group
  • Think about attending the next PSA Conference
  • Check out the list of Members-only Discounts you are entitled to receive (requires login)

Earn PSA Awards

Volunteers are the backbone of PSA. Volunteering for a PSA position is the best way to network with other members and to learn the intricacies of the organization. PSA Volunteers are given many opportunities to win awards for service from PSA.

Take Advantage of PSA's Educational Opportunities
  • Take PSA online courses (Enrollment links require login)
  • Get a PSA Mentor to help explore your photographic interests (Links on page require login)
  • Get advice from a PSA Consultant who could help you participate in PSA programs and activities (Links on page require login)
  • Send a few images to an Image Evaluator (links to evaluators require login)
  • Check out PSA's links to resources that may assist you in your photography (requires login)

Show Off Your Photographic Abilities