Stars and ROPA



Application for Recognition of Photographic Achievement (ROPA)

What you will need:
  • Browser must be set to accept pop-up windows so you can attach portrait and Star Ratings Certificates
  • Headshot (portrait) of the Photographer, 768px vertical, 300ppi, jpeg (will be uploaded as attachment to form)
  • Star ratings certificates (to upload as attachments)
  • Complete all appropriate fields on application
  • Press SUBMIT ROPA APPLICATION (found on bottom of form) when completed
Fees: 
  • No fee required with application
  • Payment is due after the application is approved
  • A link will be emailed so payment can be made
  • $40 per application

Trouble attaching Portrait or Star Ratings Certificates?
In order to upload your portrait or certificates, your browser must be set to accept pop-up windows. Please check your browser preferences for Content and either allow pop-up windows for all websites or add http://www.psa-photo.org to your Allowed Popups or Exceptions list.

THE APPLICATION
Please fill out the online application (below). Fields marked with a red star * are required fields. When complete, click Submit ROPA Application at the bottom of the screen in order to finalize the application. Application processing can take up to 5 business days - if you do not hear anything after 5 business days, please email ‚úČ ropa-director@psa-photo.org to make sure your application was received.

PLEASE NOTE - Beginning August 1, you will be able to apply for the new MPSA2 distinction - this distinction requires 2250 acceptances.

If your application was successfully submitted, you will see the following line: "Thank you for your ROPA application. You will be contacted shortly. Thank you for your patience." If you do not see that line, your application may not have been submitted correctly. We suggest you try again.

* Headshot (portrait) of Photographer - requires pop-ups to be enabled in order to work

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