The CAPIC Website
Promote your talent on our gallery-focused national site that is searchable by location and specialty. The CAPIC website will keep resources and best business practices right at your fingertips!
A monthly newsletter delivered the first Monday of the month providing members with the latest CAPIC and industry news, technology updates and links to discounts. Non-Members may also subscribe by clicking here. To unsubscribe please contact our National Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
The most important benefit of membership is the group voice that empowers CAPIC to represent you on various fronts at the municipal, provincial and federal levels providing members with updates on Copyright, advertising opportunities with agencies and publishing companies, and more!
Licensing and Fees Survey Results
We asked photographers across the country to quote on a series of hypothetical jobs, typical to work that they generally get. These included 27 different jobs in Advertising, Editorial, Food, Lifestyle, Architecture, Events, and more. A sample page can be seen here, but only members may download the entire document
Business Information and Legal Referrals
CAPIC recommends Dan Pollack, of Dipchand LLP, for any legal counsel.
CAPIC works with national and regional service providers and material suppliers to bring the most benefits to our members. We are pleased to offer the following discounts to our members.
163 Queen St. E Suite 100
Toronto, ON M5A 1S1
Phone: (416) 628-8044
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm
|B3K Digital delivers rentals, support, repairs, training, consulting, installation, inspiration and Exceptional Equipment with one of the most experienced teams in the industry. Choose the premier source for complete photography, studio lighting and cultural heritage solutions in Canada. CAPIC members receive 15% off of rental equipment.|
2106 Rosemont Blvd.
Phone: (514) 273-1723
|For all your camera and video needs, for printing HD photos and for everything about your Apple products, trust Royal Photo! We are the only Apple Premium Service Provider in the Greater Montreal region and we are also an Apple Specialist Reseller. We sell and repair photo and video digital cameras of all major brands. CAPIC members receive 20% off of rentals! Proof of membership is required.|
|Album Studio & Equipment Rentals
92, Geary Avenue, bureau 88
Toronto (ON) M6H 2B6
|CAPIC members receive a 10% discount off of studio and equipment rentals. Identify yourself as a member at the time of booking.|
|Curious Montreal – Studio C
5000 Rue d’Iberville, Montréal Qc, H2H2S6
Studio C – Local 310
|CAPIC members receive 10% off studio rentals Identify that you are a member at the time of booking.|
6330, rue Saint-Hubert, suite 300
|Shoot Studio is one of the largest photo and video production houses in Quebec. No matter how complex the project may be, in the field or in studio, Shoot Studio can take care of everything. From budget planning to production to delivery of the finished images, no detail is overlooked. CAPIC members receive a discount of 20% off until September 1st, 2020. CAPIC members enjoy a 10% off discount after September 1st, 2020. Proof of membership is required.|
|Camera Bits – Photo Mechanic software
472 S 1st Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm [PST/PDT]
Phone: (USA) 1-503-547-2800
|Photo Mechanic is the workflow tool used by professional photojournalists worldwide. Cull raw files fast, add captions and copyright, use text shortcuts for complex metadata tasks, and lots more. Try it free for 90 days at www.camerabits.com, with no credit card required. If they like it, CAPIC members get 10% off at www.store.camerabits.com. Please contact email@example.com for your coupon code.|
|Cradoc fotoSoftware understands your priority is getting the right shot. Our priority is to help you maximize your creative time. We provide you with the most comprehensive, easy to use, end to end business software for freelance photography.CAPIC members are eligible for 15% off single programs and 10% off program packages or bundles. NOTE: discounts apply to regular priced programs for new users only. The discount cannot be combined with other discounts, applied to sale prices or to our already discounted upgrade pricing. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for your coupon code.|
1830 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC
Toll Free: 1-888-733-5702
|CAPIC members are eligible for discounts from Tricera Print in Vancouver. CAPIC members receive a discount of 10% off portfolio printing and a discount of 20% off of all print orders (excluding portfolio printing). CAPIC members are also eligible for free shipping on orders of portfolio printing over $99 and free shipping on orders of 50 or more blank sheets of MOAB Lasal Photo Matte and/or MOAB Entrada Rag Bright portfolio paper|
|CAPIC is part of the Associations Creative Club! All CAPIC members receive 10% off select regular priced items. To receive your Associations Creative Club membership card visit any Deserres store. Bring a proof of membership to CAPIC or the official approval letter.|
|Artlandia is the maker of award-winning plug-ins for creating patterns in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. All Artlandia’s plug-ins are fully CS5-compatible on both Windows and Mac.Artlandia’s SymmetryWorks and SymmetryShop empower you to create pattern designs a hundred times faster, better, and more imaginatively – like no other software does. CAPIC members receive a 10% discount on all products above $50. Please contact email@example.com for your coupon code.|
|CAPIC members receive a 10% discount on Palette Gear! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for your coupon code.|
|Schenk Photo Electronics
276 Carlaw Avenue
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1
|CAPIC members receive 10% off services (lighting equipment repair) and 5% off of goods. Proof of CAPIC membership must be provided.|
340 S Lemon Ave,
Walnut, California, 91789, USA
+1 323 284 9404
|Pixsy is an award-winning legal-tech service for online image protection and copyright enforcement. Founded by photographers in 2014, Pixsy fights for the rights of artists by protecting the images of photographers, agencies, designers, and illustrators. Their pioneering AI-powered image monitoring solution works 24/7 and has uncovered more than 300 million matches. Pixsy also offers expert case resolution services to recover compensation for creatives through lost licensing revenue and legal settlement. Pixsy partners with 26 law firms across the world and has handled over 100,000 copyright infringement cases to date. Send DMCA takedown notices worldwide with their automated tools (translated to over 14 languages). Pixsy now also offers integrations with the USCO and CIPO to register photos directly from within the app. CAPIC Members save 50% on any of Pixsy’s subscriptions for 12 months. Please contact email@example.com for your coupon code.|
400, boulevard Langelier
Quebec City, Quebec
|Momenteo is a user-friendly solution meant for you. Simply keep track of your work done, expenses, and travels in our beautiful calendar and let out software generate your accounting. Try it free of charge, proudly made in Canada for Canadian freelancers! CAPIC Members receive a 20% discount on the premium package. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for your promo code.|
|Big Black Bag
|The easy way to create, design, maintain & control your own portfolio website for less than $15/month. Please contact email@example.com for your coupon code.|
|Zenfolio is an all-in-one e-commerce platform to showcase and sell your photography. Voted #1 by photographers!. CAPIC members receive a discount of %25 off the first year of their Zenfolio plan. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for your coupon code.|
416 255 7255
|Bookkeeping and Management Accounting Services. Discount: 10% off to CAPIC members. Contact Kim at (416) 255 7255 or email@example.com for details.|
Educational and Social Events
Local CAPIC chapters regularly hold events that provide CAPIC members and non-members alike with the tools to network and quickly improve their knowledge and skills. Check out the event calendar to see upcoming events happening near you!
CAPIC is partnered with two independent insurance advisors committed to providing CAPIC members with insurance solutions to suit their needs at competitive rates. CAPIC membership provides access to insurance plans at very attractive rates. This Benefit is available to General, Honourary, and Associate members.
- Long Term Disability
- Critical Illness
- Term life insurance & optional dependent life insurance
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
- Extended Health Care
- Dental Care
- Studio Overhead Expense
Meet our Advisors:
Angie Djurdjevic is an independent advisor associated with Hollis Insurance. For the last 35 years she has specialized in providing expert Insurance advice to clients. Angie holds contracts with all the major insurance carriers in Canada and is therefore able to provide the best coverage options for her clients. Angie recognises that every client is unique, and with a wide variety of flexible insurance products ranging from disability, term life, universal life, participating life, critical, long term care, and group, clients can be confident that their needs are being met.
Angie is committed to providing the best advice based on the foundation of confidentiality, ethics, respect, trust and reliability.
Contact info: Toll free. 1-877-654-0996. Tel.905-547-4994. Fax. 905-544-8611. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christopher Wynter started his career as a field agent for The Paul Revere Company. Over the last 25 years Christopher has been an Independent Financial Broker specializing in group and individual insurance for professionals, business owners, students, associations and corporations.
Christopher is a graduate of Ryerson University in Business Administration. Throughout his career Christopher has provided Insurance Solutions for a myriad of personal, professional and business clients. He is a member of The Independent Financial Brokers of Canada and a Hollis and PPI Affiliate.
Contact info: Tel. 416-258-9894. Email: email@example.com
Equipment & Studio Insurance:
CAPIC is partnered with Front Row Insurance. Front Row Insurance offers plans designed for professionals within our industry. CAPIC members are eligible for a discount of $50 off the following separate policies:
These comprehensive insurance policies are designed to protect each professional Photographer and Illustrator from a wide array of loss exposures common to the industry Including:
- World wide Camera and Liability Coverage
- Accidental Breakage
- Negatives and Artwork
- Rental Equipment
- Property Away from Premises
- Actual Loss Sustained Business Interruption
- Standard $2,000,000 Commercial Liability
- Property in Transit
- Broad Form Studio Contents and Camera Floater
- Building Coverage, if required
This discount is available to General, Associate, Honourary, Retired, and Student members. Members living in Ontario, Quebec, and Saskatchewan are NOT eligible for this discount. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for your coupon code.