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.
|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.|
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.|
|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.|
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.|
|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 three 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, and Student members. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for your coupon code.