Chapter Benefits


ADORAMA is more than a camera store; it’s one of the world’s largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers. Members of APA|NY receive:

A. Access to our Rent to Buy program ( to turn your rentals into store credit.

B. A robust schedule of free events ( for entrepreneurs in the imaging industries.

C. Undivided attention from our AdoramaPro associates, professionals in their own fields, to help you understand how to best achieve the results you want

D. We have a salesperson dedicated for any electronic shopping needs; contact Eli at for phone and online orders

E. Lastly, Adorama is proud to announce a new partnership with PhotoTech, New York’s premier photo and tech repair center. If your equipment is in need of a tune up or repair, you can now drop off your gear at Adorama for servicing with PhotoTech.

Visit us online at to see all that we have to offer, but be sure to visit us at our store at 42 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011 to capitalize on the many discounts and programs we offer to APA|NY members.

CSI Rentals

CSI Rentals kindly offers a special 15% Discount to APA Members!

Discount includes rentals of all:

  • Cameras,
  • Lenses
  • Strobe
  • Computer
  • Video

Just present membership card at pick up for your discount.

Eagles Nest Studios

Special Weekend Test Rate for APA|NY members.

Eagles Nest Studios is pleased to offer all APA members a special weekend rate of just $400/day. This includes all in-house grip PLUS one pack, one head and an umbrella. Call and book your test shoot today: 212-736-6221.

Image Powerhouse

Image Powerhouse is now offering an exclusive APA Members only 10% discount at Image Powerhouse as well as the opportunity to use 10% of the total booking toward a rental at Adorama!

Please have your active APA ID card when booking. 

For more details, contact or 212-920-5036

Lafayette Digital Bureau

Lafayette Digital is a full service digital rental house, offering digital gear, digital techs, photo & video post production. They are now offering APA members a 20% discount off their services

For more information, contact Joseph Overbey or 917-593-5705

SoHo Soleil Creative Spaces

It is our pleasure to offer APA members who identify themselves at the initial inquiry a 10% day rate reduction at SoHoSoleil locations. Please check out the Venues page of our website for photos of our SoHo spaces:

  • lofts
  • daylight studio
  • living environments
  • gourmet kitchens
  • bedrooms
  • large shooting fire escapes
  • grand pianos
  • fire places
  • real operating room and homes in NYC

Additional discounts may be available at the CornerLight location 48 hours in advance. SoHoSoleil has been a proud APA Sponsor for many years.

For more details, contact or 212-431-8824

Studios LIC

Studios LIC offers APA|NY Members a free “Fidelity Membership” (normally $149 per year)

Long Island City studio with four spaces and 3000 s.f. open 7 days a week, memberships available

APA|NY Member Benefit include:

- 15% discount on each booking
- 1 free booking every 10 paid bookings
- discount on future classes/workshop

APA|NY members will receive 1 month free or a free iPad when you sign up for one our Studios LIC Memberships: BASIC, PREMIUM, PREMIUM+. These Membership Packages are based on a 1-year agreement.

Studios LIC is conveniently located in Long Island City - for more info, go to: Studios LIC Memberships

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Exhibitions & Contests


Tue 19th Jul, 2016

APA|NY 2016 Photo Contest...

Winning images from the APA|NY 2016 Photo Contest - Give Us Your Best Shot



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