was founded by
DR. M. Van de Wijer
belgian, who has established links between different national photographic associations through the world, since 1946.
The first Congress, the official act of the fondation of FIAP
, took place in Bern (Switzerland) in 1950, with the participation of delegates from ten countries.
is an international federation
which affiliates as operational members, the national associations of photography.
FIAP counts more than 85 national associations
in the five continents and represents the benefits of nearly one million individual photographers
. Since September 2004, camera-clubs and regional groups ouf clubs can join FIAP, under some conditions. Ask for more details : email@example.com
The official languages of FIAP are french and English. The official texts are also translated in german and spanish.