The Master of Light Photographic Association is an international organization based in Vancouver, Canada, with the aim to promote photographic art and craft worldwide, regardless of style, technique or genre.
The Master of Light Photographic Association is open to all photography lovers, professionals and amateurs, of any culture, race, religion, geographic origin, political affiliation or gender.
With the aim of developing knowledge about and interest in photography, following new technologies and pursuing creative thinking and action, the Master of Light Photographic Association organizes seminars, trainings and workshops, patronizes international photography exhibitions which fulfil the Association’s patronage requirements.
For a successful participation in exhibitions recognized by the Master of Light Photographic Association, and for continuous support to the development of the organization itself as well as photography as such, individuals may be awarded diplomas, medals and distinctions, based on the fulfilment of requirements defined by the regulations for the award of distinctions or participation in exhibitions under the patronage of the Master of Light Photographic Association.
The Master of Light Photographic Association is no substitute for any similar existing international organization. It recognizes the work of other photography associations which contribute significantly to the promotion of photography.
The Master of Light Photographic Association has its own system of evaluating authors and their works, on the basis of which authors acquire the right to the Association’s distinctions.
The Master of Light Photographic Association does not employ bureaucrats which are not photographers and who see this as only one in an array of assignments.
All Master of Light associates are photographers holding not only distinctions in this Association, but also high distinctions from national and other international associations.