The non-profit Daguerreian Society brings together a community of people from all over the world, who are united by a common interest in and passion for early photography of all types. Our international members include top museum curators and scientists, photo collectors and dealers, photo historians, photographers and artists, as well as students and teachers. Anyone that loves 19th-century photography and all its processes should join, even those that love the contemporary art photography that springs from those antiquarian processes.

Being a member of this international Society means that you are part of a community of like-minded people worldwide, whose passion and interest in early photography and processes is shared in numerous ways. Your membership and involvement in this group forms the basis for long-lasting friendships and information sharing that is unique to the Society. This camaraderie is one of the chief benefits of being a member.

Friendships, knowledge and sharing are our watchwords. Much of this comes from the casual contact of members who help each other to the more formal knowledge imparted in the Society educational programs and events, and by the Society's publications. 

The Annual membership rates in the Society are usually $100 for U.S. and $125 for Non-U.S. voting members, although this rate can vary for the types of members from a low of $65 for students to other higher levels of financial membership support and benefits for that support.  Going through the registration process will guide you to the most appropriate membership type and level for your personal situation.

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The Daguerreian Society 30th Annual Symposium & Conference

It is hard to believe, but The Daguerreian Society will be celebrating its 30th Annual Symposium in New York City. Come celebrate with us and enjoy four days of exception speakers, a trade fair, silent & live auctions, camaraderie and great food!

Date: SEPTEMBER 13-16, 2018
Location: Sheraton New York Times Square
811 7th Avenue 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-581-1000
Toll-free: 888-627-7067

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