Create a Membership Account
This page is used to create a new Visual Pursuits account
and to request membership in this organization.
Do not use this page if you only need a Guest account.
Create your account by filling out the information below.
Highlighted fields are required.
You will be able to update your account information after your
account is created by using the website menu "My Account".
If you already have an account with any organization using the
Visual Pursuits service, please login with your existing account
instead of trying to create a new account.
Please do not create duplicate accounts or share accounts.
You can request membership in this organization with your
existing account by logging into this website and using the
menu "My Account", "Organizations".
Once your membership request has been approved
and any required dues have been paid,
you will be able to access pages reserved for organization members.
Your privacy is important.
Please read our
License and Usage Agreement
Creating an account and using this website constitutes your agreement.
You can access these agreements at any time from the Help menu.
Your Login Name can be any name you choose, as long as it is has not been
selected by another user. You use this name to login to the organization website.
Your Login Name must be at least six characters long and
may only contain alphabetic or numeric characters, or the characters
"@_.-". An email address is acceptable. Your Login Name is not case sensitive.
Your password must be at least 8 characters long, although we recommend 12. It should
contain a mixture of alphabetic and numeric characters and should not contain any real
words. Punctuation characters are allowed and encouraged. The most secure and
easily remembered passwords will use the first letters of each word in a phrase,
while inserting numeric or punctuation characters in meaningful locations.
Consider using a password management product for your browsers.
These products can generate and save complex passwords for you.
Nickname or Greeting Name
This is a nickname for your first name.
This might be used in addressing correspondence to you.
It is highly recommended that you enter an email address so you can
receive communications from your organization. This also helps to
prevent the creation of duplicate accounts and allows passwords to be reset.
You cannot enter an email address that is used by another account so
if you share an email account with another person, only one of you
can enter an email address. You cannot share login accounts.
Free email accounts are available at gmail.com, yahoo.com, and other
You can even forward mail from these accounts to another email account.
If you refuse to have your own email account please leave the email
address field blank.
Confirm Email Address
Alternate Phone Number
Honors are acronyms added to your formal name, such
as FPSA, HPSA.
If your organization maintains its own external member list
and you have been assigned a member number, please enter
that number below. Your number will be verified so that
access to this website can be immediately granted.
Indicate the type of membership desired.
A "competing" membership is required if you will be
submitting images to a competition or creating galleries.
When you click "Continue", your account will be created
and some additional questions will be displayed.