The Michigan Photographic Historical Society

welcomes you!

We are collectors, photographers, educators, historians, museum curators, family historians, and just people who love old photographs, cameras and equipment.

You're invited to join us -- even if you don't live in Michigan. Our membership is international.

Become a member... and enjoy these special benefits

  • Discounted admission to our annual Trade Fair, held in the Detroit area and offering a chance to buy and sell thousands of collectible and rare photographs, cameras and accessories.

  • The Trade Fair features a live auction, and we welcome consignments and donations of collectible cameras and equipment, early photographic images, photo books, and postcard collections. For information, Click Here to Email Us

  • Invitations to our Annual Dinner Meetings, featuring presentations from nationally-known speakers

  • Four issues a year of The Photogram, our colorful publication loaded with articles and images

Researchers, collectors, family historians -- FREE Directory of Early Michigan Photographers: CLICK HERE

Membership is just $35 per year, $20 for full-time students.

Click here for a printable membership form


Questions? Contact us--

Michigan Photographic Historical Society
PO Box 2278
Birmingham MI 48012-2278

or click here to send us an email

[Our email address is: info ((a t )) michiganphotohistory /dot/ org]

The Michigan Photographic Historical Society is a 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit Organization.

Trade Fair & Dinner Meeting Photographs by and © Dietmar Haenchen. Mr. Hatfield, Photographer of Newaygo, Michigan, Carte de Visite by Hatfield & Louckes, Courtesy © American Museum of Photography

Copyright © MMXVII Michigan Photographic Historical Society