PPWV Code of Conduct
I hereby make application to the Professional Photographers of West Virginia, Inc. In the event of cancellation or lapse of membership, I agree to discontinue immediately the use of the Associaion's name, emblem and trademarks.
I wil hereby subscribe without reservation to this code of conduct, and do solemnly agree that:
I will endeavor to enhance and ennoble the status of the photographic profession by maintaining a dignity of manner in my behavior, in the presentation of my photography and photographic services, in the appearance of my studio or place of business, and in all other forms of public contact.
I will observe the highest standard of honesty in all my transactions, avoiding the use of false titles, confusing or inaccurate terms or descriptions, and misleading terms or claims.
I will at all times endeavor to produce only those types of photography and photographic serices that will enhance the prestige of the profession, to apply my best efforts on behalf of the public, and to play my part in raising the the general standard of photographic craftsmanship.
I will show a friendly spirit of cooperation with my fellow professional photographers and assist them whenever possible should they be in trouble or difficulty.
I will at all times avoid the use of unfair business practices.
I will assist and give of my knowledge to the members of my profession and will encourage them individually and collectively, so that the quality of photography may constantly be raised to higher standards.