Members gain access to a number of dedicated support options, including Pro phone and email tech support, a three-day turn around for any repairs, invitations to special events, pre-purchase loaners and three camera/lens services per year.
Membership has a number of requirements, however. From the Sony website:
Qualifying applicants must meet all of the following requirements:Owns a minimum of 2 Sony Alpha Full-Frame interchangeable lens Cameras and a minimum of 3 Sony ZEISS(R) and/or G Series lenses
- Be an active professional photographer (self-employed or an employee of a professional imaging business/organization).
- Provides professional work samples – either tear sheets or a business URL with galleries.
Provides Membership Fee Payment.
- Has received an invitation from Sony Electronics to join the program.
- Has reviewed and agreed to the Terms & Conditions