I do hereby make application for membership in the Professional Photographers of San Diego County, Inc. (PPSDC), and enclose my payment of dues. It is understood if this application is not accepted the remittance will be refunded. In the event of cancellation or lapse of membership, I agree to discontinue immediately the use of the Association’s name, emblem and trademarks. I, upon being accepted into membership in the Professional Photographers of San Diego County, Inc., do hereby subscribe without reservation to this Code of Ethics, and do solemnly agree that I will: Endeavor to maintain a dignity of manner in my behavior, in the presentation of my photography and photographic services, in my appearance and that of my studio or place of business, and in all other forms of public contact. Observe the highest standard of honesty in all my transactions, avoiding the use of false, confusing, inaccurate and misleading terms, descriptions and claims. At all times endeavor to produce photographs of a quality equal or superior to the samples I display; to apply my best efforts towards providing the best possible photographic services and to play my part in raising the general standard of photographic craftsmanship. Show a friendly spirit of cooperation to my fellow professional photographers and assist them whenever possible should they be in trouble or difficulty. At all times avoid the use of unfair competitive practices and hereby subscribe to the Federal Trade Commission Rules of Fair Competitive Practices for the professional photographic industry. Assist my fellow professional photographers and share my knowledge with them and encourage them individually and collectively to achieve and maintain the highest standards of quality. Recognize the authority of this Association in all matters relating to the interpretation of this code.