Who We Are

The BioCommunications Association (BCA), is an international association of photographers, videographers, illustrators and graphic designers who create visual media for medicine and science. Our mission is to enhance professional competency and advance the profession through the education and development of our members.

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News & publications

BCA Member Dr Maja Divjak wins gold at the Telly Awards

BCA Member Dr Maja Divjak wins gold at the Telly Awards with her work on CAR-T cells. Maja presented this work at BI…

The Art of Science: An interview with Karl Gaff

Karl Gaff won Best of Show in the 2021 BioImages awards. Karl is a Scientific photographer and Senior Technical Off…

Institute of Medical Illustrators Annual Conference

This event serves as a valuable platform for professionals to share their expertise, exchange ideas, and contribute t…

The Manual of Close-Up and Macro Photography

Tech Photo Press announces publication of a long-awaited, two-volume, modern recreation of Lester Lefkowitz’s c…

JBC Volume 47, Number 2 (2023)

The Journal Management Board is pleased to announce the publication of JBC issue 47-2. In this issue, we feature an a…

Behind the image

Visualize the beauty of science and medicine

Behind the image showcases the beauty and complexity of medicine and science through the eyes of professional photographers, videographers and illustrators. The quality of their work reflects how much they love what they do and sharing with it others. Learn more about how the image was made and about the person who made it.


Join Us


Become involved in a Professional Association that will develop your career

BCA is more than pretty pictures - it is learning and sharing specialized imaging techniques and supporting imaging professionals at every stage in their careers:

  • Attend Conferences
  • Enter BioImages
  • Opportunities to Present
  • Networking
  • Job Postings
  • Publish your Work
  • Grant Funding
  • Career Development
  • Certification