Yu Changren is a member of several reputable photography associations, including China Photographers Association (CPA), China Copyright Association, Tianjin Photographers Association. He is Vice Chairman of China Digital Photographers Association and Literature and Art Federation of Tianjin Judicial Administration System. He is a member of China Artistic Photographic Society, China Photojournalism Association, contracted photographer of Xinhua News and China Image Group as well as contributing photographer of Tianjing Intangible Culture Heritage Association. He joined membership of Global Photographic Union(GPU).
Many of his photos have awarded in the international photography competitions. ”Bloody Final Contention of Chu and Han”won the gold medal at 1st Istanbul Suadiye Rotary Club – IFSAK; “Twilight years in the teahouse” won the gold medal at Golden Tiger Photo Circuit (GTPC) 2021;“Phantom on the ice”won the PSA Bronze Medal at the 21st Macao china International Salon of Photography 2021;” Oriental dancing lion” won the silver medal at The 10th Taichung International Exhibition of Photography;” Beijing Opera-Martial role” won the gold medal at 20. Special Theme Circuit;” Herdsman 4”won the gold medal at Bugis Photo Cup Circuit 2021.