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Benefits

ANNUAL CONVENTION

  • Participation in annual convention
  • 4 Days of world class seminars
  • Earn PPA recognized "Continued Education Credits"
  • Print competition
  • Awards Ceremony & Party
  • Vendor Tradeshow
  • EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS

  • Learn from Nationally and Internationally recognized leaders in the photography field
  • Stay current with the latest techniques and technologies
  • Improve your photography skills through local, regional and international competition
  • Discounts to attend seminars at other state affiliates
  • Vendor discounts

  • PRINT EXCELLENCE DEGREE

    The "Print Excellence Degree" is designed to recognize photographic excellence by members who enter PPAM print competition. The chart below shows how merits are earned for print scores and awards. Once a member earns 50 print merits, they are eligible for the Print Excellence Degree medal on a BLUE ribbon. For each 50 print merits earned after the initial degree, a "Gold Star" is awarded and is to be affixed to the original medal ribbon.

    MERITS EARNED - SCORE / AWARD
    5 - Blue ribbon scoring 90-100
    3 - Blue ribbon scoring 80-89
    2 - Red ribbon scoring 76-79
    1 - White ribbon scoring 74-75
    3 - Creative Theme or Special Masters Award
    1 - Judges Choice or Court of Honor Award

    MINI SEMINARS

  • Attend several mini seminars that are conducted by local photographers and industry leaders throughout the year
  • Learn in small hands-on settings to ensure that instructors have plenty of time to answer all of your questions

  • NETWORKING & CAMARADERIE

  • Get to know some really great people who are always willing to help out
  • Learn from others in the same industry who have been in the business for many years

  • FIND A PHOTOGRAPHER WEBSITE LISTING

  • Get added to our SEO optimized member database where prospective clients can easily locate you
  • Prosepective clients can search our database for photographers in their area that meet specific criteria
  • Prospective clients see that you are a member of a professional organization dedicated to furthering your education.