Blogs

By Lisa Sharer Selling a final product is what sets professional photographers like you apart from the shoot-and-burn amateurs or the low-price-ballers. In fact,   Professional Photographer   magazine recently released a case study on this topic. ...
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By Lisa Sharer You may have noticed a few updates to the Print Movement website. We've made a few improvements, added some new visuals, and made it easier to view on mobile. The one thing that may stand out though, is a BRAND NEW PRINT MOVEMENT VIDEO. ...
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Check out this great article by PPA's CEO, David Trust, on a common  and important problem affecting all working photographers: copyright infringement. In fact, over 70% of photographers and visual artists will lose a month’s worth of income, or more, ...
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marketing

​I live in a small town where every other person you come across claims to be a photographer and charges next to nothing for a gig. I have an extensive photography carear and had been established in Pittsburgh for many years. I'm trying to find ways to ...
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classes on PPA

​Hello all! I am new to PPA, it's my understanding that I can take photo classes through PPA, but I'm not seeing where I do that. Can anyone assist?
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by Mayo Lawal Whether you are a pro or new to the industry, PhotoVision is a great way to enhance your skills. PhotoVision provides a behind-the-scenes look at the techniques used by well-known experts in the world of photography. Don't believe ...
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Hi.  I am looking for album pages that were made for the General Products company's 10x10 Legacy Albums.  Please contact if you have any left over since 2015.   Many thanks.  Anne Sachs
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​ Once in a while, GOOD news comes along that we just have to share with you. You may have been following the case of Andrea Polito, the Texas wedding photographer who was defamed and criticized by her clients, causing her to lose her studio and fold ...
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By Mayo Lawal Did you know that PPA offers a personalized, online education platform? With   PPAedu , you are able to create a program that best fits you and your business needs from an extensive library with hundreds of educational ...
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"West Texas Photography Workshop at the historic Kokernot 06 Ranch" September 21-24, 2017 .   Pick and choose as many days as you like.     1st workshop day = $750, each add-on workshop day is $300  The Kokernot o6 Ranch is one ...
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In trying to start up a small business, keeping startup costs down is imperative. Over the years, I've saved and bought my equipment as a hobbyist, and venturing out into the business world meant most of my capital expenses were already taken care of.  ...
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by Sidra Safri PPA is back in D.C. for day two of our trip, meeting with representatives to advocate for copyright modernization and small-claims protection for photographers. Yesterday ended with our meeting with Representative Lieu ...
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Tax

Does anybody charge tax on top of their price, or do most people include tax in their package prices?
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​by Sidra Safri 4:00pm We started the morning by meeting with the office of Representative Labrador (R-ID) and it was a great way to get started! We were happy to hear this his office has been following the news on small claims and really thinks ...
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​ by Trent Schick With aerial photography becoming more popular and accessible, it's creating a whole new platform for creativity and style in photography. But it's not all smooth sailing. Photos are being taken in this new element and it's important ...
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​ By Bethany Clark  Imaging USA 2018 will be here before you know it...three-to-six days of the best in photography learning, networking and partying! It's all going down in the Music City, Nashville, TN, January 14-16, 2018 (Pre-Con classes ...
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​ by James Yates Whether it's 100 degrees or pouring rain (maybe both?), chances are you don't want to go outside right now. So, take the weekend to stay in and check out our top photography blog posts from around the web!   Five ...
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​ Imaging USA 2018 will be here before you know it...three-to-six days of the best in photography learning, networking and partying! It's all going down in the Music City, Nashville, TN, January 14-16, 2018 (Pre-Con classes January 11-13).  Imaging ...
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