Blogs

by Chris Homer In-Person sales can be a huge boost to your photography business if done correctly, especially when you're aware of the most common pitfalls and how to avoid them. Check out   "3 In-Person Sales Mistakes You Don't Have to ...
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By Chris Homer One of the best parts of Imaging USA is getting to network with your fellow photographers and discuss questions related to your photography business. You may even find the perfect mentor to help you improve as a photographer! ...
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Kuwait City

1) Who is my target and how will I reach them? My attempt is to reach out to gallery patrons. People who are interested in buying photography artwork. At first I would like to sell my photos to news agencies around the world. The second part is to have ...
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By   Professional Photographers of America (PPA)   on   October 2, 2017 4:00 PM   |   Permalink Did you know that PPA offers a personalized, online education platform? With PPAedu, you are able to create a program that ...
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Greetings PPA members. Appreciate for those knowledgeable with Aurora HDR Pro and ON1 Photo Raw to evaluate and or compare their attributes. In addition, please suggest which one is better overall. Thanks in advance
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by Bethany Clark One of the best ways to enhance your skills as a photographer is by viewing the more than 500 video tutorials available on PhotoVisionVideo.com from top photographers in the business. Don't believe it? Check out the newest video titled ...
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by Mayo Lawal Formally a business professional, photographer Eden Bao found SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis has been invaluable for making good strategic decisions in her photography career.  "You can't ...
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Drone Crashed...Now What?!

by Sidra Safri Let's be real - accidents happen, even to the most seasoned drone operators. A drone can crash due to an unexpected gust of wind, a bird that comes out of nowhere, or simply because you were distracted. However, there are certain ...
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By Sidra Safri Recently,   PPA posted about software by Google   that enhances low-resolution photos into high-quality images. Now, Google researchers have taken it one step further and have taught software to remove any sort of watermark ...
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I've been asked to photograph 4 locations of a local business for their website and mobile presence.  I have no idea what to charge (hourly, or job).  All suggestions would  be greatly appreciated.
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by Mayo Lawal You've got impeccable photography skills and you work hard, so you aren't really sure why your business isn't as profitable as you would like it to be. Have you considered joining PPA's  Business Challenge ? The Business ...
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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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General Products Legacy Albums

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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Your Good News for Today!

​ 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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