“Image Competition”

by Bryan Welsh & Lisa Dillon Image competition and the pursuit of merits and association degrees is a rewarding though sometimes troubled endeavor. It’s going to be hard—we all know that—and there...

The Pelicans of La Jola

by Arthur Morris In the late 1960’s, my parents moved from Brooklyn, New York, to North Park, California, near San Diego. For several years, I carried golf clubs when visiting them but...

The Wild World of Achraf Baznani

Achraf Baznani is known world-wide as a surrealist photographer that uses everyday scenes to transport viewers to a different world. His art makes you question your own reality, wondering why things...

Preparing for Greatness

by Steve Kozak Time flies when you are having fun! Serving as the TPPA President has been an honor and a blast. Our slate of TPPA Officers did a great job of...

42nd Annual Texas School

42nd Annual Texas School April 23 - 28, 2017 by Don Dickson The 2017 Texas School of Professional Photography will once again be held at the Intercontinental Hotel and Conference Center in...

Texas School Registration January 3 at 11PM

42nd Annual Texas School April 23 - 28, 2017 by Don Dickson The 2017 Texas School of Professional Photography will once again be held at the Intercontinental Hotel and Conference Center in...

Food Photography

by Bill Hedrick It’s always been a mystery to me as to why experienced photographers who have mastered the art of lighting are so reluctant to photograph food or other table-top commercial...

When the Location Isn’t Perfect

by Gregory Daniel FDPE, FSA, M.Photog. CR., F-ASP Never underestimate the power of having a plentiful toolbox loaded with skills, knowledge and experience.  If you are like me, every session seems to...

Using Off-Camera Flash Creatively

Although I have been using OCF (off-camera flash) for many years, there was a time in the beginning of my career that it terrified me. I had no idea what it...

2016 People’s Choice Winners

  Jacqueline Weir Grand Prairie, TX Tammy Graham Fort Worth, TX Tammy Allen San Antonio, TX Brad Barton Grand Prairie, TX Jimmy Kryzak McAllen, TX Sam Roberts Bulverde, TX