With A Little Help From Our Friends

by Gregory Daniel FDPE, FSA, M.Photog. CR., CPP, F-ASP Sometimes we just need a little help from our friends... our equipment in this case.  As most of you already know, I am...

Loving Every Minute Of It

Loving Every Minute Of It Auto Focus Life by Jeffrey Eatley From the moment I laid my eyes on my first digital camera, I knew that I would be photographing cars. My love for...

“Size Matters” by Cris Duncan

"Size Matters" by Cris Duncan Photography - (definition) the art or process of producing images by the action of radiant energy and especially light on a sensitive surface. Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Photography is indeed an...

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...

Steve Kozak Named Executive Director of TPPA

When Steve Kozak joined Texas PPA some thirty years ago, one of the first people he met was Walt Hawkins, the Executive Director of the association at the time. Steve noticed...

Mark McCall Presented PPA National Award

The National Award is presented each year to an individual who has proven their dedication to the profession by years of service and commitment. The inscription on the award simply states...

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...

On the Cover: “Trapped in the Amber of the Moment”

“Trapped in the Amber of the Moment” was created by Melanie Hall, M. Photog. Cr., CPP of Conroe, Texas, and won a Distinguished Ribbon at TPPA Summerfest 2017. She photographed this...

A Little Bit of Encouragement

When I was only eighteen years old, my dad slid a June 1988 copy of the Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine across the table to me and said, “When you get...

Fashion & Agency-Testing Photography

by Steve Ellinger One of the things I dearly love about photography is the diverse directions that photographers take in their career. I think most would agree that the money is made...