“Basic”: It’s Not a Bad Word

By Ralph J. Romaguera, Sr. One of the things people have asked me about the most over the years is how I have managed to survive and thrive in the photography industry...

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...

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...

Successfully Photographing Children

by Beverly Walden, M. Photog.Cr. We have been photographing children for nearly three decades. I can remember only a handful of times we have had to re-shoot any children’s sessions because we...

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...

Professional: It’s More Than Just A Word

by Don MacGregor At ImagingUSA 2016, the late Ken Whitmire received the Lifetime Achievement award. His acceptance speech was a powerful message to all photographers who put the word “professional” in a...

The Stars Are Bright Deep In The Heart of Texas

By Earl Nottingham For photographers, the stars over Texas are bigger and brighter than ever thanks to the improved imaging capability and higher ISO sensitivities of today’s digital camera sensors. This technology...

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

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...