Spotlight Pics: “Coastal Castle”

“Coastal Castle” was created by Laura Pollard and won a Distinguished Ribbon at TPPA Summerfest 2017. To capture the full effect of the mightiness of this house, the builder used a...

Spotlight Pics: Just Lounging

“Just Lounging,” a merit print by Tim Babiak of Austin, Texas, is the story of a journey in PPA print competition. Back in 2012, Tim found himself enamored with the work...

Spotlight Pics: “All in the Family”

“All In The Family” was made by Margaret Bryant of Carrollton, Texas. The most important thing to do when photographing animals is to give them the time to settle in and to...

Spotlight Pics: “A Reading of the Velveteen Rabbit”

“A Reading of the Velveteen Rabbit” was created by Portrait Artist, Jeremy Ridout and is an excellent example of how a good consultation can result in a timeless portrait for the...

Spotlight Pics: How to Pick Up Bitches

“How to Pick Up Bitches” was made by Dominique Harmon of Lubbock, Texas. As she explains, “I had seen an ad for ‘men’ on some weird website that popped up in my...

Spotlight Pics: Sun Dial

“Sun Dial” was made by Steve Kozak, the incoming Executive Director of TPPA. “I was doing a workshop in July in the cool mountain air of Ouray, Colorado, when I realized...

Spotlight Pics: “Home Sweet Motorhome”

“Home Sweet Motorhome” was photographed by Bill Hedrick, M.Photog.,Cr., as one in a series of commercial images for a motorhome manufacturer. Interior images of several motorhomes were photographed inside an airplane...

Spotlight Pics: My Sister’s Keeper

“My Sister’s Keeper” - Bree Adams, of Arlington, Texas, did a composite on this image and used an assistant to ensure complete newborn safety and control of each baby. Rice bags...

Spotlight Pics: “Bon Voyage”

“Bon Voyage” was created by Dixie Dobbins of Livingston, Texas. Inspired by a scene in the movie, “The Notebook,” Dixie finally found and purchased a wooden rowboat online for use as...

Spotlight Pics: “Judges Please Rotate”

“Judges Please Rotate” was a PPA Loan Image created by Plano Photographer and PPA International Juror Larry Lourcey as an elaborate joke aimed at his fellow judges. Anyone who has watched...