Spotlight Pics: On the Fence

“On the Fence” was made by Angela Navarette, of Plano, Texas. The image won Best Illustrative in the General Exhibit and Best Wildlife at Summerfest ‘15. “I took that image with...

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 Pic: “Their Journey Together Must End”

“Their Journey Together Must End” was created by Tammy Novak of Dallas, Texas. This image is a composite of five of her images all shot on location in North Texas and...

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: “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...

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: 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: “The Executive”

“The Executive” was created by Jen Hargrove of Big Piney, Wyoming, while she was teaching at a Super Monday class in May of 2017. Jen used a Nikon D810 and a...

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: 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...