In this Issue: “Meet the First Family: Cris Duncan is the New TPPA President” by Bill Hedrick, “No Matter What They Say… It’s Never Easy!” by Gregory Daniel, “Choosing the Right Lens for Floral Photography” by Jackie Kramer, “David Valdez Recalls Role as White House Photographer” by Bill Hedrick, “Infrared Extends Your Shooting Day” by Bob Coates, “Image Competition, What Are You Afraid Of? by Brad Barton, “Covid Got You Down?” by Guy T Phillips. “The Photo Artistry of Liz Hickok” and “The Crash at Crush” and much more.
In this Issue: “The Texas School Issue”, “Platypod is Here: Little Tripod with a Weird Name” by Bob Coates, “Breaking into Volume Sports Photography” by Alison Carlino, “To Pose or Not to Pose” by Steve Kozak, “Colorado: A Photographer’s Dream” by Doug Bennett, “The Wide Wide World of Sports Photography with Michael Dill” by Bill Hedrick, and much more.
In this Issue: “Taking Back Happy: Kia Bondurant’s Top 10 Pandemic Checklist”, “Creation of “Dance of the Snowy Egret” by Bob Coates, “Approaching the Landscape” by John Murray, “How to Deal with Problem Dogs” by Margaret Bryant, “Reflections of Lighting Black Using Specular Highlights to Create Shape & Form Part 2” by Dave Montizambert, and much more.
In this Issue: “Bridals & Engagements Up Close and Personal” with Maryanne Keeling, “Senior Portraits McGyver Style” by Conner Fuller, “Using the Photoshop Mixer Brush For Retouching & Painting” by Sandra Pearce, “Photographing Humming Birds” by Bob Coates, “Fix Flat, Dull Images with Lightroom Camera Profiles” by Rob Hull, “Amber Damour’s Journey Into the World of Professional Photography” by Bill Hedrick, “Reflections of Lighting Black Using Specular Highlights to Create Shape & Form” by Dave Montizambert, “Relationship Images DO SELL” by Don MacGregor and much more.
In this Issue: “Old Red Courthouse Magic Featuring the Photographic Artistry of Gail Nogle” by Bill Hedrick, From “Crash and Burn” to “Loan!” The Making of “Acoustic Stage” by Daniel Fermaint, “Changing the World One Image At A Time” by Bill Hedrick, “Uniquely Designed” by Gregory Daniel, “Smoke Grenade Pro Tips: Blow Away the Senior Competition” by Conner Fuller, “Is Your Price Sheet Killing You?” by Chris Fritchie, “How to Manage Client Expectations When You’re a Pet Photographer” by Margaret Bryant, “Photographing Liquids Beverages or Foods – It’s All About Timing” by Malinda Julien, “Crime Doesn’t Pay: Don Dickson Learns a Valuable Lesson” by Bill Hedrick and much more.
In this Issue: “Have Camera Will Travel: On The Road With Mandy Lea” by Bill Hedrick, “People Watching” by Carl Caylor, “Color Look Up Tables” by John Wilson, “All in the Family: The Story of Bill Porter and Arlington Camera” by Steve Kozak, “The Long and Winding Road” by Tony Corbell, “Digital Marketing” by Ashley Siegert, “Beach Tethered” by Dave Montizambert, “Group Composition Basics” by Don MacGregor and much more.
December 2019/January 2020
In this Issue: “Remote Cameras” by Bob Davis, “The Dark Side” by Scott Detweiler, “Creative Family Portraiture” by Jason Ulsurd, “Why Size Doesn’t Really Matter” by Jen Rozenbaum, “Using Layers” by Jackie Kramer, “Dog Posing Made Easy” by Margaret Bryant, “Artistic Images with Blending Modes” by Bob Coates and much more.
In this Issue: “Never Say Never: Phyllis Kuykendall” by Steve Kozak, “Photographing Interiors” by Ron Castle, “Creating and Implementing a Sales Plan” by Mary Fisk-Taylor, “Beat the Algorithm” by Darty Hines, “Texas School 2020” by Don Dickson, “History Remembers Hasselblad” by Bill Hedrick and much more.
In this Issue: “Commission or Speculation” by Gregory Daniel, “A Closer Look at the Value of Creative Cloud Plans” by Guy T Phillips, “Sweet Light” by Carl Caylor, “Choosing Backgrounds” by Don McGregor, “Life After Photography: Mike Marvins” by Doc List and much more.
-Natural Light: Setting the Record Straight by Chelsae Williams
-“The Making of a Magazine” Behind-The-Scene Look at The Photographer Magazine by Steve Kozak
-Getting Started with Light Modifiers, part 3 by Guy T. Phillips
-Creating a Client’s Promotional Illustration by Daniel Fermaint
-“Switching Gears: Field Testing Olympus Mirrorless” by Joe McDonald
“CREATIVE JUMPSTARTS” by Thom Rouse, “IT LOOKS GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT” by Malinda Julien, “REDUNDANT ARRAY of INDEPENDENT DRIVES… The RAID Myth” by Mark McCall, “Getting Started With LIGHT MODIFIERS, Part 2: DON’T BE BAFFLED BY ALL OF THE DIFFUSION” by Guy T. Phillips, “PHOTOGRAPHY AND WONDERBREAD: THE ART OF THE CROP” by Steve Ellinger, “THE CHALLENGES OF WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY: shutter speed and aperture” by Randy Dykstra
“Maternity Photography 101” by Kay Eskridge, “Restoring Priceless Artwork – A Baumgartner Family Tradition” by Bill Hedrick, “The Psychology of Portrait Pricing: Price, Quality, and YOU” by Bry Cox,
“Getting Started with Light Modifiers” by Guy T. Phillips, “The World Needs You To BE DIFFERENT” by Jason Ulsrud, “Putting Some Tooth Into Dark Prints” by Dave Montizambert
This issue is packed with articles by photographers who will be teaching at the Texas School of Photography April 28-May 3, 2019. Francie Stonestreet shares how she creates thought provoking images, Ethan Tweedie discusses high-end real estate photography, Tony Corbell shares lighting on location and so much more!
Creative Composites: How Jason Ulsrud Rediscovered Photography – The Fashion Shoot by Steve Ellinger – In Search of the Perfect Sky by Alison Carlino – The Essence of Life: Being Fairly Rewarded for Your Work by William Branson III – Breaking the Rules by Dave Montizambert – Understanding Light: How to Pre-Visualize Your Exposure by Gary A. Meek – Texas School of Photography 2019
Creative Composites: How Jason Ulsrud Rediscovered Photography – “Who Are You” by Gregory Daniel, “Interactive Family Portraits” by Elizabeth Homan, “ESP: Expression Sells Portraits” by Don MacGregor, “Creating Event Photography for Pets” by Margaret Bryant and more.
Photographing the Oregon Coast with Doug Bennett, Teri Whitaker’s “366 Project,” Underwater Photography with Diana Waguespack… and more.
April/May 2018 Getting Uncomfortable as an Artist is Good by J.T. Blenkrer… Wildlife Photography at Home by Joe McDonald… Aileen Harding’s Fine Feathered Friends… and more.
Portraits of the Homeless with Dennis Kelly… Natural Light vs. Off-Camera Flash by Carl Caylor… Standing Out from the Crowd by Dustin Meyer… Location lighting with Dave Montizambert, and much more.
December/January 2018 Meet Tammy Graham, TPPA President 2018… Tons of Great Articles from Texas School Instructors including Don MacGregor, Steve Ellinger, William Branson III, Alison Carlino, Ross Benton and more!
Photographing Dogs’ Ears by Margaret Bryant, The Frustration of Image Competition by Bryan Welsh, Mixed Light and HyperSync by Dave Montizambert… and more.
August/September 2017 Boudoir Photography by Tim Babiak, Food Photography with Malinda Julien, Off-Camera Flash with Alison Carlino… and more.
The Camera Trap by Joe McDonald – Profile of Karen McCoy Butts – What Makes a Great Landscape Image by John Murray – Perpetual Marketing by Gregory Daniel – and much more.
April/May 2017 Bird Photography with Arthur Morris – The Fine Art Portrait Session with Kristi Elias – Auto Photography with Jeffrey Eatley – When The Location Isn’t Perfect with Gregory Daniel – The Art & Science of Photography: Size Matters with Cris Duncan – and more.
Fashion & Agency-Testing Photos by Steve Ellinger – Successfully Photographing Children with Beverly Walden – Food Product Photography by Bill Hedrick – Lighting Options for Non-Flash by Nikki Harrison – and more.
Dec/Jan 2017 Meet Trey Homan, TPPA’s New President – Deep In The Heart of Texas with Earl Nottingham – With A Little Help From Our Friends by Gregory Daniel – Peoples Choice Winners from PhotoGenesis – and more.
Landscape Photography with Doug Box – A Personal Journey in Photography by Russell Graves – One Light Can Be Enough by Cris Duncan – and much more.
Aug/Sept 2016 Ballet Photography with Jimmy Kryzak – Legacy of the Marvins Studio – Winning Images from Summerfest ’16 – Using Our Bag of Tricks by Bry Cox – and much more.
Earl Nottingham’s Photographic Odyssey – Product Photography with Cris Duncan – Alison Carlino on Off-Camera Flash – Military Art by Connor Fuller – and much more.
April/May 2016 Wyman Meinzer, the Official Photographer of Texas – Establishing Yourself as a Professional by Don MacGregor – The Magic of Photo Restoration with Catherine Dybala – and much more.
Nighttime Aerial Photography with Vincent Laforet – Bare Bulb Photography with Aboud Dweck – Photographing Interiors with Ron Castle – and much more.
Moving to a Small Town by Joe Dybala – The Perfect Portable Studio by Charles Ames – and much more.
Environmental Art, the Story of J. Henry Fair – Virtual Backgrounds Announces “Digital Projection” – Basic Daylight Photography with Tony Corbell and much more.
Bare Bulb Photography with Gregory Daniels, Modifying Available Light with Doug Box, the Making of “The Temptation” and more.
Print Winners from TPPA Photo Conference – Portraying a Portraitist by Randy Kerr – Communicating with Clients by Joe Glyda and more
Aerospace Photography with John Wilson – Abilene’s Co-Op Studio – Size Matters by Chris Duncan – Night Photography by Doug Box – Perpetual Marketing
Featuring Austin Community College – Photoshop Tips with Suzette Allen – Tips From the Lightroom Dude Nick Tsakiris – Chris Duncan on Color EFEX Pro and more
Featuring Jenny Hollis – Mark McCall on Exif Data – Payment Plans for your Customers – Chris Duncan on Outdoor Lighting – Economy Rotating Bracket
Using Existing Artificial Light with Doug Box – The Demise of the CD/DVD by Lawrence Millbarge – Lens Review: Tamron SP 70-200mm by Jon Sienkiewicz – Giving to Receive by Barry Nelson
Darty Hines with “A Camera Room Designed for babies” – “Art and Science of Lighting” by Chris Duncan – Frank Cricchio honored by TPPA and more.
Bag of Tricks for Location Photography by Greg Daniel – Placement Matters with Lighting by Chris Duncan – Evolution of Wedding Photography by Jim Bacon.
Single Light, High Key Portraiture by Chris Duncan – Coping with Rejection – Restoring Faded Photos Using Your RAW Converter – Workflow with Tony Corbell
Featuring Elizabeth and Trey Homan – Location Lighting in the Studio with Greg Daniel – Cory Sinklier’s Pinup Girls – Mark McCall Using Virtual Backgrounds
TPPA Magazine First in Nation – TPPA Convention 2011 – Texas School Shootout Winners – Kerrville Print Gallery – Protecting Yourself Against Cyber Crooks
Introducing Mark McCall, TPPA President 2014 – “Fun With Gels” by Bry Cox – “Creating Artistic Silhouettes” by Doug Box – “Do It Yourself Equipment Cart” by Mike Sheeren – and more.
Ralph Romaguera on the Basics – Bill Weaks Honored by PPA – “Kicking” Window Light by Darty Hines – Restoring a Moment in Time with Judy Dumas.
Introducing Judy Dumas, TPPA President 2013 – Position Matters with Lighting by Chris Duncan – Manual Flash with Steve Kozak and more
Featuring Randy Kerr – The Photographer’s Game Plan by Steve Kozak – Interactive Family Portraits – In Defense of the Light Meter and more
Introducing TPPA President Walter Eagleton – Texas School Lineup – SWPPA Winners Gallery – Julie Nabours on Auto Focus Adjustments – Nick Tsakiris on Lightroom