Are you a professional photographer in the greater Seattle/Tacoma area? Come join us in the month of April to participate in our hands on Stylized Wedding and Engagement Shoot!

 

Tacoma Photographers Professional Community

(3rd Place Winner – PCPPA Member Angie Whitten of Harmony Photography)

PCPPA Weekly Inspiration Contests Launch  – The first week of April we launched our first ever PCPPA Weekly Inspiration Contest on our Facebook Page. Our goal is to engage other local professional photographers, promote local talent and connect them with PCPPA. Our first week’s theme was the Pacific Northwest, you can check out the top 3 photographs here:

 

Screen Shot 2016-04-15 at 1.11.53 PM

New Website Redesign Underway – We are busy redesigning the PCPPA website in the month of April. Our goal is to make the site more user-friendly, build out a relevant blog for local photographers and PCPPA members, and to provide better information to potential PCPPA membership applicants.

NOTE: The new website official launch will be on May 1st. The website will be undergoing changes and updates throughout the month in the evening hours as to not interrupt usage.

 

Find us on Facebook

PCPPA Member Spotlight Features Available – We are offering a Member Only Spotlight Feature to ALL current PCPPA members! If you would like to have yourself or your business featured on our PCPPA blog and Social Media, please fill out the questionnaire below. There are a total of 39 feature slots to be filled. The deadline for submissions for 2016 features is Saturday April 30th, 2016. All unclaimed feature spots will go to the PCPPA Membership to feature current work and recent sessions. Every member has equal opportunity to be featured once a year. Just fill out the online questionnaire: CLICK HERE

Historian Committee – We are looking for volunteers to join the historian committee. We would like to start capturing photographs of the PCPPA events as they happen. All that is required is for you to bring your phone and snap some quick photographs and post them to our PCPPA Instagram feed! If you are interested in participating please email pcppaconnect@gmail.com.

Membership News – We would like welcome the following new PCPPA members that have recently joined!

Tricia Larmore – Ellery Studio

Jhanell More – About Amore Photography

Keith Vincent – Keith Vincent Photography

Crystal Saly – Crystal Pixel Photography

Jon White – JM White Photography

 

REMINDER: Annual Dues for 2016 are now due to still take advantage of joining early in the year.  You can pay via cash, check or credit card. You may also mail your dues payment to:

Shiboney Dumo
c/o PCPPA
PO Box 48204
Seattle, WA 98148-0204
or call  Shiboney at 425 298 7336 to leave a message or make a payment by credit card

 

 

DSC_6740e

Tuesday – April 26th, 2016: LIVE Spring Stylized Engagement & Wedding Shoot

Come join us April 26th at the PCPPA monthly meeting where we will feature a LIVE stylized shoot lead by three of our very own PCPPA members! The stylized shoot will be a great way to work side by side and connect with other local photographers. We will cover posing tips and the use of natural light and flash photography styles. Come to challenge yourself, network with other photographers and update your portfolio. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

PCPPA Calendar of Events: CLICK HERE
March Meeting: Tuesday April 26th, 2016
Time: 6-9pm
Cost: PCPAA Members (FREE) / Non-PCPPA Members $25
Location: Wright Park, Tacoma (CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS)

 RSVP for this event:

My name (required)

My email (required)

Are you a PCPPA member? (required)
 Yes No

Including yourself, how many people will be attending with you (required)

Comments (in case you have some)

 

 

Tuesday – May 24th, 2016: Pricing & Sales Roundtable

Come join us in May to participate with other local professional photographers in an open roundtable discussion about one of the biggest pain points: Pricing & Sales! Bring your pricing, product and sales questions and participate in the discussion! Each participant is asked to bring their favorite products or best sellers to share with the group! The best way to learn and ask advice is from other Professionals in your OWN area! Take the guess work out of how much to charge, what products to offer and how you should be selling them! It is our goal at PCPPA to provide a positive environment to help support each other and answer your burning Pricing & Sales questions!

PCPPA Calendar of Events: CLICK HERE

 

 

Thursday – May 12th, 2016: An Evening with Tony Corbell in Seattle: 

Profoto and Glazers are sponsoring a lighting presentation by Tony Corbell in Seattle on Thursday May 12th! Tickets are only $40! To learn more: CLICK HERE

 

About PCPPA

PCPPA is a local Tacoma based chapter of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Our focus is to inspire, educate and connect with local area photographers. You can read more about the PCPPA and member benefits by clicking HERE.

Find us online at:

For additional information or questions about this newsletter please contact: skye@skyetucker.com