January 12, 2021 - Clark Sanders, Cr.Photog., CPP
Saturday, December 19, 2020
January 12, 2021 - Clark Sanders, Cr.Photog., CPP

Ready to up your game with off camera flash? You're in for a treat with Clark Sanders as he presents "A Simple Approach to Lighting."Clark, a Master Craftsman and Certified Professional Photographer, is known for his very recognizable work of high school seniors. His images have a cinematic flair and attract clients who truly want something unique and valuable for their seniors.This year Clark will be celebrating 20 years as a photographer next year, and ten years as a full time photographer. It took him ten years to finally make the jump to do what he loves as a career.Like a lot of photographers, his love for it started when he was a kid and was given his first camera - a Kodak 110 to be ...

October 13, 2020 Jean Smith "Lens Selection for Creativity and Defining Your Style
Saturday, September 12, 2020
January 12, 2021 - Clark Sanders, Cr.Photog., CPP

How can you tell a story with the lens you choose? Join MTPPA as Jean Smith presents "Lens Selection for Creativity and Defining your Style."Discover why lens selection can be a critical tool in defining your style. Your use of lens and focal length can dramatically change the story your image tells. Let's have a chat on how this can make your images more creative and set you apart from others.Jean is an international treasure, yet Michigan is lucky enough to be her home.In Jean's words: " Hello! My name is Jean Smith and I am a lifestyle wedding and family photographer based out of Michigan. I've been photographing people for over thirteen years and still can't believe I get to hang out ...

November 10, 2020 Judy Reinford
Monday, September 07, 2020
January 12, 2021 - Clark Sanders, Cr.Photog., CPP

Does Print Competition come around way too quickly for you? Are you scrambling every year to even FIND images in your library you aren't embarrassed to submit? Our local print competition may be next week already, but why not prepare for next year's competition season NOW? Judy Reinford will be talking about one of her favorite topics, "The Art of Creating an Idea for Print Competition." Judy's credentials are prestigious. She's a Master Artist, a Photographic Craftsman, and a Certified Professional Photographer. She also currently serves the members of PPA on its board of directors. Judy resides in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She loves educating photographers, and bringing a ...

November 17 Annual Print Competition
Monday, September 07, 2020
January 12, 2021 - Clark Sanders, Cr.Photog., CPP

November is right around the corner, and so is our Annual Print Competition! It's a wonderful and exciting night, and a great way to further improve the quality of your work. This year, we are partnering with DPPA, PPM, and MAPP for our Print Competitions. Judging will occur as it has before, with one panel of judges for the entire evening. Awards will be determined separately for MTPPA and for DPPA submissions. When: November 17, 7pmWhere: This is a Zoom meeting in conjunction with PPM and DPPA HOW TO ENTER  Entry Fee: $25 for up to 4 images. Click here to register. Categories: Weddings, Illustrative, Portrait, and Commercial. Image Size: ...

February 11, 2020 Betsy Finn Refining Your Brand, Finding Your Plan (copy)
Monday, September 07, 2020
January 12, 2021 - Clark Sanders, Cr.Photog., CPP

Are you stuck in a rut? Do you feel like your studio doesn’t have a cohesive brand, and that your online identity is made up of puzzle pieces thatdon’t quite fit together? Are you unsure of how to connect with prospects and clients online?  Betsy Finn has been there, done that, many times over the years. With the ever changing dynamics of social sites, blogs, and websites, it’s necessary to be fluid and flexible in how you approach your brand’s online identity. You need to develop a marketing strategy that works for YOU.. It may feel like a struggle to get “up to speed” when things change so ...