November 14, 2017 Print Competition
Monday, November 13, 2017

November is our annual Print Competition and we are so excited about it. I wanted to write you all and chat a little bit more about our November meeting. I know everyone is busy and stressed this time of year. Trying to complete weddings, seniors and get families in for their seasonal portraits. It can all be tense, and taking a monday night off to join us for Print Comp may not be on the top of your list. Especially if you don’t ever plan to do Print Comp in the future.But here are a few reasons why you should ENTER, and if you don’t enter, why you should still join us!1.) You will improve your photography, even just by listening to the judges-Print competition is the best ...

October 10, 2017 Carrie Stadelman: Dive into Print Competition
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
November 14, 2017 Print Competition

Carrie Stadelman has won multiple awards within the photography industry. Come hear her speak about how to create a print that is print competition ready. We will also be doing a little critique of images so you can see what others look for when doing print comp. Please email Carrie some of your images you may consider for print comp, or have done in the past and she will include them in the critique. Email to with subject MTPPAWhen: October 10, 2017 at 7:00 pmWhere: MTIA Building 2937 Atrium Dr. Okemos, MI Cost: Free for MTPP members. Members please RSVP to Facebook event. $49.00 for non members. Don't forget the print competition! This ...

Annual Members Business Meeting
Thursday, August 03, 2017

Welcome to August!!!Who out there is is having a busy, hot, crazy, fun summer? Hopefully it's filled with great photography and quality time with the people that matter to you. I can't believe as I'm writing this that my term as president is ending this month, and I hand over the reins to our VP, Anthony Werch. This year has really flown by, and I've learned a lot from our board, past presidents, and members. We would not be where we are today without their support. I look forward to Anthony running this ship and taking us to the next level.The August meeting is our yearly business meeting. I hope everybody makes attending the August 8th meeting a priority. We will have at least one open ...

September 11, 2017 Jim Schuon Real Estate and Architectural Photography
Monday, July 24, 2017
November 14, 2017 Print Competition

We all have a story to tell about our passion for photography.  Mine started very early.  I will share with you my story.  Although I enjoy many genres of photography, over the past 10 years I have concentrated on real estate and architectural photography.  I have always loved to help other people succeed and enjoy passing along what little I know.  I will talk about the difference between real estate and architectural photography. (there are more differences than one might think) marketing, tips on getting the right images, what happens at a shoot, lighting, post processing, how I catalog shoots and delivery to the client.   As a member of MTPPA and a peer to ...

TJ Houston Business Workflow July 11, 2017
Sunday, June 04, 2017
November 14, 2017 Print Competition

Are you a starving artist? Is it time for a restart on your business? Are you underwater and need to bail out?In this workshop TJ will go through the stages of a customer from Lead to Leave and discuss how you can improve the way your business works. Focusing on People, Profit and Process are the keys to success in your business and in this session we will share tips and tricks to improve your business in these key areas. The goal of this session is to get a firm understanding of your current processes and how they can be improved so you can focus on what you love. Capturing MemoriesTj Houston is an author, blogger, photographer, and an educator located in Nova Ohio. Tj runs a successful ...