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PPA Today: Imaging USA: September 2015 Archives

Imaging USA: September 2015 Archives

By Chris Homer

If you've been thinking about joining PPA, now is a great time. That's because in addition to all of PPA's membership benefits, you'll also get a FREE 3 Day All Access Pass to Imaging USA 2016 in Atlanta. 

Yes, you read that right! Those who join PPA as a professional active member this year get full access to Imaging USA's classes, parties, the Imaging Expo tradeshow and more AT NO COST! Imaging USA's registration fee is normally $349 for non-members, so you can see why this is quite a deal.

Of course, getting to experience Imaging USA for free in 2016 is just the tip of the iceberg of benefits you'll get when you join PPA's association of over 28,000 photographers. You'll get deals and tradeshow-only discounts from top photography companies, business malpractice protection from the Indemnification Trust and free equipment insurance to protect your camera gear. It doesn't stop there, you also get full access to the PPAedu and PhotoVision online library of over 1,100 videos to help with your photography techniques and nail down some good business practices; Plus, you can also discuss photography-related topics on PPA's member-only online network, theLoop! These are just some of the reasons why photographers who are with PPA are More Connected, More Profitable, and More Protected. 

Bottom line: If you're a professional photographer you really can't afford to not be with PPA! Join today and we'll see you at Imaging USA in Atlanta. Don't be left out, join PPA! Visit

About the author:
Chris Homer is PPA's SEO & Web Specialist, which basically makes Google Analytics his best friend. A graduate of the University of Georgia, Chris cheers passionately (and obnoxiously) for the Bulldogs in all things from football to checkers. When he's not hard at work on PPA's websites, you'll find Chris at auto racing events around the southeast, where he's known as a master architect of tent villages.

Imaging USA: Register Now

By Raquel Caldwell

Hands_On_Classes_3-Days-Of.jpgAre you a photographer who wants to attend Imaging USA but isn't so sure if it's worth the expense?


  1. It's worth it
  2. If you're a new member, your first year at Imaging USA is free, and
  3. For 4 lucky photographers, there is now another way...

That's because PPA is dishing out 4 Imaging USA Kickstart Scholarships!

Four lucky PPA photographers will win the opportunity to soak in all fresh new ideas available at Imaging USA. You'll get full access to every session, all of the after parties and events and can freely browse the massive tradeshow floor. The scholarship also includes your choice of a pre-convention class that happens Thursday, Friday or Saturday leading up to the show.

No matter where you are in your career, there's a class for you. Pre-convention classes range from multiple day workshops, like PPA's Business Workshop or the Certification Preparation Class, to full day classes on topics like using Lightroom, learning Corel Painter, getting your images ready for the International Photographic Competition, and more!

Plus, there are also Hands-On pre-convention classes, where you'll go out on a photo shoot with the instructor and practice the skills you are taught with your camera! These classes are shorter, so you can attend multiple classes during the day and get all the hands-on practice you want.

The scholarship includes: Choice of pre-convention classes and a full Imaging USA registration all for FREE. Travel, meals, and lodging are not included.Visit for more information on hotels, travel and more.

Find the complete list of pre-convention classes on the Programs By Day page and see which one will help you kick-start your Imaging USA experience.

To apply for the scholarship, you must be an active PPA member and you can't have previously received an Imaging USA Kickstart Scholarship. Applications are due by November 6, 2015. Recipients will be announced November 25.

Apply for the 2016 Imaging USA Kickstart Scholarship now!

Imaging USA: Register Now

About this Archive

This page is a archive of entries in the Imaging USA category from September 2015.

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