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"Inspiration: Emphasizing the Creative Process" - FREE PPAedu Video of the Month - PPA Today

"Inspiration: Emphasizing the Creative Process" - FREE PPAedu Video of the Month

By Bethany Clark

Each month, one PPAedu video is unlocked for everyone to enjoy, because we believe in spreading the wealth of education that PPA members have at their fingertips! The PPAedu library is full of tools to help you sharpen your photography techniques, marketing strategies, sales techniques, and business operations. These tutorials and educational videos are available 24/7 at no cost, as a benefit to PPA members. Between PPAedu and PhotoVision, you can tap into close to a thousand programs to help you Be More! If you haven't checked out PhotoVision, take a look. There's a new website with a slew of new episodes!

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For the month of July, the full video "Inspiration: Emphasizing the Creative Process" with PPA Instructor Joel Grimes Cr.Photog. has been unlocked. In this video, Joel first takes you down an interesting path, discussing how art and artists are often defined. Rather than focusing on terms like "genius" and "brilliant," Joel emphasizes the hard work, motivation and passion that go into creating something worthwhile. Examine and explore the many ways an artist can express ideas, so that your work truly is a manifestation of you. You'll also discuss the concept of the final product - how what you produce is ultimately subject to someone else's opinion and expectation, and how beauty is truly in the eyes of the beholder. After all, perception really is reality.

If you already belong to PPA, just log in anytime to watch the video. This video is unlocked for non-members, this month only, at For full access to PPAedu and PhotoVision programs, join PPA today!

Bethany Clark manages all things social media for PPA. When she's not living on the internet, she loves writing, sewing, travel, yoga, and of course photography.

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