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June 14, 2019

Booking Fee, Lighting Headshot, Studio Management and Other Hot Photography Topics on theLoop

Networking is the best way to meet other photographers, get advice from experienced professionals, and to improve your business through recommendations. Since photography can be an individualized industry, it can be hard to get out of your comfort zone and befriend other photographers. That’s why PPA created theLoop, an exclusive social network only for pro photographers!

theLoop is a friendly community in which you can share your struggles and stories. Hundreds of discussions happen every day covering topics including gear, education, business practices, and everything in between! You must be a member of PPA to take advantage of theLoop. The good news is PPA membership is only $27.92 a month and comes with a wide variety of  benefits that over 30,000 PPA members take advantage of every single day!

After you’re done joining, scroll through the hottest discussions happening now on theLoop:

Should a Booking Fee Contribute to the Total Cost of a Shoot?

When you charge a booking fee, does it normally count towards the total cost of the shoot?  This photographer wants to know!

Lighting Headshots

This photographer is hoping to get some advice on how best to light an individual headshot where the subject is wearing trifocal lenses and does not want to remove them. Got some tips?  

Studio Management Software

In this thread, this photographer is searching for a good, cost-efficient, studio/client management software and wants your recommendation. Which one do you use?


So as you see, theLoop is a great place for PPA members to connect with each other, share information, get constructive criticism, and receive help when needed. Become a PPA member so you can “stay in the loop”.

Already a member?  Head over to theLoop to see what everyone’s buzzing about!