Galleries
2019 Grand Imaging Awards finalists: Animal Portrait

The 2019 top 10 Grand Imaging Award photographs in the Animal Portrait category

Galleries
2019 Grand Imaging Awards finalists: High School Senior Portraits

The 2019 top 10 Grand Imaging Award photographs in the High School Senior Portraits category

Galleries
2019 Grand Imaging Awards finalists: Artist

The 2019 top 10 Grand Imaging Award photographs in the Artist category

Galleries
2019 Grand Imaging Awards finalists: Children’s Portrait

The 2019 top 10 Grand Imaging Award photographs in the Children's Portrait category

Galleries
2019 Grand Imaging Awards finalists: General Portrait

The 2019 top 10 Grand Imaging Award photographs in the General Portrait category

Galleries
2019 Grand Imaging Awards finalists: Event Album

The 2019 top 10 Grand Imaging Award photographs in the Event Album category

Galleries
2019 Grand Imaging Awards finalists: Non-event Album

The 2019 top 10 Grand Imaging Award photographs in the Non-event Album category

Quick Takes
12 Elements of a Merit Image

The 12 Elements of a Merit Image represent the gold standard for judging the International Photographic Competition hosted annually by Professional Photographers of America.

Quick Takes
Ben Shirk wins Grand Imaging Award

Photographer Ben Shirk wins PPA's Grand Imaging Award top prize for 2018/

Galleries
2018 Diamond Photographers

A gallery of PPA's Diamond Photographers of 2018, each of home had four images make it into the Loan Collection during International Photographic Competition

Quick Takes
Photo Competition Prep: A Fresh Look at the 12 Elements

A mind map adds meaning to the PPA International Photographic Competition.

Quick Takes
8 new rules for PPA’s International Photographic Competition 2017

Make sure you know what to expect at PPA's International Photographic Competition.

Quick Takes
28 Competition sins

Adrian Henson, M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP, has made a study of image competition. If you’re looking to rack up PPA merits in the International Photographic Competition,

Profiles
Act Two

Participating in photo competitions not only improves your skills, it gives you bragging rights with clients, too.

Business
Case study: Finding validation

Tracy Page was new to professional photography and she struggled until she found mentors.