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PPA President’s message: Stock your tool belt

To be a better photographer, keep learning.

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PPA President’s message: Don’t be satisfied

Audrey Wancket by © Jamie Hayes. . . Push your limits. . If I ever become satisfied with where I am, I’ll know it’s time to retire. I set goals and

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The dramatic history of Professional Photographers of America

"The Challenge to Succeed: 150 years of Professional Photographers of America" chronicles the oldest professional association for working photographers.

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PPA President’s message: A work in progress

"The world, our customers, art, and technology keep changing and improving, and so also must we."

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Grand Imaging Award goes to Ella Carlson

PPA's Grand Imaging Award goes to photographer Ella Carlson

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Progress in print: Professional Photographer magazine through the years

Professional Photographer, the official member magazine of Professional Photographers of America, is more than a century in the making

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PPA launches new drone photography certification

PPA launches new drone photography certification program.

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PPA teams up with NYIP to offer CPP exam

PPA teams up with New York Institute of Photography to offer CPP certification exam to students

PPA seeks association artifacts for 150th anniversary

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Devastating data loss reveals a resource

One day, in a split second, the computer hard drive came crashing down—literally. What photographers can do when their systems fail.

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Why small claims is essential for copyright reform

For pro photographers to have real copyright protection, there has to be reform. A small claims copyright infringement process is the first step.

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PPA Board member to the rescue

In the wilds of Washington state to supervise a Boy Scout camping trip, PPA Vice President Rob Behm aids injured hiker.

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Accidents happen: Insure your drone

General liability insurance protects photographers if their drone does harm while working.

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It’s official: Professional Photographer is among the best

PPA's member magazine is named a finalist for six publishing excellence awards.

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Get certified from home

It's now possible to become a PPA certified professional photographer (CPP) by taking the test at home. Certification is a credential consumers value.

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6 ways to show the difference

6 free marketing tools from Professional Photographers of America

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Breakthrough in copyright reform

Small claims process gains traction. . In June, PPA received news that U.S. lawmakers were finally drafting copyright legislation to design a small claims process

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Copyright law that works for you

You can help make the changes in U.S. copyright law that will aid professional photographers.

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Want to stick it to copyright infringers? Here’s how

Copyright protects your photographs, but not as much as you think

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Pumping up the volume

High-volume photography can be a profitable sideline to portrait or wedding work

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