The Future of the CASE Act

The Future of the CASE Act

Intellectual property represents $6.6 trillion—over one third—of the total GDP of the United States. This number accounts for not just the work of photographers but also graphic artists, authors, illustrators, songwriters, and countless other professions. That’s why it’s crucial that…
Published vs. Unpublished

Published vs. Unpublished

One of the hurdles that photographers face when registering their copyright is determining whether the work is published or unpublished. This may sound like a straight-forward question,  but when you look at the last time the definition of ‘published’ was…
Don’t Be A Branding Hot Mess: Tips from Stacy Pierce

Don’t Be A Branding Hot Mess: Tips from Stacy Pierce

Stacy Pierce will be joining our speaker line up for Imaging USA 2021 but she joined us live on an episode of PPA In It Together to give us a little sneak peek into her Imaging USA class on branding!
Imaging USA 2021 Goes Virtual

Imaging USA 2021 Goes Virtual

With pressures mounting over the continued COVID-19 pandemic combined with looming event deadlines and deliverables, Professional Photographers of America announced plans to move Imaging USA 2021 into a virtual conference space. Included in the move are all facets of the…
International Photographic Competition Goes Online for 2020

International Photographic Competition Goes Online for 2020

PPA’s International Photographic Competition hosted annually by Professional Photographers of America isn’t really a competition at all. It’s an opportunity for photographers to have their images evaluated by trained jurors and to receive constructive feedback from them. With a long…

Imaging USA 2021 to Become a “Virtual Event Like No Other”

PPA organizers promise “No ordinary event” ATLANTA, August 26, 2020 – With pressures mounting over the continued COVID-19 pandemic, combined with looming event deadlines and deliverables, Professional Photographers of America today announced plans to move Imaging USA 2021 into a…
Imaging USA 2021 to Become a “Virtual Event Like No Other”

Imaging USA 2021 to Become a “Virtual Event Like No Other”

With pressures mounting over the continued COVID-19 pandemic, combined with looming event deadlines and deliverables, Professional Photographers of America today announced plans to move Imaging USA 2021 into a virtual conference space.
Photo Gallery: Vicens Forns’ Imaginative Wedding Images

Photo Gallery: Vicens Forns’ Imaginative Wedding Images

Vicens Forns photographed his first wedding in 2011 and has since earned dozens of awards and “best of” list entries as he’s established himself as one of Napa Valley’s premier wedding photographers. Here’s a look at his work. RELATED: Learn…
Photo Gallery: Fox & Gem’s Stylized Child Portraits

Photo Gallery: Fox & Gem’s Stylized Child Portraits

“It is very important to make sure potential customers have a very good idea of what our style is,” says Fox & Gem Photography co-owner Ammara Crittenden. Landing clients who don’t understand Fox & Gem’s look can turn out to…
President’s Message: Is Confidence a Factor?

President’s Message: Is Confidence a Factor?

PPA President Gregory Daniel © TIm Kelly and Kyla Renee Paintings Earlier this year, my wife, Lesa, and I were traveling to meet with the Professional Photographers of Oklahoma. Our connecting flight was in Atlanta, where our plane picked up…
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