PPGBA Newsletter Archive




PPGBA Newsletter Archive – 2016


PPGBA Newsletter Archive – 2015

January – The Style and Technique of Available Light Portraiture with Robert Houser
February – Photographing the Family Landscape with Timothy Archibald
March – From Camera to Client – Winning Workflow for Success with Julieanne Kost
April – Fine Art photographer Explorer of Light Series with Vincent Laforet
May – Easy Tips for Photographers with Social Media business woman Gail Nott
June – Second Shooter Q&A Panel with Dawdy Studios, Barbara Yasuhara, Drew Altizer and Nano Visser
July – Workshop with Bambi Cantrell
August – Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks, 2 Fall Workshops
September – Laura Tillinghast lecture and next day workshop
October – Jim Erickson speaks at AAU and Year-End Image Competition
November – Annual Trade Show and Grover Sanschagrin program
December – Giving Thanks and Fred English Celebration 11/17


PPGBA Newsletter Archive – 2014

January – Top-Ten Secrets to Photographing Families and their Pets with Michael Joseph
February – Secrets To Creating Powerful Portraits with Matthew Jordan Smith
March – The Psychology of Artistic Portraiture with Carl Caylor, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
April – Photoshop and Compositing, with Bryan O’Neil Hughes
May – Pose, Light, Love! with Clay Blackmore
June – Take your wedding business to the next level with Mischa Purcell
July – When Lighting is everything at the Gap with Gwen Rodgers
August – Is Olivia Bee the next Annie Leibovitz? with Olivia Bee
September – Scream smarter: budget friendly marketing with Janine Warner
October – Become a Self-Portrait Artist with Brooke Shaden
November – Annual Trade Show and Earning a living when everyone has a camera with Judy Herman
December – Year end wrap up. Happy Holidays

PPGBA Newsletter Archive – 2013

January – Your Business – By Evolution or Creation with Brook Todd, PPA Western District Print Competition
February – Wedding Photography with Sasha Leahovcenco, Resolve to Make Your Business Better Every Year
March – The Romantic Vision with Seraphina Landgrebe, PPGBA Membership Drive
April – Image Manipulation with Jim Colton. 2012 Year-End Awards results
May – Lighting and Posing with Sharon and Scot Benton, Calling All Courageous Photographers!
June – Lighting and Presentation with Rudy Pollak, PPA 2013 Council report
July – The Creative Edge in Digital Photography with Jim DiVitale, Why Be Certified
August – Image and Branding with Caroline Winata, Election Time
September – Landscape and Nature with Gary Crabbe
October – Light Styling with Tim Meyer
November – Annual Trade Show

PPGBA Newsletter Archive – 2012

January – HDR Magic with Wayne Miller
February – Master Photographer Lito Sy
March – Niche Marketing with Laurie Klein
April – Portraits Under Pressure with Victoria Will
May – The Business of Commercial Photography with Steve Whittaker
June – Motion, Emotion and a Little Something Special with Dave Getzschman
July – Social Media Marketing & Business with Brooke Shaden
August – Get the Shot with Jeff Lewis
September – Wedding Photography with Mike Colón
October – Secrets of Commercial Portraiture with Dan Brouillette
November – Essential Tax and Business Issues for Photographers with Matthew Whatley
December – Year End Wrap-Up and Holiday Party

PPGBA Newsletter Archive – 2011

January – FURBALLS! The Art of Pet Photography with Stephanie A. Millner, Cr.Photog., CPP, MBA
February – High Profile Personality Portraiture with Michael Collopy
March – Environmental Portraits with Leslie McIntosh
April – Storytelling in the Digital Revolution with Deanne Fitzmaurice
May – FONG Shui – Harmonizing the Art of Posing and Lighting with Hanson Fong
June – Family & Group Lifestyle Portraiture with Don MacGregor
July – Secrets of Great Portrait Photography with Brian Smith
August – The Art, The Business and the Future of Wedding Photography! with Martin Grahame-Dunn
September – Vitasculptore Illuminare with Sam Gardner M.Photog. Cr., CPP, F–PPW, PPA Int. Juror
October – Lightroom Automation with Michael Corsentino
November – Food Photography with Craig Lee
December – Year End Wrap-Up and Sustaining Member Night

PPGBA Newsletter Archive – 2010

January – Joyce Tenneson
February – Fashion Inspired “Couture Wedding Photography” with Shannon Stellmacher
March – William “Bill” S. McIntosh
April – Success through Passion and Fusion Marketing with David and Ally McKay
May – How to Identify Clients, Bring in New Business and Never be Rejected with Maria Piscopo
June – Learn simple – fast – effective methods of capturing images with Mike Fulton
July – Running a successful portrait studio with Bert & Cindy Behnke
August – Lighting on Location with Amy Cantrell
September – Wedding day workflow with Robert Evans
October – Fine Art Children’s Portraiture with Jenny Hollis
November – Light, Shadows and Curves with Marc Benjamin
December – Year End Wrap-Up and Sustaining Member Night

PPGBA honored for Affiliate Communications

PPA recently held its annual Affiliate Communications Competition. Designed to improve affiliate publications and web sites, and recognize those involved in producing these communication tools, the competition awards every eligible entrant one PPA merit per entry. Those who place or earn an honorable mention receive an additional merit for each entry recognized below. Four qualified judges scored the web sites in the following three areas:

* editorial content
* overall appearance
* service to members

In Category VII, Website designed exclusively for a PPA affiliate group, 3rd Place was awarded to the Professional Photographers of the Greater Bay Area at www.ppgba.org