Free Educational ProgramsLocal and National Speakers
AzPPA hosts numerous tuesday evening seminars throughout the year on technical and business topics for photographers. These meetings are free to AzPPA members. $45 per meeting for non-members.
Please check event calendar for a listing of programs.
NetworkingSocialize With Other Photographers
Networking with other professional photographers is an excellent way to expand your knowledge and help build your studio as well as forge new friendships in the industry.
AzPPA hosts a social hour (6PM-7PM) prior to Tuesday night seminars.
Free Studio ToursSee What Other Studios Do
As an AzPPA member, you will have access to visiting one to two member studios each year. These members graciously open up their studio to members for a few hours and typically include a seminar on how they run their studio.
Free Mentoring ProgramLearn From Experience
Our popular mentoring program connects mentors and mentees together based upon interests and experiences - at no cost to our members! This is an excellent opportunity to talk with experienced photographers to get their feedback on any photography related questions. This is also an excellent way to meet and get to know more photographers to help build your photography business network.
Free Print CritiquesReceive Valuable Feedback
A valuable benefit to membership in AzPPA is the feedback you will receive from our panel of experienced judges on images you submit for print critique. Usually held once or twice a year, listening to the judges critique your images as well as all other entries is one of the best ways to improve your skills and help prepare for state, regional and international competitions through PPA where you can aspire to earn your Masters degrees. You will also earn print critique merits for merited images towards the AzPPA Distinguished Photographers Award.
Sponsor ValuesSave when you shop our sponsors
AzPPA is fortunate to have wonderful industry sponsors that provide products and services to photographers, often times at discount or with special promotions.
PPA MeritsEarn Merits Towards Degrees
For any AzPPA sponsored event that is PPA approved, all AzPPA members attending that event receive a PPA educational merit. In addition, you can receive a PPA speaking merit if you are invited to offer a seminar to AzPPA, which goes towards the PPA Craftsman Degree.