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Taking Steps to
Inspire, Equip and
Educate Today's Photographers

Education is the key to PPW!  

We have several events yearly that offer incredible speakers on various topics to help the professional photographer.

The Spring Educational Conference is around April and provides the association's members an event to come together to enjoy old and new friends. Before this event our Annual Print Competition takes place. Hired judges are brought in to judge and critique our images with the 12 Elements of Merited Print as a guide. 

We hold another event around October to give a stimulating break from the photographer's busy season of High School seniors and families, for example. 

During the year, each PPW District holds meetings four times a year in the their area. To learn about these events besides here on our website, The Washington Photographer Journal comes out four times a year. Within the pages of the journal, you will also learn about the workings of PPW and informational articles about our industry. 


Involvement improves your business. Here are a few ways to do this: 

Upcoming events

    • 05 Sep 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 28 W Indiana, Ste C. Spokane, WA 99205

     The PPA Consumer Report Party 

    Spend the night with fellow PPW Photographers and lets talk opportunity. PPA commissioned an extensive consumer survey to document client economics, budgets, and expectations for portraits, pets, and weddings. Some of the information is predictable, but there's quite a bit thats rather enlightening. Finally, a round table discussion on the business of photography and some insights to help us out. 

    Members Only - A guest is always welcome. 

    Contact Mike at Busbywc@gmail.com with any questions.

    • 06 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • 7201 W Clearwater Ave #105B, Kennewick WA 99336

    Business Essentials

    Get a crash course in the business of professional photography from some of the top photographers and industry experts!  

    Topics include: 
    Business Models / Niches 
    Finances / Accounting 
    Gear Bag 
    Professional Organizations 

    PPA Merited Event  

    Early Bird for registration before September 15th, 2019.

    Registration Fee: $49 before Sept 15 /  $59 after Sept 15

     "After Dark" bonus program on Saturday, Oct 5 from 6-8 pm.  Free for all to attend.   

    PPW Board meeting is Oct 5 at 2-4 pm

The Professional Photographers of Washington

27088 Ohio Ave NE
Kingston, WA 98346

(360) 818-4348

President:  Dalisa Sherrard
dalisajophotography@gmail.com / (509) 683-2652

Vice President: Rachel Wooley
rachelhattaway@gmail.com / (360) 961-5443

Executive Manager: Faye Johnson
   fayejohnson@comcast.net / (360) 509-6994 

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