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20130212 ppmt

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20130212 ppmt

  1. 1. The Ins and Outs of PPA andPrint Competition Presented by Peggy Weatherington
  2. 2. PPA Professional Organizations SPS  Student Photographic Society PPMT  Professional Photographers of Middle Tennessee TNPPA  Tennessee Professional Photographers SEPPA  Southeastern Professional Photographers Association PPA  Professional Photographers of America
  3. 3. SPS Membership  $29 per year – includes free admission to Imaging USA Conference  Imaging volunteer in exchange for hotel room  Access to website with tons of great articles and information http://www.studentphoto.com
  4. 4. PPMT Membership  Active PPA Members $ 50  Active Non-PPA Members 85  Associate PPA 35  Associate Non-PPA 45  Studio PPA 110  Studio Non-PPA 160  Aspiring PPA 35  Aspiring Non-PPA 55  Student 25  Sustaining (vendor) 75  Honorary http://www.ppomt.com
  5. 5. TNPPA Seminars  Spring Seminar ○ March 23-25 at Fall Creek Falls State Park  Folio competition  Fall Seminar ○ September 21-25 in Pigeon Forge ○ Competition ○ Trade Show Membership  Aspiring Member $150 per year  Active Member $200 per year  Includes membership to SEPPAhttp://www.tnppa.com/
  6. 6. SEPPA  April 13-16 in Athens, GA ○ Registration fee $49 ○ Additional classes for additional fee  Print Competition  Trade Showhttp://4seppa.com/
  7. 7. PPA Annual Imaging USA Conference  Phoenix in January 12-14, 2014 ○ Trade Show  Nashville 2015  Nashville 2016 Membership  Full Member $323 year  Aspiring Member $194 yearhttp://www.ppa.com/
  8. 8. PPA A few of the many benefits  Education  Forum  Webinars  Credit Card Merchant Services  Insurance – business, equipment, liability, health  Indemnification Trust (Malpractice insurance)  Studio Management Services  Copyright Assistance  PPA Magazine  Discounts
  9. 9. Certified Professional Photographer CPP Declare your candidacy  And pay $200 fee Take the CPP certification exam  Receive breakdown of score if you don’t pass  Wait 30 days and re-take up to 3 times Submit your imageshttp://certifiedphotographer.com/
  10. 10. PPA Degrees Photographic Craftsman (CrPhotog)  13 speaking merits plus  12 exhibition, speaking, electronic imaging or service Master of Photography (MPhotog)  13 exhibition merits plus  12 exhibition, speaking, electronic imaging or service Master of Electronic Imaging (MEI)  13 electronic imaging merits plus  12 exhibition, speaking, electronic imaging or servicehttp://www.ppa.com/clientapps/degrees/degrees.html
  11. 11. Merits How do you earn merits?http://www.ppa.com/clientapps/degrees/Merits.html
  12. 12. Competition PPMT  Critique only TNPPA  Annual Fall Convention  Case fee $75 SEPPA  Bi-Annual April Convention or  In conjunction with a state competition  Entries accepted February 25 to April 1, 2013  Case fee $95 PPA  Entry deadline early July  International Judging in August  Case fee $95 http://www.ppa.com/competitions/content.cfm?ItemNumber=1541
  13. 13. 12 Elements of Merit Image Impact  Color Balance Technical Excellence  Center of Interest Creativity  Lighting Style  Subject Matter Composition  Technique Presentation  Storytelling
  14. 14. Scoring 100 to 95 Exceptional 94 to 90 Superior 89 to 85 Excellent 84 to 80 Deserving of a Merit 79 to 75 Above Average 74 to 70 Average 69 to 65 Below Exhibition Standards
  15. 15. Critique Judges Charlene (CJ) Johnson David Wright Barbara White Duell White

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