Helping photographers exceed their dreams
through education, validation and community.
At TPPA, our focus is on you! Join TPPA Texas Professional Photographers Association


Texas Professional Photographers Association is a non-profit association for all professional photographers who want grow their photography business.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide all photographers with an opportunity for success regardless of their professional aspirations, creative desires or personal interest in the craft of photography.

What We Do

We provide our members an outstanding experience and help them become better photographers, better small businesses and better connected.

Upcoming Events You Don’t Want to Miss!

Light from the Shadows
Presented by Mark Bryant

When: June 11 and 12
Time:  Friday 1PM – 6PM and Saturday 10AM – 5PM

Where:  Lubbock, Texas

“In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.”

Sir Francis Bacon

Join one of the country’s premier portrait artist, Mark Bryant, as he leads us on a journey of Light and Shadows.

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TPPA Social:  Palo Duro Canyon and the Texas Outdoor Musical!

When: June 13
Time:  Sunday

Where:  Palo Duro Canyon near Canyon, Texas

TPPA hits the road for a trip to Palo Duro Canyon.  Bring a friend or the entire family!

Know as, “The Grand Canyon of Texas”, Palo Duro is the second largest canyon in the country.  Experience the canyon’s rugged beauty and enjoy its colorful history.

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You want to be a photographer
but don't know where to start.
You have come to the right place! Join TPPA

Want to be a Better Photographer?

We have a Class for You!

What do you want to learn?

TPPA provides outstanding photographic education with photography classes and workshops for all skill levels.

Want to Grow Your Photography Business?

Photography is a lot more fun when you are making money.

We offer Business and Marketing Classes

TPPA is a non-profit association for all professional photographers who want to grow their photography business.

Want to Get Connected?

Photography is a lot more fun with friends!

Network with other Pros and Vendors

Membership in TPPA provides photographers with the opportunity to build a supportive network of colleagues.


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April 25 – 30, 2021

Your online library of educational
resources, studio forms and more!

Oct. 15-17, 2021


Vendors Row – Exclusive savings from our vendor partners.



Spotlight Pics:  Featuring Award-Winning Images from our 2020 Image Competition