At TPPA, Our Focus is on Photographers!

You would love to start a photography business, but it is hard to get noticed and it is hard to know where to begin.

You keep asking yourself:

  • “Am I good enough?”
  • “How do I find Clients?”
  • “How much should I be charging?” 

There are so many questions, it feels overwhelming.

The good news is, the solutions are out there, you just have to know where to look.  Look no further than TPPA!

TPPA is your pathway to Success!

At TPPA, we understand the photography business because we are in the photography business.  We have the tools and the solutions to help you get your foot in the door and then kick it wide open!  Just look at some of what we offer:

Texas School of Professional Photography

Learn for some of the best photographers in the world.

August 30 - September 4

Texas School of Professional Photography crams so much education in one week it is like trying to drink from a fire hose.

I Heart Photography Conference and Expo

Photographers come from across the south to attend this exciting event at the Grapevine Convention Center.

October 16-18, 2020 in Grapevine, Texas

The I Heart Photography Conference and Expo is our annual regional photographic extravaganza with workshops, a trade show and lots of hands-on opportunities for photographing and trying out the latest in photographic gear.

TPPA Events

Year-round classes and workshops throughout the state.

Year-round Classes and Workshops

“TPPA Events” is our series of year-round, hands-on workshops held throughout the state and beyond. TPPA members host and teach workshops on a variety of topics and for all skill levels.

The Photographer Magazine

It is loaded with how-to articles, color photographs and information on upcoming events and important topics of interest to photographers.

Free Subscription with TPPA Membership.

The Photographer is our award-winning magazine which reaches photographers across the southwest.  Informative articles will keep you on the cutting edge of today’s technology as well has keep you informed of the latest techniques and marketing ideas.

The TPPA Fellowship

Start earning points for your Fellowship degree as soon as you join TPPA.

The TPPA Fellowship program recognizes those who give back.

The TPPA Fellowship program honors those who actively participate in TPPA opportunities and provided service back to fellow photographers by sharing knowledge with other photographers. Service to the association is what makes TPPA so vibrant as so many choose to work behind the scenes to make our events so successful.


“TPPA 365“ is a library of resources, downloads, studio forms, templates, Photoshop Actions, articles, videos and more created by TPPA members and speakers and supporters.

TPPA365 is FREE to all TPPA Members!

Where can you download a free set of posing cards, get inspired by Arthur Rainville, watch videos on sport posing and download free studio forms? All this and more is in TPPA 365

Don’t waste another minute trying to figure things out on your own.
Join TPPA!