TAPPA Tribune Sep01

TAPPA Tribune

The new issue of the TAPPA Tribune is an important one because it contains all the new candidates for the Board of Directors! Be sure and read these profiles to learn more about each one.....

Southern Exposure | August Aug28

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The latest issue of Southern Exposure magazine is out!  

Megan DiPiero – Sept. Speaker

7 Sales Crimes that are Robbing You of Success   By now you probably know that to thrive in this industry, you need two big things on your side—Art Skills and Business Skills.In this course, Megan will reveal 7 fairly common, but entirely criminal, sales practices that may be stopping you from achieving the sales of your dreams.She’ll also show you the Sales Solutions to set your business straight.   This class is perfect for the emerging pro looking to avoid common pitfalls and get their business started on the right foot. Experienced pros will enjoy the reminder to polish off their marketing approach and the interesting glimpse...

Mentor Workshops! Aug28

Mentor Workshops!

You won’t want to miss this epic opportunity to spend 3 hours with 3 of TAPPA’s top notch mentors. Workshops will be hands-on, intimate (6 participants per class) and chock full of information. We will be featuring one mentor each month over the next three months.  The best part,...

September

September: A Month to Remember Our Legacy What will our legacy be in 127 years? That may sound too far away, too unrealistic to imagine still having an influence, but we never know how the way we use our talents will transform the lives of others. Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday of...

FPP Magazine Aug17

FPP Magazine

The FOCUS Convention issue of FPP magazine is out! Get updated on the rules for competition (including the NEW category!) and the details on all the speakers and activities happening in...

TAPPA Tribune Aug07

TAPPA Tribune

The new edition of the TAPPA Tribune is online!...

Aug. Speaker | Jackson Koontz Jul31

Aug. Speaker | Jacks...

“DIGITAL KILLED THE PHOTOGRAPHER” A generational study   The digital war is over but who exactly won? We are facing a whole new world where we are continually challenged with an ever changing market, new ideas and beliefs, and we now even live in a cloud… but how is that any different...

Southern Exposure | July Jul21

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The new issue of Southern Exposure is out and includes the SEPPA Showcase! This is a “must-see”...

July

Celebrating Independence with Appropriate Dependency   Our annual 4th of July celebration provides the perfect time to consider our nation’s independence as well as our own dependence. While we enjoy the immense blessing of living in a country that permits and encourages the pursuit of...

Meeting Pics July 2015 Jul15

Meeting Pics July 20...

Another great meeting with guest speaker Andi Diamond! [Show...

Robert Frank – NY Times Jul04

Robert Frank –...

Here’s a recent article in the New York Times about Robert Frank. His collection, “The Americans” is considered a masterpiece of photography. Not only is the story interesting but Katy Gannan’s work as photographer on the story is wonderful.. Robert Frank – New...

July Speaker | Andi Diamond Jun26

July Speaker | Andi Diamond

Like many female photographers, Andi Diamond went to undergrad and grad school for something completely unrelated to photography. After her son was born, her passion for healthcare faded and her desire to own her own creative business grew. In 2008, she started Andi Diamond Photography and has not looked back since. She quickly realized the importance of not only creating beautiful imagery for her clients, but in practicing a business methodology focused on pricing for profit. By charging appropriately, she can provide the high level of experience and attention that her clients desire, while also bringing home a paycheck that she feels...

Southern Exposure | June Jun22

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The June Issue of Southern Exposure Magazine…  

Tappa Tribune Jun17

Tappa Tribune

The latest issue of the TAPPA Tribune is out!  

June

Six months into 2015 and summer is upon us. Seems like we skipped spring this year. Graduations lead to months with the kids out of school. Beach and other vacations beckon to us. Rush hour traffic grows lighter as the days grow longer. It’s the perfect time to change our routine, turn our...

June – Salon! Jun09

June – Salon!

Our June Meeting will be our second Salon of the year. The meeting is pushed back one week because of the FOCUS convention in Orlando so we meet on June 16th. Salon info is here If you have never been to Salon, you really should try and come early to watch the judging. Watching the judges...

FPP Magazine Jun02

FPP Magazine

The new issue of FPP Magazine is online. If you plan on going to FOCUS and competing, be sure and read the new changes to the rules!...

Southern Exposure | May May21

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The latest issue of Southern Exposure is out…  

May

May in the Hudson Valley was one of my favorite months as a child. Spring burst into in full bloom. Trees thrust out fresh leaves; green grass blankets the ground instead of snow and flowers colored the drab world of winter, beautiful again. Lilacs and Lily of the Valley were my favorites,...

TAPPA Tribune May12

TAPPA Tribune

The May issue of the TAPPA tribune is out!  

New TAPPA Video

Special thanks to Brad hall of  Brad Hall Studios for all the hard work that has obviously gone into producing the new TAPPA promotional video. If you haven’t seen it yet, click on Why Join? and watch.

Panel Discussion

TAPPA’s may meeting will feature a Panel discussion! One of the most informative types of meetings that we have, the Panel Discussion puts 5 professional photographers on the spot to answer any and all questions from members and guests. Digital art, portraits, weddings, studio management… you name it… Not only can you get answers from someone with experience, you can get different tactics from different styles. A very informative night for any photographer! Our panel will include: Susan Black Susan earned a Certificate in Photography from The University of South Florida in 2008. She attained her Certified Professional...

Tampa Tribune Apr22

Tampa Tribune

Founder and past President of TAPPA, Kevin Newsome, is featured in The Tampa Tribune There is a big difference between the quality of photograph you’d post to your wall on Facebook and the quality of photograph you’d mount on your wall at home. The difference is significant enough to keep...

Southern Exposure April Apr21

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Click here for the April edition of Southern Exposure Magazine.  

Meeting Pics – April 2015 Apr14

Meeting Pics –...

Pictures from the last meeting!   Images courtesy of Booray Perry Photography                                    ...

April

I cannot believe it’s already April—I’m still putting away Christmas decorations! Each year seems to fly by faster than the last, and I continue to wonder where times goes. The older I get, the quicker days pass.   Despite the flurry of activities, I’m making time to enjoy special...

TAPPA Tribune – April 2015 Mar31

TAPPA Tribune –...

The April Issue of the Tappa Tribune is out!  

Situational Awareness with Christine Reynolds

TAPPA meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Doubletree Hotel 4500 W Cypress St Tampa, FL 6:00 PM Tampa, FL Program: Situational Awareness – Optimizing for Success What is a great image and how can we create one on demand ? It’s called situational awareness, that is being aware of what the goal is, what is available and optimizing your environment, equipment, and skills in a timely fashion. We are going to provide guidelines for evaluating the situation in simple terms. How to think and problem solve your way through a project.. Tricks and techniques will be shown for lighting ,composition and how to maximize what you have ....

Southern Exposure | March Mar20

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The March issue of Southern Exposure Magazine is out….