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 Photographer (CPP) recognition in 2010 and serves as the president of TAPPA (Tampa Area Professional Photographers Association.) Her drive for continued education and growth in her skills and talents is what continues to motivate her both personally and professionally. Kim Warmolts Past President of Florida Professional Photographers as well as three Florida Guilds. Degrees Held: FSA, FED, FDPE, M.PhotogCr.Certified All types of portraiture, Executives, seniors, family & Pets Kevin Newsome Nearly 30 years with a retail located studio – 800+ weddings – thousands of family, children, senior, and executive sessionsMaster Photographer, Craftsman, CPP, and all Florida equivalents.Past President of TAPPA (twice), FPP, and SEPPA. Lissa Hatcher Specializing in Surrealistic Portraiture and Creative Directing.  Lissa has made her mark with commissioned art pieces being voted “Hottest New Talent” by American Photo Magazine, “Best New Artist” at SWPPA, and Photographer of the Year Year after Year, winning many Fuji and Kodak awards and best of shows . She has been publish many times over in magazines, newspapers , books, the PPA Loan Collection and PPA Showcase Book. She has even been honored with a Kodak Elite award and has been featured on Kodak.com and ABC news. Booray Perry Owner/operator of Booray Perry Photography in Tampa, FL. He is a Bronze Medalist in International Print Competition, Certified Professional Photographer (CPP), Photography Craftsman, Wedding/Event Photographer of the Year 2012, 2013, 2014 and a Featured Speaker at Imaging USA...

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 Kevin Newsome in business. Since 1986, Kevin and his wife, Kaye, have owned Newsome’s Studio of Photography on North Dale Mabry Highway in Carrollwood, where they have built a loyal following of clients. Read the rest of the...

Southern Exposure April Apr21

Southern Exposure April...

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Meeting Pics – April 2015 Apr14

Meeting Pics – April 2015...

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