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March 30, 2019 - April 1, 2019

March 30-April 1, 2019

Location: Comfort Suites Hotel, 10 South Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA

Phone: 717-960-1000

PPA members will receive one education merit for attending the full day of programs on March 31, 2019. To receive the merit, national PPA member number must be given during registration.

PPA of PA Annual Convention and Print Competition
Education • Print Competition • Banquet • CPP Exam Networking


PPA of PA’s

Annual Print Competition

Please see Print Competition page for more information!!!

Entry Deadline: March 24, 2019

Live streaming audio on PrintCompetition.com!!

PPA of PA Annual Print Competition Rules



CPP Exam

Sunday, March 31, 2019 ■ 9:00-11:00AM

To register for the CPP exam, please go to

If you have any questions, please contact:
Byron Sands
Phone: 570-983-2911
Email: studio@endlessmountainsstudios.com




Kimberly Schlegel, Cr., CPP (Pennsylvania)

Finding Your Passion from Art to Life Saturday, March 30, 2019 – 9:30-11:30AM

What is your why? How does that affect your business and your life? Do you want it to change? These are all questions as creatives we should be examining. After 14 years owning a photography business, Kim Schlegel, has examined these many times. She will be sharing how the answers have shaped her business and her life as well as different ways these questions can shape your business and life. Use the inspiration from this program to shape areas you want to focus on the rest of the weekend and into the rest of the year.

Learn more about Kimberly…

Jeff Dachowski, M.Photog.,Cr., CPP (New Hampshire)

Sponsored by WHCC Lab.

Selling For Success ● Sunday, March 31, 2019 – 9:00-11:30AM

Jeff Dachowski M.Photog.Cr, CPP. Success in the salesroom has nothing to do with luck and everything to do with effort on the part of the salesperson. Join Jeff for a fast paced discussion on how to build and achieve great sales. Selling for Success will cover the psychology of sales, increasing client engagement, enabling customer buy in, closing the sale and a lot more. Jeff will teach solid approaches to help you get over many of the mental roadblocks we as portrait artists put in our own way….

Learn more about Jeff…

Dori Arnold, M.Photog.Cr (Oklahoma)

Dori Arnold
Dori Arnold

Studio Life ● Sunday, March 31, 2019 – 1:00-3:30PM

Dori’s program will cover many aspects of studio life, including how to find and maintain clients, Limited Edition portrait sessions, One-Shot Days and other programs helpful to running a successful business.

Dori G. Arnold has been a professional photographer for nearly 30 years.  Owner and operator of her studio in Claremore, Ok, she specializes in high school seniors.  At one time, she had Senior Representatives at 15 area schools….

Learn more about Dori…

Bryan Welsh, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, API (Oregon)

Twelve Elements of a Merit Print – Principles to Become a Better Photographer and Businessperson ● Sunday, March 31, 2019 – 4:00-6:30PM

Sponsored by McKenna Lab.


Using the Twelve Elements of a Merit Print as a guide, Bryan will show how you can use the principles of Image Competition to become a better photographer and businessperson….

 Learn more about Bryan…

Toni Harryman, M.Photog.,Cr., CPP (Iowa)

Sponsored by ACI Lab.

Finding Your Inner Artist – Painting in Photoshop ● Monday, April 1, 2019 – 8:30-11:30AM

We all hear that we should stand out from our competition by being different, and painting your images is one way to differentiate yourself from the many other photographers out there. Learn to think more like an artist and enjoy some playtime with painting. Bring your laptops and a Wacom tablet if you have one for a hands on journey into painting in Photoshop….

Learn more about Toni…

Roger Hammons, Ph.D., M.Photog., CPP and
Michael Dunphy, M.Photog., CPP (Washington, D.C. and Maryland)

The Kiss of Flash: An On-Location Portraiture Workshop ● Monday, April 1, 2019 – 1:00-4:00PM

In this creative workshop, we’ll work on the skills of analysis, visualization, and problem solving applicable to every on-location portrait job.   To focus on just the essentials, we’ll work with simple equipment that’s easy to manage without an assistant:  camera, handheld light meter, and portable strobe on a light stand.  Using these tools, we’ll work to capture as many different, compelling portraits as we can, to ensure variety in our portrait work.

Learn more about Roger and Michael…


March 30, 2019
April 1, 2019
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Comfort Suites, Carlisle, PA
10 South Hanover Street
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States
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