Professional Photographers of San Diego County | Inspiring the leaders of professional photography in San Diego County Professional Photographers of San Diego County

  • May 2014 Best of Show

    Dance of the Spring Time Fairy by Ken Hofheinz

    May 2014 Best of Show
  • March 2014 Best of Show

    Smooth Scroll by Monica Royal

  • Jan 2014 Best of Show

    Bald Eagle’s Misty View by Fred Blood III

    Jan 2014 Best of Show
  • November 2013 Best of Show

    Sitting Pretty – By Amy Dawnelle

  • Sept 2013 Best of Show

    Romance at Sunset – by Derick Lee

    Sept 2013 Best of Show
"Inspiring the leaders of professional photography in San Diego County"

Professional Photographers of San Diego County

Professional Photographers of San Diego County is an association that provides its membership, made up of professional photographers, and those who aspire to be such, with educational programs focused on the craft, science and business of photography.

As an association, we strive to promote technical excellence, standards of professionalism, expression of creativity and passion for the art of photography.

In conjunction with our parent organization Professional Photographers of America and our state affiliate Professional Photographers of California, we support achieving professional goals, challenge members to strive for photographic excellence, and set professional, ethical, and business standards so that our members become leaders in the field of professional photography.

Upcoming Events

9:00 am October Safari- MCAS Miramar Air... @ MCAS Miramar
October Safari- MCAS Miramar Air... @ MCAS Miramar
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
October Safari- MCAS Miramar Air Show @ MCAS Miramar | San Diego | California | United States
October in San Diego will host the country’s best air show at MCAS Miramar. Come join us for a day in the sun with your camera in the air, and a visor on your head. For all the event info click here- Gates open at 8am, show starts at 9am and goes all day with different planes, events and performers throughout the day! I’m a native San Diegan and have not seen the show, so this is my year! Come join me for an up close look at these awesome planes and performers. Bring your zoom lens, your sunscreen and some ice water, this is going to be great! I’ll add more info as I get it. email or text Launey at or 619 733 3736 to let me know you’re coming, so we can look for each other. Parking–By motor vehicle, access the…Main (East) Gate from the MCAS Miramar (Miramar Way) exit on I-15.North or West Gates from the Miramar Rd. exit on I-15 or I-805. By bicycle, access the…Main (East) Gate via Kearny Villa Rd., except when Kearny Villa is closed from 12-4pm for the Blue Angels.
6:30 pm General Meeting – Troy Miller @ Holiday Inn
General Meeting – Troy Miller @ Holiday Inn
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
General Meeting - Troy Miller @ Holiday Inn | San Diego | California | United States
SO YOU WANT TO BE A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER  So you want to be a wedding photographer? Lets talk weddings! Marjorie and Troy have been professional wedding photographers for over 20 years. As a team, Marjorie and Troy have distinct opinions and separate jobs in the business. Troy is the eyes of the company, using his creative shooting techniques and editing skills to give Imagery Concepts a one-of-a-kind perspective. Marjorie is the heart of the business, communicating daily with brides and building relationships that last a lifetime. They come together on the wedding day to capture breath-taking images from both perspectives. In this workshop they’ll share: • What makes their business tick • How they see the industry • The creative process of wedding photography • Client Relationships • Selling techniques that have them booked up and turning brides away Be prepared for lots of imagery and a fast paced, honest, and open view of what they love and hate about the industry that they live and work in About Troy Miller As a creative, Troy Miller has been in the Wedding Photography industry as a full time professional for over 20 years. First mastering his craft in film and later refining those skills by embracing digital capture. Troy has recently accomplished several awards, including the Professional Photographers of California’s (PPC) 2012 Wedding Photographer of the Year, 2013 Commercial Photographer of the Year, and had his images placed into the Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) 2013 and 2014 Loan Collection. Troy is motivated to help educate other photographers through organizations such as PPC and local photography affiliates with his participation as PPC Expo Digital Café Chair and lecturer. Troy served his local affiliate (IEPPV) as the 2012 – 2013 President where he also earned 2011 and 2013 Wedding Photographer of the Year. .
11:45 pm Image Comp Entry Deadline
Image Comp Entry Deadline
Nov 4 @ 11:45 pm – 11:59 pm
Image must be submitted by midnight to qualify for the November Image Competition Submit Images
Image Competition
PPSDC holds 5 Image competitions a year and can be one of the best learning experiences you’ll get!

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Guest Speakers
PPSDC Has 5 General Meetings with guest speakers to further your education in photography as well as business skills, free to members.

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Photo Safari’s
Every month PPSDC members get together to just have fun shooting and learning from each other.  Each month is a different location and a different theme. Outdoors or perhaps at someones studio. Free to all members!

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